50 Best City-building games

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The best City-building games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

1# Cities: Skylines - 2015

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Cities: Skylines is a modern take on the classic city simulation. The game introduces new game play elements to realize the thrill and hardships of creating and maintaining a real city whilst expanding on some well-established tropes of the city building experience.
Cities: Skylines is a city-building simulation game.

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2# Stonehearth - 2015

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90
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Early Access

Stonehearth is a game of exploration and survival in an epic fantasy setting. Build your town, care for your hearthlings, and defend against marauding invaders.
Stonehearth is a sandbox city-building game.

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3# Anno 2205 - 2015

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75
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In Anno 2205™, you join humankind‘s next step into the future with the promise to build a better tomorrow. You conquer Earth, establishing rich, bustling cities and grand industrial complexes, but to secure the prosperity of your people, you must travel into space.
Anno 2205 is a real-time strategy city-building management game.

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4# Tropico 5 - 2014

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75
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Return to the remote island nation of Tropico and expand your Dynasty’s reign from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century, facing new challenges including advanced trading mechanics, technology and scientific research, exploration, cooperative and competitive MULTIPLAYER for up to 4 players.
Tropico 5 is a city-building simulation game.

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5# Block'hood - 2016

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80
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Early Access

Block’hood is a neighborhood-building simulator that celebrates the diversity and experimentation of cities and the unique ecosystems within them. Budding city planners will have access to 90+ building blocks to arrange and combine and to create unique neighborhoods and discover the implications of their designs.
Block'hood is a sandbox city-building simulation game.

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6# Planetbase - 2015

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77
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Guide a group of space settlers trying to establish a base on a remote planet. Grow food, collect energy, mine resources, survive disasters and build a self-sufficient colony in a harsh and unforgiving environment.
Planetbase is a survival city-building management game in space.

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7# Banished - 2014

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74
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In this city-building strategy game, you control a group of exiled travelers who decide to restart their lives in a new land. They have only the clothes on their backs and a cart filled with supplies from their homeland. The townspeople of Banished are your primary resource.
Banished is a survival sandbox city-building simulation game.

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8# Townsmen - 2016

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77
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From humble backwater to medieval metropolis - build the city of your dreams!
Townsmen is a casual city-building simulation game.

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9# Lethis - Path of Progress - 2015

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73
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Lethis - Path of Progress is a city-builder in a victorian steampunk setting.
Lethis - Path of Progress is a city-building management game.

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10# Cities XL 2011 - 2015

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Design, build, and manage the world’s largest and most diverse cities in Cities XXL. Bigger and better than ever before with a more powerful game engine and new interface, become the mayor of your very own sprawling metropolis.
Cities XL 2011 is a city-building simulation game.

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11# Valhalla Hills - 2015

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Lead your people. Survive the wilderness. Fight for honor. Reclaim your eternal reward. A brand new strategy game from the developers of Cultures and The Settlers II.
Valhalla Hills is a strategy city-building management game.

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12# The Spatials - 2015

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76
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It's the year 5781 -- and you have been chosen to build and lead a space station in a wild corner of the galaxy! Attract visitors and explore hundreds of planets to fund your station.
The Spatials is a real-time city-building simulation game.

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13# Champions of Anteria - 2016

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66
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Champions of Anteria is a tactical Real Time Strategy Game that will allow players to lead and develop their group of cheerful champions into tactical action battles, to save the legendary Kingdom of Anteria.
Champions of Anteria is a strategy city-building RPG game.

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14# Space Colony - 2015

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75
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Space Colony: Steam Edition is a remaster of the real-time base builder and strategy game from Firefly Studios, creators of the Stronghold series. In Space Colony you colonize to survive, designing intergalactic bases that keep your crew productive, happy and defended against hostile alien threats.
Space Colony is a strategy management game in a science fiction world.

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15# Northland - 2015

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69
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The Vikings are back! Get this RTS classic!
Northland is a strategy city-building management game.

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16# Concrete Jungle - 2016

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83
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Concrete Jungle is a city planning deck-building game. Place buildings using cards in your deck and earn new ones as you progress! A genre-blending game packed with cool ideas that swaps micro-management for a more puzzle-like approach to city planning.
Concrete Jungle is a local multiplayer city-building card game.

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17# Life is Feudal: Forest Village - 2016

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Early Access

LiF:Forest Village is a city builder with survival aspects in a realistic harsh medieval world. Shape, build and expand your settlement, grow various food to prevent your villagers from avitaminosis and starvation. Possess them for additional micromanagement or simply to wander around.
Life is Feudal: Forest Village is a city-building simulation game.

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18# Clockwork Empires - 2016

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67
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Take on the role of a Colonial Bureaucrat sent forth by the Clockwork Empire to build a Frontier Colony. Design houses & workshops to feed the Ravenous Maw of Industry, manage a uniquely unruly population, avoid cannibalism & monsters, and make Important Decisions for the glory of the Empire!
Clockwork Empires is a city-building simulation game.

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19# The Tribez & Castlez - 2014

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70
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Uncover the endless secrets of the magic game world in deep dungeons, high towers, and abandoned wastelands. Rebuild your kingdom: construct Sawmills and Factories, cultivate grapes and eggplants, breed pigs and sheep, farm the lands and reap the harvest.
The Tribez & Castlez is a city-building game.

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20# CitiesCorp Concept - Build Everything on Your Own - 2016

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CitiesCorp Concept: Design buildings, manage economy and cope with traffic. A sandbox city building simulation.
CitiesCorp Concept - Build Everything on Your Own is a trains city-building simulation game.

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21# 1849 - 2014

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65
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1849 is a city management game set during the California Gold Rush. Your task is to build towns, populate them with workers, and make sure that they are housed, fed, and entertained. You’ll have to manage and coordinate extensive production and trade networks to make sure your towns thrive.
1849 is a city-building simulation game.

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22# Heroes of Issachar - 2016

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Early Access

Heroes of Issachar is a city-builder / FPS hybrid. This game takes everything you love about classic city-builders and puts a crossbow in your hand to defend the kingdom you have built and extinguish the enemy from the land by raising up an army and recruiting other heroes to join the fight.
Heroes of Issachar is a open-world strategy city-building simulation game.

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23# Earth Space Colonies - 2016

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Earth Space Colonies is a strategy-simulation game where you build space colonies around the Solar system. Establish a first self-sustaining colony on the Red planet with ultimate goal of terraforming Mars. Play three story campaigns all at once: terraform Mars, fight on Ceres and explore Ganymede.
Earth Space Colonies is a city-building simulation game in space.

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24# Hearthlands - 2014

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Early Access

Hearthlands is a medieval/fantasy city-building real time strategy game in which you take a role of a king in a procedurally generated world. You can not control your subjects directly; instead you focus on city-building, resource management, diplomacy, heroes, magic and other things a typical king deals with on a daily basis.
Hearthlands is a city-building management game.

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25# Abyssrium - 2016

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81
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Deep in the oceans abyss where all is quiet Make friends for the Lonely Corallite . As the Lonely Corallite grows , new fish and coral appear all around .
Abyssrium is a city-building simulation game.

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26# PlayFortress - 2016

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Early Access

PlayFortress is a castle building game where the player controls characters such as the Lord, Master Mason and Engineer, using them to construct elaborate castle fortifications and settlements whilst managing their economy.
PlayFortress is a sandbox strategy city-building simulation game.

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27# Project AURA - 2015

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Early Access

Lead a Colony of Climate Disaster Survivors.
Project AURA is a sandbox city-building management game.

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28# Zeus Poseidon - 2016

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Zeus + Poseidon delivers hundreds of hours of gameplay in one game!
Zeus Poseidon is a strategy city-building game.

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29# Timber and Stone - 2015

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Early Access

Timber and Stone is a procedural city building game set in a medieval fantasy world. With over one-hundred resources to gather and craft, Timber and Stone has the feel of a real time strategy game, but with much more depth and complexity.
Timber and Stone is a survival sandbox strategy city-building game.

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30# Soviet City - 2016

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Early Access

Soviet City is a game made up of quick game plays, where building and control is essential. We take a lot from classic city builders. The player takes the role of mayor of the city. Soviet law and economy have their own laws. Every building influences a terror bar. Be careful, because excessive terror level leads to a rebellion.
Soviet City is a real-time strategy city-building simulation game.

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31# Gnomoria - 2016

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67
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Gnomoria is a sandbox village management game where you help lead a small group of gnomes, who have set out on their own, to thrive into a bustling kingdom! Anything you see can be broken down and rebuilt elsewhere.
Gnomoria is a sandbox city-building management game.

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32# Steam Bandits: Outpost - 2014

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Explore the skies of a Steampunk world while discovering islands, taming beasts, and battling anything that stands in your way. Customize your own outpost as your base of operations for crafting and sending your followers out on missions while away. Over 40 hours of gameplay with a deep story!
Steam Bandits: Outpost is a free to play. Steam Bandits: Outpost is a casual city-building game.

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33# 8th Wonder of The World - 2015

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81
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Solve the mystery surrounding the 8th Wonder of the World with your heroes and banish evil from the Earth! Play this RTS-Classic.
8th Wonder of The World is a real-time strategy management game.

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34# Beyond Sol - 2015

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84
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Beyond Sol is a unique blend of action combat and grand strategy empire building in a dynamic open world. Collect resources, build your city, upgrade your ships, and cultivate relationships or wage wars with rival cities in your quest to dominate the solar system. Play singleplayer or multiplayer.
Beyond Sol is a real-time grand strategy game in space.

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35# Kingdom Wars 2: Battles - 2016

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64
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KW2B brings massive sieges and survival to medieval strategy. With epic storytelling and complex crafting, fight to survive through brutal siege combat, fighting each other, and hordes of Zombies. With complex castle and city building, beautiful, yet gory battlefields await in episodic story campaign, mmo skirmish and coop modes.
Kingdom Wars 2: Battles is a RTS (real-time strategy) game.

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36# Pre-Civilization Marble Age - 2015

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76
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Turn-based historical simulation strategy. Develop the Greek civilization from the small village to the great city-state when it will dominate the world!
Pre-Civilization Marble Age is a turn-based strategy city-building simulation game.

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37# Gang Nations - 2015

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73
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Gang Nations is a fantastic mix of exciting single-player missions and ferocious multiplayer battles, combining city building with fierce combat. Please note that Gang Nations is completely free to play, but some items such as gems can be purchased for real money.
Gang Nations is a strategy city-building game.

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38# Transport Fever - 2016

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76
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Transport Fever is railroad focused tycoon game. Players start in 1850 and build up a thriving transport company. As an emerging transport tycoon, the player constructs stations, airports, harbors and makes money by connecting areas requiring transport services. Build up your own Empire!
Transport Fever is a trains simulation game.

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39# Crime Coast: Gangster Paradise - 2016

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From the cartels and gangs of Rio to the criminal underworld of New York City, gangsters flock to Crime Coast with their homies and henchmen to raid rivals. Arm your gangsters with more weapons than GTA can shake a stick at, and finish your rivals with total annihilation from your missile silo!
Crime Coast: Gangster Paradise is a city-building game.

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40# Grand Ages: Medieval - 2015

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64
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Rise from the humble role of a simple mayor governing a small settlement and rule over all of Europe.
Grand Ages: Medieval is a real-time strategy game.

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41# Northgard - 2016

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Northgard is a strategy game based on Norse mythology in which you control a clan of Vikings vying for the control of a mysterious newfound continent.
Northgard is a real-time strategy city-building game.

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42# Big City Stories - 2016

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Congratulations, you're in charge of a small city with high hopes and endless potential. Turn your streets into a stunt course complete with ramps and flaming hoops, soar to the top of skyscrapers with air jets, run over invading zombies, host parties for your friends, and so much more! Earn dozens of in-game prizes, such as cool clothing, fast cars, and even superpowers!
Big City Stories is a city-building adventure game.

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43# CaesarIA - 2015

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Early Access

CaesarIA is a remake of an old-school economic strategy game, Caesar III which is a masterpiece among the games of this genre in our opinion. There are different economic strategy games and they can be broken down to subtypes but from our viewpoint Caesar encompasses planning, constructing, diplomacy and military campaigns.
CaesarIA is a free to play. CaesarIA is a strategy city-building game.

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44# Century City - 2015

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79
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Century City is all about mining golds and building up your own Super City! Visit your friend's city for rare rewards.
Century City is a city-building simulation game.

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45# Minions Paradise - 2015

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75
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Plant firefly trees, harness power from electric eels, and grow bushels of bananas to make an island paradise for Phil and his Minion buddies. com/1/service-updates Important Consumer Information: requires a persistent Internet connection (network fees may apply); requires acceptance of EAs Privacy & Cookie Policy, TOS and EULA includes in-game advertising; collects data through third party analytics technology (see Privacy & Cookie Policy for details); contains direct links to the Internet and social networking sites intended for an audience over 13.
Minions Paradise is a free to play. Minions Paradise is a city-building simulation game.

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46# Stronghold: Crusader II - 2014

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69
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Stronghold Crusader 2 is the long awaited sequel to the original castle sim. After 12 years Stronghold returns to the desert with a new 3D engine and powerful Havok Physics. Crusader 2 recaptures the original game’s addictive, fast-paced gameplay and authentic castle simulation.
Stronghold: Crusader II is a real-time strategy game.

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47# All My Gods - 2015

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Become a Roman god! Don't be shy! Epic game that topped the charts on Big Fish Games and GameHouse!
All My Gods is a casual strategy city-building simulation game.

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48# Futurama: Game of Drones - 2016

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81
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Futurama: Game of Drones is free to download and play, but it also allows you to purchase virtual items with real money inside the game. Futurama: Game of Drones may also contain advertising.
Futurama: Game of Drones is a puzzle city-building game.

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49# Judgment: Apocalypse Survival Simulation - 2016

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Early Access

Manage a society of survivors in a demon apocalypse. Survive by building a base, researching science and the occult, crafting equipment and exploring a world overrun by demons.
Judgment: Apocalypse Survival Simulation is a survival management game in a post-apocalyptic world.

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50# ANNO: Build an Empire - 2014

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61
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5/5 I've always loved base and empire building games, but for a mobile game it's amazing. This game is free to download and play but some game items can be purchased for real money.
ANNO: Build an Empire is a city-building game.

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