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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
Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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.

Green Hell
Green Hell

Simulation 08 October 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.

SnowRunner
SnowRunner

Simulation 18 May 2021

Continuation of an advanced simulator of heavy off-road vehicles from Saber Interactive studio. MudRunner 2 develops the ideas of its predecessor, again focusing on working with heavy equipment in extreme conditions.

House Flipper
House Flipper

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.

UBOAT
UBOAT

Simulation 2022

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.

Farming Simulator 20
Farming Simulator 20

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.

Townscaper
Townscaper

Simulation 26 August 2021

Townscraper is a game that has no plot or purpose and serves as a tool to put charming towns and cities on an irregular grid, consisting of various objects. Oskar Stalberg is responsible for the production.

Spintires: MudRunner
Spintires: MudRunner

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.

Alaskan Truck Simulator
Alaskan Truck Simulator

Simulation canceled

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.

The Escapists
The Escapists

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.

Stranded Deep
Stranded Deep

Simulation 31 August 2021

A realistic survival game created by a debuting Australian studio Beam Team Games. The player assumes the role of a plane crash survivor who struggles to remain alive on one of the uninhabited islands of the Pacific. Unlike most games of this genre, this production is focused not only on the exploration of the island itself, but it also encompasses the ocean floor around it. Both areas are randomly generated before each game.

Farming Simulator: Nintendo Switch Edition
Farming Simulator: Nintendo Switch Edition

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.

Farmer's Dynasty
Farmer's Dynasty

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.

Tank Mechanic Simulator
Tank Mechanic Simulator

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.

Cooking Simulator
Cooking Simulator

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.

Truck Driver
Truck Driver

Simulation 17 November 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.

Youtubers Life 2
Youtubers Life 2

Simulation 19 October 2021

Youtubers Life 2 is a game that simulates the work and life of a person creating video content for YouTube. The player has to record and edit videos, develop the popularity and reputation of his protégé, invest in business development and manage the character's personal relationships.

Bakery Simulator
Bakery Simulator

Simulation 2022

Simulation game, in which we run our own bakery. We deal with the implementation of more and more sophisticated orders and delivery of baked goods to customers, and the money we earn we invest in the development of our business.

PC Building Simulator
PC Building Simulator

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.

The Escapists 2
The Escapists 2

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.

The Survivalists
The Survivalists

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.

Construction Simulator 3: Console Edition
Construction Simulator 3: Console Edition

Simulation 21 October 2020

The fifth part of the series of construction work simulators with elements of economic strategies. In Construction Simulator 3 we run a construction company and take on further orders, doing the work requiring the use of specialized machines and vehicles.

Thief Simulator
Thief Simulator

Simulation 16 May 2019

Thief Simulator combines elements of stealth-action titles, adventure games and simulators. The player takes on the role of a thief, and their "job" is to steal valuables from various places. Money obtained after selling the stolen goods on the black market can be spent on special gadgets. One is also capable of constructing their own household and installing various security systems. The place can be afterwards put to a test, by leaving it for other players to rob.

Thief Simulator 2
Thief Simulator 2

Simulation 2023

Thief Simulator 2 is the sequel to the successful game that allows players to take on the role of a professional thief. The game was developed by the Polish studio MrCiastku. Its publisher is the Ultimate Games company.