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List of All Simulation Video Games

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List of simulation video games, listed alphabetically with photos of the game's cover art when available. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these simulation video games have been enjoyed by millions. This list includes all simulation video games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure, future or new simulation video games. Various bits of information are available for these top simulation video games, such as when the game was released and who developed the game. In some instances you can click on the names of the games to get an even more in-depth description of them. These aren't necessarily the best simulation video games, but there are a lot of popular simulation video games listed here.

The list you're viewing has a variety of games in it, like Mario Kart 64 and The Sims.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best simulation video games?" and "What are the most popular simulation video games?"
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SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
1993
SimCity 2000 is a city-building simulation video game and the second installment in the SimCity series. SimCity 2000 was first released by Maxis in 1994 for computers running Apple Macintosh ...more
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The Sims is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2000
The Sims is a strategic life-simulation video game developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts, it was released on February 4, 2000. Its development was led by game designer Will Wright, ...more
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RollerCoaster Tycoon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2003
RollerCoaster Tycoon is a construction and management simulation video game that simulates amusement park management. Developed by MicroProse and Chris Sawyer and published by Hasbro ...more
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The Urbz: Sims in the City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2004
The Urbz: Sims in the City is a video game for the Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Nintendo DS. It is the third Sims game for video game consoles and is the second Sims game ...more
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The Sims 2: Pets is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2006
The Sims 2: Pets is the fourth expansion pack in The Sims 2 series of games published by Electronic Arts. It was also sold as a stand-alone game for several consoles. The Sims 2: Pets was ...more
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Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
1983
Star Wars is an arcade game produced by Atari Inc. and released in 1983. The game is a first person space simulator, simulating the attack on the Death Star from the 1977 film Star Wars. The ...more
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NASCAR 08 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2007
NASCAR 08 is the eleventh installment of the EA Sports NASCAR series. It was developed by EA Tiburon and released for PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This is the earliest that EA has ...more
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Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
Oct 30 2001
Sid Meier's Civilization III, commonly shortened to Civ III or Civ 3, is the third installment of the Sid Meier's Civilization turn-based strategy video game series. It was preceded by ...more
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Rock Band 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2008
Rock Band 2 is a 2008 music video game developed by Harmonix. It is the sequel to Rock Band and is the second title in the series. The game allows up to four players to simulate the performance ...more
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Cabela's Outdoor Adventures is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2005
Cabela's Outdoor Adventures is a hunting video game released in 2005 by Activision. The game gives a player the ability to drive vehicles, fish and hunt. This is the very first video game to ...more
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Nobunaga's Ambition is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
1988
Nobunaga's Ambition is a series of turn-based grand strategy role-playing simulation video games. One of the first games in its genre, it was first released in March 1983 by the Japanese video ...more
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Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2005 ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
Nov 27 2004
Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2005 Adventures is a 2004 hunting video game published by Activision Value for Microsoft Windows, Xbox, GameCube, Playstation 2, and Game Boy Advance.
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Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: R... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2001
Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader is an arcade-style action game co-developed by Factor 5 and LucasArts. The second of three games in the Rogue Squadron series, it was published by ...more
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Harvest Moon: Friends of Miner... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2003
Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town is a video game for the Game Boy Advance, developed by Marvelous Interactive Inc. and published in the U.S. by Natsume. It was first released in Japan on ...more
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FIFA 10 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2009
FIFA 10 is the 17th title in Electronic Arts' FIFA series of football video games. Developed by EA Canada, it was published by Electronic Arts worldwide under the EA Sports label. It was ...more
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The Sims Bustin' Out is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2003
The Sims Bustin' Out is the second title in The Sims console series and the first The Sims title to not be released on PC. It featured the same 3D environment and engine the past game did, ...more
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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2006
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3, originally released in Japan as simply Persona 3, is the third video game in the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona series of role-playing video games developed by Atlus, ...more
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Band Hero is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2009
Band Hero is a spinoff video game as part of the Guitar Hero series of music rhythm games, released by Activision on November 3, 2009, for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and ...more
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World Championship Poker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2004
World Championship Poker is a series of poker video games first developed by Coresoft and released in 2005 by Crave Entertainment. The series capitalizes on the recent popularity of poker due to ...more
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Guitar Hero: Metallica is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
2009
Guitar Hero: Metallica is a music rhythm game developed by Neversoft, published by Activision and distributed by RedOctane. The game was released in North America on the PlayStation 3, Wii, and ...more
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Pole Position is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
1982
Pole Position is an arcade racing video game which was released by Namco in 1982 and licensed to Atari, Inc. for US manufacture and distribution, running on the Namco Pole Position arcade system ...more
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Innocent Life: A Futuristic Ha... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
May 15 2007
Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon, also known as Harvest Moon: Innocent Life, is a farming Simulation video game for the PlayStation Portable. It is a spin-off of the Harvest Moon series ...more
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ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
1990
ActRaiser, released in Japan as Actraiser, is a 1990 Super Nintendo Entertainment System action and city-building simulation game developed by Quintet and published by Enix that combines ...more
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Clash of Steel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games
Clash of Steel is a grand strategy computer game released in 1993 by Strategic Simulations Inc. for DOS. It covers the World War II in Europe on a grand strategic scale between 1939 and 1945. ...more
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Harvest Moon: Another Wonderfu... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Simulation Video Games