Recommended games in Simulation
Out Now: Puzzle Craft 2
Puzzle Craft was a great game for it’s time. But these days it looks a bit, well, dated. Puzzle Craft 2 takes the builder/puzzle smash-up gameplay of the original and updates the look, and adds a bunch of new features.
Puzzle Craft 2 features:
• Rule over an entire empire in the ultimate puzzle adventure sequel
• Match tiles to farm, mine, scavenge, craft and build settlements into bustling cities for your workers
• Explore the seas in search of resources and lost treasures
• Over 40 puzzles to unlock and discover new resources waiting to be crafted into useful tools
• Tons of quests, challenges, treasures, trophies and more to find and complete
• Rank your empire with your friends and compete in Royal Quests via Game Center
Posted September 9, 2015 by Jeff Scott
Out Now: Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadsville from Sarah Northway
Rebuild 3 is a strategy sim game with a good helping of narrative and dark humor. It’s a thoughtful game that’ll make you fond of your survivors before you send them to their deaths for the greater good. As you expand your fort to new buildings, you’ll decide between farms or fortifications, housing or hospitals, and make tough decisions to fend off raiders, illness, starvation, and madness. And the dead are still out there wandering the streets, hungrier than ever.
Posted September 3, 2015 by Jeff Scott
Out Now: Farming Simulator 16
Some would say that down to earth simulation games like this are out of place in a gaming universe with no bounds. I see a certain Zen to them, especially in our current never stop lifestyle. Much like a simple check-in/collection game, Farming Simulator 16 is a way to zone out and relax. And it doesn’t hurt that you can drive a tractor in the game too.
Farming Simulator 16 allows you to manage your own realistic farm in extraordinary detail. Plant, grow, harvest, and sell five different crops, raise cows and sheep, and sell timber at your own pace. Buy new fields to expand your farm land. Take direct control of harvesters and tractors, or hire AI helps and manage your growing farm from the full screen management map.
Posted August 5, 2015 by Jeff Scott
Out Now: Five Nights at Freddys 4
In this last chapter of the Five Nights at Freddy’s original story, you must once again defend yourself against Freddy Fazbear, Chica, Bonnie, Foxy, and even worse things that lurk in the shadows. Playing as a child whose role is yet unknown, you must safeguard yourself until 6am by watching the doors, as well as warding off unwanted creatures that may venture into your closet or onto the bed behind you.
Posted August 4, 2015 by Jeff Scott
Out Now: Cosmonautica, Quirky Space Sim from Chasing Carrots
It’s been described as The Sims meets Elite — this odd little gem is out now on iOS and Android.
Start by boarding a washed-up space cruiser and fulfill your destiny as an aspiring captain on the hunt for fame and fortune. Cosmonautica combines elements of space trading and crew simulation to create a unique experience. Only if you take good care of your crew you will be able to succeed.
Do you have what it takes to become the best trader, smuggler, pirate or even space taxi? It’s your choice!
Posted July 31, 2015 by Jeff Scott
Out Now: This War of Mine from 11 Bit Studios
One of my most anticipated games, This War of Mine is out now for iPad and Android tablets. It’s a very emotional game, be warned.
In This War Of Mine you do not play as an elite soldier, rather a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. The game provides an experience of war seen from an entirely new angle.
The pace of This War of Mine is imposed by the day and night cycle. During the day snipers outside stop you from leaving your refuge, so you need to focus on maintaining your hideout: crafting, trading and taking care of your survivors. At night, take one of your civilians on a mission to scavenge through a set of unique locations for items that will help you stay alive.
Make life-and-death decisions driven by your conscience. Try to protect everybody from your shelter or sacrifice some of them for longer-term survival. During war, there are no good or bad decisions; there is only survival. The sooner you realize that, the better.
Posted July 15, 2015 by Jeff Scott
Out Now: Goat Simulator - Goatz (the most fun you will have this week)
What if you took a Goat Simulator and crossed it with The Walking Dead? You’d end up with Goat Simulator – Goatz.
If you have an appreciation for mindless fun and outlandish humor, you are going to like this game. And if you also liked Goat Simulator, you are going to love this game. Grab it, relax, and have a good time. (and turn up the volume)
Posted May 6, 2015 by Jeff Scott