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Our 5 Guidelines for Finding the Best Empire Games

Our 5 Guidelines for Finding the Best Empire Games

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We're long past the days of ancient empires and all the excitement of the wars and battles that ensued as kingdoms tried to grow and take over other lands. But that doesn't mean you can't still live out all your fantasies on your phone! If you're looking for the best empire games around, look no further than these five tips that'll help match you to your new favorite app.

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  1. Play the most popular games by searching top developers
  2. Become the ultimate ruler by conquering other players online
  3. Select unique empire game modes that fit your playing style
  4. Master any empire game with expert guides & tips
  5. Discover empire game cheats & secrets for unlimited fun

If you're looking for a more social way of playing empire games, you should definitely look into the great array of two player, multiplayer, and online empire games available. Many of these games are available as RTS or real-time strategy for multiplayers, like the popular Starcraft, Age of Empires, and Rise of Nations games. This is so that the game play operates very similarly to an actual war where all the players are making decisions and actions live and at the same time rather than taking turns to make moves and having to suspend actions while another player has their turn. You'll feel much more involved and immersed in the world while battling against your friends in two player or party mode or other online players. You might even make a few friends that you can team up and form an alliance with to really conquer all the lands.

Almost all empire games have various forms of wargame strategy involved in their game play, but if you like having variety or really getting the full empire command experience, you should look for games that have other modes to choose from. Some of them have more robust empire building options so you can really customize your home base or game board and optimize it for battle. Other games have more adventure or RPG style with puzzles or other quests to complete along the way. Others even allow you to design your army and lead characters with stats that make playing much more detailed and thrilling.

There are also many different kinds of empire games available as far as setting and world. Many of them are set in a Roman Empire-like environment or even Middle Ages, but it is possible to find more modern, futuristic or space empire games as well as other ancient cities in different or even fictional countries. If you're looking to switch things up, you might even look into a game like DomiNations where you can play in all kinds of different civilizations or choose a different century within the same app.

Even the best players get a little stuck sometimes, so if you want to be able to build the best empire possible and have the ultimate ruling experience, you may want an empire games app that also provides you with tips and clues to help you get through the game. Of course when you're starting out in the game it may be helpful to have a guide, manual or even walk through available while you get the hang of things. But also while you're going through the game some questions may come up Some games even have forums or Wiki features, much like the Goodgame forum, so that players can connect, support each other and chat about the best way to build kingdoms or share a defense calculator to help bulk up your army for better defense against an attack.

Similar to the tips and guides, you may also want to take it a step further and use the same forums or resources to get cheats and hacked games to become a truly unstoppable force within your empire. While it's not always possible to get a cheat that gives you more money or other in-game resources, there are still many benefits to getting an unblocked version that can help you build stronger kingdoms with better armies, weapons, and infrastructure than if you were playing the game normally.

With these tips in mind, you're all set to command an army and build the strongest empire in the realm. Don't forget to check out our list of the Best 10 Empire Games to get started!

  • King's Empire
    10

    King's Empire

    An epic strategy war game! Build armies, fight for glory and conquer the world!

    YoFun.LTD

    4.1 226K+ Reviews
    10M+
    Free
    • 116 users said "nice graphics"
    • Free
    • In App Purchases
    King's Empire
    • its a good gane but i dont get notifications when my buildings or troops or when my troops get back when you gonna updaye again

      Elizabeth Christopher
  • Forge of Empires
    9

    Forge of Empires

    Play strategy city simulation & build an empire through the ages of civilization

    InnoGames GmbH

    4.4 856K+ Reviews
    10M+
    Free
    • 397 users said "good time killer"
    • Free
    • Fresh
    • In App Purchases
    • Editor's Choice
    Forge of Empires
    • bugs gone. this game is amazing. id be very keen on a once off purchase version of this game. please consider. I've spent a decent amount yet building territory blocks are exceedingly difficult to come by, leaving me stuck on certain sections for weeks at a time. still 5 stars. beautiful game

      Tadano Cranes
  • Empire: Four Kingdoms
    8

    Empire: Four Kingdoms

    Fight medieval kings, build alliances & conquer enemies with PVP battle strategy

    Goodgame Studios

    4.2 1M+ Reviews
    10M+
    Free
    • 77 users said "nice gameplay"
    • Free
    • In App Purchases
    • 1M+ Reviews
    • Editor's Choice
    Empire: Four Kingdoms
    • Fun game play. Original content. It's not same old cookie cutter game with a new face. Free players can easily match paying players if they have good strategy. Best customer service and support staff of any mobile game I have played. Definitely worth downloading.

      Calvin Chenevert
  • World Conqueror 3
    7

    World Conqueror 3

    EASYTECH will create the most outstanding war strategy games as always.

    EasyTech

    4.4 142K+ Reviews
    5M+
    Free
    • 21 users said "awesome gameplay"
    • Free
    • Fresh
    • In App Purchases
    • Editor's Choice
    World Conqueror 3
    • I love this game. the enemy is too overwhelming(axis and allies) and that is what proves to be a good strategist.Very rarely get to win, I won 4 out of 268 campaigns. This really is a test and for those who are history lovers, it is really addictive. One of my all time favourite strategy games. Well done people. Well done.

      Admiral Hankerman
  • Grow Empire: Rome
    6

    Grow Empire: Rome

    Lead legions of soldiers to defend your empire!

    Games Station

    4.6 3M+ Reviews
    10M+
    Free
    • 2,857 users said "good time killer"
    • Free
    • Fresh
    • In App Purchases
    • 1M+ Reviews
    Grow Empire: Rome
    • This is an amazing game, full of things I wanted. I love the design on the troops and heroes. But I wish you can make more update and add more stuff in. I would love love to see new troop level and new design on clothing for the troops. Would love to add more heroes on defend in defend mode because we only get to put two hero. I wish we can put more. I wish there could be more setting or more that we can defend. I would like the wall to reach level 200 and make it more amazing then before. I wish there could be more level for the archer maybe 150 levels. Add new feature in and it would be more more amazing. I beg you to create a new troops! It would make me happy and maybe others too. I wish there could be more troop number then just 8 troop max. I wish it could go to 12 troop maximum. It would make it look more like a real army a big one also. I love EVERTHING about this game but I hope there could be some new things and I am so excited to see the new update which I am looking forward to, really I do. Thank you so much for creating such an fun offline game. If you read this it would be an honer that you read my review. And again a BIG THANK YOU for making it fun and making it amazing. I would love to see more or this game in the future. Thank you, and you have yourself a nice day:)

      Game of thrown
  • Age of Conquest IV
    5

    Age of Conquest IV

    Age of Conquest is a turn-based grand strategy wargame.

    Noble Master Games

    4.2 14K+ Reviews
    1M+
    Free
    • 80% positive reviews
    • Free
    • In App Purchases
    • Editor's Choice
    Age of Conquest IV
    • Looking for combine promotion games/apps, we can provide ASO service, daily installs can reach 3000+. Ping me at Skype:7a3e164c4a3d2bc4 (or search the account name as "ASO 100"). Every one can get a test promtoin fot 3 days now!

      Chalei Tiron
  • Empire War: Age of hero
    4

    Empire War: Age of hero

    My lord, it’s time to fight for glory!

    FT Games

    4.4 78K+ Reviews
    5M+
    Free
    • 84% positive reviews
    • Free
    • Fresh
    • In App Purchases
    • Editor's Choice
    Empire War: Age of hero
    • you keep taking me offline and when you do I lose troops and resouces,why cant you fix this problem,I've been off line for as much as 8 hrs and its not my internet company .they have been to my home checked out all equipment ,nothing wrong,its your problem.i go out to resource and the field is green ,no building, lakes or anything else,this is your problem ,please fix it am tired of looking at a red circle in the middle of my screen being put off line, I have a very strong signal from VIASAT.ive

      JEAN DICKEY
  • DomiNations
    3

    DomiNations

    Battle strategy game: Build an empire, wage war & conquer nations across history

    NEXON M Inc.

    4.3 769K+ Reviews
    10M+
    Free
    • 226 users said "great gameplay"
    • Free
    • In App Purchases
    • Editor's Choice
    DomiNations
    • I love this game but certain nations dominate the others, I’m American and I want to stay on the path for Britain so I can choose America! ( if that nation even exists in the game ) But Britain has terrible nation power and during the medieval period / age it allows you to change nation perfect! But it shouldn’t cost crowns, and not to mention this is true and I’m glad you gave countries better abilities than others because that happened it real life - but it’s also like your saying hey China is better and you should choose it! I ABSOLUTELY HATE THAT! It should be abilities that are as good as other nations! But not the same obviously, thanks for listening to this and I hope you change this

      B17G pilot
  • Empires and Allies
    2

    Empires and Allies

    Play the epic PvP war strategy game!

    Zynga

    4.4 467K+ Reviews
    10M+
    Free
    • 145 users said "great gameplay"
    • Free
    • In App Purchases
    • Editor's Choice
    Empires and Allies
    • This game has a lot of realistic effects. That’s one of the reasons why it’s so fun. This game is very similar to Star Wars Commander which I also have on my I pod. This game has great military weapons and strategy. And when in the game when you try to control Africa or another country I felt like Hitler. That’s funny right there. I think this game is good one to play. I love the way that when you open the app it shows you a pic of tanks and other vehicles. I think it would make a great screensaver just like the one in Star Wars commander.

      JediMasterBuilder
  • March of Empires: War of Lords
    1

    March of Empires: War of Lords

    Become king in an MMO strategy game full of war, intrigue and conquest!

    Gameloft SE

    4.2 299K+ Reviews
    10M+
    Free
    • 65 users said "nice gameplay"
    • Free
    • In App Purchases
    • Editor's Choice
    March of Empires: War of Lords
    • Great, addictive. Make it better by creating in game champion vs champion combat, to increase experience and gain points, or some active in game activity, which keeps players occupied whilst gathering. More immersive environment, completely absorb the mind of players.

      matladi moagi

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