Games in which the player has the option to use nuclear weapons?

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  1. viivo

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    Specifically bombs. It's horrible to imagine them being used in the real world which is why I'd rather rain their death on people made of pixels and polygons.

    I know the Civ games have that option, but I'm having trouble remembering others.
     
  2. Derangel

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    Starcraft and Command & Conquer come to mind.
     
  3. Staples

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    Heavy Weapon on Xbox360/One and maybe other platforms.

    It is a 2d game.
     
  4. drklu

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    playing as the Skaven race in Total War Warhammer II you can nuke. Very satisfying dropping it on a cluster of units.
     
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  5. Domingo

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    Fallout 76 seems like an obvious newer game that does.
     
  6. Kinsaras

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    Original Shadow Warrior had a nuke weapon.
     
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    Also in fallout 3, 4 and New vegas i think you can shoot mini nukes.
     
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    Total Annihilation. Before Krogoth was introduced, that was your typical end-game.

    Also, Fallout 3 has a nuclear weapon sitting in the middle of the town, available for the player to detonate.
     
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    DEFCON is all about nukes- although not graphically pleasing explosions if that's what you are looking for.

    Otherwise most RTS based in a modern or future setting have nukes. Red Alert, Supreme Commander, Starcraft, Act of War, etc.
     
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    If you don't mind taking out hundreds of arachnids instead of humans, Starship Troopers allows you to wield a nuke-launcher.
     
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    MDK has some sort of nuke.

    I think mercenaries 2 also has it.
     
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    Rise of nations
     
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    TA and Supreme Commander both had nukes, and anti nuke systems. Loved building bases against 2-3 Ai teams and having to basically build an iron shield of anti-missile sites, with backups as sometimes the enemy would send 3-4 nukes at once to overwhelm your defensive launchers.
     
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    Ut 2k3/4 had the redeemer
     
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    How about Crysis and Crysis Warhead.I did these vids 10 years ago.

    Crysis



    Crysis Warhead
     
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    Turok had a nuke and hydro bomb launcher iirc and Sins of a Solar Empire the human race can shoot a planet buster across the map :D
     
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    This was the very first game I thought of. It also happens to be my favorite RTS although I never played it online. I've had issues getting my physical copy to work for years now so I bought it from GoG during the winter sale so I have it when I want to play it.
     
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    And the satellite dropped ones in an outpost. One of my favourite parts of that game, quite the gem to stumble across.

    edit: TA still best RTS ever. TA with TAUCP of course.
     
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