List of World War II video games

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Below is a list of video games that center on World War II for their setting.


First Person Shooters[edit]

The Call of Duty series
The Brothers in Arms series
The Medal of Honor series
The Battlefield series
The Wolfenstein series
The Red Orchestra series
The Day of Defeat series
The Operation Green Panther series
  • Operation Green Panther Pacific (1999)
  • Operation Green Panther: Road to Hong Kong (2000)
  • Operation Green Panther: Battling Singapore (2001)
  • Operation Green Panther: Burma (2002)
  • Operation Green Panther: British Malaya (2003)
  • Operation Green Panther: Entering Cabanatuan (2004)
  • Operation Green Panther: Road to Manila (2005)
  • Operation Green Panther: Formosa (2007)
  • Operation Green Panther: Landing to Iwo Jima (2009)
  • Operation Green Panther: Landing to Okinawa (2010)


City Interactive's Battlestrike series and their other budget WWII FPS games
  • World War II Sniper: Call To Victory (aka. Battlestrike: Call to Victory) (2004)
  • World War II Combat: Road to Berlin (aka. Battlestrike: Secret Weapons of WWII) (2006)
  • World War II Combat: Iwo Jima (aka. The heat of War) (2006)
  • Battlestrike: Force of Resistance (aka. Mortyr 3) (2007)
  • Operation Thunderstorm (aka. Mortyr: Operation Thunderstorm) (2008)
  • Royal Marines Commando (2008)
  • Battlestrike: Shadow of Stalingrad (2009)
  • Wolfschanze II (2009)
Other First Person Shooter Games

Tactical Shooter Games[edit]

The Sniper Elite series
The Hidden & Dangerous series
  • Hidden and Dangerous (1999)
    • Hidden & Dangerous: Devil's Bridge (expansion pack) (2000)
    • Hidden & Dangerous Deluxe (improved Gold Edition with mission editor) (2002)
  • Hidden and Dangerous 2 (2003)
    • Hidden and Dangerous 2: Sabre Squadron (expansion pack) (2004)
The Deadly Dozen series
Other Tactical Shooter Games

Rail shooters[edit]

  • Pearl Harbor: Attack! Attack! (2001)
  • Pearl Harbor: Defend the Fleet (2001)
  • B-17 Gunner: Air War Over Germany (2001)
  • Pacific Gunner (2002)
  • WWII: Desert Rats (2002)
  • Battlestrike: Road to Berlin (2005)
  • Battlestrike: The Siege (2005)

Military simulations[edit]

Massive multiplayer online first-person shooter (MMOFPS)[edit]

Stealth games[edit]

The Death to Spies series
Other stealth games

Tank simulators[edit]

The Panzer Elite series

Other tank simulators

Naval simulators[edit]

Submarine simulators[edit]

The Silent Hunter series
The Silent Service series

Flight simulators[edit]

IL-2 Sturmovik series'

The Air Conflicts series

Lucasarts' Air Combat series

Microsoft's Combat Flight Simulator series

The Air Warrior series

The Warbirds series

  • Warbirds (1998)
  • Warbirds II (1999)
  • Warbirds III (2002)

The Combat Wings series

Other flight simulators

Multi-type simulators[edit]

The Battlestations series

Sierra's Aces series

  • Aces of the Pacific (1992)
    • Aces of the Pacific: Expansion Disk - WWII: 1946 (1992)
  • Aces Over Europe (1993)
  • Aces of the Deep (1994)
    • Aces of the Deep: Expansion Disk (1995)
    • Command: Aces of the Deep (1995)

Other multi-type simulators

Role-playing games[edit]

Interactive fiction[edit]

Real-time tactics games[edit]

The Close Combat series
The Sudden Strike series[1][circular reference]
The Blitzkrieg series
The Company of Heroes series
The Men of War series[6][circular reference]
The Commandos series

The Codename: Panzers series

Digital Reality's Afrika Korps series

  • Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps (aka. Afrika Korps vs. Desert Rats) (2004)
  • D-Day (2004)
  • Ardennes Offensive (2005)
  • Moscow to Berlin: Red Siege (aka. Mockba to Berlin) (2006)

Great Naval Battles Games

  • Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-1943 (1992)
    • Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-1943 - Super Ships of the Atlantic (1993)
    • Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-1943 - America in the Atlantic (1993)
    • Great Naval Battles: North Atlantic 1939-1943 - Scenario Builder (1993)
  • Great Naval Battles Vol. II: Guadalcanal 1942-43 (1994)
  • Great Naval Battles Vol. III: Fury in the Pacific, 1941-1944 (1995)
  • Great Naval Battles Vol. IV: Burning Steel, 1939-1942 (1995)
  • The Complete Great Naval Battles: The Final Fury (Incl. Great Naval Battles Vol. V: Demise of the Dreadnoughts 1914-18) (1996)

Other real-time tactics games

*Super Army (2005)

Real-time strategy games[edit]

The Empire Earth series

The Command & Conquer: Red Alert series

Other real-time strategy games

Turn-based strategy games[edit]

The Panzer General series

The Steel Panthers series

Talonsoft's Campaign Series

  • East Front (1997)
    • East Front: Campaign CD 1 (1998)
  • West Front (1998)
    • West Front: Operation Sea Lion (1999)
    • West Front: Battle Pack 1 (1999)
  • East Front 2 (1999)
  • Rising Sun (2000)
    • Rising Sun: Imperial Strike (2000)

The Combat Mission series

The Strategic Command series

The Decisive Battles of WWII series

  • Decisive Battles of WWII: Ardennes Offensive (1997)
  • Decisive Battles of WWII: Across the Dnepr (2003)
  • Decisive Battles of WWII Vol 2: Korsun Pocket (2003)
  • Decisive Battles of World War II: Battles in Normandy (2004)
  • Decisive Battles of World War II: Battles in Italy (2005)

The Battle of Asia in World War II series

  • Battle of Asia in World War II (1999)
  • Battle of Asia in World War II: The Formosan connection (2004)
  • Battle of Asia in World War II: The Great Raid (2008)
  • Battle of Asia in World War II: Destination Tokyo (2012)

The Koutetsu no Kishi series

The Silent Storm series

Other turn-based strategy games

  • Barbarossa (1992)
  • Grandest Fleet (1994)
  • Operation Europe: Path To Victory (1994)
  • Stalingrad (1994)
  • Sgt. Saunders' Combat! (1995)
  • Operation Europe: Path to Victory (1995)
  • Battleground: Ardennes (1995)
  • Over the Reich (1996)
  • Daisenryaku (Iron Storm) (1996)
  • Achtung Spitfire (1997)
  • Soldiers at War (1998)
  • Norm Koger's The Operational Art of War Vol 1: 1939-1955 (1998)
  • Avalon Hill's Squad Leader (2000)
  • G.I. Combat: Episode 1 - Battle of Normandy (2002)
  • Soldiers of Empires (2002)
  • Pacific War: Matrix Edition (2003)
  • War in the Pacific: The Struggle Against Japan 1941–1945 (2004)
  • War Plan Orange: Dreadnoughts in the Pacific 1922–1930 (2005)
  • Panzer Command: Operation Winter Storm (2006)
  • World War II – Road to Victory (2008)
  • Military History Commander Europe at War (2009)
  • War in the Pacific: Admiral's Edition (2009)
  • Legends of War (2011)
  • Panzer Corps (2011)
  • Unity of Command (2011)
  • Soldiers of Empires 2 (2012)
  • The Future Reich (2014)
  • The Führer's Resurrection (2015)
  • Panzer Strategy (2018)
  • Sabotage of Europe and the Pacific (2019)

Grand strategy games[edit]

The Hearts of Iron series
The Civilization series

The Making History series

Other grand strategy and alternate history games
  • Gary Grisby's World at War (2005)
  • Commander: Europe at War (2007)
  • Commander: Pacific at War (2008)
  • Call of War (2009)
  • Supreme Ruler 1936 (2014)

Massive Multiplayer Online Tactical Strategy Game (MMOTSG)[edit]

  • NavyField (2005)
  • Blitz 1941 (2009)

Board games[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]