The Best Simulator Video Games Of The Last 5 Years

#9 The Sims 4

  • Developer: Maxis
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: September 2, 2014

The Sims franchise has maintained a strong following over the decades and the fourth main installment of The Sims was released on the latest generation of consoles. As always, the gameplay still remains around controlling a group of individuals who live in the same house.

As always, players can tweak the household to replicate a design that they particularly enjoy whether that be décor to fully rearranging the house blueprints. Outside of the construction element, gamers within The Sims 4 will still be able to adjust the everyday activities of their characters. Likewise, The Sims 4 has received additional expansion packs to help bring in even more content to go through.


#8 Jurassic World Evolution

  • Developer: Frontier Developments
  • Publisher: Frontier Developments
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: June 12, 2018

If you enjoy building up parks and attractions while managing the business side of things then you’ll want to keep tabs on Jurassic World Evolution. The video game is developed by Frontier Developments who has brought out such classics as the RollerCoaster Tycoon and Zoo Tycoon franchises.

With this release, players are put in control of building their own Jurassic Park where you’ll manage the design of the park and the business aspect of maintaining a successful business.