50 Best City-building games

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The best 50 City-building games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, 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.

The latest addition in this selection are Conqueror 940 AD released the 31 March 2021 and ranked #32, The Tenants released the 24 March 2021 and ranked #46, Lux Ski Jump released the 18 March 2021 and ranked #48.

27# Stonehearth - 2015

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Pioneer a living world full of warmth, heroism, and mystery. Help a small group of settlers build a home for themselves in a forgotten land. Establish a food supply, build shelter, defend your people, monitor their moods, and find a way to grow and expand, facing challenges at every step.

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30# Raid! - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Raid!
Screenshot of the video game Raid!

Raid is a three dimensional, base building tower defense game. Build and upgrade towers, capture castles and defend against increasing waves of enemies. Expend your coin in efforts to fend off your attackers while preparing for the final wave before you can move onto the next plot of land.

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31# SugarWinds - 2021

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Early Access

Do you want to build a Caribbean colony? Load a ship in Europe and set sail. Create your city, trade, and repel Pirates attacks! Starting with a vessel and resources try to thrive in the New World! Can you do it?

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32# Conqueror 940 AD - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Conqueror 940 AD
Screenshot of the video game Conqueror 940 AD

Conqueror 940 AD, a casual turn-based medieval town-builder where your decisions matter. As an ousted prince, you stumble upon empty land to build a kingdom from. How you fare and what you do with your rising power is up to you. Build, research, plan, do battle, and maybe even fall in love.

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33# Civitatem - 2018

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Early Access

Civitatem is a medieval city builder where you help your villagers raise a new settlement in dangerous lands by making use of their skills and available world resources.

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35# Alek - The Lost Kingdom - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Alek - The Lost Kingdom
Screenshot of the video game Alek - The Lost Kingdom
Screenshot of the video game Alek - The Lost Kingdom

Early Access

Alek, the young man who will change Zarabon's World forever. In this adventure, you must rebuild the world of Zarabon in your image. Build villages and manage your production lines with the help of your villagers.

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36# Surviving Mars: Space Race - 2018

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Surviving Mars is a sci-fi city builder all about colonizing Mars and surviving the process. Choose a space agency for resources and financial support before determining a location for your colony. Build domes and infrastructure, research new possibilities and utilize drones to unlock more elaborate ways to shape and expand your settlement. Cultivate your own food, mine minerals or just relax by the bar after a hard day’s work. Most important of all, though, is keeping your colonists alive. Not an easy task on a strange new planet.

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37# Foundation - 2019

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Early Access

Foundation is a grid-less, sprawling medieval city building simulation with a heavy focus on organic development, monument construction and resource management.

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39# Skid Cities - 2020

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A Cyberpunk City Building Game. Define the city of a twisted, dark, utopian or dystopian future. Build it in the sky, underground, on the scorched remainings of what we call Earth. Enjoy the cyberpunk sandbox city simulator.

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41# Urban Survival - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Urban Survival
Screenshot of the video game Urban Survival

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Urban Survival is an open world Survival game, in a city setting. Survive the harsh elements of life on the streets. Find supplies for crafting make-shift weapons and shelters. Learn to cook using what you've got. Build a base of operations, grow your gang, and become a nomad king.

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43# Build Away! - Idle City Builder - 2016

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In this game youll be breaking records for constructing cafes, homes, chicken shops, banks, villas and caravan parks on your mobile phone or tablet! The more you play the more youll discover will the future hold an airport, resort, zoo, theme park, or even a rainbow unicorn? ~~~~~~~~~~ * SIMPLE & RELAXING - Tap n swipe to grow your city from a caravan park into a metropolis!

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45# Rescue HQ - The Tycoon - 2019

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Build up your headquarters from scratch and design your own masterpiece. In Rescue HQ you build, organize and manage a joint station for firefighters, police, and ambulance. Manage your resources wisely and master challenging emergencies to keep your city safe! Are you up to the challenge?

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46# The Tenants - 2021

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Early Access

Become a landlord and deal with problematic tenants as you build your rental property empire. Decide how to react to annoyed neighbors or police interventions. Will you rent your apartment to a college couple or an older lady with four cats?

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47# Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists ~Ateliers of the New World~ - 2019

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This title is designed to represent a new milestone in the evolution of the Atelier series, marking their 20th anniversary, and its theme is: Town-management Simulation x RPG. We aim to provide our fans with an entirely new 'Atelier' experience, while also inviting back many popular characters of past titles. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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49# Mad Games Tycoon 2 - 2021

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Early Access

Start your own game development studio in 1976. Build your own offices, production facilities and server rooms. Develop the games of your dreams and produce the next next-gen console. Rise from a small garage company to a huge corporation.

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50# Krakatoa - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Krakatoa
Screenshot of the video game Krakatoa

Krakatoa is a single player Action-Adventure/Survival Horror game. Attempt to escape Sirenhead by surviving its onslaught of attacks. Integrated with 3D audio you'll need to listen closely, act quickly and be aware of your surroundings to stay alive.

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