The Best-Looking Isometric GamesS

Games with isometric graphics—a slightly rotated view with a top-down perspective—were a big deal several years ago. Static, isometric maps, mostly used in strategy and role-playing games, allowed the developers to create spectacular, detailed visuals, and most of them have aged really well.

With Kickstarter-funded games like Shadowrun Returns or Project Eternity using the same sort of approach, it looks like isometric games are set to make a triumphant return. We've selected some of the most beautiful games featuring the isometric perspective for today's Show Us gallery.


Desperados: Wanted Dead Or Alive

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Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura

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Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines

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Commandos 2: Men of Courage

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Icewind Dale

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Anno 1602

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Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood

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Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

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Age of Empires II HD

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Shadowrun Returns (Concept Art)

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What are your picks for the best looking games with isometric graphics? Make sure to post them below with visuals.

sources: RPG Codex Forums, CommandosHQ, Harebrained Schemes, DaveMcKay, AgeOfEmpires.com, Ubisoft