TOP 100 COLD WAR GAMES

Ah, the Cold War game genre. Nothing says fun like nuclear annihilation and the constant threat of mutually assured destruction! But seriously, this genre has a certain appeal to it. Maybe it's the nostalgia for a simpler time, when the United States and Soviet Union were just two superpowers threatening to wipe each other off the map. Or maybe it's the satisfaction of outsmarting your opponent through espionage and diplomacy. Who knows? One thing's for sure, players love this genre for its unique blend of strategy, history, and tension. And on this site, you'll find a well-picked list of the top games in this genre. So, if you're ready to relive the fear and paranoia of the Cold War era, grab your keyboard and get ready to experience the thrill of the ultimate game of global brinksmanship!

#01
Games like 子夜之章:历史的终局~MidNights of Desperado~

子夜之章:历史的终局~MidNights of Desperado~

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#02
Games like Jey's Empire

Jey's Empire

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#03
Games like EverStopped

EverStopped

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#04
Games like Cold Waters

Cold Waters

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#05
Games like 60 Parsecs!

60 Parsecs!

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch, iPhone / iPad, PS4, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#06
Games like Calm Down, Stalin - VR

Calm Down, Stalin - VR

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#07
Games like Pixel Puzzles World War II Jigsaws

Pixel Puzzles World War II Jigsaws

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#08
Games like The Sinking of the Dream Chaser

The Sinking of the Dream Chaser

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#09
Games like Epic Dumpster Bear: Dumpster Fire Redux

Epic Dumpster Bear: Dumpster Fire Redux

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#10
Games like Ukrainian ball in search of gas

Ukrainian ball in search of gas

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#11
Games like Ostalgie: The Berlin Wall

Ostalgie: The Berlin Wall

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#12
Games like China: Mao's legacy

China: Mao's legacy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#13
Games like The Price of Freedom

The Price of Freedom

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#14
Games like Save Jesus

Save Jesus

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#15
Games like Lovers of Aether

Lovers of Aether

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

#16
Games like Calm Down, Stalin

Calm Down, Stalin

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9/10

#17
Games like Escape from Chernobyl: Jailbreak

Escape from Chernobyl: Jailbreak

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9/10

#18
Games like Armored Brigade

Armored Brigade

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#19
Games like I Expect You To Die 3: Cog in the Machine

I Expect You To Die 3: Cog in the Machine

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#20
Games like The Red Stare

The Red Stare

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#21
Games like Alien Insanity

Alien Insanity

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#22
Games like METAL GEAR SOLID 3: Snake Eater - Master Collection Version

METAL GEAR SOLID 3: Snake Eater - Master Collection Version

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch, PS5, XSX
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#23
Games like Desert Bus VR

Desert Bus VR

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#24
Games like Aggressors

Aggressors

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#25
Games like No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way

No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#26
Games like DEFCON

DEFCON

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#27
Games like Rage Wars

Rage Wars

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Mac, PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#28
Games like Interkosmos

Interkosmos

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#29
Games like ICBM

ICBM

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#30
Games like World in Conflict

World in Conflict

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#31
Games like Freedom Force

Freedom Force

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#32
Games like Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, 3DS, Xbox 360, PS3, PS Vita
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#33
Games like NiGHT SIGNAL

NiGHT SIGNAL

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#34
Games like Red Matter

Red Matter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#35
Games like Cotropitorii

Cotropitorii

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#36
Games like Object N

Object N

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#37
Games like The Operative: No One Lives Forever

The Operative: No One Lives Forever

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS2
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#38
Games like Freedom Fighters

Freedom Fighters

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Console
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#39
Games like Mahjong

Mahjong

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Wii U, Xbox One, PS4, Switch
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#40
Games like Crisis in the Kremlin

Crisis in the Kremlin

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#41
Games like Arma: Cold War Assault Mac/Linux

Arma: Cold War Assault Mac/Linux

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#42
Games like Commie Killer 2069

Commie Killer 2069

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#43
Games like Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops

Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#44
Games like Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis

Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#45
Games like Call of Duty: Black Ops

Call of Duty: Black Ops

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, Wii, PS3, DS
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#46
Games like Tropico

Tropico

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#47
Games like The Amazing Shrinking Giraffe

The Amazing Shrinking Giraffe

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#48
Games like Battlefield Vietnam

Battlefield Vietnam

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#49
Games like Tropico 3

Tropico 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#50
Games like M1 Tank Platoon II

M1 Tank Platoon II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#51
Games like Tropico 4

Tropico 4

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, Mac, Xbox One
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#52
Games like Papers, Please

Papers, Please

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, iPhone / iPad, PS Vita, Android
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 8/10

#53
Games like Precipice

Precipice

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

#54
Games like Wolfstride

Wolfstride

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 8/10

#55
Games like Orwell's Animal Farm

Orwell's Animal Farm

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad, Mac, Android
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8/10

#56
Games like Animals Memory: Dinosaurs

Animals Memory: Dinosaurs

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8/10

#57
Games like I Expect You to Die

I Expect You to Die

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#58
Games like Line War

Line War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#59
Games like Blind Men

Blind Men

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#60
Games like Regiments

Regiments

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#61
Games like Fire On Fight : Online Multiplayer Shooter

Fire On Fight : Online Multiplayer Shooter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#62
Games like Wargame: European Escalation

Wargame: European Escalation

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#63
Games like Toy Soldiers

Toy Soldiers

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#64
Games like Bombagun

Bombagun

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#65
Games like Dangerous Waters

Dangerous Waters

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#66
Games like Men of Valor

Men of Valor

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#67
Games like Cold Space

Cold Space

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Android, PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#68
Games like When I Was Young

When I Was Young

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#69
Games like Möbius Front '83

Möbius Front '83

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#70
Games like The Spy Who Shrunk Me

The Spy Who Shrunk Me

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#71
Games like Wargame: AirLand Battle

Wargame: AirLand Battle

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#72
Games like Tropico 5

Tropico 5

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Mac
  • Release: 2014
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#73
Games like Flashpoint Germany

Flashpoint Germany

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Browser
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#74
Games like War Thunder

War Thunder

  • License: Freemium
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4, PS5, XSX, Xbox One, Android
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 7.2/10

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#75
Games like WarGames

WarGames

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1984
  • Rating: 7.1/10

#76
Games like Singularity

Singularity

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7/10

#77
Games like Jazzpunk

Jazzpunk

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Mac
  • Release: 2014
  • Rating: 7/10

#78
Games like Vietcong

Vietcong

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7/10

#79
Games like Loretta

Loretta

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 7/10

#80
Games like South of the Circle

South of the Circle

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Switch, PC, XSX, PS5, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 7/10

#81
Games like Wargame: Red Dragon

Wargame: Red Dragon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2014
  • Rating: 7/10

#82
Games like Vietnam '65

Vietnam '65

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 7/10

#83
Games like Hearts of Iron: Darkest Hour

Hearts of Iron: Darkest Hour

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 7/10

#84
Games like A.V.A.: Alliance of Valiant Arms

A.V.A.: Alliance of Valiant Arms

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 7/10

#85
Games like The Occupation

The Occupation

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 7/10

#86
Games like Line of Sight: Vietnam

Line of Sight: Vietnam

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7/10

#87
Games like First Strike

First Strike

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7/10

#88
Games like M1 Tank Platoon

M1 Tank Platoon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1989
  • Rating: 7/10

#89
Games like Nuclear Contingency

Nuclear Contingency

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 6.9/10

#90
Games like Cold War

Cold War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 6.8/10

#91
Games like Arms Race - TCWE

Arms Race - TCWE

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 6.8/10

#92
Games like Collapse: A Political Simulator

Collapse: A Political Simulator

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 6.8/10

#93
Games like INDUSTRIA

INDUSTRIA

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, XSX, PS5
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 6.7/10

#94
Games like FIREGROUND Modern War

FIREGROUND Modern War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 6.7/10

#95
Games like Last Mortem

Last Mortem

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 6.7/10

#96
Games like REDSIDE episode 1

REDSIDE episode 1

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 6.6/10

#97
Games like Wings Over Vietnam

Wings Over Vietnam

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 6.5/10

#98
Games like Follow The Crown

Follow The Crown

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 6.4/10

#99
Games like All Walls Must Fall - A Tech-Noir Tactics Game

All Walls Must Fall - A Tech-Noir Tactics Game

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 6.4/10

#100
Games like Vietcong 2

Vietcong 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 6.3/10