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Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farm, cook, and explore in repetitive castaway adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature sci-fi bartending sim leaves an awkward aftertaste.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Weedcraft Inc Game Poster Image
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age 17+
Marijuana-based tycoon game goes up in smoke.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2019)
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Neo Atlas 1469 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
16th century exploration sim uncovers new world of strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Game Poster Image
age 11+
Major expansion improves already fantastic world simulator.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2019)
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Two Point Hospital Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fun and a dose of crude humor are prescribed in this sim.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Little Dragons Café Game Poster Image
age 10+
Fantasy cooking adventure that's full of flavor.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2018)
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No Man's Sky Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Evolving sci-fi tale spans vast galaxy with endless play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Jurassic World Evolution Game Poster Image
age 10+
Deep theme park simulation has deadly exhibits.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Surviving Mars Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Optimistic but realistic, challenging sci-fi city builder.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2018)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Cities: Skylines - Snowfall Game Poster Image
age 10+
Winter conditions give city planners cold shoulder.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Lone Echo Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Great space adventure showcases great story, VR technology.
Platforms: Oculus Rift
(2017)
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Aven Colony Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Off-world city-builder rewards patience with deep gameplay.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Birthdays the Beginning Game Poster Image
age 10+
Entertaining, simplified sim looks at the evolution of life.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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We Are Chicago Game Poster Image
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age 13+
South Side life sim meant to spark conversations.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2017)
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Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Game Poster Image
age 8+
Fantasy farm sim is fun but has some tedious crop work.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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The Sims 4: City Living Game Poster Image
age 12+
Expansion adds cultural diversity, fun, apartments.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Game Poster Image
age 11+
Amazing world simulation can teach players about history.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Everest VR Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Engaging virtual reality sim a short, one-time experience.
Platforms: HTC Vive
(2016)
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