Games of the year 2008: Strategy games
With Spore and Sins of a Solar Empire two games were released in 2008 that couldn't be any different in matters of copy protection. Furthermore there had been gems like Civilization IV or the new C&C title. We recapitulate.
In order to make the decision easier, we didn't just rely on our own impressions and experiences, but also took a look at metacritics.com. This site gathers ratings and critics about games and thus forms a good base for investigations about the overall popularity of a game.
Among the top scorers is the add-on Twilight of the Arnor for Galactic Civilizations II followed by the copy protection free Sins of a Solar empire. With copy protection came Will Wright's Spore, which is regarded to be one of the most frequently downloaded games ever. Next is another add-on - Civilization IV: Colonization. With Red Alert 3 and the add-on Kane's Wrath two games of the Command & Conquer series can place themselves among the top strategy games of 2008. King's Bounty is one of the turn-based games n the ranking. A Warhammer 40k game also got into the top 10 - Soulstorm introduced two new races to the series. Finally there are the innovative titles Worldshift and Empire at War.
Which strategy game did you play last year and which is your favorite? Use the comments to give your opinion.
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