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1. Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (2008 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

7.5
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As the Soviet Union was beginning to face defeat by the powers of the western world, General Krukov and Colonel Cherdenko with Dr. Zelinski make a last ditch effort to save the Union by using Zelinski's latest invention, a time machine.

Director: Richard Taylor | Stars: Gemma Atkinson, Gina Carano, Tim Curry, Andrew Divoff

Votes: 1,745

2. Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 (2000 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.6
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You play either side of a new Allied/Soviet war when the real villian is an evil master of mind control.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Ray Wise, Udo Kier, Barry Corbin, Kari Wuhrer

Votes: 2,616

3. Brütal Legend (2009 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Eddie Riggs (Jack Black), a roadie, is transported to a fantasy world inspired by the artwork of heavy metal album covers, and becomes the world's savior, leading the down-trodden humans against a range of supernatural overlords.

Director: Tim Schafer | Stars: Jack Black, Jennifer Hale, Zach Hanks, Kath Soucie

Votes: 1,626

4. Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (2001 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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You play either the Soviet or Allied side as you battle against the mad scientist Yuri.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Udo Kier, Ray Wise, Kari Wuhrer, Barry Corbin

Votes: 1,248

5. Halo Wars 2 (2017 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi, War

7.4
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After spending decades in cryogenic sleep, the crew of the Spirit of Fire wake to find themselves on a Forerunner installation known as the Ark. But they are not alone.

Director: Alistair Hope | Stars: Nika Futterman, Erin Stewart, Jeff Steitzer, John DiMaggio

Votes: 270

6. Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.9
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Years after the fall of the Orcish Horde to the human Alliance of Lordaeron, the remaining humans and orcs find themselves facing a common enemy: the demons of the Burning Legion and their armies of undead monsters.

Director: Nicholas S. Carpenter | Stars: Michael Barken, Milton James, Michael Bradberry, William Bassett

Votes: 3,000

7. The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II - The Rise of the Witch-king (2006 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.6
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After the death of Isildur and with the missing of the Ring, the Witch-king of Angmar plans to attack Dunedain kingdom of Arnor and take control of the north.

Director: Jill Eckhart | Stars: Sean Astin, Billy Boyd, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen

Votes: 1,344

8. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi

8.8
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Four years after the events of StarCraft: Brood War, Jim Raynor fights against the Dominion and begins a search for artifacts when at the same time zerg attack once again.

Director: Nicholas S. Carpenter | Stars: James Harper, Dave Fennoy, Robert Clotworthy, Brian Bloom

Votes: 2,903

9. Command & Conquer: Red Alert (1996 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In an alternative Earth, where Hitler was eliminated from history, you play either side of a new war of the Soviet Union vs. the Allies.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Arthur Roberts, Barry Kramer, John Milford, Lynne Litteer

Votes: 2,115

10. StarCraft (1998 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi

9.2
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In 2499 in the Koprulu sector, a ferocious collective race known as the Zerg arrives to massacre the exiled human colonies while a highly advanced race, the Protoss, intervenes to exterminate the Zerg.

Directors: Chris Metzen, Matt Samia, Mark Schwarz, Glenn Stafford, Duane Stinnett | Stars: Glynnis Talken, Michael Gough, Paul Eiding, Lani Minella

Votes: 4,718

11. Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun (1999 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Set in 2030, 30 years after the GDI had won the First Tiberium War in Command & Conquer (1995), following the second major war between the GDI of the United Nations, and the global terrorist organization known as the Brotherhood of Nod.

Directors: Joseph D. Kucan, Donny Miele | Stars: Michael Biehn, James Earl Jones, Joseph D. Kucan, Frank Zagarino

Votes: 1,506

12. The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II (2006 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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You play the Elf and the Dwarf nations as they fight their own battles against the forces of Sauron.

Director: Richard Taylor | Stars: Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, John Rhys-Davies, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 1,502

13. Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising (2009 Video Game)

Sci-Fi

7.8
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As the Allied Forces beat back the Soviet occupation in Europe and prevented the Empire of the Rising Sun from taking over the world. The post-war occupations by the Allies has begun. But ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Taylor | Stars: Gemma Atkinson, Jon Bradford, Vic Chao, Julia Ling

Votes: 310

14. The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth (2004 Video Game)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.7
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You play the events of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, both with the Fellowship of the Ring and the larger War of the Ring.

Director: Richard Taylor | Stars: Sean Astin, Billy Boyd, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen

Votes: 1,648

15. Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne (2003 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.9
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Survivors in the reign of chaos try to resolve their differences in a new world, that was shaped after the fall of the Burning Legion.

Director: Nicholas S. Carpenter | Stars: Kevin Beardslee, Michael Bradberry, William Bassett, Piera Coppola

Votes: 2,851

16. Halo Wars (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi, War

6.8
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Assisted by a squad of Spartans, the UNSC forces fight to defend the colony world of Harvest from the Covenant, and push them off of the planet.

Directors: Amanda Wyatt, Scott Martin Gershin | Stars: Gregg Berger, Nolan North, Kim Mai Guest, Courtenay Taylor

Votes: 1,781

17. StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void (2015 Video Game)

Sci-Fi

8.8
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After the events of StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013), Hierarch Artanis works to reunite the Protoss factions in order to retake their homeworld of Auir and stop Amon from destroying the galaxy.

Director: Dustin Browder | Stars: Patrick Seitz, Travis Willingham, Rachel Robinson, Tricia Helfer

Votes: 744

18. Warcraft: Orcs & Humans (1994 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.1
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The Orcish Hordes came through a dimensional rift to the land of Azeroth. You control either humans or orcs in their war against each other.

Star: Bill Roper

Votes: 1,129

19. Command & Conquer (1995 Video Game)

T | Action, Sci-Fi, War

8.3
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When a new and powerful mineral, the Tiberium, is discovered, two organizations start a war for its control: the criminal Brotherhood of NOD and the UN derived GDI forces.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Eric Martin, Joseph D. Kucan, Bill Collins, Eric Gooch

Votes: 1,678

20. StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013 Video Game)

Sci-Fi

8.7
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After the events of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010), Sarah Kerrigan works to reunite the Zerg swarm in order to take revenge on Arcturus Mengsk.

Stars: Tricia Helfer, Robert Clotworthy, James Harper, Steve Blum

Votes: 1,320

21. Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (1999 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, History

8.8
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The Age of Kings is set in the Middle Ages and contains thirteen playable civilizations.

Director: Paul DeNigris | Stars: Gary Moody, Spencer Prokop, Ric Spiegel, Cliff Stephens

Votes: 2,789

22. Age of Mythology (2002 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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Arkantos, the heroic admiral of Atlantis, looking for a meaning and a cause of a series menacing omens, and accidentally intervenes in a dark plan of titans' preparing for an uprising against a gods.

Stars: Warren Burton, Sean Donnellan, Jean Gilpin, J.D. Hall

Votes: 1,762

23. Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath (2008 Video Game)

Action

7.8
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Around the seemingly immortal leader of the Brotherhood of Nod, Kane, and recounts his ascent to power after narrowly escaping death in the year 2031, ending with Kane re-acquiring the Tacitus artifact from Tiberian Sun, in the year 2052.

Director: Richard Taylor | Stars: Joseph D. Kucan, Natasha Henstridge, Carl Lumbly, Russell Duncan

Votes: 527

24. Command & Conquer: Generals (2003 Video Game)

Action, Adventure

8.1
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China and the US are faced with the growing threat of the Global Liberation Army, that sees both of the superpowers as a threat to their freedom. Through three campaigns and multiplayer battles, you'll have the chance to save the world.

Stars: Aki Aleong, Ivan Allen, June Angela, Gregg Berger

Votes: 1,119

25. Star Wars: Empire at War (2006 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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The game is set before the Battle of Yavin, while the Empire is still constructing the Death Star. The campaign goes through the events before this, on both the Rebel and Imperial side.

Director: Ted Morris | Stars: Edmund Dehn, Wayne Grace, Timothy Watson, Nick Jameson

Votes: 739

26. Medieval II: Total War (2006 Video Game)

Action, History, War

8.8
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A diplomatic, strategic war game set between the years 1080 and 1530, focusing on medieval warfare, religion and politics in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Director: Michael M. Simpson | Stars: Greg Baldwin, Tim Bentinck, Steffan Boje, Walter Bonacker

Votes: 970

27. Age of Empires III (2005 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, War

7.8
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Age of Empires III portrays the European colonization of the Americas, between approximately 1492 and 1876 AD. Command one of eight mighty European powers and colonize vast, uncharted territory.

Director: Kris Zimmerman | Stars: Rosalind Ayres, Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Bettina Bush

Votes: 2,231

28. Command & Conquer: Generals Zero Hour (2003 Video Game)

Action, War

8.2
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Expansion pack for Command & Conquer: Generals (2003).

Director: John Salwitz | Stars: Ivan Allen, Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Steve Blum

Votes: 766

29. Dune 2000 (1998 Video Game)

Sci-Fi

7.8
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In Dune 2000, the player commands of one of the three Houses and must fight for control of the spice mélange on the planet Arrakis, or Dune.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Musetta Vander, Richard Marcus, Robert Carin

Votes: 338

30. Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel (2001 Video Game)

M | Sci-Fi

7.5
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The Brotherhood of Steel, a faction of technologically advanced pro-human soldiers who survived the nuclear holocaust, becomes engaged in a desperate war.

Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Earl Boen

Votes: 686

31. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War (2004 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Set in the Warhammer 40,000 Universe, this RTS puts you in charge of the Imperial Space Marine Chapter "Blood Ravens" as they try to contain rising numbers of Ork invaders on the planet Tartarus.

Stars: Brian Dobson, Mark Oliver, Michael Dobson, Nicole Oliver

Votes: 594

32. Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness (1995 Video Game)

Fantasy

8.6
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The land of Azeroth is being attacked by evil orcs coming from the Dark Portal. Humans will have to fight for their country.

Stars: Bill Roper, Tomás Rubio, Glenn Stafford, Chris Metzen

Votes: 1,525

33. Rome: Total War (2004 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, History

8.7
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Rome: Total War is a strategy game set during the mid and late Roman Republic and early Roman Empire, with the player assuming control of one of three Roman families.

Director: Michael E. Simpson | Stars: Jonathan Atherton, George Baladinos, Andrew Buchanan, Adam John Cooper

Votes: 1,436

34. Age of Empires (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, History

8.2
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Lead an ancient culture from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, forge a civilisation, and destroy your enemies.

Director: Bruce Shelley

Votes: 1,994

35. StarCraft: Brood War (1998 Video Game)

T | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

9.0
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After the events of StarCraft (1998) the Protoss try to unite their divided race while still fighting the weakened Zerg which is also attacked by human expedition from Earth.

Director: Matthew Samia | Stars: Glynnis Talken, Jack Ritschel, Paul Ainsley, Castulo Guerra

Votes: 2,001

36. Company of Heroes 2 (2013 Video Game)

Action, War

6.4
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As in the first Comapany oh Heroes from the Americans in WWII. This will continue the dramatic plot of a brave team of Soviet Union soldiers will defend the Motherland at any cost from the Germans.

Director: Damien Goodwin | Stars: Barry Aird, David Annen, Charlie Anson, Tim Beckmann

Votes: 223

37. Emperor: Battle for Dune (2002 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Direct sequel to real time strategy game Dune 2000. When Emperor is murdered, the three great houses, Atreides, Harkonnen and Ordos, start a secret war with one another on Arrakis for the seat and Spacing Guild hatches a sinister plot.

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Michael Dorn, Michael McShane, Musetta Vander, Vincent Schiavelli

Votes: 190

38. Company of Heroes (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, War

8.5
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This game tells the stories of the American army in WWII fighting the Germans in Normandy.

Directors: Crispin Hands, Owen Hurley | Stars: Amir Talai, André Sogliuzzo, Brandon Keener, Crispin Freeman

Votes: 705

39. World in Conflict (2007 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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World War III has been raging for months in 1989, and to shift the war in their favor, the Soviet Union launches a surprise invasion of Washington State.

Directors: Tobias Strömvall, David Wheeler | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Philippe Bergeron, Dmitri S. Boudrine, S. Scott Bullock

Votes: 367

40. Star Wars Empire at War: Forces of Corruption (2006 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Tyber Zaan, a crime lord, is freed from prison and creates an empire of crime and destruction named after himself. He then begins his wuest for control of the galaxy, destroying Rebels and Imperial alike.

Stars: David Anthony Pizzuto, David W. Collins, David Sobolov, Frank Klepacki

Votes: 255

41. Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight (2010 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.8
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Tiberian Twilight is the last episode of the Tiberium saga, involving Kane. Global Defense Initiative (GDI) and Brotherhood of Nod are still at war.

Stars: Joseph D. Kucan, Iona Morris, Emily Hampshire, Christopher Wolfe

Votes: 156

42. Treasure Planet: Battle at Procyon (2002 Video Game)

E | Action, Sci-Fi

8.0
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Real time strategy game set five years after the events of Disney's Treasure Planet (2002). Jim Hawkins has become an officer in the Royal Navy and must defend his world from a mysterious invading fleet with John Silver's help.

Stars: Brian Murray, Adam Paul, Susanne Blakeslee, Joe Whyte

Votes: 20

43. Star Trek: Armada II (2001 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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The Borg have been spotted in Federation space using a new vessel employed to assimilate planetary surfaces. The Cardassian Union is becoming increasingly aggressive, and the Klingons are growing tired of their role as peacekeepers.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, J.G. Hertzler, Alice Krige, Judi M. Durand

Votes: 143

44. Secret of Mana (2018 Video Game)

E10+ | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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Full 3D remake of Super Nintendo's classic RPG: Secret of Mana (1993).

Director: Takahiro Noda | Stars: Tom Bauer, Kiel Adams, Sarah Agor, Chris Jai Alex

Votes: 30

45. Spore (2008 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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From microbe to intergalactic life form, decide the fate of a species of your creation. Evolve through five main stages of life.

Director: Will Wright | Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Deborah Ben-Eliezer, Carlo Bonomi, Andrew Chaikin

Votes: 567

46. Star Trek: Armada (2000 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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You play the various rival nations of the Star Trek universe in a real time space strategy game.

Director: Trey Watkins | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Michael Dorn, Denise Crosby, J.G. Hertzler

Votes: 178

47. Empire Earth (2001 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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Collect resources to construct buildings, produce citizens, and conquer opposing civilizations from prehistoric stone thrower up to futuristic battle-mechs.

Stars: Nikolle Doolin, Jeremy Gottlieb, David J. Fielding, Ken Letendre

Votes: 265

48. Star Wars: Force Commander (2000 Video Game)

T | Sci-Fi

6.7
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Brenn and Dellis Tantor, brothers, are loyal imperial officers whose father was killed in a Rebel assault on their home-planet. Just before the battle of Yavin, Brenn is given command of ... See full summary »

Director: Garry M. Gaber | Stars: Jeff Bennett, David Warner, Raphael Sbarge, Michael Bell

Votes: 75

49. Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty (1992 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.6
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The honourable Atreides, the violent Harkonnen and the insidious Ordos fight a war for the control of Arrakis, the only planet where the valuable Spice can be found.

Stars: Donna J. Bundy, Frank Klepacki, Eric Shults, Glenn Sperry

Votes: 322

50. Jeff Wayne's the War of the Worlds (1998 Video Game)

T | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

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Real time strategy based on Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds, a classic 1978 concept album with narration by Richard Burton that retells H. G. Wells' story. Lead the Martians to victory or save England and the world.

Director: Leslie Mills | Stars: Richard Burton, Jerry Wayne, Charles Armstrong, Robert Harper



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