TOP 100 HISTORICAL EVENTS GAMES

The historical events game genre is the perfect way to make history fun again! Players love reliving famous moments from the past, like the time Joan of Arc kicked butt and took names or when Julius Caesar uttered the infamous "Et tu, Brute?" Players can immerse themselves in historical settings, whether ancient Rome, medieval Europe, or the Wild West. And don't worry, you won't need a Ph.D. in history to enjoy these games. In fact, you might even end up learning a thing or two without even realizing it! Here on this site, we have a curated list of the absolute best historical event games out there, so you can be sure you're getting the cream of the crop. Whether you're in the mood for some time-traveling shenanigans or just want to brush up on your knowledge of the past, we've got you covered. So dust off your history books, put on your game face, and get ready for a trip through time!

#01
Games like Jey's Empire

Jey's Empire

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

#02
Games like Clad in Iron: Sakhalin 1904

Clad in Iron: Sakhalin 1904

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#03
Games like Dark Hill Museum of Death

Dark Hill Museum of Death

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#04
Games like SGS Heia Safari

SGS Heia Safari

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

#05
Games like Men of War: Assault Squad 2

Men of War: Assault Squad 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2014
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#06
Games like A Matter of Murder

A Matter of Murder

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#07
Games like Praetorians - HD Remaster

Praetorians - HD Remaster

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#08
Games like Inua - A Story in Ice and Time

Inua - A Story in Ice and Time

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#09
Games like Brass Brigade

Brass Brigade

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#10
Games like Holdfast: Nations At War

Holdfast: Nations At War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9/10

#11
Games like Escape from Chernobyl: Jailbreak

Escape from Chernobyl: Jailbreak

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

#12
Games like Total War: Shogun 2

Total War: Shogun 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#13
Games like Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#14
Games like Field of Glory II

Field of Glory II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#15
Games like Battle Grounds III

Battle Grounds III

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#16
Games like American Patriots: Boston Tea Party

American Patriots: Boston Tea Party

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

#17
Games like Wars of the Roses

Wars of the Roses

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Mac, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#18
Games like Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings

Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, XSX, PS2
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#19
Games like European Air War

European Air War

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

#20
Games like Conquest of the New World

Conquest of the New World

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#21
Games like Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts

Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#22
Games like Walden, a game

Walden, a game

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Mac, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#23
Games like Rise of Nations

Rise of Nations

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#24
Games like IL-2 Sturmovik

IL-2 Sturmovik

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#25
Games like Silent Hunter III

Silent Hunter III

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

#26
Games like Call of Juarez: Gunslinger

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#27
Games like Rome: Total War

Rome: Total War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#28
Games like Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30

Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Mac, Wii
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#29
Games like Battlefield 1942

Battlefield 1942

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#30
Games like Medieval Battle: Europe

Medieval Battle: Europe

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Mac, PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#31
Games like Call of Duty

Call of Duty

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, Console, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#32
Games like Commandos 2: Men of Courage

Commandos 2: Men of Courage

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4, Switch, PS2, Xbox One
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#33
Games like Nemesis of the Roman Empire

Nemesis of the Roman Empire

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#34
Games like Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great

Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#35
Games like Medieval II: Total War

Medieval II: Total War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#36
Games like Call of Duty 2

Call of Duty 2

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, Xbox One
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#37
Games like Europa Universalis II

Europa Universalis II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#38
Games like Crusader Kings III

Crusader Kings III

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, XSX, PS5
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#39
Games like Steel Panthers

Steel Panthers

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1995
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#40
Games like Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#41
Games like SGS Taipings

SGS Taipings

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

#42
Games like Field of Glory: Empires

Field of Glory: Empires

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#43
Games like Battlefield Vietnam

Battlefield Vietnam

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

#44
Games like Sid Meiers Gettysburg!

Sid Meiers Gettysburg!

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#45
Games like Hearts of Iron II

Hearts of Iron II

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#46
Games like MiG Alley

MiG Alley

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#47
Games like Civil War: Battle of Petersburg

Civil War: Battle of Petersburg

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#48
Games like Napoleon in Russia

Napoleon in Russia

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#49
Games like Help Will Come Tomorrow

Help Will Come Tomorrow

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#50
Games like Dance of Death: Du Lac & Fey

Dance of Death: Du Lac & Fey

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#51
Games like Empire: Total War

Empire: Total War

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#52
Games like Age of Empires III

Age of Empires III

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#53
Games like Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#54
Games like Close Combat

Close Combat

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#55
Games like Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty

Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 8.1/10

#56
Games like Pathway to Glory

Pathway to Glory

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: Console
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8/10

#57
Games like Battlefield 1943

Battlefield 1943

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, PS3, Xbox One
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8/10

#58
Games like Jeanne dArc

Jeanne dArc

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8/10

#59
Games like Red Baron 3D

Red Baron 3D

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8/10

#60
Games like Codename: Panzers, Phase One

Codename: Panzers, Phase One

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#61
Games like Drive on Moscow

Drive on Moscow

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#62
Games like Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Valiant Hearts: The Great War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch, Android, Xbox One, iPhone / iPad, PS3, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2014
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#63
Games like Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#64
Games like Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization

Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#65
Games like IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey

IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, DS
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#66
Games like Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Console, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#67
Games like Conquest of the New World Deluxe Edition

Conquest of the New World Deluxe Edition

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#68
Games like Civil War: Gettysburg

Civil War: Gettysburg

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Mac, PC
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#69
Games like Battles For Spain

Battles For Spain

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

#70
Games like Medal of Honor Frontline

Medal of Honor Frontline

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Xbox 360, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#71
Games like Sid Meiers Antietam!

Sid Meiers Antietam!

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#72
Games like Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc

Wars and Warriors: Joan of Arc

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#73
Games like Praetorians

Praetorians

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#74
Games like American Conquest

American Conquest

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#75
Games like Hearts of Iron III

Hearts of Iron III

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#76
Games like Silent Hunter

Silent Hunter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#77
Games like Panzer General II

Panzer General II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#78
Games like Austerlitz: Napoleon's Greatest Victory

Austerlitz: Napoleon's Greatest Victory

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7.7/10

#79
Games like Europa Universalis III

Europa Universalis III

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#80
Games like Dynasty Tactics 2

Dynasty Tactics 2

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

#81
Games like Dynasty Tactics

Dynasty Tactics

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

#82
Games like Imperialism

Imperialism

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#83
Games like Second Front

Second Front

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#84
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

#85
Games like Vive le Roi

Vive le Roi

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#86
Games like Sangokushi Eiketsuden

Sangokushi Eiketsuden

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

#87
Games like Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood

Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Mac, Wii
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#88
Games like Pacific General

Pacific General

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#89
Games like Day of Defeat

Day of Defeat

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#90
Games like Flying Corps

Flying Corps

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#91
Games like Airborne Assault: Red Devils over Arnhem

Airborne Assault: Red Devils over Arnhem

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#92
Games like Rowans Battle of Britain

Rowans Battle of Britain

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#93
Games like Gary Grigsbys World at War

Gary Grigsbys World at War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#94
Games like Napoleon: Total War

Napoleon: Total War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#95
Games like Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#96
Games like Total War: Attila

Total War: Attila

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#97
Games like Bandit Kings of Ancient China

Bandit Kings of Ancient China

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

#98
Games like Wings of Glory

Wings of Glory

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

#99
Games like SGS Halls of Montezuma

SGS Halls of Montezuma

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#100
Games like Empires: Dawn of the Modern World

Empires: Dawn of the Modern World

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.5/10