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The Best Building Games Out Now  

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Nothing's better than watching your very own creation come to life (though building up utopias and then watching them crumble is also pretty fun)! These building games are available right now in 2019 and are sure to fill that creative gap in your life. Which of these current building games are your favorites?

If your imagination runs wild, then games like Minecraft and Besiege are right up your alley. These games came out years ago and gamers are still creating new things. Maybe you enjoy designing and renovating your own home. If so, then you need to try games like The Sims 4 and House Flipper, which let you completely customize your living space.

Whether it's sustaining life on another planet with Surviving Mars or running a banana republic in Tropico 5, these building games will satisfy your hunger for creating. Vote up your favorite building games, and if there are any titles you think deserve recognition, go ahead and add them to the list.

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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2009
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more
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Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2017
Ark: Survival Evolved (stylized as ΛRK) is a 2017 action-adventure survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard in collaboration with Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, and Virtual Basement. In ...more
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Roblox is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2006
Roblox, stylized as RŌBLOX, is a massively multiplayer online game created and marketed toward children and teenagers aged 8–18. In the game, players are able to create their own virtual world, ...more
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Cities: Skylines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2015
Cities: Skylines is a city-building game developed by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive. The game is a single-player open-ended city-building simulation. Players engage in ...more
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The Sims 4 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2014
The Sims 4 is a 2014 life simulation video game developed by Maxis and The Sims Studio and published by Electronic Arts. The Sims 4 was originally announced on May 6, 2013, and was released in ...more
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Terraria is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2011
Terraria is an action-adventure sandbox indie video game series, developed by game studio Re-Logic and released on Microsoft Windows, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, Windows Phone, Android, and ...more
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Planet coaster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
Planet coaster
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Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2016
Stardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and published by Chucklefish. The game was released for Microsoft Windows ...more
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House Flipper is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
House Flipper
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Besiege is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
Besiege
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Surviving Mars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2018
Surviving Mars is a simulation video game developed by Bulgarian Haemimont Games and published by Paradox Interactive. It was released on Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on ...more
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SimCity Buildit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
SimCity Buildit
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ANNO 2205 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
ANNO 2205
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SimCity is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
SimCity is a city-building and urban planning simulation Massively multiplayer online game developed by Maxis, a subsidiary of Electronic Arts. Released for Microsoft Windows in early March ...more
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Tropico 5 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2014
Tropico 5 is a construction and management simulation video game developed by Haemimont Games and released on 23 May 2014. For the first time in the series the game features cooperative and ...more
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Poly Bridge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
Poly Bridge
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Tropico 6 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2019
Tropico 6 is a construction, management and political simulation game in the Tropico series, developed by Limbic Entertainment, published by Kalypso Media. As in the other games in the series, ...more
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Aven Colony is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
Aven Colony
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Don't Starve is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2013
Don't Starve is a 2013 action-adventure video game with survival and roguelike elements, developed and published by the indie company Klei Entertainment. The game was initially released via ...more
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Portal Knights is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
Portal Knights 2016
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Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
2017
Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the former also publishing the game. The game was released as a paid early access title for Microsoft ...more
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Banished is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
Banished is an upcoming city-building strategy game focused on careful resource management and survival as an isolated and growing society. The player guides citizens of a remote community of ...more
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Megapolis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
Megapolis
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Stonehearth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
Stonehearth
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Rise of Industry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Building Games Out Now
Rise of Industry