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Play Through Varied Scenarios In These Simulation Games

Simulation games have some established sub genres, but sometimes games come along with specific scenarios that don't fit established molds. Each of these games presents a specific scenario simulation to play through. You can play as a game developer, prison warden, farmer, air traffic controller, and so much more. Dive into the scenarios that intrigue you the most.

Band Stars
Wiz Khalifa's Weed Farm
Game Dev Story

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

The Escapists
The Escapists

The Escapists

Team17 Software Ltd

Dive in the multi-million selling prison escape game, which now includes another prison in the latest update; Escape Team

Dive in the multi-million selling prison escape game, which now includes another prison in the latest update; Escape Team!

Craft, Steal, Brawl and ESCAPE!

You’ve landed yourself in prison again, and your only chance is to engineer an escape by any means necessary. How you do it is up to you! Why not cause a prison riot? Or dig a tunnel right...

Band Stars
Band Stars

Band Stars

Halfbrick Studios

Form a band, hit the studio and start recording

Form a band, hit the studio and start recording! Train up your band and complete challenges as you make your way to the top of the charts. Fame and fortune await!

Set your sights on world stardom and make your way to the top of the local, national and global charts. Discover each of the 50 super-cool Band Stars characters and...

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!
Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!

Daylight Studios Pte. Ltd.

A simulation challenge in the vein of Game Dev Story, but with its own wacky potato based storyline.

You control a weapons factory that uses potatoes as the main form of currency and creation. The game delivers a simulation challenge that comes down to managing your weapon shop with different smiths to fulfill orders of varying heroes.

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Apps with average score

Wiz Khalifa's Weed Farm
Wiz Khalifa's Weed Farm
Wiz Khalifa's Weed Farm

Wiz Khalifa's Weed Farm

Metamoki Inc.

To be the greatest, you gotta learn from the greatest. In the post-prohibition world of weed farming, elevated entrepreneur Wiz Khalifa teaches you how to plant, grow, and harvest the finest herb on earth in this epic new simulation game.

Follow in Wiz Khalifa’s footsteps as you build your own weed...

Game Dev Story
Game Dev Story
Game Dev Story

Game Dev Story

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Manage your own game company and try to create a million-selling game in this unique simulation.

Features the ability to develop your company's own game console, plus a system for changing your staff members' professions.

Hire talented people and train them to develop their skills.

As your staff gets more experience, you will...

Prison Architect: Mobile
Prison Architect: Mobile

Build and manage a maximum security prison.

Prison Architect: Mobile

Prison Architect: Mobile

Paradox Interactive

A building simulation game with the unique setting of a prison. You need to construct and maintain a maximum security prison. The game begins by building each cell block, and then you need to manage the day to day of the prison including the staff and prisoner morale.

Farming Simulator 18
Farming Simulator 18

A realistic simulation engine to let you become a modern day farmer.

Farming Simulator 18

Farming Simulator 18

GIANTS Software GmbH

An open world simulator that lets you become a modern farmer. Harvest crops, care for livestock, manage forestry, and sell your products to expand your farm with simulator realism. The 2018 edition enhances the graphics engine, introduces more vehicles, and adds new front loader attachments.

Pocket Trains - Railroad Empire Building
Pocket Trains - Railroad Empire Building
Pocket Trains - Railroad Empire Building

Pocket Trains - Railroad Empire Building

NimbleBit LLC

From the creators of Pocket Planes comes Pocket Trains! Manage and grow multiple railroads
by hauling important cargo around the world. Collect parts to construct all the different train types from Steamers to Diesels, and complete daily events to unlock special trains beyond imagination! Stop reading and start constructing your...

Home Run High
Home Run High
Home Run High

Home Run High

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Train your baseball players and create a winning team!

Can you lead your high school baseball team to ultimate victory? It might be a small after-school club now, but with the right training, even the sky isn't the limit for this team!

Train players by assigning them practice drills. You choose what...

Construction Simulator 2
Construction Simulator 2
Construction Simulator 2

Construction Simulator 2

astragon Entertainment GmbH

Ranked #1 for the iPad & iPhone in 25 Countries
In the Top Ten for the iPad & iPhone in 66 Countries
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Construction Simulator 2 - One of the most successful simulators in the Apple App Store!

In Construction Simulator 2, you build your own construction company and take the wheel of 40...

Papa's Pizzeria HD
Papa's Pizzeria HD
Papa's Pizzeria HD

Papa's Pizzeria HD

Flipline Studios

Top, bake, and serve seasonal pizzas in Papa's Pizzeria HD!

-- ABOUT THE GAME --

Things get messy when you're left in charge of Papa Louie's wildly popular pizza parlor! You'll be busy in the pizzeria as you unlock a wide array of toppings, crusts, and sauces for new seasonal...

Operate Now: Hospital
Operate Now: Hospital
Operate Now: Hospital

Operate Now: Hospital

SPIL GAMES

*Get ready for an all new season 2!*
Operate Now: Hospital, is a drama inspired medical journey, where you experience being a surgeon, building a medical team, and managing a hospital. In this realistic simulation game, your objective is to assemble a highly skilled medical team to perform operations on patients...

Tennis Club Story
Tennis Club Story
Tennis Club Story

Tennis Club Story

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Aim for the ace position of tennis club prestige in this simulation! Your leadership decides if players make it to the big time or bust! Customize your training menu to focus on power or technique, molding players as you please for competitions, fame, and snazzy sponsors!

Sponsors will fund hard-working athletes...

Turmoil
Turmoil
Turmoil

Turmoil

Gamious B.V.

** Pocketgamer 8/10 - " 'just one more dig,' then find yourself covered in oil and cash hours later." **
*The successful Steam game now available for iPad*

Drill for oil like it's 1899!

Turmoil offers players a visually charming, tongue-in-cheek take on the simulation genre inspired by the 19th century oil...

Bonbon Cakery
Bonbon Cakery
Bonbon Cakery

Bonbon Cakery

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Have your cake and eat it too in this latest and greatest of cakery simulators, fresh from the Kairosoft oven!
Improve your prowess as a pâtissier by pioneering a bountiful catalogue of high-ranking recipes. For example, combine a sponge cake with strawberries and cream--and presto! You'll have whipped together a supple...

Coast Guard: Beach Rescue Team
Coast Guard: Beach Rescue Team
Coast Guard: Beach Rescue Team

Coast Guard: Beach Rescue Team

Play With Games Ltd

Coast Guard is a parking game that will take you along the beaches and into the sea. Become a member of the coast guard squad, looking out for people in trouble and problems to solve. Drive patrol trucks on the sand, from there get on the road if you need...

Rule with an Iron Fish: A Pirate Fishing RPG
Rule with an Iron Fish: A Pirate Fishing RPG
Rule with an Iron Fish: A Pirate Fishing RPG

Rule with an Iron Fish: A Pirate Fishing RPG

Kestrel Games

".. does just about everything right." - Touch Arcade, 4.5/5

Become the greatest pirate captain that ever fished! Add more pirates to your burgeoning island town! Listen to all their nonsensical complaints! Fish in ludicrous locations like swamps, active volcanoes and the sky!

Features:

Pay once, no ads, no IAPs
Relaxing, addictive fishing gameplay
6...

Dog Sled Saga
Dog Sled Saga

Become a Professional Dogsledder in Dog Sled Saga

Dog Sled Saga

Dog Sled Saga

Dan FitzGerald

Dog Sled Saga is a simulation game where you start out as a rookie but work your way to the top of the dogsledding community with your awesome team of dogs.

Pocket Planes - Airline Management
Pocket Planes - Airline Management
Pocket Planes - Airline Management

Pocket Planes - Airline Management

NimbleBit LLC

From the creators of Tiny Tower comes Pocket Planes, a casual airline sim that fits right in your pocket!

- Manage and grow your fleet of planes as they fly interesting people and cargo to over 250 cities around the map.
- Unlock everything from tiny prop planes to jumbo jets and...

Game Dev Story Lite
Game Dev Story Lite
Game Dev Story Lite

Game Dev Story Lite

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Manage your own game company and try to create a million-selling game in this unique simulation.

Features the ability to develop your company's own game console, plus a system for changing your staff members' professions.

Hire talented people and train them to develop their skills.

As your staff gets more experience, you will...

Papa's Taco Mia To Go!
Papa's Taco Mia To Go!
Papa's Taco Mia To Go!

Papa's Taco Mia To Go!

Flipline Studios

It's a flavor fiesta in this new version of Papa's Taco Mia, with gameplay and controls reimagined for iPhone and iPod Touch!

You'll need to multitask between four areas of the taco shop, with new controls designed to work just right in the palm of your hand. Head to the Order...

Magazine Mogul
Magazine Mogul
Magazine Mogul

Magazine Mogul

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Take charge of your own magazine! It's up to you to turn heads and help your community grow through the power of the press!

It all starts with compelling coverage. Brainstorm story ideas and angles with your editorial team, then deploy staff to put those ideas into print. Hit the streets...

Biz Builder Delux
Biz Builder Delux
Biz Builder Delux

Biz Builder Delux

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Ah, there's nothing like the rhythmic bustle of a burgeoning business burg... especially when you're the one building it! That's right, from a video game store to the corner fast food joint, run what YOU want as the town's entrepreneur extraordinaire!

Once your coffers are comfortably padded, you'll be ready to...

Anime Studio Story
Anime Studio Story
Anime Studio Story

Anime Studio Story

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Produce your own hit anime starring a character of your making!

Select a face, body, and presto! Your completed hero can then explode onto the scene of your show, wowing watchers to rule the rankings! Categories include "Dateability," "Popular with Kids," and more! As the animaestro, only you can bring status...

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Election Manager 2016

Election Manager 2016

Lensflare Games LLC

Have you ever wondered what if? What if 2016 had gone differently, if perhaps your candidate had had a bit more money, been a better candidate, or just been a bit luckier? What if someone else had run? What if a third party candidate had just as much money to spend? Or maybe even significantly more? What could you do with a hundred million dollars? A billion? Ten billion? What if there were four competitive parties? How would that change things? What if there were no established parties running at all?

With Election Manager 2016 you can answer those questions and more... Try running an election on a shoestring or with an unfair advantage. Run as a Democrat or Republican, manage the Libertarian or Green ticket, or go completely independent. Let your adviser make all your decisions for you, or micromanage every decision yourself, or anything in-between. The choices are all up to you.

About the Game:

Election Manager 2016 is an abstract strategic election simulation game where you manage your ticket in an attempt to get your candidate elected to the office of President of the United States. Election Manager comes with a variety of scenarios, from a recreation of the 2012 election to a four-way election between independent parties. In addition, almost any imaginable two-to-four way election scenario can be designed by the player.

The Election Manager 2016 engine uses actual historical and demographic data to produce reasonable election results, taking into account factors such as partisan lean and voter elasticity. The player will not only have to consider states but also media markets, giving the game a strategic dimension due the inefficient mapping from one to the other. For instance, to target New Jersey's 14 electoral votes, the player would have to spend money on ads in the Philadelphia or New York City markets — but significant portions of those markets are actually in other states. So is it really worth spending that money there, or would it be better spent going after other states instead?

While Election Manager aims to give you complete control of your strategy, it also comes with tools to help you manage it — up to and including an AI campaign manager to which you can delegate any part (or all) of your strategy, from campaign stops to ad buys to state offices to polling. Game features include:

• Completely customizable scenarios, including pre-built 2012 and hypothetical 2016 scenarios
• Scenarios for two to four parties
• Run a Democratic ticket, a Republican ticket, or any number of third-party or independent tickets
• Single player or hotseat multiplayer
• Set up campaign and fundraising stops for your candidate
• Plan your ad strategy for every market in the United States
• Use ads to attack your opponent, or boost your campaign with positive ads
• Set up campaign offices in battleground states
• Handle everything yourself, delegate everything to your AI campaign advisor, or anything in-between
• Tools to help you plan your polling or ad campaigns or budgeting
• Data and maps and lots of it

Magazine Mogul Lite

Magazine Mogul Lite

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Take charge of your own magazine! It's up to you to turn heads and help your community grow through the power of the press!

It all starts with compelling coverage. Brainstorm story ideas and angles with your editorial team, then deploy staff to put those ideas into print. Hit the streets for info and you just might snag the hottest scoop of the year!

Wider circulation means better publicity and tourism for your town, so win new readers over with fresh and interesting features! Keep it up and the mayor may headhunt you to assist with urban planning, relying on you for advice on public projects, events, and even what businesses to invite into town.

A small local magazine can make a big difference! Do you have what it takes to become a magazine mogul?

--In the free Lite Version of the game, you can play for two full in-game year.--

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Try searching for "Kairosoft" to see all of our games, or visit us at http://kaipa.jp. Be sure to check out the wildly popular Game Dev Story for your mobile device or PC as well as our collection of FREE games!

Pixely People Making Movies

Pixely People Making Movies

Nekomata Games

4/5 stars "Pixely People is a lot of fun, much more action-packed than Game Dev Story and at least as full of personality." - Toucharcade.com

4/5 stars "The borderline insanity that can take place after filming gets underway can be totally exhilarating." - 148apps.com

"Pixely People Making Movies is the only game of its kind, and at $1.99 on the App Store, it’s a steal." - indiegamemag.com

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Welcome to your new movie studio! Create new movie types (how about a Dance/Horror movie?). Cast actors, frantically manage your unpredictable employees and finally create the Greatest Movie of all Time in this mix of simulation, RPG and drag and drop mayhem!

• Fast paced and addicting gameplay in 3 minute sessions, perfect for that short break
• Plan ahead to get the highest scores, but be prepared to change your plan fast when unexpected things happen
• Upgrade your employees as they level up, and hire new ones
• Unlock new Movie themes like Ninja, Western and Fantasy
• Game Center support with leaderboards and achievements
• No in-app purchases!

Pocket Arcade Story

Pocket Arcade Story

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Here comes a new challenger: it's the arcade simulation game you've been waiting for!
Build your very own gaming paradise packed with heaps of game machines and more!

If some of your customers become regulars, you can test their mettle in fighting game tournaments. Crush the competition with crazy combos and knock out your opponents with a flurry of fists! If you rise from the fray victorious, more and more customers will pile into your arcade!

You can fine-tune and tweak your arcade as much as you want, with everything from racing games to dance games, photo booths and food stands! Even the strength of your crane games' claws and the rate at which coins are won is under your control. Utilize all these features and customize to your heart's content!
So, can you create a 5-star arcade that pushes all the right buttons?

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Try searching for "Kairosoft" to see all of our games, or visit us at http://kaipa.jp. Be sure to check out the wildly popular Game Dev Story for your mobile device or PC as well as our collection of FREE games!

The Ramen Sensei

The Ramen Sensei

Kairosoft Co.,Ltd

Build your ramen rep by fashioning the ultimate bowl from a vast assortment of noodles, soup, and toppings.

From roast pork to miso, mackerel, and more--the only limit is your imagination, meaning you'll need to use your noodle to nail the right recipes and bring hungry customers in by the crowd!

Enter contests and see how you size up against rivals, thus cementing your standing as superlative sensei of the savory!

Succeed--and one day you might even have your own ramen theme park!

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Try searching for "Kairosoft" to see all of our games, or visit us at http://kaipa.jp. Be sure to check out the wildly popular Game Dev Story for your mobile device or PC as well as our collection of FREE games!

Rockfest

Rockfest

Headup Games GmbH & Co KG

Build your own festival in Rockfest!
Create your festival like you always wanted and build tents, takeaways, toilets, rides and more in order to satisfy the needs of your visitors. Take care of fresh supplies and keep the area clean to avoid the festival drowning in chaos.

Real bands for your lineup!
The festival radio offers you a wide range of music streams from different genres. Whether you prefer hard rock, metal, alternative, punk, hardcore, electronic music or hip-hop – create your own lineup. The highlight: the music in the game is music from real newcomer artists. If you are a musician yourself or if you play in a band you can also upload your own music and rock the festivals of players all over the world! The game internal charts show you which bands are hot among the players. Is your band in the charts? Maybe you also discover the next rock star or simply your new favourite band.

It´s a long way to the top!
In the beginning your festival will be small, with a handmade stage consisting of pallets, planks and nails and a two-digit audience. But don´t give up – give the visitors what they want, collect XP, enlarge your festival site and soon you will be among the other top festival managers. Start your own festival today!

FEATURES:
- Create and manage your own music festival
- Festival radio with real bands for your individual lineup
- Game internal music charts show the most popular bands and songs
- Choose from a variety of buildings and attractions
- Different upgrade levels for buildings
- Leaderboards – who is the world´s leading top manager?

Information for musicians
Rockfest offers you a one-of-a-kind chance to present your music to a huge audience all over the world and boost your degree of popularity. Using the game internal charts you can check if the players like your music – and maybe it´s your start for a career in the music business. All you need is your music, a short band bio and your band logo. At www.rockfest-game.com you can create an account and start uploading your music. You will also find additional information there. Rock ‘n’ Roll!

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