50 Games Like Kerbal Space Program

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SimpleRockets, Elite: Dangerous, and SimplePlanes are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are SpaceEngine released the 11 June 2019 and ranked #6, When Ski Lifts Go Wrong released the 23 January 2019 and ranked #48, SimpleRockets 2 released the 8 November 2018 and ranked #34.

50 Games like Kerbal Space Program daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes sandbox simulation games in space 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.

Logo of the video game Kerbal Space Program

In Kerbal Space Program, take charge of the space program for the alien race known as the Kerbals. You have access to an array of parts to assemble fully-functional spacecraft that flies (or doesn’t) based on realistic aerodynamic and orbital physics.

1# SimpleRockets - 2013

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SimpleRockets was released in 2013 for mobile and a ton of work was put into getting 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.

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2# Elite: Dangerous - 2014

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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.

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3# SimplePlanes - 2014

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Weight distribution, thrust, lift, and drag are all calculated before creating the final flight model. SimplePlanes supports USB gamepads/joysticks, and provides in-game input mapping for each control surface, as well as throttle, brakes, landing gear, pausing, cameras, etc.

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4# Besiege - 2015

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Early Access

Besiege is a physics based building game in which you construct medieval siege engines and lay waste to immense fortresses and peaceful hamlets. Build a machine which can crush windmills, wipe out battalions of brave soldiers and transport valuable resources, defending your creation against cannons, archers and whatever else the...

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8# Space Wrangler - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Space Wrangler
Screenshot of the video game Space Wrangler
Screenshot of the video game Space Wrangler

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Space Wrangler is a dynamic space sandbox featuring multiple experiences designed to offer variety in gameplay. Experience the wonders and turmoil of Space as you traverse the cosmos as part of a new generation of explorers, frontiersmen, and cowboys.

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9# Elite Dangerous: Horizons - 2016

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The game is the first in the series to attempt to feature massively multiplayer gameplay, with players' actions affecting the narrative story of the game's persistent universe, while also retaining single player options. Elite: Dangerous is the fourth game in the Elite video game series. Orbital station near a habitable planet; this image shows one of the many planets and solar system space stations, where the player can dock for ship upgrades, missions or trading; the image shows the player spaceship approaching the space station and starting communication to get docking permissions The game is the first in the series to feature online multiplayer, with players having access to a massively multiplayer persistent world, as well as an online-only single player mode.

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12# ADIOS Amigos - 2018

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Team up with your friends & family and explore the peculiar universe of ADIOS Amigos. A game with serious astrophysics in a comic setting for 1-4 players.

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13# Project Highrise - 2016

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Project Highrise comes complete with all of the downloadable content from the PC version including the Las Vegas, Miami Malls and Tokyo Towers expansion packs. - Open sandbox play with several difficulty levels and starting conditions allowing you to build your dream skyscraper towering above the surrounding city.

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14# Stationeers - 2017

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Early Access

Construct and manage your own space station and ships either by yourself in singleplayer or with friends online! Fully functioning atmospherics, science, power, engineering, medical, and agricultural systems. Explore to find asteroids and construct elaborate factories to harvest your resources!

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17# Space Simulator - 2016

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Early Access

Custom mission editor to create hypothetical scenarios of past, present and future space programs. Space Simulator uses real gravitational forces, distances and velocities based on a revolutionary physics engine especially created for this app running on the GPU.

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22# Nimbatus - The Space Drone Constructor - 2018

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Early Access

Nimbatus - The Space Drone Constructor is an action-packed simulation game. Craft drones out of hundreds of different parts and explore a destructible, procedurally generated galaxy. Build autonomous drones to fight against other players' creations. Do you have what it takes to become a drone engineer?

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23# Machine World 2 - 2017

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Early Access

Take control of a range of different machines and operate them in a unique environment. Each new game generates a new world, and it is yours to develop: Dig and build anything, anywhere! All machines have been carefully modelled down to small details.

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25# Ice Caves of Europa - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Ice Caves of Europa
Screenshot of the video game Ice Caves of Europa

Ice Caves of Europa will challenge your reflexes and your mind, blending free-flowing precision flight with confronting science fiction ideas about the nature of humanity. An inquisitive flying robot exploring the hazardous caves beneath Europa stumbles upon a sinister interplanetary conspiracy.

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