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TOP 5 best city-builder games from the 2000s (and 5 best simulation games)

Whether you are bored with the city building title that you are currently playing and looking for another, or you are new to this gaming genre and want the best game to start with. Whatever your situation, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In a typical city-building game, the player has to plan the entire city and is responsible for its growth and development. While many features vary game-to-game,

the main game remains the same – planning and building. Often, some of these games are considered construction and management simulation games. Here, we have compiled a list of the best city-building games for all the platforms that you can play in 2022.

1. Zeus: Master of Olympus 

Zeus: Master of Olympus is a unique city-building game that takes the idea of ​​players taking on the role of a god and taking a city one step further. It takes place in ancient Greece, where they have to build the strongest city.

The player’s objective is to protect the cities from occasional attacks by demons and other gods from Greek mythology. Although it was released in 2000, Zeus: Master of Olympus was ahead of its time in terms of level of detail and graphics.

2. Townscaper

While Townscraper is not a city builder in the traditional sense, there is no doubt that the whole purpose of the game is to create a settlement. You have tons of options for colors and styles, and it’s a very cool feel overall.

Townscaper has come into its own as a tool for those who want to use their built towns as set pieces in their tabletop games. It lets you build a city exactly what you need.

3. Balancity

Do you like to play Jenga? What about combining elements of the city building style with it? Equilibrium is a combination of both and is based on physics. Players must build tall buildings making sure they are well balanced on a platform.

In addition, you need to keep the residents of the city happy. Not only jobs, but you also have to provide them with basic civic amenities, build airports and train stations, and build power plants and sites.

4. Megapolis

Megapolis is a more traditional take on city building games, the kind you play on your computer! The game allows you to build an entire city from scratch, and it’s up to you to build all aspects of it, from the roads to the airport!

You can even build railroads going in and out of your city, explore border towns, build casinos, mines, and more! This game is great, which is definitely reminiscent of games like Cities: Skylines or even Railroad Tycoon!

5. Anno 1404 (2009)

Expanding on the smaller scale of older city-building games, Anno 1404 takes things on a near global scale. The user takes control of a manor that is part of a larger nation.

and is tasked with establishing a foothold in both parts of the game world. While not exactly inspired by real history, the game draws elements that resemble the setting’s historical period.

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1 Banished.
2 Age of Empires III.
3 Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadsville.
4 Northgard.
5 Concrete Jungle.

1 Pick a concept.
2 Start building.
3 Refine your concept.
4 Test your game.
5 Market the finished product.

1 Forza Horizon 5.
2 Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla.
3 Red Dead Redemption 2.
4 Final Fantasy XV.
5 Metro Exodus.