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What are the best life simulation games for Android?

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    Edward Robertson
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I love to play the video games and this one is about war so there is much action to be had. The name of it is the Total War: Arena and it is soo good! You can even play it for free, online with other people that are also online. It is a war simulation game and boy is it a fun one, you should play too!"
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    1. #1
      The Sims FreePlay
      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

      AH
      Amanda Harper
      Written on November 27, 2017
      "If you enjoy any of the other SIMS games, you'll like this one too. There's lots to do in this game, and it will keep your attention for a long time. This game would get a perfect rating from me, except I wish the graphics we're just a little better and less "stiff". Otherwise this game is a lot of fun, and will keep you playing it."
      AH
      Amanda Harper
      Written on November 27, 2017
      "If you enjoy any of the other SIMS games, you'll like this one too. There's lots to do in this game, and it will keep your attention for a long time. This game would get a perfect rating from me, except I wish the graphics we're just a little better and less "stiff". Otherwise this game is a lot of fun, and will keep you playing it."
      HM
      Heather May
      Written on July 2, 2018
      "In real life, I own like 3 cats and 2 dogs. I and my sister actually take care of them all and I like that I can actually own a magical pet in here. However, i think i need to hone my decorating skill some more. Thumbs up|!"
    2. #2
      Episode
      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

      BC
      Ben Cheng
      Written on November 30, 2017
      "When I have time I play games on my Android. I got this life simulation game called Episode - Choose Your Story. I think it is fun living a story. The best part for me is I can actually manipulate and build relationships between my characters. I like the graphics and the pace of game play. I can pick it up whenever and start playing where I left off."
      BC
      Ben Cheng
      Written on November 30, 2017
      "When I have time I play games on my Android. I got this life simulation game called Episode - Choose Your Story. I think it is fun living a story. The best part for me is I can actually manipulate and build relationships between my characters. I like the graphics and the pace of game play. I can pick it up whenever and start playing where I left off."
      ZE
      Zachary Evans
      Written on July 2, 2018
      "I feel like I'm a superior being whenever I play this game. I get to decide on the fate of my characters. I can also see my characters kiss, be in a relationship, orr breakup. It depends on my mood. The stories are great too!"
    3. #3
      SimCity
      Games

      Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

      Free - with in-app purchases

      JW
      Julie Wagner
      Written on July 2, 2018
      "I feel like I am the master of my own town. I am the 'mayor', the 'governor' or whatever they call it. I can even declare wars against other mayors of neighboring cities or I can just team up with other mayors who share the same interest with me through a club."
      JW
      Julie Wagner
      Written on July 2, 2018
      "I feel like I am the master of my own town. I am the 'mayor', the 'governor' or whatever they call it. I can even declare wars against other mayors of neighboring cities or I can just team up with other mayors who share the same interest with me through a club."
      BD
      Billy Day
      Written on December 2, 2017
      "This is a great game but things can get a little strange. I felt myself playing this game and playing it as if it were real life and that my real life was the simulation. Perhaps I have control issues and want to control all aspects of things. The game is fun and widely available in many options. My favorite is SimCity BuildIt. I can also play it in my desktop and tablet."

    WHAT’S THE MEANING?

    A life simulation game is a subgenre of simulation games. Its defining characteristic is gameplay that involves controlling virtual lifeforms. The player gets to play “god” over a group of people, pets, or other creatures. Another term for “life simulation games” is “A-life games,” where A-life stands for artificial life. A-life games are close simulations of real-world events. They often feature concepts such as aging and death.

    DID YOU KNOW?

    The Sims, which was released in 2000, was the first game of its kind. While initially planned to be a building game and architecture simulator, the game’s developer, Will Wright, saw the potential for a life simulation game when he added a virtual person to interact with the objects in the house. Thus, The Sims was born. The simulation for the characters in the game are two-pronged: they are biologically and socially simulated. They grow, age, die, and reproduce. They speak a language. They establish relationships between other Sims characters in the game. A Sims’ needs in the game were based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Just like a real person, a Sims character is motivated by his needs, which include his physiological needs, needs for safety, for love and belonging, for esteem, and for self-actualization. The Sims series, which now has four installations, has sold over 200 million copies worldwide, landing on the eighth spot on the list of best-selling video game franchises of all time. 

    1. #4
      Fallout Shelter
      Games

      Windows, Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

      HC
      Henry Chapman
      Written on November 26, 2017
      "Fallout Shelter is a wonderful mobile game. You become sort of a rescuer of citizens or dwellers and lead them to 'vaults'. In this game, my skill to balance and sustain my resources of water, electricity has been tested. It is definitely a must play, the freemium aspects are entirely optional and there are dozens of hours of content."
      HC
      Henry Chapman
      Written on November 26, 2017
      "Fallout Shelter is a wonderful mobile game. You become sort of a rescuer of citizens or dwellers and lead them to 'vaults'. In this game, my skill to balance and sustain my resources of water, electricity has been tested. It is definitely a must play, the freemium aspects are entirely optional and there are dozens of hours of content."
      ST
      Sofía Trujillo
      Written on July 2, 2018
      "It's true that tihs game is an ultimate challenge of providing the needs of your citizens (in the game they call it dwellers) however, for me the gameplay lacks depth and a strong end goal. I just hope they strengthen this game. Nevertheless, this is a good game!"
    2. #5
      Choices
      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

      SP
      Susan Pevensie
      Written on January 30, 2018
      "Choices Game is one of the best with its wonderful and interesting, original stories which are being developed always.... And oh, it's soundtracks are the best! If you really enjoy reading stories actually, this would make it more interesting. Just give it a try and you will know what I mean😃😊💕"
      SP
      Susan Pevensie
      Written on January 30, 2018
      "Choices Game is one of the best with its wonderful and interesting, original stories which are being developed always.... And oh, it's soundtracks are the best! If you really enjoy reading stories actually, this would make it more interesting. Just give it a try and you will know what I mean😃😊💕"
    3. #6
      Tiny Tower
      Games

      iOS, Android

      Free - with in-app purchases

      RL
      Ralph Lynch
      Written on April 12, 2018
      "Tiny Tower is less a life simulator and more a business sim, but I'm not really sure if the difference matters as I'm really enjoying this game. Its been really cool seeing my business grow into what it is today. It's a game that makes me feel productive and makes me want to be productive."
      RL
      Ralph Lynch
      Written on April 12, 2018
      "Tiny Tower is less a life simulator and more a business sim, but I'm not really sure if the difference matters as I'm really enjoying this game. Its been really cool seeing my business grow into what it is today. It's a game that makes me feel productive and makes me want to be productive."
    4. #7
      Paradise Island
      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

      RT
      Ruth Thomas
      Written on November 30, 2017
      "This is a great solution to the topic since it is exactly what they are looking for in the topic. As the name of the game mentions, you own an island and build it to your own desire and discretion. One aspect is boosting your economy and gaining rofit. However, I think this game requires too much thinking and stratgey, I like a more relaxing game."
      RT
      Ruth Thomas
      Written on November 30, 2017
      "This is a great solution to the topic since it is exactly what they are looking for in the topic. As the name of the game mentions, you own an island and build it to your own desire and discretion. One aspect is boosting your economy and gaining rofit. However, I think this game requires too much thinking and stratgey, I like a more relaxing game."
    5. #8
      BR
      Brian Reyes
      Written on November 24, 2017
      "I love sim games. Virtual City Playground. IF you are into planning events, this could help you hone your skills for it allows you to mount events for your satisfied citizens or dwellers as they call it in the game. However, it find it tiring sometimes because there are a lot of quests. "
      BR
      Brian Reyes
      Written on November 24, 2017
      "I love sim games. Virtual City Playground. IF you are into planning events, this could help you hone your skills for it allows you to mount events for your satisfied citizens or dwellers as they call it in the game. However, it find it tiring sometimes because there are a lot of quests. "
    6. #9
      Family House
      Games

      Android, iOS

      Free - with in-app purchases

      KS
      Kenneth Stone
      Written on April 4, 2018
      "I found this sims-clone a bit boring and too kiddie friendly for my tastes. Family House is a good game if you have a five year old in your life but for grownups there is way better fare."
      KS
      Kenneth Stone
      Written on April 4, 2018
      "I found this sims-clone a bit boring and too kiddie friendly for my tastes. Family House is a good game if you have a five year old in your life but for grownups there is way better fare."
    7. #10
      Virtual Families 2
      Games

      iOS, Android

      Free - with in-app purchases

      LG
      Lu Gong
      Written on July 2, 2018
      "I don't know if it's only me and my device bnut i think the game is a little problematic as it won't load or open up when I click it. I have read similar reviews and it says the same thing. I think it is an OS problem or what? Pls devs notice me."
      LG
      Lu Gong
      Written on July 2, 2018
      "I don't know if it's only me and my device bnut i think the game is a little problematic as it won't load or open up when I click it. I have read similar reviews and it says the same thing. I think it is an OS problem or what? Pls devs notice me."
      CA
      Carlos Alberto Balderas
      Written on November 23, 2017
      "This is a great sequel to the virtual family game for android. Every situation is unique and unpredictable with many different elements."

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    Summary

    Best life simulation games for Android
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 The Sims FreePlay Games 186 Free
    2 Episode Games 154 Free
    3 SimCity Games 139 Free
    4 Fallout Shelter Games 110 Free
    5 Choices Games 94 Free
    6 Tiny Tower Games 90 Free
    7 Paradise Island Games 60 Free
    8 Virtual City Playground: Building Tycoon Games 52 Free
    9 Family House Games 27 Free
    10 Virtual Families 2 Games 14 Free
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