50 Best Programming games

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The best 50 Programming games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, PS4 (Playstation 4), 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 A Night Before the Deadline released the 1 June 2021 and ranked #20, DumbBots released the 19 May 2021 and ranked #28, ComPressure released the 3 May 2021 and ranked #41.

1# Infinifactory - 2015

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Infinifactory is a sandbox puzzle game by Zachtronics, the creators of SpaceChem and Infiniminer. Build factories that assemble products for your alien overlords, and try not to die in the process.

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2# Autonauts - 2019

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You are responsible for colonising uninhabited planets. Start from nothing and harness natural resources to build a robot empire that can be taught anything. Automation is the name of the game - progress through the technological ages, automate life itself and achieve absolute autonomy!

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3# TIS-100 - 2015

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TIS-100 is an open-ended programming game by Zachtronics, the creators of SpaceChem and Infinifactory, in which you rewrite corrupted code segments to repair the TIS-100 and unlock its secrets. It’s the assembly language programming game you never asked for!

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5# Human Resource Machine - 2016

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"Human Resource Machine is a puzzle game. In each level, your boss gives you a job. Automate it by programming your little office worker! If you succeed, you'll be promoted up to the next level for another year of work in the vast office building. Congratulations! Don't worry if you've never programmed before - programming is just puzzle solving. If you strip away all the 1's and 0's and scary squiggly brackets, programming is actually simple, logical, beautiful, and something that anyone can understand and have fun with!"

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9# Bamboo Forest - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Bamboo Forest
Screenshot of the video game Bamboo Forest
Screenshot of the video game Bamboo Forest

Send your Panda on an adventure and at the same time you'll learn how to code cool algorithms! Guide your Panda through colorful areas by using simple commands. Learn programming / STEM concepts like recursion and loops while having fun. But beware! Don't get caught while eating bamboo!

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12# Charge! - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Charge!
Screenshot of the video game Charge!

Charge is a level-based puzzle game where you control the flow of charge around a circuit board. Arrange pre-built components into wondrous machines that take advantage of available resources and design your own modules from scratch.

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13# SpaceChem - 2011

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Zachtronics Industries is back with an ambitious new design-based puzzle game. Take on the role of a Reactor Engineer working for SpaceChem, the leading chemical synthesizer for frontier colonies. Construct elaborate factories to transform raw materials into valuable chemical products!

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15# 7 Billion Humans - 2018

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Automate swarms of office workers to solve puzzles inside your very own parallel computer made of people....a thrilling followup to the award winning Human Resource Machine. Now with more humans!

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17# Baba Is You - 2019

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Baba Is You is a puzzle game where the rules you have to follow are present as blocks you can interact with. By manipulating them, you can change how the game works, repurpose things you find in the levels and cause surprising interactions!

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18# Mad Games Tycoon 2 - 2021

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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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19# while True: learn - 2018

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- Players who like to keep their brains busy and working in different ways, while still having fun - Gamers looking to improve their problem-solving skills and feel immense sense of satisfaction and achievement that comes along with it - People who like smart cats The game is loosely based on real-life machine learning technologies: from goofy Expert Systems to mighty Recurrent Neural Networks, capable of predicting the future. Earn a fortune, flip off your bosses and become a tech guru Or lose everything and crawl back to the doorstep of HR department: at least it was worth trying, right?

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21# Code Adventures: Coding Puzzles For Kids - 2018

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Created with the help and input of educators and tested in schools, this game succeeds in teaching not only the basics of programming but also boosts logical thinking, problem solving, patience, persistence and self-confidence. Different puzzle elements like flying platforms, movable bridges, ladders and portals are gradually introduced making programming even more fun.

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22# Bridge2Code - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Bridge2Code
Screenshot of the video game Bridge2Code

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Bridge2Code is a bridge-building game where you can code a bridge using a simple programming language. Your goal is to create a bridge that can support a car going from the start to the end.

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23# Learning Factory - 2021

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A factory automation game about machine learning and cats. Renovate a factory, design automated production lines, craft and sell unique goods to cats, and learn how to analyze data with machine learning. Wishlist to stay updated!

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