5 Best SIMS like Games for Android
At the turn of the century, the release of a game took the world by storm. It suddenly provided gamers with an escape from their mundane lives. They could create an alter ego and do everything and anything they desire without any consequences in real life. The game became so popular that even its sequels and spin-offs were superhit. And, now, the same game has inspired a whole host of similar smartphone games. Yes, we are talking about The SIMS. This is the best time to play SIMS like games to mentally get out of your homes and do whatever you want. But, why stick to just The SIMS when there are 5 best SIMS like games that offer something different?
5 Best SIMS like Games for Android
With over 2.7 million downloads, Avakin Life is the most popular SIMS like game on this list. It plays a lot like The SIMS. Create your dream avatar with a perfect figure, hair, eye colour and other attributes. Dress him/her up with cool outfits and hot accessories. Then, it’s time to enter the virtual reality world. Interact with people around the world and visit exotic locations. But, don’t forget your home. Design and decorate it, then, throw invite people to your parties. Avakin Life tilts more towards fashion so expect various brands, outfits and accessories.
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp
Animal Crossing is a popular Nintendo franchise with some superhit games in its arsenal. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is one of the best SIMS like games developed by them. You play as a campsite manager tasked with constructing the most fun campsite. Start with customising your character using over 300 pieces of clothing and accessories. Then design your campsite with 1,000+ pieces of furniture. Tents, hammocks, fireplaces, a stuffed-animal sofa, open-air cafe, outdoor amphitheatre - don’t limit your imagination. Then, there are over 100 animals with quirky personalities who can be a part of your campsite. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is an excellent game for gamers of all age groups.
BitLife - Life Simulator
Okay, not all the best SIMS like games have stupendous graphics. BitLife is one such game. It is a text-based life simulator with simple gameplay that makes it addictive. After creating your character, you are presented with different scenarios and your choices lead to different paths. You can be a noble citizen or be mischief. Fall in love, marry, have kids or enter the criminal world, start riots, smuggle and cheat. Once your character dies, you have the choice of replaying as the same character or as one of his/her children. Despite its simplistic nature, the game is widely popular with over 700,000 downloads.
Dream House Days
The virus and lockdowns are taking a heavy toll on businesses around the world. Landlords are in a pickle due to shops shutting down and tenants vacating homes. Dream House Days gives you a feel of what it is like to be a landlord. You are not just a landlord but an architect as well. The goal is to furnish a near-perfect abode to lure tenants. Add arcade games, saunas, grand pianos along with necessary amenities like convenience stores, laundromats and lifts. Aim to entice celebrity tenants from popular singers to football superstars. Help the residents whenever they need it. Keep upgrading the building to meet their demands. Dream House Days is one of the best SIMS like games with a twist.
Family House is a complete family experience. You are tasked with building a dream house for a family. You need to look after their needs and collect rent to further improve the house. The design choices are multifold - vegetable gardens, paintings, interior designs and pets to name a few. Your house also hides mysterious luxury features that you discover as you play along. You also travel back in time to discover your family roots to learn more about your family history. There are thousands of interior items, outfits and accessories to keep everyone hip and happy. Family House has simple gameplay with enough elements to make it addictive. It is surely one of the best SIMS like games.
Jim has a bachelor in Philosophy of Science from the University of Leeds. When he is not writing tech articles he enjoys photography 📷 and traveling 🚂.