The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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List Criteria: Vote up the best video games in the sandbox genre.

This is a list of the best sandbox games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated sandbox games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest sandbox games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these sandbox games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging sandbox games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new sandbox games.

List is made up of a variety of games, including Minecraft and Dead Rising.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best sandbox games?" and "What is the greatest sandbox game of all time?"
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    Growtopia is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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