50 Best Base-building games

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The best 50 Base-building games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Grounded released the 28 July 2020 and ranked #25, Satisfactory released the 8 June 2020 and ranked #24, Oxygen Not Included released the 30 July 2019 and ranked #14.

2# Kingdom: New Lands - 2017

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Rulers will need all the strength of their subjects to sail away and find new kingdoms in these New Lands. Travel to the New Lands and welcome the deluge of new mounts, merchants, and vagrants that call these isles home, but be wary of the new obstacles that threaten your arrival -- for not just the greedy creatures block your way but even the environment itself can defeat you.

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3# RimWorld - 2018

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A sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. Generates stories by simulating psychology, ecology, gunplay, melee combat, climate, biomes, diplomacy, interpersonal relationships, art, medicine, trade, and more.

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5# Volcanoids - 2018

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Early Access

Volcanoids is a first-person, base building survival game set in the steampunk era where humans and technology meet. Explore a volcanic island, operating giant drills and enduring eruptions triggered by mechanical beings.

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6# MachiaVillain - 2018

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Machiavillain is an evil mansion management and strategy game, inspired by Dungeon Keeper, Prison Architect and all the horror movie clichés! Build your own manor, raise your monsters, set up your traps, and exterminate your victims. But to gain reputation you'll have to slay by the horror movie rules!

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7# Factorio - 2016

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Early Access

Factorio is a game about building and creating automated factories to produce items of increasing complexity, within an infinite 2D world. Use your imagination to design your factory, combine simple elements into ingenious structures, and finally protect it from the creatures who don't really like you.

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8# StellarHub - 2017

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StellarHub is a starbase management game where your job is to build a safe and functional space station. Deal with the challenges of managing a station crew while taking care of everyone’s needs. Your tasks include construction, extraction of resources, defense, trade, and more.

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9# HammerHelm - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game HammerHelm
Screenshot of the video game HammerHelm

Early Access

Build your home, build your adventure! The Dwarves of the HammerHelm Clan dream of living above ground, under the sun and clouds. As their Champion, it is up to you to help them establish their home and guide them towards prosperity.

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11# Atomic Society - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Atomic Society
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Society is dead. So remake it. Build and rule your own post-apocalyptic society. Decide the laws and morals of the survivors. Overcome challenges and threats from the wasteland. What kind of society will you make?

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14# Oxygen Not Included - 2019

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Oxygen Not Included is a space-colony simulation game. Deep inside an alien space rock your industrious crew will need to master science, overcome strange new lifeforms, and harness incredible space tech to survive, and possibly, thrive.

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16# LifeZ - Survival - 2018

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Early Access

LifeZ - Survival is a third-person sandbox-survival game. Build you hideout, search for water and food, mine resources and fight against zombies and finally find ways to contact the outside world and leave Catastrophie Area.

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17# Hope of humanity - 2018

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Early Access

Build your station! Raise the defense! Head up your fleet! Protect your station from alien invasion and save humanity from total destruction because you are the hero of the galactic empire!

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19# Band of Defenders - 2018

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A Co-Op FPS game with base building in a post-apocalyptic world. Craft weapons, build barricades and automated turrets, unlock new gear and items for visual customization and kill all savages and mutants trying to destroy the remnants of human civilization.

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21# All Contact Lost - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game All Contact Lost
Screenshot of the video game All Contact Lost

Early Access

All Contact Lost is a Sci-Fi survival FPS where you are put in charge of building an outpost on the moon, backed by a team of four, you must build powerful defences, strategise your team and fight to endure the horror below the surface known as the Acari.

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22# The Capture Worlds - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game The Capture Worlds
Screenshot of the video game The Capture Worlds

Early Access

In "The Capture Worlds" you will travel to other worlds to fight monsters which you've never seen before. Capture them, train them and fight back! Become the new ruler of the monsters! Start your new journey now!

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23# Landless - 2017

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Early Access

Survive, Craft, Build, Discover, Hunt, Salvage, Farm, and fight off pirates on the open ocean. Conquer the high seas in this post-apocalyptic water world where settlements are built and raided. Experience it all in Landless!

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24# Satisfactory - 2020

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Early Access

Satisfactory is a first-person open-world factory building game with a dash of exploration and combat. Play alone or with friends, explore an alien planet, create multi-story factories, and enter conveyor belt heaven!

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25# Grounded - 2020

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Early Access

The world is a vast, beautiful and dangerous place – especially when you have been shrunk to the size of an ant. Can you thrive alongside the hordes of giant insects, fighting to survive the perils of the backyard?

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