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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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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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Disney Art Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
Art software teaches how to draw favorite Disney characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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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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ScreamRide Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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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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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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PlayStation Vita Pets Game Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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Zoo Tycoon Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantastic animal and business simulation, fun for all ages.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2013)
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Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Plan It Green: The Big Switch Game Poster Image
age 8+
Sim game challenges kids to build an eco-friendly city.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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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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Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Rollercoaster Tycoon Game Poster Image
age 9+
Revived version of classic amusement park sim is still fun.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Universe Sandbox Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Space sandbox turns our solar system into a playground.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
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Disney Animal Kingdom Explorers Game Poster Image
age 13+
Social game has positive habitat conservation message.
Platforms: Facebook
(2012)
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Order Up!! Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, accessible cooking sim teaches international dishes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2012)
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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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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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FarmVille Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Popular farming sim needs Facebook friends or cash to grow.
Platforms: Facebook
(2009)
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