Glossary

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VI: Awakening of the Dragon

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VI: Awakening of the Dragon

Release date: 1998

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Sega Dreamcast, PSP

Publishers: Koei

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VI: Awakening of the Dragon (三國志VI) is the 6th installment in Koei's famous Romance of the Three Kingdoms series.

Romance of the Three Kingdoms III: Dragon of Destiny

Romance of the Three Kingdoms III: Dragon of Destiny

Release date: 1992

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Super Nes, Microsoft Dos, PC Engine, Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD

Publishers: Koei

Romance of the Three Kingdoms III: Dragon of Destiny is the third in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series of turn-based strategy games produced by Koei and based on the historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. This version was released in Asia and North America for the PC, Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Mega Drive/Genesis. It is also the only SNES game to be fully translated into Chinese.

Rome: Total War

Rome: Total War

Release date: 2004

Genres: Real-time, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Rome: Total War is a strategy video game developed by The Creative Assembly and originally published by Activision; its publishing rights have since passed to Sega. The game was released for Microsoft Windows in 2004. The macOS version was released on February 5, 2010 by Feral Interactive, who also released the iPad version on November 10, 2016, the iPhone version on August 23, 2018, and the Android version on December 19, 2018. The game is the third title in The Creative Assembly's Total War se…

Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

Release date: 1983

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Strategic Studies Group

Reach for the Stars is a science fiction strategy video game. It is the earliest known commercially published example of the 4X genre. It was written by Roger Keating and Ian Trout of SSG of Australia and published in 1983 for the Commodore 64 and then the Apple II in 1985. Version 3 added an MS-DOS port, though it did not share all of the features of the other platforms. The game was eventually ported to pre-Mac OS X versions of the Macintosh operating system, such as System 6. It was also por…

Ring of Red

Ring of Red

Release date: 2000

Genres: Turn-based

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Konami

Ring of Red (リング・オブ・レッド, Ringu obu Reddo) is an alternate history turn-based strategy video game released by Konami for the PlayStation 2 console. It was one of the first PlayStation 2 games made with CD-ROM-based technology. Ring of Red was released in 2000 for Japan followed by North America and Europe in 2001. An emulated version for the PlayStation 3 was released as a PS2 Classic on October 4, 2011 in North America.The game is based on an alternate history theory that after the defeat of Na…

RoboSport

RoboSport

Release date: 1991

Genres: Turn-based

Platforms: Amiga, Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Maxis

RoboSport is a 1991 turn-based tactics computer game. It was created by Edward Kilham and developed and published by Maxis The player creates teams of robots and maneuvers them around a board to map out one "turn" of movement. The other players and AI do the same and then all movement is played out simultaneously. The robots are equipped with different weapons, including rifles, grenade launchers, and so on. The game supports multiple modes such as capture the flag and a "hostage" game. Maxi…

Risk

Release date: 1996

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Publishers: Hasbro Interactive

Risk is a turn-based strategy video game based on the board game of the same name, released in 1996.

Roadwar 2000

Roadwar 2000

Release date: 1986

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Strategic Simulations

Roadwar 2000 is a 1986 video game published by Strategic Simulations, Inc.. It is a turn-based strategy game set in a post-apocalyptic future which resembles the world portrayed in the Mad Max films.

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VII

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VII

Release date: 2000

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PSP

Publishers: Koei

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VII (三國志VII) is the 7th installment in Koei's famous Romance of the Three Kingdoms series.

Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown

Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown

Release date: 2003

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers:

Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is a video game loosely based on the legend of Robin Hood and remake of Cinemaware's previous game Defender of the Crown, released for PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox, and mobile phones.

Rome: Total War: Barbarian Invasion

Rome: Total War: Barbarian Invasion

Release date: 2005

Genres: Real-time, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Rome: Total War: Barbarian Invasion is the first expansion pack for the strategy video game Rome: Total War. The expansion was released in 2005 in North America and Europe and in 2006 in Japan for Microsoft Windows. Feral Interactive released the iPad version on 28 March 2017, and the iPhone version on 9 May 2019. The Android version of the game, also by Feral Interactive, was released on 18 June 2019. While the main game deals with the rise of the Roman Empire, Barbarian Invasion covers the dec…

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire

Release date: 1994

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Super Nes, Microsoft Dos, Sega Dreamcast, Sega Saturn

Publishers: Koei

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire (released as Sangokushi IV in Japan) is the fourth in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms series of turn-based strategy games produced by Koei and based on the historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire was the last game in the series to be released on the PC in the United States until Romance of the Three Kingdoms XI.

Rise of the Phoenix

Rise of the Phoenix

Release date: 1993

Genres: Historic, Strategy, Turn-based

Publishers: Koei

Rise of the Phoenix (項劉記, Kōryūki) is a multiplatform turn-based historic strategy video game made by Koei for the SNES, NEC PC-9801, and Sony PlayStation console devices. The game is set in ancient China during the Chu-Han Contention between Liu Bang and Xiang Yu in the 3rd century BC.

Roadwar Europa

Release date: 1987

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Strategic Simulations

Roadwar Europa is a 1987 video game designed by Jeffrey Johnson, developed by George MacDonald, and published by Strategic Simulations. The game was released for Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and MS-DOS.

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII

Release date: 2001

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PSP

Publishers: Koei

Romance of the Three Kingdoms VIII (三國志VIII) is the eighth installment in Koei's Romance of the Three Kingdoms series.

Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion

Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion

Release date: 2011

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Witching Hour Studios

Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion is a turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Singaporean studio Witching Hour Studios. Released on November 11, 2011 for the iOS, Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion is presented in top-down isometric view and backed by hand-painted 2D maps. Set in the world of Eclisse, the game has expanded to encompass four complete mission campaigns, excluding the prelude campaign available on the free downloadable app. Ravenmark: Scourge of Estellion is seen as a…

Risk: Global Domination

Risk: Global Domination

Release date: 2003

Genres: Turn-based, War

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Atari

Risk: Global Domination is a game for the PlayStation 2, based upon the board game Risk. It was released in 2003. An Xbox version was planned, but cancelled.

R-Type Tactics II: Operation Bitter Chocolate

Release date: 2009

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Irem

R-Type Tactics II: Operation Bitter Chocolate is a turn-based strategy tactical role-playing game released in 2009 in Japan for the PlayStation Portable game console. It is the sequel to 2007's R-Type Tactics. The main part of the game consists of three campaigns, in which the player controls two human factions, then the Bydo Empire.

Rabbids Rumble

Rabbids Rumble

Release date: 2012

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers: Ubisoft

Rabbids Rumble is a turn-based strategy mini-game video game for the Nintendo 3DS which was developed by Headstrong Games and published by Ubisoft. It was released on November 2012 in North America, Australia and Europe.Initially announced by Ubisoft a few weeks before E3 2012, it is the first handheld-exclusive Rabbids game.

Robot Warlords

Robot Warlords

Release date: 2000

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers:

Robot Warlords, known as Velvet File (ヴェルベット) in Japan, is a turn based RPG created by Dazz. It was first released in Japan in 2000 under the title Velvet File. It was published in Europe in 2001 by Midas Interactive under the name Robot Warlords. The storyline features mecha fighting in a war against a terrorist organisation; the player can have a team of up to six characters, though only four can be used in a battle. The mecha themselves are state of the art technology that run on batteries, a…