50 Games Like Prison Architect

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50 Games like Prison Architect daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes sandbox simulation games 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 Rise of Industry released the 8 February 2018 and ranked #45, Railway Empire released the 25 January 2018 and ranked #44, Wooden Battles released the 22 December 2017 and ranked #38.

Logo of the video game Prison Architect

The game is a top-down 2D construction and management simulation where the player takes control of building and running a prison. The player is responsible for managing various aspects of their prison including building cells and facilities, planning and connecting utilities, hiring and assigning staff, including a warden, guards, workers, and more. The player needs to recruit staff to unlock more aspects of the game. The player is also responsible for the finance, and keeping their inmates content.

1# Prison Architect: Psych Ward - 2017

Review90Score

The Psych Ward DLC allows players to open their lockups to a new class of inmates: the Criminally Insane. Remote Play requires PS Vita system and sufficiently robust Wi-Fi connection. 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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Price < $5

2# Factorio - 2016

Review97Score

Early Access

Factorio is a game about building and creating automated factories to produce items of increasing complexity, within an infinite 2D world. Use your imagination to design your factory, combine simple elements into ingenious structures, and finally protect it from the creatures who don't really like you.

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Price: $15-$25

4# Software Inc. - 2015

Review85Score

Early Access

Construct and design buildings for optimal working conditions. Hire people to design and release software, so you can defeat the simulated competition and take over their businesses. Manage and educate your employees to make sure they are skilled and satisfied with their job.

Software Inc. similarities with Prison Architect

simulation100%management70%strategy60%sandbox50%building40%business40%

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Price: $5-$15

7# Tropico 5: Complete Collection - 2017

Review82Score

The Eras Begin your rule in colonial times, survive world wars and economic crises, ride out the Cold War, and lead your country towards a glorious future. The Dynasty Members of your extended family live on the island and can be hired as rulers, managers, diplomats, or generals. Research and Renovate Modernize your nation with new buildings, technologies, and resources.

Tropico 5: Complete Collection similarities with Prison Architect

construction90%sandbox90%education90%simulation80%management80%strategy50%

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Price: $25-$40

8# Production Line - 2017

Review85Score

Early Access

Production line is the new car factory management/simulation/tycoon game that pushes your organisational and entrepreneurship skills to the limit. Can you build the ultimate optimised, free-flowing car production line whilst beating the competition and still turn a profit?

Production Line similarities with Prison Architect

construction80%simulation70%management70%strategy60%sandbox60%

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Price: $15-$25

9# RimWorld - 2016

Review96Score

Early Access

A sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. Inspired by Dwarf Fortress and Firefly. Generates stories by simulating psychology, ecology, gunplay, melee combat, climate, biomes, diplomacy, interpersonal relationships, art, medicine, trade, and more.

RimWorld similarities with Prison Architect

management90%construction80%building70%sandbox70%simulation50%

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Price: $25-$40

10# Academia: School Simulator - 2017

Review72Score
Screenshot of the video game Academia: School Simulator
Screenshot of the video game Academia: School Simulator
Screenshot of the video game Academia: School Simulator

Early Access

Academia : School Simulator is a management game that lets you design, construct, and manage the high school of your dreams! As the school Principal, watch your students as they get bullied, find love, flunk exams, and basically just try to get through the roller-coaster ride that is high school.

Academia: School Simulator similarities with Prison Architect

management100%sandbox90%simulation70%top-down60%building30%education30%

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Price: $15-$25

13# Startup Company - 2017

Review65Score
Screenshot of the video game Startup Company
Screenshot of the video game Startup Company
Screenshot of the video game Startup Company

Early Access

Startup Company is a business simulation sandbox game. You play as the CEO of a newly formed software company. Your job is to either complete client contracts to make money, or build your very own products.

Startup Company similarities with Prison Architect

simulation90%management70%sandbox60%strategy50%sims50%building40%

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Price: $5-$15

14# SAELIG - 2017

Review84Score
Screenshot of the video game SAELIG
Screenshot of the video game SAELIG
Screenshot of the video game SAELIG

Early Access

At its core SÆLIG is a trading and management game centred around the accumulation of wealth, and the prosperity of your household. Live through the turmoil of the Dark Ages and do whatever you can to bring riches to your family.

SAELIG similarities with Prison Architect

simulation100%construction60%business60%management40%strategy40%

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Price: $15-$25

15# Rogue System - 2016

Review90Score

Early Access

Our goal is to depict the possibilities of space exploration & combat within a realistic environment- to emphasize the "science" in science-fiction. Key features to include: proper orbital mechanics for all objects in space, detailed ship system control, functionality, inter-dependency & damage reaction.

Rogue System similarities with Prison Architect

simulation100%sims70%sandbox70%management30%

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Price: $25-$40

16# Automation - The Car Company Tycoon Game - 2015

Review69Score

Early Access

Automation is a car company tycoon game in which you design and build cars from scratch. It is you who designs everything from the very core that is the engine, over the chassis, to the suspension and the car's looks. Several games have tried this before... but were able to merely scratch the surface.

Automation - The Car Company Tycoon Game similarities with Prison Architect

management70%simulation70%strategy70%sandbox70%building30%

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Price: $25-$40

17# Mashinky - 2017

Review76Score
Screenshot of the video game Mashinky
Screenshot of the video game Mashinky
Screenshot of the video game Mashinky

Early Access

Mashinky is a transport strategy game about trains. The goal is to create your own transport empire on a procedurally generated map. It’s a unique blend of realistic graphics combined with an isometric construction mode and board game-like rules.

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Price: $25-$40

18# Wildlife Park 2 - 2014

Review72Score

Now’s the chance to build the Zoo of your dreams! Just like in a real Zoo, your animals must receive complete care. Feed them, train them, cure them and even relocate them. Observe their realistic interactions with one another, the landscape, the play equipment and even Zoo visitors.

Wildlife Park 2 similarities with Prison Architect

simulation90%building70%management70%sandbox70%education70%strategy40%

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Price: $5-$15

19# The Spatials: Galactology - 2016

Review82Score

Early Access

The Spatials are back with Galactology! Design, build and protect your space station from the many enemies you will make while exploring the galaxy and exploding their homeworlds.

The Spatials: Galactology similarities with Prison Architect

simulation100%building90%management90%strategy60%

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Price: $5-$15

21# Airport CEO - 2017

Review75Score
Screenshot of the video game Airport CEO
Screenshot of the video game Airport CEO
Screenshot of the video game Airport CEO

Early Access

Airport CEO is a Tycoon and management game where you take seat as the CEO of your own airport. You will build the airport’s infrastructure with everything from runways to restaurants and check-in. Manage resources by hiring employees, signing contracts and making sure that the budget holds.

Airport CEO similarities with Prison Architect

management70%simulation70%strategy60%building40%sandbox30%

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Price: $15-$25

22# SimAirport - 2017

Review84Score
Screenshot of the video game SimAirport
Screenshot of the video game SimAirport
Screenshot of the video game SimAirport

Early Access

A modern tycoon-style sim where you design, build, and manage every aspect of an airport. Build your terminal, hire your staff, choose airlines to work with, customize flight schedules, build out infrastructure, and manage your airport -- from the ground up.

SimAirport similarities with Prison Architect

strategy90%management70%building40%simulation40%sandbox40%

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Price: $15-$25

23# Computer Tycoon - 2017

Review83Score
Screenshot of the video game Computer Tycoon
Screenshot of the video game Computer Tycoon
Screenshot of the video game Computer Tycoon

Early Access

Computer Tycoon is an indie business strategy game about Computer Evolution. Start your company in the 70s. Invent until 2034, create the best hardware and operating system, upgrade your infrastructure and handle your marketing! Promote games, rule the global market and become an immortal!

Computer Tycoon similarities with Prison Architect

simulation90%management90%business50%strategy20%

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Price: $5-$15

24# Mad Games Tycoon - 2016

Review76Score

Form your own game studio set in the early 1980s in a small garage. Develop your own game ideas, create a team and develop megahit video games. Research new technologies, train your staff and upgrade your office space, going from a lowly garage to a huge building. Expand your business and dominate the world market for video games!

Mad Games Tycoon similarities with Prison Architect

building100%simulation100%management80%strategy70%

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Price: $15-$25

25# Life is Hard - 2015

Review68Score

Early Access

"Life is Hard" is a 2D real time strategy with elements of god simulator. The goal is to bring your tribe to the victory by evolving your village and defending from external threats like barbarians, wild animals and nature.

Life is Hard similarities with Prison Architect

simulation100%construction70%sandbox60%management50%sims40%strategy30%

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Price: $5-$15