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Simulation games. These titles put emphasis on simulating authentic (or fictional) actions in the most realistic manner possible. They allow the player e.g. to control civil (digger, crane, bus) or military vehicles (plane, tank, warship). Life simulation games (especially The Sims series) are very specific example of titles in this category, because they can simulate almost infinite number of aspects of human lives. more

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)
Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

Simulation 20 March 2020

Animal Crossing is the next installment of the hit simulation series from Nintendo, which allows the player to try life in a fairytale village inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.

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Farming Simulator 20 (Switch)
Farming Simulator 20 (Switch)

Simulation 03 December 2019

Simulation game representing a series developed since 2008. Farming Simulator 20 is based on Farming Simulator 19, a leading game with the ability to grow oats and cotton, raise cows, pigs and sheep, and use John Deere vehicles and machines.

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Green Hell (Switch)
Green Hell (Switch)

Simulation December 2020

A survival game, in which you find yourself stranded in the Amazon Jungle. To survive, you have not only to gather food and water, but also learn to light bonfires, hunt, craft useful equipment, and build shelters.

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Her Majesty's Ship (Switch)
Her Majesty's Ship (Switch)

Simulation 15 September 2020

Her Majesty’s Ship is a simulation game, in which we manage a sailing ship. As an aspiring captain of British Royal Navy, we must perform tasks given by the command, sink countless ships in naval battles, but also take care of every aspect of daily life of our ship. If a crew has no food or, even worse, lacks rum, sailors might rebel and thus instantly end our career.

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Farming Simulator: Nintendo Switch Edition (Switch)
Farming Simulator: Nintendo Switch Edition (Switch)

Simulation 07 November 2017

Farming Simulator 17 is another installment in the series of simulators of farm. This time, the game was published by Focus Home Interactive, but the development was still carried out by GIANTS Software, known from the previous parts of this series. The mechanics remain unchanged - the players become farmers, who need to take good care of their establishment. During the game, much attention has to be paid to the economic side of the management - the right equipment needs to be purchased, used for sawing, gathering crops, and moving the goods around. Traditionally, the player can control many different machines, all with official licenses from real manufacturers, and personally take care of various tasks in the field. The new installment obviously introduces some changes and novelties. Contrary to previous games, Farming Simulator 17 was released on PC, XONE and PS4 simultaneously.

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The Survivalists (Switch)
The Survivalists (Switch)

Simulation 09 October 2020

Two-dimensional action adventure game, in which we can also find strategic and survival elements. The player takes on the role of a survivor who tries to live on a desert island. The well-known studio Team17 is responsible for the development of this production.

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Truck and Logistics Simulator (Switch)
Truck and Logistics Simulator (Switch)

Simulation 25 June 2020

Truck and Logistics Simulator is a simulation game in which we play the role of an employee / owner of a logistics company. The player is responsible for transporting goods, loading, as well as developing the fleet and infrastructure. The game was developed by Simula Games company.

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Farmer's Dynasty (Switch)
Farmer's Dynasty (Switch)

Simulation 30 April 2020

An advanced farm simulator with RPG and life simulator features. The title was developed by Toplitz Productions. The player assumes the role of a rookie farmer who inherited a farm after his deceased grandparent. Protagonist’s task is to lead the ruined farm to prosperity and to earn enough money to modernize it. Farmer’s Dynasty features a vast open world that can be freely roamed (on foot and by using various vehicles; in addition to the inherited tractor the player can use more modern and advanced vehicles). The main pillar of the game are tasks that push the story forward. Among them there are objectives unrelated to farming – sometimes player must also repair some tools or modernize a specific building. The player’s duties also include breeding animals, selling surpluses of the crops. Later in the game the player can create a family and raise offspring.

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Cooking Simulator (Switch)
Cooking Simulator (Switch)

Simulation 14 May 2020

A humorous cooking simulator developed by a Polish studio called Wastelands Interactive. In Cooking Simulator, a player assumes the role of a chef working at a restaurant, who has to carry out all the duties resulting from his job. Their responsibilities include preparation of various meals - one can stick to the recipes or experiment a bit. The latter option involves combining ingredients as one sees fit, choosing from vegetables, meat, and fish. The players are given numerous kitchen appliances such as cutlery, special knives, bowls, pots, frying pans, ovens, blenders, gas stoves, and many other thing. Cooking Simulator is based on an advanced graphics engine, allowing the player to slice the vegetables and blend them; however, one can also vent all his frustration and demolish the kitchen. The game delivers a career mode, in which the player systematically acquires new customers and gets access to more advanced recipes. The culmination of all the effort is the Michelin Star - one of the most prestigious honors a restaurant can receive.

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Spintires: MudRunner (Switch)
Spintires: MudRunner (Switch)

Simulation 27 November 2018

An advanced off-road truck simulator – Spintires: MadRunner is an enhanced version of Spintires. The game has been published by Focus Home Interactive and allows the player to drive various vehicles designed for extreme road conditions. Throughout the game, one can modify the available machines (the MadRunner edition features 13 new vehicles) and install new parts. The game delivers several large open maps located across Siberia, waiting for the player to explore. Moreover, one can complete numerous assignments (e.g. loading and transporting a timber to a specified destination within a predefined time limit) either on his own or via the online cooperative mode with up to three other players. The difficulty of these assignments lies in the fact that the terrain one has to traverse is subjected to real-time deformations – one’s vehicle can easily get stuck in the mud or fall off a cliff. In such case, a player has to use the automatic hoisting winch.

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UBOAT (Switch)
UBOAT (Switch)

Simulation 2021

An open world submarine simulator created in Poland by Deep Water Studio. The game takes place during World War II and the player assumes the role of a captain of a German submarine who completes various missions inspired by historical events. Mechanics of UBOOT combine the features of Silent Hunter and Fallout Shelter and the main task of the player is to take care of the crew. One must consider physical and emotional limitations of his subordinates, assign functions to them etc. Each crew member has his own personality and different weaknesses which can be revealed if the captain fails to keep balance between discipline and despotism. As the game progresses one can upgrade the submarine, but our opponents obtain new technologies, such as radar, as well. UBOOT is a three-dimensional game but most of the time the action is shown on a cross-section of the submarine.

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House Flipper (Switch)
House Flipper (Switch)

Simulation 12 June 2020

A unique investing and building construction simulation game by Empyrean. You play as a businessman, who buys housings in need of renovation. As such property often features many nasty surprises, you have to refurbish, clean and furnish the flat, so that you can sell it for profit. This involves tearing down unnecessary walls, getting rid of any pests or fixing damaged wiring. In House Flipper you use various tools, including an irreplaceable hammer. Furnishing the housing involves buying furniture and decorations, which you then have to put in proper places.

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Tank Mechanic Simulator (Switch)
Tank Mechanic Simulator (Switch)

Simulation 27 August 2020

Another mechanic simulator published by PlayWay – a studio known for publishing such games as Car Mechanic Simulator, Train Mechanic Simulator, and Space Mechanic Simulator. The game has been developed by Degenerals and allows the player to assume the role of an owner of the museum exhibiting tanks from the period of World War II. The gameplay is divided into several stages. In the first stage, one has to search for a machine, gather information on it, assemble a team of technicians, and set off to acquire the desired machine. The search area can be covered with an off-road vehicle, and after finding the wreckage, it has to be excavated and transported back to the museum using special equipment. Another stage focuses on renovating the acquired tank - the player has to remove the rust, replace all the damaged components, etc. In order to do this, one has to disassemble the entire vehicle, and after thorough cleaning, repainting, and replacing all the necessary parts, put it back together. Finally, the tank lands on the display at the museum and the player has to place info notes with interesting facts around the new showpiece. After that, one can start another assignment.

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World of Tanks Blitz (Switch)
World of Tanks Blitz (Switch)

Simulation 26 August 2020

An attempt to transfer the extremely popular World of Tanks from PCs and consoles to mobile devices. As in the case of the original, we are dealing with a free-to-play game, and the fun is based on historical tank clashes in different game modes.

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PC Building Simulator (Switch)
PC Building Simulator (Switch)

Simulation 13 August 2019

PC Building Simulator is a unique production that is more of a training app than a game, where we will try ourselves in building a Personal Computer or learning how to do so. It was created by a single Romanian programmer known as Claudiu. When we start our adventure with PC Building Simulator, we have a simple PC case at our disposal and we have to put the motherboard, the power supply unit, the GPU, and other PC components in the right place. After doing so, we will have to connect them with the right cables. The game uses a simple and intuitive interface. The creator of PC Building Simulator was authorized by the leading manufacturers of PC parts to use the likeness of their products. Thanks to that, we will use PC parts that we can actually buy in stores.

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Alaskan Truck Simulator (Switch)
Alaskan Truck Simulator (Switch)

Simulation 2021

An unusual production, combining a truck driving simulator with a survival game. Alaskan Truck Simulator has the official Discovery Channel license. The game was developed by the Polish studio Movie Games, and PlayWay is responsible for its release.

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Everything (Switch)
Everything (Switch)

Simulation 10 January 2019

Developed by an indie developer David O’Reilly, Everything generates worlds, which you can watch from any perspective you like. Each universe can be observed in both micro and macro scale. You start playing in a particular place of a procedurally generated world, but the rest is completely up to you – you are free to take control of a single atom, animal, or object, and focus on its immediate whereabouts, or control an entire planet, star or even galaxy. The gameplay has no specific goal – what you do and why you do it is your choice. As you jump between different elements of the universe you create its encyclopedia – objects that you discover are catalogued, after which you can view them in a special menu. All that is complemented by decent graphics and atmospheric soundtrack as well as lectures of the philosopher Alan Watts. Interestingly, Everything is the first video game in history nominated for Oscar in the Best Animated Short Film thanks to its several-minute trailer – that film had also won jury’s award at Vienna Shorts Festival.

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Truck Driver (Switch)
Truck Driver (Switch)

Simulation December 2020

A driving game with simulation elements, in which the players get to drive trucks and deliver all sorts of goods. In return for the money we earn by driving, it’s possible to buy new trucks, as well as upgrade the ones purchased before.

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The Trail: Frontier Challenge (Switch)
The Trail: Frontier Challenge (Switch)

Simulation 28 February 2018

The Trail: Frontier Challenge is a survival game developed by Peter Molyneux's studio 22 Cans, creators of Godus and Curiosty. We play as a traveler who, after a long journey, reaches the New World and begins to explore it. Our job is to venture deeper into the land. As we play, we travel from town to town, camping on the way. We also collect and craft various items during our adventures. The game is slow-paced and focuses on being more relaxing than challenging. We will also find some multiplayer elements here - we can create communities with other players and work on our towns with them. The Trail: Frontier Challenge has colorful minimalist visuals.

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Hunting Simulator 2 (Switch)
Hunting Simulator 2 (Switch)

Simulation December 2020

The second part of the hunter simulator series, developed by Neopica studio. In Hunting Simulator 2 we hunt, making use of a wide range of weapons and gadgets and with the help of one of the three dogs.

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Spintires: MudRunner - American Wilds (Switch)
Spintires: MudRunner - American Wilds (Switch)

Simulation 27 November 2018

An expansion for the 2017 game Spintires: MudRunner – an advanced off-road truck simulator set in the harsh environment. The add-on introduces two new sandbox maps, moving away from Russia to America, as well as related vehicles.

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The Escapists (Switch)
The Escapists (Switch)

Simulation 25 September 2018

A prisoner simulator that combines features of many genres. It was developed by Mouldy Toof in cooperation with Team 17 Software. The player assumes the role of a prisoner who leads a “normal” life in one of several available penitentiary facilities. The main objective of the game is to plan a way of escaping from the prison. In addition to participating in a series of daily activities like various works, workouts, meals, walks and interactions with other prisoners, the player is also gathering seemingly useless items, looking for allies and observing his surroundings in order to find weak points of security systems. The final phase is to use the previously prepared plan and escape. The Escapist offers great freedom of acting and many ways of escaping depending on prison style (among which there is for example a military prison camp). The game offers retro pixel-art two-dimensional graphics presented from a top-down perspective.

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The Escapists 2 (Switch)
The Escapists 2 (Switch)

Simulation 11 January 2018

A sequel to the 2015 game by Mouldy Toof which was a unique arcade 2D platformer with elements of logic and RPG productions. In The Escapist 2, the players assume the role of inmates locked up in heavily-guarded prisons, and their task is to work out the security system and to escape. To do so, we have to look for allies and items that can be crafted into useful tools while pretending that we tend to our usual prison routines. Compared to the original, the game features a myriad of enhancements such as new ways of spending spare time, a modified combat system, a possibility of creating previously unavailable items, and new ways of escaping. One of the biggest novelties is the introduction of a drop in/drop out multiplayer mode in which up to four players can play on a split screen or over the Internet.

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Totally Reliable Delivery Service (Switch)
Totally Reliable Delivery Service (Switch)

Simulation 01 April 2020

A humorous pseudo-simulation game in which we play the role of a rag doll distributing packages around the sandbox world. You can play alone or with up to three friends (on a split screen or through a network).

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Car Mechanic Simulator: Pocket Edition (Switch)
Car Mechanic Simulator: Pocket Edition (Switch)

Simulation 27 September 2019

Port of Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 game designed for Nintendo Switch console. As a car mechanic, we take on new orders and expand our workshop, gaining new skills along the way.

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Ultimate Fishing Simulator (Switch)
Ultimate Fishing Simulator (Switch)

Simulation January 2021

An advanced fishing simulator developed by Ultimate Games in cooperation with PlayWay. The goal of the developers of Ultimate Fishing was to create a game that would recreate all the appeals and nuances of this common hobby. For the purposes of the production, seven varied fisheries were prepared on the basis of actual fishing spots in Panama, Russia, Canada, or the United States. In each one, we can fish in various ways and encounter different kind of fish that require us to adopt the right approach and equipment. Virtual fishermen have a wide range of rods, reels, hooks, baits, and other items at their disposal. The gameplay is made more attractive by dynamic weather conditions and the day-and-night cycle, which, in combination with realistic water physics, makes fishing more varied and unpredictable. The game features an extensive multiplayer mode and an editor that lets us create our dream fishery.

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