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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?"
  • SimCity 20001

    DeveloperFull Fat, Maxis

    SimCity 2000 is a city-building simulation video game and the second installment in the...  more
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  • The Sims2


    The Sims is a strategic life-simulation video game developed by Maxis and published by...  more
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  • RollerCoaster Tycoon3

    DeveloperMicroProse, Frontier Developments, Chris Sawyer

    RollerCoaster Tycoon is a construction and management simulation video game that simulates...  more
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  • The Urbz: Sims in the City4

    DeveloperGriptonite Games, Maxis

    The Urbz: Sims in the City is a video game for the Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2,...  more
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  • The Sims 2: Pets5

    DeveloperElectronic Arts, EA Mobile, Amaze Entertainment, Maxis

    The Sims 2: Pets is the fourth expansion pack in The Sims 2 series of games published by...  more
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  • Star Wars6

    DeveloperAtari, Inc., Atari

    Star Wars is an arcade game produced by Atari Inc. and released in 1983. The game is a first...  more
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  • NASCAR 087

    DeveloperEA Tiburon, Exient Entertainment

    NASCAR 08 is the eleventh installment of the EA Sports NASCAR series. It was developed by EA...  more
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  • Civilization III8

    DeveloperAspyr, Firaxis Games, MacSoft Games

    Sid Meier's Civilization III, commonly shortened to Civ III or Civ 3, is the third installment...  more
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  • Rock Band 29

    DeveloperHarmonix, Pi Studios

    Rock Band 2 is a 2008 music video game developed by Harmonix. It is the sequel to Rock Band...  more
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  • Cabela's Outdoor Adventures10

    DeveloperSand Grain Studios, FUN Labs, Magic Wand Productions

    Cabela's Outdoor Adventures is a hunting video game released in 2005 by Activision. The game...  more
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  • Nobunaga's Ambition11

    DeveloperTecmo Koei, Koei

    Nobunaga's Ambition is a series of turn-based grand strategy role-playing simulation video...  more
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  • Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2005 Adventures12

    DeveloperSand Grain Studios, FUN Labs, Magic Wand Productions, Torus Games

    Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2005 Adventures is a 2004 hunting video game published by Activision...  more
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  • Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader13

    DeveloperLucasArts, Factor 5

    Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader is an arcade-style action game co-developed by...  more
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  • Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town14

    DeveloperMarvelous Entertainment Inc.

    Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town is a video game for the Game Boy Advance, developed by...  more
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  • FIFA 1015

    DeveloperEA Canada

    FIFA 10 is the 17th title in Electronic Arts' FIFA series of football video games. Developed...  more
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  • The Sims Bustin' Out16

    DeveloperGriptonite Games, Maxis

    The Sims Bustin' Out is the second title in The Sims console series and the first The Sims...  more
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    #81 of 100 The Best PlayStation 2 Strategy Games#58 of 90 The Best Life Simulation Games of All Time

  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 317


    Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3, originally released in Japan as simply Persona 3, is the third...  more
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  • Band Hero18

    DeveloperBudcat Creations, Vicarious Visions, Neversoft

    Band Hero is a spinoff video game as part of the Guitar Hero series of music rhythm games,...  more
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  • World Championship Poker19

    DeveloperPoint of View, Inc., Point of View, Coresoft

    World Championship Poker is a series of poker video games first developed by Coresoft and...  more
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  • Guitar Hero: Metallica20

    DeveloperBudcat Creations, Neversoft

    Guitar Hero: Metallica is a music rhythm game developed by Neversoft, published by Activision...  more
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  • Pole Position21


    Pole Position is an arcade racing video game which was released by Namco in 1982 and licensed...  more
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  • Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon22


    Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon, also known as Harvest Moon: Innocent Life, is a...  more
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  • ActRaiser23


    ActRaiser, released in Japan as Actraiser, is a 1990 Super Nintendo Entertainment System...  more
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  • Clash of Steel24
    Clash of Steel is a grand strategy computer game released in 1993 by Strategic Simulations...  more
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  • Harvest Moon: Another Wonderful Life25

    DeveloperMarvelous Entertainment Inc.

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