The 26 Best Games Like ‘The Sims’

Loveleen Kaur / ONE37pm

For many gamers out there, The Sims is the absolute best series of games out there for the escapism they provide. Players can get their creative juices flowing and create entire worlds where they control what characters do, from cleaning and cooking to going on dates and making a family. Life simulation games were around for decades before The Sims in many forms, but there’s no doubt that Maxis changed the genre with them. However, if you do want to dip your toe into the entire genre, we want to make that easy for you. Below is a list of the 26 best games like The Sims for life sim fans. Enjoy!

Games Like 'The Sims'

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1. 'Alter Ego'

Buy Now, $7.99

2. 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons'

Buy Now, $59.99

3. 'Avakin Life'


4. 'BitLife'


5. 'Cities: Skylines'

Buy Now, $29.99

6. 'Fallout Shelter'


7. 'Fantasy Life'


8. 'Farmer’s Dynasty'

Buy Now, $8.99

9. 'Farming Simulator 22'

Buy Now, $49.99

10. 'Harvest Moon: One World'

Buy Now, $49.99

11. 'House Flipper'

Buy Now, $12.49

12. 'IMVU'


13. 'Jurassic World Evolution'

Buy Now, $11.24

14. 'Littlewood'

Buy Now, $14.99

15. 'Minecraft'

Buy Now, $29.99

16. 'My Time At Portia'

Buy Now, $7.49

17. 'No Time To Relax'

Buy Now, $13.99

18. 'Planet Zoo'

Buy Now, $13.49

19. 'Raft'

Buy Now, $19.99

20. 'Rune Factory 4 Special'

Buy Now, $29.99

21. 'Second Life'


22. 'Spore'

Buy Now, $40.17

23. 'Stardew Valley'

Buy Now, $14.99

24. 'Two Point Hospital'

Buy Now, $34.99

25. 'Virtual Families 2'

Buy Now, $7.99

26. 'Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles'

Buy now, $24.99
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