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News Tycoon

News Tycoon

Release date: 2017 (03/24/2017)

Genres: Strategy

Publishers:

News Tycoon is a real-time tycoon game about newspaper management

Natural Selection (video game)

Natural Selection (video game)

Release date: 2002

Genres: First-person, Real-time, Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Natural Selection is a modification for the video game Half-Life. Its concept is a mixture of the first-person shooter and real-time strategy game genres. The game was created by Charlie "Flayra" Cleveland, who later founded the company Unknown Worlds Entertainment. Natural Selection v1 was first publicly released on Halloween 2002, and is now at version 3.2. Natural Selection 2 was released in late 2012. The game features two teams: Kharaa (alien species) and Frontiersmen (human space marines).…

Naval War: Arctic Circle

Naval War: Arctic Circle

Release date: 2012

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Paradox Interactive

Naval War: Arctic Circle is a real time naval strategy game developed by Norwegian development company Turbo Tape Games and published by Swedish video game publisher Paradox Interactive. It was released on April 10, 2012. Naval War: Arctic Circle was announced at the 2011 Paradox Interactive Convention held in New York. The game is supported by the Norwegian Film Institute, Innovation Norway and the Norwegian Research Council, and is developed in close consultation with the Royal Norwegian Navy.…

Nobunaga's Ambition

Nobunaga's Ambition

Release date: 1986

Genres: Historic, Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based, Simulation, War

Platforms: Amiga, Nintendo Nes, Microsoft Dos, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameBoy, Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: Koei

Nobunaga's Ambition (信長の野望・全国版, Nobunaga no Yabō: Zenkokuban) is a 1986 strategy game by Koei, focused in the Sengoku period of the history of Japan. A part of Koei's "Historical Simulation" line of titles, it was published on several platforms such as DOS-compatible personal computers, Amiga, NES, Sega Genesis and the SNES. It is the second game in the series and also the first Nobunaga's Ambition title to be released in English. The player has the objective unifying Japan as Oda Nobunaga or as…

Netrek

Release date: 1988

Genres: Real-time, Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers:

Netrek is an Internet game for up to 16 players, written almost entirely in cross-platform open-source software. It combines features of multi-directional shooters and team-based real-time strategy games. Players attempt to disable or destroy their opponents' ships in real-time combat, while taking over enemy planets by bombing them and dropping off armies they pick up on friendly planets. The goal of the game is to capture all the opposing team's planets. Developed as a successor to 1986's Xtre…

Nemesis of the Roman Empire

Nemesis of the Roman Empire

Release date: 2003

Genres: Real-time, Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

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Nemesis of the Roman Empire is a real-time strategy role-playing video game developed by Haemimont Games and published by Enlight Software. The sequel to Celtic Kings: Rage of War, the game is set in the Punic Wars and allows the player to take control of one of four nations, as well as Hannibal the Great. In Spain the game was released on November 27, 2003 under the title Imperivm II: Conquest of Hispania, and in Italy as Imperivm II: The Punic Wars, by the publisher FX Interactive.

NetStorm: Islands At War

NetStorm: Islands At War

Release date: 1997

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

NetStorm: Islands At War is a real-time strategy Windows game, developed by Titanic Entertainment and published by Activision in 1997. Although a single-player campaign and tutorial missions are included, Netstorm is chiefly designed for online play, allowing for games of up to eight players.

Nuclear War

Nuclear War

Release date: 1989

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: U.S. Gold

Nuclear War is a single player turn-based strategy game developed by New World Computing and released for the Amiga in 1989 and later for MS-DOS. It presents a satirical, cartoonish nuclear battle between five world powers, in which the winner is whoever retains some population when everyone else on earth is dead.

Neighbours from Hell

Neighbours from Hell

Release date: 2003

Genres: Puzzle, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Neighbours from Hell, known in the United States as Neighbors from Hell, is a puzzle strategy game for Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows, Xbox, Nintendo DS, Android and iOS. In Europe, it was released for Windows on June 20, 2003, and the GameCube and Xbox on March 4, 2005. A PlayStation 2 version was also planned, but it was cancelled for unknown reasons. The game was released for Windows in the United States on September 22, 2003. On October 8, 2020, a remastered compilation of the first 2 …

Nuclear Dawn

Nuclear Dawn

Release date: 2011

Genres: Real-time, Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers: Iceberg Interactive

Nuclear Dawn is a post-apocalyptic first-person shooter real-time strategy hybrid video game. It was originally announced in February 2006 as an amateur mod for the Source engine, but in April 2009 was revealed to have become a commercial project, still using Source, aimed at Windows PCs and Mac OS X. It was released on September 26, 2011.

Night Watch

Night Watch

Release date: 2005

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Publishers: CDV Software Entertainment

Night Watch (Russian: «Ночной дозор») is a tactical role-playing game developed by Russian developer Nival Interactive, and based on the Russian novel and the film of the same name. It features a group of Light Others trying to combat the schemes of Day Watch. The game was released in Russia in 2005 and the United States by CDV on June 29, 2006. A sequel, Day Watch, was released in 2007. The game is powered by the Silent Storm engine.

Namco × Capcom

Namco × Capcom

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Namco

Namco × Capcom (pronounced as "Namco Cross Capcom") is a tactical role-playing (RPG) crossover video game developed by Monolith Soft for the PlayStation 2 and published by Namco in 2005. The gameplay combines tactical RPG and action sequences during battles, featuring characters from video game series owned by Namco and Capcom. The narrative sees Reiji Arisu and Xiaomu, operatives for paranormal investigative group Shinra, confront distortions bringing characters from other realities into their …

Napoleon Senki

Napoleon Senki

Release date: 1988

Genres: Historic, Real-time, Strategy

Publishers: Irem

Napoleon Senki (ナポレオン戦記, "Battles of Napoleon") is a real-time tactics strategy video game developed by Lenar and published by Irem in March 1988 for the Family Computer. In August that same year, Broderbund announced that it would be released for the North American NES console as The Battlefields of Napoleon; which was eventually cancelled.This video game allows the player to re-enact the Napoleonic Wars using a bird's-eye view. Starting with earliest battles against the Holy Roman Empire to gr…

Napoleon (video game)

Napoleon (video game)

Release date: 2001

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Publishers: Nintendo

NapoleonFRA is a real-time strategy video game for the Game Boy Advance (GBA) developed by Genki and published by Nintendo. The game was a launch title for the handheld system in Japan. The game was also published in France under the title L'Aigle de Guerre (lit. "The Eagle of War"). The Japanese version of the game was compatible with the Mobile Adapter GB until December 14, 2002. An unofficial fan English translation patch for the game was released on December 31, 2018.In the game's Story Mode…

North Atlantic '86

North Atlantic '86

Release date: 1983

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Apple Mac

Publishers: Strategic Simulations

North Atlantic '86 is a 1983 computer wargame written by Gary Grigsby and published by Strategic Simulations. The game covers a hypothetical conflict between NATO and the Soviet Union. A Macintosh version was released in 1986.North Atlantic '86 was Grigsby's third game. It began development as a part-time project while he worked for the United States Department of Defense, like his previous titles Guadalcanal Campaign and Bomb Alley, but Grigsby left the position to become a full-time game devel…

NATO Commander

NATO Commander

Release date: 1983

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Commodore 64

Publishers:

NATO Commander is a strategy video game designed by Sid Meier for the Atari 8-bit family and published in 1983 by MicroProse. Ports to the Apple II, and Commodore 64 were released the following year. The player takes the role of the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO forces in Europe as they respond to a massive Warsaw Pact attack. The goal is to slow their advance and inflict casualties, hoping to force a diplomatic end to the war before West Germany is overrun. The same game engine was also used…

Namco Super Wars

Namco Super Wars

Release date: 2002

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Publishers: Bandai

Namco Super Wars (ナムコスーパーウォーズ) is a tactical role-playing game developed by Namco and published by Bandai for the Wonderswan Color. It is a crossover game, featuring characters from several classic Namco titles.

NarcoGuerra

NarcoGuerra

Release date: 2013

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

NarcoGuerra, Spanish for "DrugWar", is a strategy newsgame developed by GameTheNews.net. It was released in June 2013 for Android, PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The game criticises the ongoing War on Drugs and more specifically the Mexican Drug War which the developer claims ″...is a challenging and tactical newsgame that puts you on the frontline of one of the most dangerous conflicts ever; the War on Drugs. NarcoGuerra looks at the ongoing conflict from the perspective of the Mexican a…

Not a Hero

Not a Hero

Release date: 2015

Genres: Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, XBox One, Android

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Not a Hero is a cover system 2D shooter video game developed by the British indie development studio Roll7 and published by Devolver Digital. The game released on 14 May 2015 for Microsoft Windows. A later update, which was built using the Chowdren runtime for Clickteam Fusion 2.5, introduced builds for OS X and Linux, on 30 September 2015. The PlayStation 4 version of the game released on 2 February 2016, with the PlayStation Vita version being cancelled. A Supper Sanzzy Edition, including a ne…

Neighbours from Hell 2: On Vacation

Neighbours from Hell 2: On Vacation

Release date: 2004

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

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Neighbours From Hell 2: On Vacation, known in the United States as Neighbors from Hell: On Vacation, is a comedy puzzle strategy video game developed and published by JoWooD for Microsoft Windows.