Cities: Skylines

Game review by David Wolinsky, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Daunting sim has steep learning curve but also creative fun.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 13+

Best City Sim Game

I've played, according to my Steam account, exactly 600 hours as of today. There are so many options for expansion. Granted, I don't concern myself with money and focus on pure design. I could spend hours designing a city with intricate detail, and I have. If you buy the Steam version, the Workshop has thousands of mods you can get that will enhance everything from graphics, to lighting, to new maps, new buildings, ways you can tweak your city's traffic or appearance, and even official mods that add new gameplay forms to the vanilla game. There's a lot to figure out, but once you figure it out, you'll see why so many spend hours with this wonderfully detailed game.
age 8+

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