The Best Simulation Games For The PSP

Over 300 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Simulation Games For The PSP
Voting Rules
Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation Portable at some point.

If you owned a PSP at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few simulation video games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PSP simulation video games of all time.

This list features the most popular and best-selling PlayStation Portable simulation games that were released. While many of these games were PSP exclusives, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games featured on this list include everything from Echochrome to Need for Speed: Most Wanted.

Vote up all your favorite sims below.

Most divisive: Need For Speed: ProStreet
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  • In Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley, players become the hero destined to save a humble village from being turned into a theme park. By tending to crops and livestock, players must work their green thumbs to secure the valley's future, all while building relationships with the locals. The game has made its mark with charming graphics and addictive gameplay, setting the standard for farming simulators.

    • Developer: Marvelous Entertainment Inc., Victor Interactive Software

    Returning to its roots, Harvest Moon: Back to Nature takes players on an agricultural adventure through a nostalgic storyline. Gameplay involves restoring a run-down farm and building a prosperous life through hard work and dedication. A true classic, the game has left a lasting impact on the hearts of fans, capturing the essence of what makes the franchise so beloved.

    • Developer: Visceral Games, Maxis

    In this adventurous twist on life simulation, The Sims 2: Castaway throws players onto an uninhabited island where they must learn to survive. From crafting tools and shelters to befriending monkeys, the gameplay is wildly imaginative and engaging. The game leaves players marooned in its immersive world, proving that even castaways can find a home in the gaming community.

    • Developer: Artepiazza

    Innocent Life propels the Harvest Moon franchise into the future, giving birth to a robotic farming protagonist. Designed to change the bleak landscape of Heartflame Island, players must cultivate the land and unravel the island's mysterious history. This futuristic twist on a beloved series offers gamers a fresh experience, drawing them into a brave new world.

  • SimCity Societies
    51 votes
    • Developer: Tilted Mill Entertainment

    Creators are put at the helm of a digital metropolis in SimCity Societies, constructing and managing a bustling cityscape. Gameplay is robust, allowing players to build their dream cities while maintaining infrastructure and juggling a variety of societal issues. With its diverse options and endless replayability, SimCity Societies empowers players to shape the virtual landscape like never before.

  • The Sims 2: Pets
    Oct 17 2006
    32 votes
    • Developer: Electronic Arts, EA Mobile, Amaze Entertainment, Maxis

    Man's best friend takes center stage in The Sims 2: Pets, adding a menagerie of four-legged companions to the popular life-simulation series. Pet care and training take the spotlight as players experience the joys and challenges of pet ownership. This heartwarming expansion has proven that pets bring both joy and chaos to our virtual lives, just as they do in reality.