4X

4X games are a genre of strategy video game in which players control an empire and "explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate". The term was first coined by Alan Emrich in his September 1993 preview of Master of Orion for Computer Gaming World. Since then, others have adopted the term to describe games of similar scope and design. Read the full article at the Wikipedia.

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Northgard

Northgard is a strategy game based on Norse mythology in which you control a clan of Vikings vying for the control of a mysterious newfound continent.
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Adventure, Simulation, Action

Master of Orion

The ascendant spacefaring 4X strategy game returns! A new chapter in the epic Master of Orion saga is poised to once again capture...
Genre: 4X, Turn-based, Strategy, Action

Sid Meier's Civilization® V

Create, discover, and download new player-created maps, scenarios, interfaces, and more!
Genre: 4X, Turn-based, Strategy, Simulation

Sid Meier's Civilization®: Beyond Earth™

Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is a new science-fiction-themed entry into the award winning Civilization series.
Genre: 4X, Turn-based, Strategy, Adventure, Simulation, Action

Medieval II: Total War™

Spanning the most turbulent era in Western history, your quest for territory and power takes you through Europe, Africa, the Middle...
Genre: 4X, Turn-based, Strategy, Simulation, Action

X3: Terran Conflict

by EGOSOFT
It is the year 2938. The long wished-for encounter of the X Universe and the Earth holds both joy and sorrow for the people.
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Simulation, Action

Total War: WARHAMMER

Addictive turn-based empire-building with colossal, real-time battles, all set in a world of legendary heroes, giant monsters, flying...
Genre: 4X, Turn-based, Strategy, Action

Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI

(20 Oct 2016)
Civilization VI offers new ways to interact with your world, expand your empire across the map, advance your culture, and compete against...
Genre: 4X, Turn-based, Strategy, Simulation

Stellaris

(9 May 2016)
Explore a vast galaxy full of wonder! Paradox Development Studio, makers of the Crusader Kings and Europa Universalis series presents...
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Adventure, Simulation

X Rebirth

by EGOSOFT
(15 Nov 2013)
In the distant future, the X universe faces a period of profound and irrevocable change.
Genre: 4X, Simulation

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

(23 Oct 2014)
Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is a new science-fiction-themed entry into the award winning Civilization series.
Genre: 4X, Turn-based, Strategy

Age of Wonders III

Age of Wonders III is a 4X turn-based strategy video game.
Genre: 4X, Strategy