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Build Worlds In These Sandbox Simulation Games

Play in the sandbox to create your own worlds with control over every element. Minecraft is the most well known, but that doesn't mean the other games in this sub genre aren't worth your attention. There are so many possibilities in these games as you have numerous tools at your disposal, a wide landscape with which to work, and the ability to simply unleash your creativity.

The Blockheads
Terraria
Classic Block Sandbox World

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Minecraft: Pocket Edition
Minecraft

Minecraft

Mojang

Get to building in one of the App Store's most popular games of all time

If you can dream it, you can build it Minecraft: Pocket Edition. This insanely popular game allows users to craft, create, and explore alone or with friends

The Sandbox Evolution
The Sandbox Evolution

The Sandbox Evolution

PIXOWL INC.

Build or destroy your own universe out of 8-bit blocks

Build or destroy your own universe out of 8-bit blocks! Play the #1-pixel world creation game & build anything you can imagine! There are no limits to your creativity.

Craft or destroy amazing worlds with your godly touch in The Sandbox Evolution, the #1 pixel art world creation game.

Build anything you can dream up with advanced physics, over 250 elements...

The Blockheads
The Blockheads

The Blockheads

Majic Jungle Software

"On an iPhone or iPad, the 2-D, side-scrolling block-based sandbox is a winning formula, and The Blockheads is the most well-executed, true-to-Minecraft game I've had the pleasure to experience on iOS

"On an iPhone or iPad, the 2-D, side-scrolling block-based sandbox is a winning formula, and The Blockheads is the most well-executed, true-to-Minecraft game I've had the pleasure to experience on iOS." - TouchArcade (5 Stars)

"The Blockheads takes the Minecraft experience and shrinks it down in a way that just works on a touchscreen. There are shades of Lemmings here too,...

Also Good

Apps with average score

Junk Jack
Junk Jack
Junk Jack

Junk Jack

Pixbits SRL

* Chosen by the AppStore as one of the #BestOf2013 crafting games in 9 countries! *

Welcome to Junk Jack! It is a 2D sandbox where you can explore, build and survive in randomly generated procedural worlds, full of monsters, hidden treasures and beautiful landscapes, now even in multiplayer with friends!

We...

Terraria
Terraria
Terraria

Terraria

505 Games (US), Inc.

DIG! FIGHT! EXPLORE! BUILD! Join the community of millions of Terrarians!

“Terraria so damn engrossing. And it makes those comparisons to Minecraft seem a little half baked.” - Pocket Gamer

"This is the full version of Terraria, built from the ground up... If you loved it on PC or consoles, you’ll love...

Junk Jack Retro
Junk Jack Retro
Junk Jack Retro

Junk Jack Retro

Pixbits SRL

*If you don't have Junk Jack we suggest you to first purchase it and then consider Junk Jack Retro to enjoy where all started!*

Junk Jack is now called Junk Jack Retro, with widescreen support!

Junk Jack Retro is the prequel of Junk Jack, a 2D sandbox game where you can explore,...

The Sandbox EDU
The Sandbox EDU
The Sandbox EDU

The Sandbox EDU

PIXOWL INC.

The Sandbox EDU is the perfect educational game for the “Maker” in you and your child.
Specifically adapted for kids ages 6 to 12 and developed with classroom teachers as a complementary version of the popular game, The Sandbox (played by over 13 million people worldwide), The Sandbox EDU features...

Pocket God
Pocket God
Pocket God

Pocket God

Bolt Creative

What kind of god would you be? Benevolent or vengeful? Play Pocket God and discover the answer within yourself. On a remote island, you are the all-powerful god that rules over the primitive islanders. You can bring new life, and then take it away just as quickly. Exercise your powers...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Freeworld - Multiplayer Sandbox Game

Freeworld - Multiplayer Sandbox Game

Orz Games

Freeworld is a sandbox game, you can place blocks to build and adventure.

Freeworld with its truly multi-player feature, you can create your own server on your device to play with your friends via WIFI, or you can connect to public servers via internet.

Input any password to connect server.

2 game mode, interesting bomb item is in mini game mode.

Walk around, dig and build in an infinite voxel world, and craft stuff from raw materials to help you along the way.

Best graphics effect with HD textures.

Classic Block Sandbox World

Classic Block Sandbox World

Tinghua Meng

Classic childhood game remake!

A first-person block sandbox world game, which presents pixel style world without any gorgeous pictures and special effects, rather focuses on the game itself.

Players have access to create unlimited resources in the game. There is no enemy invasion or Boss to tear down in this world. Players don’t have to worry about natural disasters, such as volcanic eruptions, landslides. All the bricks are unlimited for players to create their own world.

Have fun!

Terracraft, the Sandbox Game

Terracraft, the Sandbox Game

Eduardo Mauricio da Costa

What if you wake up in a world full of delicious foods and candies, spending your days digging into bubblegum or walking thru chocolate caves? Make dreams come true with Terracraft, a 2D sandbox game food-themed.

Want to play this free game and build your own sweet world of sweetness? With almost 200 different blocks (with more to come) and a really huge area of play, you can do it!

In case of any bugs, please leave a message at: http://blog.terracraftgame.com/