Simulation

100 Best Sandbox Games

Sandbox is a term for video games, in which the player can navigate the virtual worlds and complete a series of objectives freely. In Sandbox games, players have been freed from the direction and structure of the traditional game, and instead selects when what, and how they desire to approach the available content. Sandbox games use the open world structure since the 1980s, and brings the gameplay without rules, focuses on open-ended choices. These games include creative and building activities and takes place in an open world setting, to offers the freedom to the player. It emphasizes roaming and enables the player to choose the task. Instead of introducing the numbered levels or segmented areas, a Sandbox game appears in a world and offers the full access to the player from start to end. The Sandbox is also known as a Free-roaming or Open world game. The Sandbox games provide structured elements such as Tasks, Storylines, Submissions, Mini-Games, and more.

2. SimpleRockets

Android iOS Win Mac
SimpleRockets is a Physics-based, 2D, Sandbox and Single-player Space Simulation developed and published by Jundroo, LLC. The game takes place in the space environment and lets you build your unique rocket by connecting parts together and can select a variety of fuel tanks, rocket engines, and other equipment. You can…

3. Brick Rigs

Win
Brick Rigs is a Building, Sandbox, Driving, Physics-based, Single and Multiplayer Simulation developed by Lukas Rustemeyer. It offers an open world based on sandbox environment. The game lets the player create different kinds of vehicles from a set of bricks and gain experience of their destructive physics and driving. You…

5. Glam Doll House: Girls Craft

Android iOS
Glam Doll House: Girls Craft is a Building, Decoration, Role-playing and Single-player video game developed by Tiny Dragon Adventure Games. The game takes place in the stunning environment and puts you in the role of the protagonist who is an interior designer with crafting, designing and mining elements. Unleash your…

6. Goat Simulator MMO Simulator

Android iOS Steam Win Mac
Goat Simulator MMO Simulator is a Sandbox, Massively Multiplayer Online, Open World, Action-Adventure and Third-person Simulation by Coffee Stain Studios. It is the F2P DLC pack for Goat Simulator and introduces five different classes such as Microwave, Magician, Warrior, and Rogue. It offers enhanced mechanics, gameplay and environment and lets…

7. Pixel Gun 3D

Android iOS Phone
Pixel Gun 3D is a Mobile Platforms Action, Crafting, Exploration, Building and Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by RiliSoft. The game takes place in the block-based world and combines the elements of shooting, sandbox, and first-person. It has different modes such as Co-op, Survival, and Multiplayer. Get…

8. Tearaway

Vita PS4
Tearaway is an Adventure, Third-person Platform, and Single-player video game created by Tarsier Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. The game offers the brilliant gameplay inspired by Rex Crowle and Papercraft’s doodles and drawings. The story revolves around a messenger on a thrilling adventure to deliver the message…

10. Autocraft

Win Mac
Autocraft is a mix of Sandbox, Building, Physics-based, Crafting and Simulation elements developed and published by Alientrap. It supports Single-player mode only and offers the similar gameplay to Scrap Mechanic. It takes place in the destructible world full of machines and objects. You can assume the role of an engineer…

11. Dream House Craft: Sim Design

Android iOS
Dream House Craft: Sim Design offers a Sandbox, Building, and Designing Simulation available to play on mobile platforms such as Android and iOS. The game takes place in the 3D environment and puts you in the role of the protagonist who is an interior designer. Your ultimate aim is to…

13. Pixel Fury: Multiplayer in 3D

Android iOS Win
Pixel Fury: Multiplayer in 3D mixes the First-person Shooter, Exploration, and Sandbox elements developed by Blue Arrow Games for multiple platforms. The game takes place in the sandbox environment populated by other players from around the globe. The player needs to select his character, pick up a weapon and jump…

14. Unknown Battle Ground Royale

Android
Unknown Battle Ground Royale is an Action, Exploration, Third-person Perspective, and Open World video game developed by Azur Interactive Labs for Android. The game supports Multiplayer mode and it takes place in the block-based post-apocalyptic world where the player needs to choose his character to survive. The game starts with…

17. CastleMiner

360
CastleMiner is a City-building, Sandbox, Open World, Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by DigitalDNA Games for Xbox platform. The game takes place in the block-based world and lets the player assume the role of the character who must build his unique world using a set of blocks…

19. Blocks That Matter

Steam Win Mac Linux 360
Blocks That Matter is a Puzzle-Platform, 2D Crafting and Building video game created by Swing Swing Submarine. The game casts you in the role of the Robot named as Tetrobot, which can gather blocks by hitting from drilling or under them and can build different structures using multiple blocks in…

20. Astroneer

Win One
Astroneer is an Action-Adventure, Sandbox, Single-player and Multiplayer Simulation created and published by System Era Softworks. It takes place in the stimulating environment, and the player is tasked with building the different structure, mining resources and colonizing planets. The game has no specific goals and storyline. You as the playable…

22. Valhalla Hills

iOS Steam Win Mac Linux One
Valhalla Hills is a Strategy, Mythology, City-building, Management and Single-player Fantasy-based Simulation created by Funatics Software and published by Daedalic Entertainment. The game offers a brilliant story, in which you spent your entire life in the service of the Asgard’s gods. When you die, you receive a place in the…

24. DroidCraft

Android
DroidCraft is a Survival, Crafting and Single-player video game with heavy emphasis on Exploration and Building developed and published by Phroot for Android. The game offers an exciting gameplay, which takes place in the large landscape and it puts you in the role of the protagonist, who finds himself in…

25. Worldcrafter

Android
Worldcrafter is an Adventure, Survival, Crafting and Single-player video gamed developed and published by Penultimate Apps for Android. The game combines the Sandbox and Platform genres to offers the similar gameplay to Terraria and Minecraft. It takes place in the 2D world and lets you explore the surrounding landscapes to…

26. BlockWorld

Win
BlockWorld offers an Adventure, Crafting, Exploration and Building gameplay for Microsoft Windows developed and published by 2.0 Studios. The game takes place in the block-based world and enables the players to create their imaginable world in their styles. There are different types of blocks available each with a unique ability.…

27. Blockscape

Win
Blockscape is a First-person, Sandbox, Exploration, and Building Simulation developed and published by Ioneo. The game takes place in randomly generated world based on blocks. You can take on the role of the protagonist who is loaded with lots of tools to craft items and building different imaginary things like…

29. OpenClonk

Win Mac Linux
OpenClonk is an Open Source, Action, Single-player and Multiplayer video game created by OpenClonk Developers for cross platforms. The game puts the player in control of clonks, the small humanoid beings. It is about mining, fast-paced melees, and tactics gameplay components. The game has been described as the combination of…

31. Gnomescroll

Win Mac Linux
Gnomescroll is an Action-Adventure, First-person Perspective, Building and Crafting video game takes place in the surreal planetary environments. The game has Single-player mode only and offers block-based world where you can create anything you imagine using a variety of blocks. You can explore the open-ended world comprises mountains, cities, rivers,…

32. Astrox: Hostile Space Excavation

Win
Astrox: Hostile Space Excavation focuses on Dogfighting, Action, and Space Combat Simulation gameplay developed by Jace Masula. The game has Single-player mode and mixes the Adventure, Sandbox, Crafting and Open world components. It takes place in the thrilling Universe and puts you in charge of a creepy spaceship loaded with…

33. Dragon Quest Builders

Vita PS4
Dragon Quest Builders is a wonderful Action Role-playing, Sandbox and Single-player video game developed and published by Square Enix. The game takes place in the block-based world like Minecraft and offers an exciting gameplay set in Alefgard, the world of Dragon Quest. The story revolves around a protagonist, the survivor,…

34. Kingdoms and Castles

Steam Win Mac Linux
Kingdoms and Castles is a Strategy, City-Building, Sandbox, and Management Simulation developed and published by Lion Shield, LLC. The game features Single-player mode and is about building a castle from a tiny hamlet to a sprawling town. It takes place in the medieval settings, and you have to build your…

35. Fortnite

One PS4
Fortnite mixes the Third-person Perspective, Survival, and Sandbox elements with Co-op, Single-player, and Multiplayer modes developed and published by Epic Games for multiple platforms. The game is about exploration, crafting items and weapons, scavenging items, building various structures, and fighting hordes of enemies and monsters. There are different characters available,…

36. TerraTech

Steam Win Mac Linux
TerraTech is a mix of Sandbox, Open World, Building, Physics-based and Adventure elements developed and published by Playload Studios. The game supports Single-player mode and takes place in the procedurally generated infinite world where you can build each and everything that you imagine. It is the combination of Crafting, Combat,…

37. Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins

3DS
Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins is a Sandbox-style, Action-Adventure, Open World, Driving and Single-player video game created by TT Fusion and published by Nintendo. It is the pre-sequel to the Lego City. The game takes place in the thrilling world populated with non-player characters and enemies. The player can…

39. Automation

Win
Automation mixes the elements of Building, Management, Sandbox, and Strategy Simulation developed and published by Camshaft Software. The game supports Single-player mode only and lets you become a CEO of a company to create and design your own cars. It takes place in the three-dimensional world and allows you to…

41. Dreams

PS4
Dreams is an Adventure, Sandbox, Open World, Single and Multiplayer Simulation created by Media Molecule and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game offers a fabulous gameplay that you have never experience before and available to play on PlayStation 4 platform only. It mainly gameplay centers on Play, Create and…

43. Contraption Maker

Win
Contraption Maker mixes the elements of Puzzle, Physics-based, Sandbox, 2D and Co-op produced and published by Spotkin. The game supports both Single and Multiplayer modes and offers a fantastic gameplay, in which you can unleash your creativity and build something unique to impress your friends. In the game, you must solve…

44. Evochron Legacy

Win
Evochron Legacy revolves around Dogfight, and Space Combat Simulation gameplay with Sci-fi, Sandbox, and Exploration elements created by StarWraith 3D Games LLC. Select your spaceship and set out on epic missions to battle against enemies. You navigate the environment from both first-person and third-person perspective and can interact with non-player…

46. Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom

Win 360 PS2
Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom mixes the elements of Action-Adventure, Platform, and Sandbox created by Heavy Iron Studios and published by THQ. The game takes place in the stunning world, and puts you in the role of the protagonist, who has to explore the environment to gather various items,…

47. Disney Infinity 3.0

Win 360 One Wii U PS3 PS4
Disney Infinity 3.0 takes the Action-Adventure and Sandbox gaming to a whole new level and offers gameplay and mechanics similar to its predecessors Disney Infinity and Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes. With a more in-depth and Complex Combat system, Disney Infinity 3.0 offers a similar experience to some of the…

48. Fantastic Contraption

Win Mac
Fantastic Contraption is a Puzzle, Sandbox, Physics-based and Single-player video game with Virtual Reality elements developed and published by Northway Games and Radical Games. The game offers an opportunity to the player to unleash his creativity and construct different machines using building materials to accomplish challenges. There are a variety…

49. RollerCoaster Tycoon World

Win
RollerCoaster Tycoon World is a Construction and Management Single-player Simulation developed by Nvizzio Creations and published by Atari, Inc. It is the fourth massive title in the series of RollerCoaster Tycoon game. The game is about building different rides, shopping roller coasters, and monitoring various elements such as technology, budgets,…

50. Project Spark

One
Project Spark is an Action-Adventure, Sandbox, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Team Dakota and published by Microsoft Studios. It is a digital canvas uses to create games, animation movies, and other experiences. The game takes place in the brilliant world and lets the player download user-based content to…
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