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City Building Simulation Games

Build, manage, and create your own city and empires with city building games. Bring happiness to the people in your cities or start disasters. There are city building games set in modern times, and those set in ancient times.
  1. 1602 A.D. (2)
  2. Age of Empires (7)
  3. Caesar (6)
  4. Caesar IV (4)
  5. Children of the Nile (8)
  6. Cities XL (3)
  7. City Life (8)
  8. CivCity: Rome (2)
  9. Civilization 3 (15)
  10. Cultures (2)
  11. Emperor RMK (7)
  12. Free City Building Games
  13. Glory of the Roman Empire (4)
  14. Medieval Lords (5)
  15. Pharaoh (3)
  16. SimCity 2000 (5)
  17. SimCity 3000 (7)
  18. SimCity 4 (34)
  19. SimCity Classic (2)
  20. SimCity Societies (4)
  21. Space Themed City Building (16)
  22. Stronghold (3)
  23. Stronghold 2 (1)
  24. Tropico (6)
  25. Tycoon City: New York (4)
  26. Zeus (3)

SimCity Social
Details on Facebook's free-to-play SimCity Social, a city-building game inspired by the long-running SimCity franchise.

SimCity (2013)
Details on 2013's SimCity, a city simulation game from Maxis and Electronic Arts.

Anno 2070
Details on BlueByte's Anno 2070, a city-building and trading game set in the near future.

Fate of the Pharaoh Review
An in-depth review of the Egyptian-themed city-building game, Fate of the Pharaoh.

SimCity 3000
Details on SimCity 3000, a city-building simulation game from Maxis and Electronic Arts.

SimCity 4
Details on SimCity 4, the city-building simulation game from Maxis and Electronic Arts.

Cities XL 2012
Details on city-building simulation Cities XL 2012 for PC.

Minecraft Review
A review of Mojang's Minecraft.

Details on Bigpoint's free city-building simulation game, RamaCity.

Minecraft Survival Guide
Helpful tips to survive the first night in Minecraft.

SimCity 2000
Information on Maxis' SimCity 2000, the sequel to the award-winning city simulator, SimCity.

SimCity 4: Rush Hour
Details on SimCity 4: Rush Hour, the first and only expansion pack to SimCity 4.

SimCity Societies: Destinations Expansion Pack
Details on the first expansion pack for SimCity Societies.

Information on the independently developed computer game, Minecraft.

Best City Building Games
Like city building games? Then you don't want to miss the games on this list. These are my favorite city building games I've played and think you should too.

The "SimCity" Series
The "SimCity" series has a long history and a huge following of fans. Find out about the older versions and newest releases for "SimCity."

Sims to Make You Smile
While the primary allure of a computer sim is the sense of realism it conveys, the subject matter doesn't necessarily have to be dry or humorless. In fact, the genre is rife with titles that satisfy one's need to construct, command and control, but also to grin, giggle and guffaw. Here are five computer titles, in no particular order, that are...

Unusual Sims

Are you a bit bored with "traditional" computer sim games? Looking for something off the beaten path? If so, you might consider taking a leap of faith on one or more of the following titles. While they might not necessarily be the best of their respective genres, they are notable for being highly unusual.

Minecraft PC Controls
A list of Minecraft's mouse and keyboard controls on the PC version.

Build-a-lot Review
A review of the computer game, Build-a-lot.

Minecraft's Monsters
Minecraft 's single-player survival mode involves protecting yourself against an assortment of creatures that either come out at night or live deep underground. In Minecraft 's beta release, there are eight monster types to worry about. Each creature has its own look and sound effect, but they share a common purpose: to find where you are and...

Tropico 4
Details on Kalypso Media's island management sim, Tropico 4.

Minecraft Block Types
An informative list of the block types found in the world-building computer game, Minecraft.

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