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Best Sim Games

Not all sim games are equal. Some games are just better than others. This section will tell you about some of the best games you can buy.

Game Sequels You Want to See
Which of your favorite games didn't get a sequel? Is there a game you'd like to see remade?

5 Sim Games That Need A Sequel
A game only requires mild success these days to earn itself a sequel or a handful or expansion packs. The majority of the great sim games have gotten sequels. There are just a few that I'd love to see remade with today's technology.

WWII Flight Simulators
Like many, my favorite era in history to study is World War II. World War II flight simulators are a great way to learn more about the time period.

Sims By Sid Meier
Sid Meier is a well-known game designer. He has created some very addictive and trend setting games. If you've played one of them, you may want to think about trying another one.

Helicopter Sims
Be in the middle of the action with helicopter sims. Some put in you in combat, while others have you concentrating on people who need to be rescued.

Historical Sims
Historical sims recreate a past event or time period as accurately as possible. Many of the games are also included in other genres with simulation game, like combat or flight. This is a great genre for history buffs.

Impressions City Building Sims
Impressions Games has developed some of the most innovative and exciting city building sims available on the market today.

Investigation Simulation Games
The games listed aren't true sim games, they are more on the lines of adventure games. However, they give us the best opportunity to be a detective and solve a few crimes.

Maxis Sims
Since the early '90s Maxis has been capturing the attention of many gamers. They have consistently developed addicting and entertaining simulation games.

Medical Sims
Cure and help others recover in medical sim games. These games over lots of territory. Medical sims cover many areas: war zones, emergency room, and hospital management.

Multiplayer Sim Games
Many games are meant for the single player, with some multiplayer options that doesn't always live up to the hopes and wishes of gamers.

Naval Sims
Naval sims bring the world of submarines and ships to you. Most naval sims involve combat, and many around a specific era. These can be hard games to learn to play, but are worth it in the end.

RollerCoaster Sims
If you are one of those people who just can't get enough of rollercoasters, you should try one of these games. You'll design, perhaps ride your rollercoasters, and maintain your own park.

Skiing Sims
A list of skiing sims that bring the action from the outdoors to your desktop.

Space Sims
The space genre has been ignored by many gaming companies for a few years. However, there have been a few good releases despite the lack of interest developers seem to have in them now.

Transport Sims
Transport sims deal with either public or private systems. Transport sims cover a variety of areas, including cars, air traffic control, and railroads.

Geography Computer Games
About's Geography gives his picks for the best computer games that involve geography.

Food Sims
Food is a daily part of our lives. So why not make a sim game dealing with food! The games below have you in charge of restaurants, growing crops, and making sure the people of your city have enough food.

Combat Sims
Combat sims often appeal to action game fans also, because of the intensity of gameplay and graphics. Flight, tank, and Calvary are just some of the types of combat you can engage in.

Airport Sims
Take over an airport and all the responsibilities that come with it in these airport sim games. Setup security, manage traffic, and set flight schedules are just some of the tasks you'll have to complete.

Demos
Most demos aren't worth the time it took to download them. Fortunately, there are a few quality demos out there, that give you a true taste for the game.

Classic Sims
There are some games that people will just keep playing no matter how much time has passed. People tend to always go back to that first game that got them started, and games that played for hours trying to beat.

Empire Building Sims
Take over the world in these empire building sims. Many of them will keep you up all night.

Ancient Themed Sims
There are a few good games that are centered around ancient time periods. They involve combat, trading, politics, and strategy. If you are looking to be challenged and have fun, try one of these games.

Driving & Racing Sims
An overlooked category of sims that doesn't get enough attention is the racing genre. You'll find some of the best graphics and sound in racing sims.

Presidential Election Computer Games
Life sims have expanded to include political computer games. Try to become President or rule the world in political computer games.

Time Waster Games
Got a few minutes to spare? How about a game to waste the time? Time wasters are generally quick fun games with short levels.

Computer Simulation Games You Haven't Played and Should
Computer games developed by the large publishers are generally the ones most gamers hear about it. There are excellent computer simulation games out there, that you probably haven't played and you should give a try.

Computer Simulation Games for Teens
Help finding the perfect computer simulation game for the teen gamer.

Computer Games for Kids Ages 6 to 9
A list of computer games that young children (ages 6 to 9) would be able to play.

Barbie Computer Games - Barbie Games for Girls
Take Barbie on adventures in these Barbie computer games designed for young girls.

Computer Simulation Games - Games Dealing with Love
Love is a big part of many of our lives. Simulation games can simulate the love you always wanted.

Computer Sim Games Under $10
A list of worthwhile simulation games under 10 dollars.

Games Under $20
The best games are not always the most expensive; sometimes cheap games are just that - cheap. If you are looking for a great game, and don't want to spend a lot of money, try one of the games listed. Most of these games have many fans.

Baseball Sims
Computer baseball games let you take control over the team and do things your way. Some of them let you control almost every aspect, including drafting players. While others don't involve strategy, instead let you play and live your dream of being a Major Leaguer.

Business Games
Business simulation games cover a lot different areas, and can be very addictive. But, there are so many different "tycoon" games out there; sometimes it's hard to tell which ones are actually quality games. Here are my picks for the top business simulations.

City Building Games
The fascination of having your own simulated city started with Will Wright's SimCity Classic. Since then, there have been other games putting their own twist to the city building simulation game genre. Games have come a long way since then, and there are lots of great city building games out there to try. Here are some of the best.

Civilian Flight Sims
Many people use civilian flight sims to help them get an idea of whether or not they may want to take actual flying classes. But that's not all they are good for. Civilian flight sims are relaxing and the scenery is often beautiful.

Games for Young Gamers
There are lots of simulation games out there. It's not easy to tell which is a good game for children. Below are my top picks for families to play together. The games listed have education value and are very fun to play.

Flight Sims
The genre of flight simulations has came so far over the last few years. The graphics are intense, many playing options, and realism keep flight sim fans going back for more.

Football Sims
Football sims put in the quarterback's position or on the sidelines. Which ever way you prefer there is a football game for you.

Free Sims
Free computer games are an easy to way to keep yourself entertained for a few hours - days with some games. Below are free sim games, I recommend downloading.

Golf Sims
Play golf on beautiful courses, or manage your own resort in these golf sims.

Worst Computer Sim Games
A list of games of the worst computer sim games released in 2005. You'll want to avoid these computer sim games.

Life Sims
"The Sims" has completely changed the life simulations category. Over the last few years there have been only a few good life simulations.

Must Have Simulation Games
There are some games that every simulation gamer should have. Because of the range of types of simulation games out there, it is hard to limit the top games to just ten. This list is the games that I would not want to be without.

Sports Sims
When you can't be playing your favorite sport, why not play it on the computer? This is exactly what sports sims gives you the opportunity to do.

Train Sims
Train sims bring the world of model trains to your desktop. These games allow you to manage railroad systems and sit in the engineer's seat.

Tycoon Sims
Over the last year a myriad of "tycoon" games have been released. I've gotten to the point where, if I see the word tycoon used in a game title, I may run for the hills screaming. But there are a few good tycoon games out there.

Best of 2001
2001 was a great year for games. Games released this year advanced in graphics, sound, and gameplay. Whether you enjoy flight sims, racing, or business you'll find a great new game to try. These are the games that caught my attention this year.

Best of 2002
Some of the best games released in 2002.

"The Sims" & Expansion Packs
A list of expansion packs, each with a description and a link to a review. Read this list to make sure you have all the expansion packs.

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...

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