Astro Lords: Oort Cloud is a science fiction action MMORTS that offers a variety of gameplay options that span piracy, combat, base-building, and more. Players take on the role of the Astro Lord, a savvy asteroid owner who uses their asteroid as a hub of operations for their monetary and military conquests.
Publisher: Bisbog Playerbase: Medium Type: MMORTS PvP: Arena / Raids Release Date: April 15, 2015 Pros: +Action-packed ship battles. +Complex unit management. +Colorful, detailed graphics. Cons: -Pay-to-win elements. -Increasingly long wait times. -Over-simplified combat.
Legends of Honor is a strategy MMO set in a medieval fantasy world that features three factions and brutal PvP gameplay. Fortify your castle and send your heroes into the wilderness to fight marauders and enemy players to increase your honor points.
Siegelord is a fantasy-themed free-to-play browser-based strategy game where three empires compete against each other for power. Players start out with a city and slowly grow it into an empire that can dominate the playing field.
Publisher: 37 Games Entertainment Playerbase: Medium Type: Strategy Release Date: December 19, 2014 Pros: +Three-faction war. +Dynamic, persistent map. +Team/Faction-based strategy. Cons: -Generic gameplay. -Pay-to-win cash shop.
Emporea: Realms of War and Magic is a city management MMO for browsers, mobile devices, and Steam that incorporates RPG elements. Choose on of four races and create a city, harvest resources, and battle other players.
Publisher: Pixel Federation Playerbase: Medium Type: Strategy Release Date: March 17, 2016 Pros: +Soothing soundtrack. +Simple controls. +Low system requirements. Cons: -Promotes cash shop purchases. -Rehashed city-builder. -Browser game ported to Steam.
Travian: Kingdoms is a city-building MMORTS and is an upgraded version of the popular original Travian game, offering brand new features, graphics, and gameplay mechanics that take the game to a new level. Serve under a king as a governor or become the king of your own kingdom, pillaging neighboring robber hideouts and occupying resource fields to support your ambitions.
Publisher: Travian Games Playerbase: Low Type: Browser MMORTS Release Date: March 18, 2015 Pros: +Tons of gameplay options. +Upgraded version of Travian. +Great cartoony graphics. Cons: -Pay-to-win elements. -Slow game pacing.
Tank Fighter 2 is a free-to-play browser-based strategy game that focuses on PvP tank warfare, base-building, and equipment customization. Pilot your tank and command your units to dominate your enemies and become the top tank fighter in a variety of game modes.
Publisher: Sunset Games Playerbase: Medium Type: Browser-Based Strategy Release Date: November 18, 2016 Pros: +Lightweight Flash-based player. +Variety of tanks and units. +Multiple game modes. Cons: -Mediocre graphics. -Pay-to-win elements. -Slow pacing.
The Settlers Online: Castle Empire is an MMORTS based off of the popular Settlers series, where players build their cities from the ground up and manage their residents. Players must take caution with resources and build their city with care for the amount of resources they expend, with more in-depth resource management than many other free MMORTS games.
Publisher: Ubisoft Playerbase: Medium Type: Web Strategy Release Date: September 11, 2012 Pros: +High production value. +Good economy system. +Helpful community. Cons: -Long wait times. -Very similar to other strategy games. -Pay-to-win elements.
Tribal Wars 2 is the sequel to the classic city-building strategy game, Tribal Wars. The game features the same core gameplay as the original game with overhauled graphics and interface, as well as few new gameplay elements.
Publisher: InnoGames Playerbase: High Type: Strategy MMO Release Date: September 2, 2014 (Open Beta) Pros: +Multiple improvements over the original. +More challenging gameplay elements. +New Tribe quest system. Cons: -Slow-paced progression. -Repetitive Gameplay. -Established players can bully beginners.
Crown of the Gods is a 2D browser-based city-building MMO that puts players in the shoes of a budding Roman governor with the goal of turning their small town into a mighty empire. The game features a real-time building, production, and recruitment system.
Publisher: Gaming Addict Studios Playerbase: Medium Type: City-building Release Date: January 23, 2016 PvP: Persistent Unit-based PvP Pros: +Balanced micro-transaction model. +Gameplay and combat focused on teamwork. Cons: -Unoriginal gameplay concept. -Low quality 2D visuals. -Lacks any type of audio. +Overly-cluttered interface.