16 Best Medieval Games List Of Time For You To Play

The Middle ages have always had an important place in the gaming industry. The war themes, knights with their shining armors, swords, intrigues, jousting, and not to forget fantasy elements like dragons, orcs, and wizards… There are hundreds of medieval games littered with the bloodiest and wildest wars in the world and they are handled in many different ways in games. Sometimes it was worked in a strategy game, sometimes in an online war game, or in a game with a storyline. So, here is a list of the 16 best medieval video games you can draw your sword in your heavy armors or what so ever.

16- Mount & Blade: WARBAND

  • Developer: TaleWorlds Entertainment
  • Publisher: Paradox Interactive, Ravenscourt
  • Platforms: PC, Mobo, PS4, XBO

Mount and Blade is maddening in its breadth. Start from nothing and gather a Warband of fighters to take over the world of Calradia. A thief, a beggar, a farmer, take part in whatever, strategy, politics or whatsoever, you can be anything you want. But don’t say didn’t warn you! Once you go in, getting away is really hard!


15- For Honor

  • Developer: Ubisoft
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO

For Honor is one of the most popular medieval-themed games of the time. The game offers players both a quick-to-play storyline and different modes to compete with other players. For Honor combines speed, strategy, and team-based gameplay in close-range combat. It pits warriors from the medieval eras against each other. There are sixteen different customizable for your heroes such as making you fight as a Knight, Viking, Samurai, or Wu Lin Warrior.

14- Age of Empires II

  • Developer: Skybox Labs, Hidden Path Entertainment, Ensemble Studios, Forgotten Empires
  • Publisher: Xbox Game Studios
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 2

This game is the very reason how many players actually met strategy games. Age of Empires is perfect for players who want to play a fast strategy game. In this game, you can build medieval cities and try to dominate other armies with your army. Age of Empire also includes a story mode. You can fight against artificial intelligence or your friends during the play. However, you wish.

13- Besiege

  • Developer: Spiderling Studios
  • Publisher: Spiderling Studios
  • Platforms: PC

Besiege is an indie physics-based game about building medieval siege engines. In the game, you try to make a Medieval Siege Weapon with the limited resources given to you and destroy the castles with this weapon. You can wipe out hundreds of soldiers with your creations, and the only limit is your imagination. Each part in the game demands a more complex and creative solution than the other. So if you want to spend your time building something on-screen by trial and error, Besiege is just for you.

12- Stronghold Crusader 2

  • Developer: Firefly Studios
  • Publisher: Firefly Studios
  • Platforms: PC

Stronghold Crusader 2 is the sequel to its original castle simulation, Stronghold Crusader. Stronghold series is about managing a medieval society while defending your castle. By combining the addictive fast gameplay of the first Crusader game with the realistic castle simulation, they created a game that you can’t get up for hours.

11- Medieval II: Total War

  • Developer: Creative Assembly, Feral Interactive
  • Publisher: Sega, Feral Interactive
  • Platforms: PC

Medieval II: Total War is one of the few games where you can rule a country and manage both its foreign and domestic affairs in medieval Europe. In the game, you can establish alliances with other states and enter wars alongside them, rule the world with your army power, or connect the whole world to yourself with your powerful economy.

10- Assassin’s Creed 2

  • Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4,
    Xbox One, PC

When it comes to history-themed games, Assassin’s Creed games come first among the games come to mind. Set in the medieval Renaissance, Assassin’s Creed 2 succeeded in engaging us players, both with its atmosphere and a little bit of story. The historical personalities and places in the game also add a very different flavor to the game.

9- Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

  • Developer: Torn Banner Studios
  • Publisher: Torn Banner Studios and Activision for consoles
  • Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4,Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is among the pioneers in the industry with its FPS perspective. In the game, you can raid castles and loot villages and it can immediately attract players with its graphics or its wonderful atmosphere. There is no single-player or cooperative story mode in the game. There are certain missions that you can fulfill in 32×32 multiplayer challenges.

8- Dark Souls 3

  • Developer: FromSoftware
  • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment, FromSoftware
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Dark Souls III is an action role-playing game that you play in a third-person perspective. In the game, players have access to a variety of weapons, armor, magic, and consumables that they can use to fight their enemies. The fourth game of the Souls series, Dark Souls III was the fastest-selling game in Bandai Namco’s history, shipping over three million copies within its first two months and over 10 million by 2020.

7- Mordhau

  • Developer: Triternion
  • Publisher: Triternion
  • Platforms: PC

Mordhau is a multiplayer medieval hack and slash fighting game. It features a combat system emphasizing hand-to-hand combat, loosely based on historical techniques such as feints, redirection, and alternative use of weapons. Other features of the medieval games also include ranged weapons, siege engines, and mounted combat. You can play Mordhau co-op with friends as well as several competitive modes. The combat techniques of the game feel satisfying and visceral.

6- Dragon Age: Inquisition

  • Developer: BioWare Edmonton
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, X360, XBO

Dragon Age: Inquisition is an action role-playing video game that also is the third major installment to the Dragon Age franchise. In the game, players take on the role of an Inquisitor. The Inquisitor is on a grand journey and needs to deal with the civil unrest in the continent of Thedas.

5- The Wither 3: Wild Hunt

  • Developer: CD Projekt Red
  • Publisher: CD Projekt
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO

This game has really deep and rich narrative journeys and fleshed-out worlds. Wild Hunt provides gamers a much more lively world filled with quests and exploration than its older ones. It also has a massive overhaul in terms of graphics. The main character that we play is still our Geralt of Rivia. We must deal with the invasion of the Northern Kingdom along with the growing threat of the Wild Hunt. With its endless quests and campaigns, you won’t be able to realize the time.

4- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

  • Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Platforms: PC, PS3, X360, XBO, PS4, NS

Skyrim is the fifth entry into the Elder Scrolls series and one of the best medieval games in history. The medieval game’s main story follows the Dragonborn, as we play him, on his quest to defeat a dragon who is prophesied to destroy the world. The game has an open world in which the player completes quests and develops the character by improving skills. Skyrim has been left to the modders for a while and they are working hard to create more of everything for this behemoth of a game. So you got so many modes and options to play.

3- Middle-earth: Shadow of War

  • Developer: Monolith Productions
  • Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an action role-playing game where the player has several natural athletic and combat abilities and also unique abilities. You will be using combined abilities to complete various missions to disrupt the enemy armies. The game’s multiplayer features a “Social Conquest mode”, in which players are able to invade other players’ fortresses and attempt to conquer them. In this mode, you can make your choice between two settings as friendly or ranked.

2- Vikings: Wolves of Midgard

  • Developer: Games Farm
  • Publisher: Kalypso Media Digital
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1

Vikings: Wolves of Midgard is an action-RPG game. It takes place in the Shores of Midgard. You will be taking on the role of the clan chief of the Ulfung. He is also known as the Wolves of Midgard. You aim to get rid of the undead creatures serving to world destruction as the world becomes invaded by enemies. The game has an online co-op option allowing friends to work together along with its single-player story mode.

1- Total War: WARHAMMER II

  • Developer: Creative Assembly
  • Publisher: Sega
  • Platforms: PC

Total War: WARHAMMER II is a strategy game of titanic proportions. You can choose from four unique, varied factions and wage war your way in the game such as mounting a campaign of conquest to save or destroy a vast and vivid fantasy world. You can choose the game in order to how you want to play it. It provides hundreds of hours of gameplay that none of which are the same. You will be delving into a deep engrossing campaign, experiencing unlimited replayability, and challenging the world in multiplayer with a custom army of your favorite units.

And the 3rd game of the Total War series is on its way, by the way!

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