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 Stack Gun Heroes released the 31 December 2018 and ranked #26, Volcanoids released the 31 December 2018 and ranked #8, Stonetowers released the 31 December 2018 and ranked #49.

1# Rise of Industry - 2018

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Put your entrepreneurial skills to the test as you create & optimise intricate production lines whilst keeping an eye on the all-important bottom line. As an early 20th Century industrialist, grow your empire & adapt to an ever-changing business landscape with unexpected events that could lead to boom…or bust.

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3# 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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4# 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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5# Atomic Society - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Atomic Society
Screenshot of the video game Atomic Society

Early Access

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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7# HammerHelm - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game HammerHelm
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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8# 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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11# 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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12# 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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13# Mercury Fallen - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Mercury Fallen
Screenshot of the video game Mercury Fallen
Screenshot of the video game Mercury Fallen

Early Access

Dig, Build & Explore. Manage a group of colonists as they attempt to survive underground on an alien world. Automated machine construction was sent ahead to create the Mercury facility, but something has gone wrong. Your colonists awake to find the facility in ruin.

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16# StellarHub - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game StellarHub
Screenshot of the video game StellarHub
Screenshot of the video game StellarHub

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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18# 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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19# RimWorld - 2016

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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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21# Judgment - 2018

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From the team that brought you the critically acclaimed Yakuza series comes Judgment, a gritty tale of disgraced attorney Takayuki Yagami in his quest for redemption. Haunted by his past, he takes up arms as a private detective, clawing his way through Kamurochos underground crime network to investigate a string of grisly murders. Track suspects, discover clues, and bring evidence to court - but be careful, there are dark characters at every turn.

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22# 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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23# 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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24# RECOG The First Wave - 2018

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RECOG The Game is truly challenging and strategically entertaining. Build and defend your industry from an enemy who knows you more than you know yourself. Plan each step wisely, for all decisions you make directly impact what’s to come. Be prepared, for you are now entering THE RECOG!

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