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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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Into the Stars Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Lead humanity through space in stat-heavy simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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The Long Dark Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Very challenging survival simulation has moderate violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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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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Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World Game Poster Image
age 11+
Brilliant expansion makes Civ V more edifying than ever.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Poster Image
age 11+
Great strategy game builds alien worlds; some safety issues.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
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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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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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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Algodoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
2-D physics sandbox fosters awesome inventions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
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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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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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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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Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection Game Poster Image
age 10+
Revamped animal/business sim great for new audiences.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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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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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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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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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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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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