What are the best strategy games for iPhone?

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    World of Warships

    JB
    Jack Bailey
    Written on October 9, 2018
    "I've loved this game since it came out. It's full on strategy and naval clashes. Maybe it's because i'm really into battleships and stuff but definitely one of my favorite games!!"
    1. 5
      Clash of Clans

      Clash of Clans is a great strategic, and multiplayer game for Android and iOS. It was offered by Supercell. The game allows you to build your tower, play with other player and declare war to destroy their camp.

      Games

      iOS, Android

      Free - with in-app purchases

      NO
      Nicholas Obrien
      Written on October 22, 2017
      "It is a good game that has addictive properties. However, it has a toxic community around it, and there are some elements that make it a "pay to win." It is a good game..."
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      Nicholas Obrien
      Written on October 22, 2017
      "It is a good game that has addictive properties. However, it has a toxic community around it, and there are some elements that make it a "pay to win." It is a good game hampered by the model that is marketed by."
    2. 2
      Invisible, Inc
      One of the best stealth games ever. You'll control a squad of super spies that will infiltrate a lot of powerful and evil companies. Teamwork and cunning strategies are the key for success.
      Games

      Windows, iOS

      $19.99

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      Reyna Guevara
      Written on October 24, 2017
      "This game should be more popular because it is so addictive. I also like how this game has only a few figures at a time to deal with rather than a chaotic combination of..."
      RG
      Reyna Guevara
      Written on October 24, 2017
      "This game should be more popular because it is so addictive. I also like how this game has only a few figures at a time to deal with rather than a chaotic combination of characters. It's easy to keep track of them but there is also a good deal of challenge to work through in each level."
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      Vivaan Dutta
      Written on November 18, 2017
      "This doesn't work on iPhone which is what I was looking for. Can't recommend it because I couldn't get it to work. It looks like a decent game, but not something I am interested in because I can't download it."
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      Plants vs Zombies 2

      Plants vs Zombies 2 is the sequel of the original Plants vs Zombies. This is a casual game offered by Electronic Arts. This is available for Android devices and iOS that requires 8.0 or later.

      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

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      Samuel Collins
      Written on October 22, 2017
      "Well of course! The answer was right their in front of our faces all this time! The Plants! The plants are our friends, and will help put an end to this timeless onslaught of..."
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      Samuel Collins
      Written on October 22, 2017
      "Well of course! The answer was right their in front of our faces all this time! The Plants! The plants are our friends, and will help put an end to this timeless onslaught of hideous undead zombies for once and for all! Give it a go - fun game with another twist in the ongoing zombie apocalypse!"
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      Bobby Tucker
      Written on November 18, 2017
      "Plants vs Zombies 2 is a great little strategy game for the iPhone. Not only is it very strategic and in depth but also very addicting since you are always on the look out for new enemies and new tower's that you can buy. I had a lot of fun with PvZ 2."
    1. 1
      Plague Inc.

      Plague Inc. is a simulation game that requires strategic skills and revolves around the idea of survival of the fittest. Player's aim is to put an end to human history by infecting a disease and eventually make it a plague.

      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

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      Michael Morris
      Written on November 11, 2017
      "Plague Inc. is one of the best games on mobile devices and it has really earned the amount of downloads it has, I can't recommend it enough."
      MM
      Michael Morris
      Written on November 11, 2017
      "Plague Inc. is one of the best games on mobile devices and it has really earned the amount of downloads it has, I can't recommend it enough."
      DF
      Danielle Fowler
      Written on October 28, 2017
      "Nice strategy game. Good graphics and interesting game play. If strategy is your game, this one is worth checking out."
    2. 1
      Breach & Clear

      Breach & Clear is a strategy game in which you have to choose your squad and take on a variety of foes with different skill-sets abilities. Build your arsenal and plan your missions step by step.

      Games

      Mac, Windows

      $14.99

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      Daniel Lewis
      Written on October 22, 2017
      "I like Breach & Clear for strategy games on the iphone. I get to choose my own squad and fight all kinds of battles with varied skill sets. I am a sequence player so it..."
      DL
      Daniel Lewis
      Written on October 22, 2017
      "I like Breach & Clear for strategy games on the iphone. I get to choose my own squad and fight all kinds of battles with varied skill sets. I am a sequence player so it benefits me."
      AJ
      Alice Jacobs
      Written on October 30, 2017
      "Don't have an iPhone."
    3. 1
      Tentacle Wars

      Tentacle Wars is a singleplayer strategy game based on the popular flash game. Enter a microscopic world with DNA tentacles and save the entire species from extinction. Includes 80 missions and a random level generator. 

      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free

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      Adriana Cisneros
      Written on October 23, 2017
      "This game looks like it is definitely good fro this category. The game play requires making moves that are beneficial and very much strategy needed. There are a great number..."
      AC
      Adriana Cisneros
      Written on October 23, 2017
      "This game looks like it is definitely good fro this category. The game play requires making moves that are beneficial and very much strategy needed. There are a great number of downloads and also a good number of favorable reviews on this game. Unfortunately, this game is on the Android platform, not iphone."
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      Raymond Ferguson
      Written on November 13, 2017
      "Tentacle Wars if a great strategy game for the iphone. It requires a lot of thinking and the random level generator will keep you playing for hours."
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      Kingdom Rush

      Kingdom Rush is a real-time single-player tower defense game developed by Ironhide Game Studio. Published by Armor Games and originally released on July 28, 2011, it is the first of third games in the Kingdom Rush game series.

      Games

      Android, Windows, Mac, Online, Linux, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

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      Hoplite
      Hoplite is a turn-based rogue-like strategy game that focuses on tactical grid-based movement, all on small single screen-sized maps. This game aims to make you think before you act. With procedurally generated levels give a new experience every play.
      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free - With in-app purchases.

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      Roy Patterson
      Written on October 25, 2017
      "The graphics aren't the best. They look like an 80s arcade game. But that's not the point. This is a great strategy game that forces one to think before making moves. I always..."
      RP
      Roy Patterson
      Written on October 25, 2017
      "The graphics aren't the best. They look like an 80s arcade game. But that's not the point. This is a great strategy game that forces one to think before making moves. I always feel more alert and energized after playing. It is challenging and can be played over and over, making it worth the price of admission."
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      Roy Barnes
      Written on November 18, 2017
      "This is a good old fashioned challenge, for us old gamers who don't want to do the whole pay-to-win game dance. I love the complexity and the replayability; much more than you might think is here, considering how basic it looks at first take. Definitely a nice subway diversion game."
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      Gary Shaw
      Written on November 12, 2017
      "This is a good old fashioned challenge, for us old gamers who don't want to do the whole pay-to-win game dance. I love the complexity and the replayability; much more than you might think is here, considering how basic it looks at first take. Definitely a nice subway diversion game."
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      EMPIRE: Deck Building Strategy
      EMPIRE is a quick, easy-to-learn yet difficult to master strategy/tactics game. You can found a new empire and explore a dying land. Develop and expand your Empire till the end, where every battle is a unique tactical challenge. 
      Games

      iOS, Android

      $2.99

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      Margaret Watson
      Written on October 22, 2017
      "This was a fun gaming app to stumble upon. It is not very difficult to play, and I did have to make some important decisions regarding strategy. It was entertaining and a fun..."
      MW
      Margaret Watson
      Written on October 22, 2017
      "This was a fun gaming app to stumble upon. It is not very difficult to play, and I did have to make some important decisions regarding strategy. It was entertaining and a fun way to pass time on my phone. I find it's an easy game to start and stop versus having to spend large amounts of time getting totally immerse into a plot. This was fun and not complicated."
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      Brittany Wade
      Written on November 15, 2017
      "This game made me feel like I was really searching for that lost empire. I was able to play it at my own pace and it was not extremely difficult for me to figure it out. I have enjoyed playing this game."
      JJ
      Jean Jacobs
      Written on November 11, 2017
      "I disliked this game with all the exploring. I lost interest after the first 30 minutes of playing."
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      Universal Paperclips

      Universal Paperclips is an addictive idle/management/simulator game where you must use your unstoppable intelligence to create a massive paperclip empire.

      Games

      Web, iOS, Android

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      Diana Wheeler
      Written on November 12, 2017
      "This is a fun and interesting little game for the iPhone. Your goal is to create a paperclip empire. It's fun, smart, intriguing, and makes you think. If you're looking for..."
      DW
      Diana Wheeler
      Written on November 12, 2017
      "This is a fun and interesting little game for the iPhone. Your goal is to create a paperclip empire. It's fun, smart, intriguing, and makes you think. If you're looking for a strategy game, give this a shot - I don't think you'll regret it!"
      BC
      Brian Cook
      Written on November 19, 2017
      "I have played Universal Paperclips. This is an idle progression game and doesn't really require any strategy. It is fun though, and a good time waster on the bus or during your break at work."
      JC
      Julio César Colín
      Written on November 18, 2017
      "I was looking for a simple game to play on my iPhone. Universal Paperclips is as simple as it get. I never knew creating a paperclip empire would be this fun."
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      First Strike
      First Strike is a strategy game located in a nuclear armageddon that combines a snappy gameplay with an intuitive interface. Choose one of the big nuclear players and plan your strategy wisely.
      Games

      Android, iOS

      $1.99

      PJ
      Patrick Jimenez
      Written on November 13, 2017
      "First Strike is a great game to play if you're looking to kill some time or just want a fun distraction. The game is gorgeous on any device, and the gameplay is intuitive and..."
      PJ
      Patrick Jimenez
      Written on November 13, 2017
      "First Strike is a great game to play if you're looking to kill some time or just want a fun distraction. The game is gorgeous on any device, and the gameplay is intuitive and responsive. Once you've mastered the gameplay, however, it can get a bit boring and repetitive. I think it could use an update to address this."
      JJ
      Jacqueline Jones
      Written on October 28, 2017
      "There are a lot of strategy games out right now for iPhone. Sifting through the trash can be an actual challenge! I happened to see First Strike on the app store and decided to give it a try. It was actually a pretty challenging game! I expected to beat it in no time and found myself struggling."
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      Star Traders 4X Empires Elite
      Star Traders 4X Empires Elite is a 4x strategy game. Players take control through the strategic use of spies, economics, politics, technology and advanced weaponry in the most engaging, expansive and intense turn-based sci-fi title. 
      Games

      Android, iOS

      $4.99 - with in-app purchases

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      Bobby Butler
      Written on October 19, 2017
      "A friend was asking for one of the best strategy games that I've played on iphone. I told him about Star Traders 4X Empires Elite and he really loved it. He said he played it..."
      BB
      Bobby Butler
      Written on October 19, 2017
      "A friend was asking for one of the best strategy games that I've played on iphone. I told him about Star Traders 4X Empires Elite and he really loved it. He said he played it for hours and hours."
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      Helen Elliott
      Written on November 19, 2017
      "Star Traders is a great building strategy game. As long as you like the world it's set in and what it deals with, it is a very engaging sci-fi game."
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      Tactics Maiden RPG

      Tactics Maiden is medieval fantasy game which story connects 85 scenarios and 36 character classes. The players are carried from scenario to scenario and each battle represents new challenges for them. 

      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free

      AC
      Austin Cunningham
      Written on November 13, 2017
      "This is an advanced strategy game revolving around medieval times. If that's your kind of thing, it's probably perfect"
      AC
      Austin Cunningham
      Written on November 13, 2017
      "This is an advanced strategy game revolving around medieval times. If that's your kind of thing, it's probably perfect"
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      Liliana Valadez
      Written on October 30, 2017
      "Tactical turn based game that requires strategy. Good critical thinking game and it's entertaining too."

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    Summary

    Best strategy games for iPhone
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Clash of Clans Games 5 Free
    2 Invisible, Inc Games 2 Paid
    3 Plants vs Zombies 2 Games 1 Free
    4 Plague Inc. Games 1 Free
    5 Breach & Clear Games 1 Paid
    6 Tentacle Wars Games 1 Free
    7 Kingdom Rush Games 1 Free
    8 Hoplite Games 0 Free
    9 EMPIRE: Deck Building Strategy Games 0 Paid
    10 Universal Paperclips Games 0 Paid
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