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.

Displaying 1 - 12 of 24 games in this category. All games

Worlds of Magic

Early Access (11 Sep 2014)
Worlds of Magic is a 4X turn-based strategy game.
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Turn-based

AI War: Fleet Command

8.0 (18 Aug 2014)
AI War is a one-of-a-kind strategy game that plays like an RTS but feels like a 4X.
Genre: 4X, Strategy

Sid Meier’s Civilization V

1.0.3.144 (10 Jun 2014)
Sid Meier's Civilization V is a turn-based, 4X video game in the Civilization series developed by Firaxis Games and on Linux on June 10, 2014.
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Turn-based

Pandora: First Contact

1.2.0 (21 Jan 2014)
Pandora: First Contact is a science fiction 4X turn-based strategy game on a planetary scale.
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Turn-based

Star Commander

9 (25 Feb 2014)
A streamlined take on the classic 4x space strategy formula.
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Turn-based

Kingdoms

0.1.3 (24 Sep 2013)
Kingdoms is an open source strategy game where you lead your civilization through the history.
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Turn-based

Master of Tactics

1.07 (23 Dec 2013)
Master of Tactics is a new 4X Space Turn Based Strategy Game.
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Turn-based

X³: Albion Prelude

by EGOSOFT
Steam only
X3: Albion Prelude plays in a time between the old and the new X Universe.
Genre: 4X, Construction and management, Shooter, Simulation

X³: Terran Conflict

by EGOSOFT
Steam only
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, Construction and management, Shooter, Simulation

Conquest of Elysium 3

3.20 (20 Feb 2014)
Conquest of Elysium 3 is an old school fantasy strategy game.
Genre: 4X, Strategy, Turn-based

Conquest of Elysium II

2007
Originally released in 1997, Conquest of Elysium II is a turn-based fantasy strategy game, and the precursor to the wildly popular Dominions series.
Genre: 4X, Strategy

Dominions III: The Awakening

3.30 (29 Aug 2013)
Dominions 3: The Awakening, is the follow up to the acclaimed fantasy strategy game, Dominions 2: The Ascension Wars.
Genre: 4X, Strategy