Best Turn-based Strategy Games Apps

Turn-based strategy games are found in this category. These games involve strategical thinking gameplay with a turn-based mechanic. Types include fantasy, military, and sci-fi turn-based strategy games. Turn-based strategy games are great for those who enjoy strategy games where they can take their time to make a plan of action.

Last updated 05-28-2017

Metro 2033 Wars
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Metro 2033 Wars

Android
iOS

Seller: DaSuppaStudios

40 4

Enter the dark, underground world of Metro 2033 once more. Only this time, you are now in charge of your own faction and must ensure its survival in the midst of the power playing from other dangerous groups! Seize control of stations across the Moscow Metro and upgrade them to ensure you have enough military might and valuable resources to maintain your foothold.

Constructing and upgrading various buildings allows you to train a growing diversity of soldiers. Go from hiring Drifters and Militia to your own squad of Chemical Specialists and even mutant Multipeds. There are more than 100 stations to seize as you square against the likes of the Fourth Reich and the Red Line. Wage wars or build alliances as you ensure your group’s survival in the underground!

▲ Secure your stations to produce enough resources military power to challenge dominant factions.

▲ The more buildings you have, the wider variety of soldiers and specialists you can hire.

▲ Battle it out in dynamic, turn-based combat with units showcasing their powerful abilities.

Android
Metro 2033 Wars

Metro 2033 Wars

Free

iOS
Metro 2033 Wars

Metro 2033 Wars

Free

Dungeon Rushers
2nd

Dungeon Rushers

Android
iOS

Seller: Mi-Clos Studio

40 4

Step into the shoes of the thrill-seeking adventurer known as Zeal in a surprise-packed dungeon crawler. Not happy with the cards life dealt him, our brave teenage character embarks on a quest of magic and mystery to become a legend of the underground. Fight hordes of armed and ready for battle foes using strategy.

As you progress, your character can level up and unlock weapons mightier than the toilet brush he is armed with at the start. Unlock new heroes to fight by your side, you will no doubt need them as the battle intensity heightens. Select the attack you wish to carry out, and tap on the opponent you wish to deal your hefty blow to. You will encounter battles and treasure alike by tap-navigating your way into shady spaces around the grid-based map.

▲ Unlock and choose an attack command and enemy - options differ depending on your hero!

▲ Whether there is some lovely loot or a savage skeleton army waiting in the darkness is for you to find out.

▲ Upgrade your potions and weapons in the shop, and up your inventory to deal with enemies and traps you will come across along the way.

You never know what is lurking around the corner, so prepare yourself fittingly in the shop. Buy potions, spells, and handy tools using gold earned in battle and looted from treasure chests. These can help protect you against traps and foes alike.

Hop into the Tavern to add friends ready to engage in battle. Who will be the last one standing, and who will puff into thin air - that will depend on your commitment!

Android
Dungeon Rushers

Dungeon Rushers

$4.99

iOS
Dungeon Rushers

Dungeon Rushers

$2.99

BombSquad
3rd

BombSquad

Android

Seller: Eric Froemling

40 4

Invite your friends to a thrilling, strategic, explosives-infused tournament of Capture the Flag, Conquest, Assault, Elimination, Football, Hockey, and Race in this collection of action minigames. You have four skills: pick up, jump, punch, and bomb. The effects of these abilities are rendered in adorable ragdoll physics. Get rid of your enemies by tossing them off the map, incinerating them with your TNT, or knocking them out with your fists. Take advantage of the randomly appearing power-ups to turn the battle in your favor!

Gather your pals via LAN, internet, Google Play, or IP address. For a more comfortable flinging experience, you can use swipe, touch buttons, or controllers. Going solo? Play against AIs in the Co-op Onslaught, Ninja Fight, Meteor Shower, and Target Practice challenges. Save the tickets you have collected to unlock more maps and characters. Proud of your most recent match, or just want to reevaluate your strategy and spot some funny bloopers? Enjoy watching the video replays. Leaderboard rankings and 41 achievements await!

▲ Quick, someone is about to throw a bomb! Dodge attacks, collect power-ups, and eliminate foes with punches and explosions before they get you!

▲ Play against AIs or human players by choosing your mode and your favorite type of match!

▲ See how well you did in the game with a detailed summary, complete with best scores, achievements gained, and leaderboards!

Android
BombSquad

BombSquad

Free

Swap Cops
4

Swap Cops

Android
iOS

Seller: Chris Savory

40 4

Be on your guard and blast hooligans coming your way! Build a team of powerful cops and get ready to blow up your enemies in a turn-based game designed with simple tap controls and an endless list of missions.

Lined up in threes with one healer in front; tap each cop to fire at incoming rivals and to swap with the front-line healer to revive fallen heroes. Just repeat the process of tapping and swapping until you complete your mission and unlock more! Earn more points and get the chance to collect 12 unique cops for more difficult battles!

▲ Fire at an endless line of enemies. Don't forget to swap cops with the healer in order to continue!

▲ Complete missions to advance; earn coins depending on how well you do.

Android
Swap Cops

Swap Cops

Free

iOS
Swap Cops

Swap Cops

Free

Pixel Soldiers: Gettysburg
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Pixel Soldiers: Gettysburg

Android

Seller: Jolly Pixel

40 4

Are you fond of playing historical war games that will trigger you to use your strategic expertise? Engage in a tactical American Civil War battle that takes place in Gettysburg and choose which side you will take: the Confederates or the Union. Strategically deploy pixel soldiers and aim for a victorious win!

Each side has a victory location marked as a star that you must take and hold to win the game. Tap on your unit of pixel soldiers to move around the highlighted blue area and attack enemies that are highlighted red. But before you attack, tap and hold on your unit to check their stats like the range, morale, and more. Win skirmishes by tactically defending your zone and conquering your opponents!

▲ Position your pixel soldiers to attack the red highlighted opponents and to tactically defend your area!

▲ Choose among the two game modes for a thrilling battle between the Union and the Confederates.

▲ Appease your history-loving side by learning more about what happened during the Battle of Gettysburg.

There are eight scenarios included like McPherson's Ridge, Oak Hill, Barlow's Knoll, and many more. You can also enjoy skirmishes using the Sandbox mode. You can either battle alone or with a friend by picking out your own units of infantry, cavalry, and artillery. One of the great features of this game is how you can expand your knowledge about the history of the American Civil War while you play!

Whenever you feel bored and in a need of a mental exercise, jump into combat and delight in claiming victory as you make use of your strategic prowess. Which side will be triumphant? Will it be the Union, or the Confederates? Their success is in your hands!

Android
Pixel Soldiers: Gettysburg

Pixel Soldiers: Gettysburg

$2.49