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Prison Architect Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Deep prison simulation with violence, blood, sex, profanity.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Stardew Valley Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Absorbing farm simulation is fun; some confusing segments.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
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Papers, Please Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature immigration game forces tough ethical choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Kerbal Space Program Game Poster Image
age 8+
Rocket-building sim helps determined kids reach the stars.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Kinectimals Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Fab lion cub pet sim with treasure hunt theme for Kinect.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2010)
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The Sims 3: Late Night Game Poster Image
age 16+
Add-on pack skews older with nightlife and hook-ups.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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The Sims 3: Ambitions Game Poster Image
age 15+
Expansion lets players dive into Sims’ professional lives.
Platforms: Windows
(2010)
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Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games Game Poster Image
age 7+
Sports-themed party game is active, educational, and fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(2009)
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The Sims 3 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature life sim with more personality than ever.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac
(2009)
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SimAnimals Game Poster Image
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age 7+
You play as the hand of nature in this fabulous forest sim.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2009)
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Animal Crossing: City Folk Game Poster Image
age 8+
Life sim has homey charm, but similar to others in series.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
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Spore Game Poster Image
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age 11+
This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
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The Sims 2: Free Time Game Poster Image
age 16+
After years of toil, Sims finally get to kick back
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
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Endless Ocean Game Poster Image
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age 5+
Engaging scuba-diving simulation with no danger.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
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Carnival Games Game Poster Image
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age 7+
Collection of all-ages, midway-themed mini-games.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
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Mario Party 8 Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Still a good kids' party game, now Wii fun!
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
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Cooking Mama: Cook Off Game Poster Image
age 8+
A clever but flawed cooking sim for the Wii.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
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The Sims Life Stories Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun but flawed story-based people simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2007)
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The Sims 2 Pets Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cuddly but unsubstantial Sims 2 add-on.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo DS, Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance
(2006)
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