50 Best Sandbox games

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The best 50 Sandbox 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, 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 is SimpleRockets released the 21 March 2017

1# Red Dead Redemption - 2010

Review
95
Score

When federal agents threaten his family, former outlaw John Marston is forced to pick up his guns again and hunt down the gang of criminals he once called friends. Experience an epic fight for survival across the sprawling expanses of the American West and Mexico, as John Marston struggles to bury his blood-stained past, one man at a time. When former outlaw John Marston wakes up at his farmhouse, he finds a world gone insane: overnight, deranged hordes have overrun the towns and outposts of the American frontier.
Red Dead Redemption is a open-world sandbox shooter game with a lot of emphasis on Sandbox.

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2# Dragon Quest Builders - 2016

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83
Score

Rise as a legendary builder in a tale of epic proportions and explore a vast sandbox world to gather materials, craft items, and build everything imaginable. Build for fun. Build for adventure. Build to save the world!
Dragon Quest Builders is a sandbox JRPG (Japanese RPG) game where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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3# Grand Theft Auto V - 2015

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96
Score

Strap on a Stunt Suit and get ready for 20 electrifying new Stunt Races custom built for the Rocket Voltic, Ruiner 2000 & Blazer Aqua, in GTA Online Cunning Stunts: Special Vehicle Circuit. Also, Legendary Motorsport adds the Progen GP1 to its formidable roster of supercars.
Grand Theft Auto V is a open-world game with a lot of emphasis on Sandbox.

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4# Terraria - 2013

Review
81
Score

Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. Four Pack also available!
Terraria is a 2D sandbox game that offers Sandbox mechanism.

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5# Kerbal Space Program - 2015

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83
Score

Kerbal Space Program has left Early Access.1.0 comes packed with new features, optimizations, bugfixing, and tons more! Conquering Space Was Never This Easy!
Kerbal Space Program is a sandbox simulation game in space where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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6# Junk Jack - 2016

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83
Score
Screenshot of the video game Junk Jack
Screenshot of the video game Junk Jack
Screenshot of the video game Junk Jack

Make the world truly yours in Junk Jack, a relaxing sandbox experience focused on building and improving your home. Discover new planets, tame and breed creatures, cook foods, collect animal companions, farm exotic plants, collect fish, grow flowers, play with your friends!
Junk Jack is a 2D sandbox game where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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7# LEGO Worlds - 2017

Review
73
Score
Screenshot of the video game LEGO Worlds
Screenshot of the video game LEGO Worlds
Screenshot of the video game LEGO Worlds

Experience a galaxy of Worlds made entirely from LEGO bricks. EXPLORE gigantic landscapes, DISCOVER countless surprises, and CREATE anything you can imagine by building with LEGO bricks.
LEGO Worlds is a sandbox game where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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8# Starbound - 2016

Review
85
Score

Starbound is an extraterrestrial sandbox adventure game! You’ve fled your home, only to find yourself lost in space with a damaged ship. Your only option is to beam down to the planet below and gather the resources you need to repair your ship and set off to explore the vast, infinite...
Starbound is a sandbox adventure game with a lot of emphasis on Sandbox.

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9# Bad Piggies - 2012

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83
Score

"Bad Piggies is awesome, and needs to be a part of your iOS game collection just as much as the rest of the Angry Birds series" - Touch Arcade "If you cant enjoy watching a pig drive a badly constructed car off a cliff and onto a pile of dynamite, you probably dont have a soul." Oh guess its not a secret anymore... 42 objects to create the ultimate machine: motors, wings, fans, bottle rockets, umbrellas, balloons, and much more!
Bad Piggies is a sandbox game that offers Sandbox mechanism.

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10# SimpleRockets - 2017

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83
Score

I am excited to release my first game on Steam! SimpleRockets was released in 2013 for mobile and I've put a ton of work into it to get it ready for PC and Mac. It was inspired by KSP, and it offers a simpler 2D experience for building rockets and exploring space with realistic orbital mechanics.
SimpleRockets is a sandbox simulation game in space with a lot of emphasis on Sandbox.

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11# Portal Knights - 2016

Review
88
Score
Screenshot of the video game Portal Knights
Screenshot of the video game Portal Knights
Screenshot of the video game Portal Knights

Early Access

FEATURING NEW TALENTS & DAMAGE TYPES! Leave the familiar world behind and step into the fantastic unknown with Portal Knights! Play with your friends in this action-packed crafting adventure across 3D sandbox worlds.Craft your adventure. Forge your hero. Become the ultimate Portal Knight!
Portal Knights is a sandbox RPG game that offers Sandbox mechanism.

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12# Saints Row IV - 2013

Review
85
Score

The US President must save the Earth from alien overlord Zinyak using an arsenal of superpowers and strange weapons in the wildest open world game ever.
Saints Row IV is a open-world sandbox simulation game where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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13# Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition - 2015

Review
79
Score
Screenshot of the video game Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition
Screenshot of the video game Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition
Screenshot of the video game Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition

This purchase includes the Disney Infinity 3.0 Video Game Software only. For more details on Disney Infinity Base compatibility, please visit Disney.com/Infinity.Mix, match and mash up characters and worlds in the 3.0 Toy Box to create any adventure you can imagine. Expand your fun-filled adventures and unlock additional content with Disney Infinity 3.0 Play sets, Figures and Power Discs.
Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition is a open-world sandbox platform adventure game that offers Sandbox mechanism.

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14# Just Cause 3 - 2015

Review
75
Score

With over 1000 km² of complete freedom from sky to seabed, Rico Rodriguez returns to unleash chaos in the most creative and explosive ways imaginable.
Just Cause 3 is a open-world sandbox game that offers Sandbox mechanism.

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16# From Dust - 2011

Review
77
Score

Immerse yourself in a world as exotically beautiful as it is dangerous in this modern God-Game where Nature is the Star!
From Dust is a sandbox simulation game where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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17# Slime Rancher - 2016

Review
89
Score

Early Access

Slime Rancher is the tale of Beatrix LeBeau, a plucky, young rancher who sets out for a life a thousand light years away from Earth on the ‘Far, Far Range’ where she tries her hand at making a living wrangling slimes.
Slime Rancher is a cute first-person sandbox game where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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18# Kenshi - 2013

Review
89
Score
Screenshot of the video game Kenshi
Screenshot of the video game Kenshi
Screenshot of the video game Kenshi

Early Access

A free-roaming squad based RPG. Focusing on open-ended sandbox gameplay features rather than a linear story. Be a trader, a thief, a rebel, a warlord, an adventurer, a farmer, a slave, or just food for the cannibals. Research new equipment and craft new gear.
Kenshi is a squad-based open-world sandbox RPG game that offers Sandbox mechanism.

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19# Elite: Dangerous - 2014

Review
80
Score

Take control of your own starship in a cutthroat galaxy. Elite Dangerous brings gaming’s original open world adventure into the modern generation with a connected galaxy, evolving narrative and the entirety of the Milky Way re-created at its full galactic proportions.
Elite: Dangerous is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) simulation game in space where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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20# Little Inferno - 2017

Review
78
Score

From the designers of World of Goo and Henry Hatsworth. Throw your toys into your fire, and play with them as they burn. Stay warm in there. It's getting cold outside!
Little Inferno is a sandbox puzzle game with a lot of emphasis on Sandbox.

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21# Nom Nom Galaxy - 2015

Review
71
Score
Screenshot of the video game Nom Nom Galaxy
Screenshot of the video game Nom Nom Galaxy
Screenshot of the video game Nom Nom Galaxy

The makers of the PixelJunk series welcome you to Soup Co., Astroworker! As an integral part of the Soup Co. family, your mission is to explore the remote planets in search of tasty ingredients to make the galaxies most delicious soups and then rocket them into the gullets of our hungry customers.
Nom Nom Galaxy is a sandbox game with a lot of emphasis on Sandbox.

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22# Scribblenauts Unlimited - 2015

Review
75
Score

Experience two unique adventures featuring both long-time heroes and new and returning villains as they battle for the fate of the world!
Scribblenauts Unlimited is a open-world sandbox puzzle game where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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23# The Blockheads - 2013

Review
84
Score

Manage your blockheads, explore an infinite of worlds, build structures with the materials you gather, trade or battle other blockheads in PVP worlds. On of the best alternative to minecraft on mobile.
The Blockheads is a 2D survival sandbox trains game where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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24# Empyrion - Galactic Survival - 2015

Review
91
Score
Screenshot of the video game Empyrion - Galactic Survival
Screenshot of the video game Empyrion - Galactic Survival
Screenshot of the video game Empyrion - Galactic Survival

Early Access

Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a 3D open world, space survival adventure in which you can fly across space and land on planets. Build, explore, fight and survive in a hostile galaxy full of hidden dangers.
Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a survival open-world sandbox game in space where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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25# Scribblenauts Remix - 2011

Review
83
Score
Screenshot of the video game Scribblenauts Remix
Screenshot of the video game Scribblenauts Remix
Screenshot of the video game Scribblenauts Remix

The award-winning, best-selling video game is now available for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Re-live Scribblenauts by playing as a different character from in the game.
Scribblenauts Remix is a sandbox puzzle game where Sandbox is an important part of the gameplay.

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