TOP 57 CHINA (ANCIENT / IMPERIAL) GAMES

Ah, China's ancient imperial era - a time of emperors, dynasties, and epic battles for power and glory. What's not to love? Players can't get enough of this genre, with its rich cultural history, intricate gameplay, and stunning visuals that transport them back in time. But let's be real, the real reason players love these games is because they get to be the ultimate power-hungry rulers, making all the tough decisions and bossing everyone around. It's like being the emperor of your own little world - and who wouldn't want that? And if you're looking for the top games in this genre, you've come to the right place. We've handpicked a list of the absolute best games, so you can dive headfirst into the world of ancient China without wasting any time. So grab your tea, sit back, and get ready to conquer the world - virtual, that is.

#01
Games like Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies

Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, PS5, XSX, PS4
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#02
Games like The Rewinder

The Rewinder

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#03
Games like Reiner Knizia Yellow & Yangtze

Reiner Knizia Yellow & Yangtze

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#04
Games like Tale of Fallen Dragons

Tale of Fallen Dragons

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#05
Games like SGS Taipings

SGS Taipings

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#06
Games like School Years

School Years

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 8/10

#07
Games like Eastern Exorcist

Eastern Exorcist

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XSX, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 8/10

#08
Games like Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 8/10

#09
Games like Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: XSX, PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 8/10

#10
Games like Kaisuo

Kaisuo

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#11
Games like Hidden Dragon: Legend

Hidden Dragon: Legend

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#12
Games like Sangokushi Eiketsuden

Sangokushi Eiketsuden

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#13
Games like Romance of the Three Kingdoms II

Romance of the Three Kingdoms II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#14
Games like Dynasty Tactics

Dynasty Tactics

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#15
Games like Dynasty Tactics 2

Dynasty Tactics 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#16
Games like Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#17
Games like Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Romance of the Three Kingdoms

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#18
Games like Kessen II

Kessen II

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#19
Games like Fate of the Dragon

Fate of the Dragon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#20
Games like Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IX

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#21
Games like Silk

Silk

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, Mac, PS4
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#22
Games like Dynasty Warriors

Dynasty Warriors

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#23
Games like Romance of the Three Kingdoms X

Romance of the Three Kingdoms X

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#24
Games like Dynasty Warriors 4

Dynasty Warriors 4

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PC, PS3
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7/10

#25
Games like Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Mac, Wii, PS3, DS
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 7/10

#26
Games like Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7/10

#27
Games like Xuan-Yuan Sword VII

Xuan-Yuan Sword VII

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4, Switch, XSX
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7/10

#28
Games like Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders

Detective Di: The Silk Rose Murders

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, iPhone / iPad, Switch, Android, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 7/10

#29
Games like Amazing Cultivation Simulator

Amazing Cultivation Simulator

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7/10

#30
Games like Dynasty Warriors 8

Dynasty Warriors 8

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Switch, Xbox 360, PS3, PS Vita
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 7/10

#31
Games like 9 Monkeys of Shaolin

9 Monkeys of Shaolin

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7/10

#32
Games like Legends

Legends

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 7/10

#33
Games like Age Of Empires IV

Age Of Empires IV

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 7/10

#34
Games like Kung Fu Strike: The Warrior's Rise

Kung Fu Strike: The Warrior's Rise

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 7/10

#35
Games like Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Wii, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7/10

#36
Games like Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7/10

#37
Games like Dynasty Warriors 2

Dynasty Warriors 2

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PS2, PS3
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 6.9/10

#38
Games like River City Saga: Three Kingdoms

River City Saga: Three Kingdoms

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 6.7/10

#39
Games like TwelveSky 2 Classic

TwelveSky 2 Classic

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 6.7/10

#40
Games like Dynasty Warriors 9

Dynasty Warriors 9

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Xbox One
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#41
Games like Dynasty Warriors 5 Empires

Dynasty Warriors 5 Empires

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 6.4/10

#42
Games like Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Wii U, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 1994
  • Rating: 6.3/10

#43
Games like Dynasty Warriors 5

Dynasty Warriors 5

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 6.3/10

#44
Games like Dynasty Warriors 6

Dynasty Warriors 6

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 6.2/10

#45
Games like Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce

Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 6.2/10

#46
Games like Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends

Dynasty Warriors 5: Xtreme Legends

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 6.1/10

#47
Games like Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2

Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 6/10

#48
Games like Three Kingdoms The Last Warlord

Three Kingdoms The Last Warlord

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 5.5/10

#49
Games like Dynasty Warriors Advance

Dynasty Warriors Advance

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 5.1/10

#50
Games like Anonymous ME

Anonymous ME

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 5.1/10

#51
Games like Dynasty Warriors DS: Fighter's Battle

Dynasty Warriors DS: Fighter's Battle

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: DS
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 4.8/10

#52
Games like MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK

MONKEY KING: HERO IS BACK

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 4.5/10

#53
Games like The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Wii, DS
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 4.5/10

#54
Games like My Vow to My Liege

My Vow to My Liege

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 1/10

#55
Games like Mahjong Masters: Temple of the Ten Gods

Mahjong Masters: Temple of the Ten Gods

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: n/a

#56
Games like Parachronism: Order of Chaos

Parachronism: Order of Chaos

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: n/a

#57
Games like The war god : The artifact

The war god : The artifact

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: n/a