What are the most difficult strategy games for iPhone or iPad?

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    #1Plague Inc.

    Plague Inc.

    Plague Inc. is a simulation game that requires strategic skills and revolves around the idea of survival of the fittest. Player's aim is to put an end to human history by infecting a disease and eventually make it a plague.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Bobby Andrews
    Written on December 26, 2017
    "Best APP so far, I remember telling me my friend about it and he was at first skeptical but when l told him it jokingly that it is related to CDC in Atlanta, he quickly rushed to have it downloaded on his device."
  2. 14

    #2Pandemic

    Pandemic

    Pandemic is a cooperative board game for 2-4 players. Players are to discover a cure for four diseases. To do so, each player takes on one of five possible roles, and every player has to cooperate to save Earth.

    Games

    Amazon, iOS, Android

    Check price

    Beverly King
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "This game involves u so much"
  3. 10

    #3The Battle of Polytopia

    The Battle of Polytopia

    The Battle of Polytopia is a turn-based strategic adventure game developed by Midjiwan AB. Users can pick and choose among different tribes and wander and explore the sark cold forests of Barduria.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Steven Morrison
    Written on January 2, 2018
    "The Battle of Polytopia is right up my alley I used to love playing civilization and this really reminds me a lot of that game so great job."
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    #4Stormfall: Rise of Balur

    Stormfall: Rise of Balur

    Stormfall: Rise of Balur is a strategy game in which you have to defend and protect the lands of Darkshine, as well as lead your people to fight against enemies and expand your empire.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Amit Mittal
    Written on December 26, 2017
    "I was looking for a game that would be both challenging and enjoyable. I downloaded Stormfall: Rise of Balur and found that this was just the game I was looking for. I have not been able to put this game down ever since. Stormfall is a great choice if you enjoy games like Age of Empires. I highly recommend this solution."
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    #5War of Nations

    War of Nations

    War of Nations is an MMO strategy game in which you have to build your military empire and conquer your enemies. Plan your attack, collect new resources and face your enemies in single-player campaigns.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Eugene Ortega
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "This game was so hard, but really enjoyable once I got into it. It was a very time consuming challenge for me to master this game. It really got my noggin working!"
  3. 7

    #6Hearthstone

    Hearthstone

    Hearthstone is a card game available for different platforms like Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows. Players can collect cards, prepare your deck, and battle it out with other players. This card-based game is set in the Warcraft universe. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Sharon Feng
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "Having played Hearthstone on PC once or twice before, I thought the mobile version on my iPad would be easy to jump into. I was wrong! Well, to be fair, I only played twice a while back, so maybe that was the reason I couldn't seem to get the swing of things as quickly as I'd expected to. "
  4. 7

    #7Call of Duty: Heroes

    Call of Duty: Heroes
    Call of Duty: Heroes is a 3D combat strategy game where you customize your base and train elite forces to dominate your enemies in battles featuring fully controllable heroes and epic Killstreaks, like the first-person chopper gunner.
    Games

    Web

    Mildred Welch
    Written on December 29, 2017
    "This has been a successful and popular game for many forms of electronic gaming devices. I have played it on Xbox live and pc formats. I have not had the opportunity to play it on a mobile device and would be worried that the graphics and complexity of the game wouild not translate over well. When reading the reviews for this game, they all seem positive and give me hope that the experience is just as pleasurable on iPad or iPhone "
  5. 6

    #8Tower Duel

    Tower Duel

    Tower Duel is a tower defense game with a real-time strategy pace where players simultaneously attack and defend against real players using towers and units. The mobile game for iOS and Android is developed by Forest Ring Games.

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Robert Gordon
    Written on January 28, 2018
    "Tower Duel is a great multiplayer tower defense game with great graphics. Its easy to get started as are all tower defense games. This one will help you match equal competitors for an always exciting match."
  6. 6

    #9Iron Marines

    Iron Marines

    Iron Marine is a futuristic real-time strategy game for Android and iOS, from the developers of the Kingdom Rush trilogy. Mix yourself with aliens from all over the galaxy and lead them towards the glory.

    Games

    iOS, Android

    $4.99- with in-app purchases

    Rubén Guillén
    Written on December 28, 2017
    "This game is much less frustrating on iPad where there's more room to see what's happening. It's a solid entry in the genre as it comes from well seasoned developers. I definitely found it challenging."
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    #10Titanfall: Assault

    Titanfall: Assault

    Compete in real-time battles controlling amazing humanoid machines! Unleash your strategies and build an elite squad to succeed in every mission. You will have to upgrade all your units, since the game gets harder and harder

    Games

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Hannah Bowman
    Written on December 27, 2017
    "I really like this game very much and I only play this game more than my other games. But there has to have more pilots, titans, and burn cards. Let’s start with the pilots that we need in Titanfall Assault. I think that we need to add some hero pilots. Like Davis or maybe Sarah Briggs. Also some new pilots like a stealth pilot. Now with the titans. I think that we need all the titans from Titanfall 2, like tone, northstar and my favorite monarch (it should be different from BT-7274). Now to the burn cards. I don’t really know what to think about burn cards but I’ve only thought about adding ticks maybe, idk. But that’s what came in my mind first but yea. Anyways I hope that you read this and keep up the good work."
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    #11Clash Royale

    Clash Royale
    Clash Royale is a real-time online PvP game that allows users to collect cards that can be used to upgrade spells, improve troops, and erect defenses. Use a wide array of cards to defeat other players in battle!
    Games

    iOS, Android, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Stephen Newman
    Written on January 7, 2018
    "Clash Royale looks simple on the outset, but it's really involved and complex from a strategy perspective. As you get more and more involved it gets harder and harder to compete as the number of units and strategies you can employ get larger."

Summary

Best What are the most difficult strategy games for iPhone or iPad
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Plague Inc.Games 17 Free
2PandemicGames 14 Paid
3The Battle of PolytopiaGames 10 Free
4Stormfall: Rise of BalurGames 9 Free
5War of NationsGames 7 Free
6HearthstoneGames 7 Free
7Call of Duty: HeroesGames 7 Paid
8Tower DuelGames 6 Free
9Iron MarinesGames 6 Paid
10Titanfall: AssaultGames 3 Free
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