THE BEST RTS GAMES for PC Computers

A Listmania! list by Eric C. Smithson
 
StarCraft Battle Chest
1.  StarCraft Battle Chest by Blizzard Entertainment
The list author says:
  "Starcraft is the ULTIMATE solution.  Camera down RTS has never been this good! -- Starcraft Battle Chest"
$18.99   Used & New from: $8.67
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (436 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

Homeworld - PC
2.  Homeworld - PC by Vivendi Universal
The list author says:
  "Inovatite!!  THIS is the first RTS to truly incorporate the 3D space.  -- Homeworld"
Used & New from: $13.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (124 customer reviews)

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Earth 2150 - PC
3.  Earth 2150 - PC by Ubisoft
The list author says:
  "WOW! This is what Tiberian Suns SHOULD HAVE BEEN. I'm buying a 2nd copy! -- Earth 2150"
Used & New from: $1.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

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Battlezone 2 - PC
4.  Battlezone 2 - PC by Activision
The list author says:
  "Great cross genre action between RTS and First person shooters. Good Multiplayer too. -- Battlezone 2"
$50.00   Used & New from: $16.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Dark Reign 2 - PC
5.  Dark Reign 2 - PC by Activision
The list author says:
  "What can I say.  ARTILLERY!!! Great graphics / action to. -- Dark Reign 2"
Used & New from: $0.37
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Command & Conquer: Worldwide Warfare - PC
6.  Command & Conquer: Worldwide Warfare - PC by Electronic Arts
The list author says:
  "Old School COOL.  Gather-build-gather-build-ATTACK.  Who would like to pick a fight back in WW2. Join Up! -- C&C"
$115.29   Used & New from: $2.18
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Ground Control
7.  Ground Control by Sierra
The list author says:
  "THE BEST GRAPHICS IN RTS GAMES I have ever seen.  YOU must buy this game. HARD, REALISTIC, UNFORGETABLE. -- Ground Control"
$17.74   Used & New from: $0.75
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

WarCraft 2 Battle.net Edition
8.  WarCraft 2 Battle.net Edition by Blizzard Entertainment
The list author says:
  "This is the predocessor to Starcraft, Blizzard other ultra-hit Warcraft Battle.net edition. KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR  Warcraft 3. YOU WILL LOVE IT!!!"
Used & New from: $13.95
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Total Annihilation - PC
9.  Total Annihilation - PC by Atari
The list author says:
  "Great for the people who like a diverse millitary force. One of the few RTSs that incorporate land, sea, and Air-- Total Annihilation"
$31.79   Used & New from: $11.11
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Age of Empires: Gold Edition - PC
10.  Age of Empires: Gold Edition - PC by Microsoft
The list author says:
  "This is a great RTS for someone new to the genre. Very creative and lots of fun building 5th century stuff. -- Age of Empires"
$16.99   Used & New from: $2.37
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

Mech Commander Gold - PC
11.  Mech Commander Gold - PC by Hasbro Interactive
The list author says:
  "Squad Combat with Perks. Big Guns, Bigger Machines. Sign up today, and see the world with a touch of Napalm added!-- Mech Commander"
Used & New from: $34.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Total Annihilation: Kingdoms - PC
12.  Total Annihilation: Kingdoms - PC by Cavedog
The list author says:
  "FANTASY based RTS. YES!!  Where else can you fly and kill others with wind gusts! -- Total Annihilation Kingdoms"
$34.99   Used & New from: $6.96
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Risk II
13.  Risk II by Atari
The list author says:
  "While not technically an RTS, the SAME TIME mode blows this right to the top of Board games.  LEARN HOW TO REALLY COVER YOUR BEHIND!!!-- Risk 2"
Used & New from: $14.94
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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X-COM (Collector's Edition)
14.  X-COM (Collector's Edition) by Atari
The list author says:
  "The original mother of all RTS games. This game is STILL in the TOP 40 games after being made over 10 yrs ago. YOu have to try this at least once to be a real RTS fan. -- X-com"
Used & New from: $29.95
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Is there any way to play this on a new OS, more specifically Windows 7? 3 Apr 28, 2014
Can I play starcraft on MAC OSX Leopard? 7 Jul 11, 2012
starcraft on kindle 0 Jun 27, 2012
multiplayer on LAN 0 Dec 1, 2011
Buying Used 0 May 18, 2011
Will it work on windows 7? 2 Aug 12, 2010
can you play starcraft on windows vista? 8 Jul 12, 2010
Will this wirk with Windows 7??? 4 Jul 12, 2010
Can this run on my iPhone 1 Apr 18, 2010
Insane 10 year old game reselling(?)(?) 0 Nov 1, 2009
Difference between this and the Single game?? 1 Oct 26, 2009
Hackers on Battle.net 1 Apr 22, 2009
 
   

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