The Bottom Line: Though not as polished as it could have been, SimCity 4 is still a complex and detailed strategy game that can entertain you for hours on end. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Maxis, Strategy, City Bulding, Modern, 1 Player
Specs: Everyone, Strategy, Strategy / tactics / wargame - tycoon
The Bottom Line: Children of the Nile has a lot of personality and some interesting gameplay, but it's weighed down by a few problems not found in some previous city-building games. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Tilted Mill, Strategy, Strategy / tactics / wargame - city building, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Cities XL tries to expand the city-building genre with new ideas, but the solo game is generic, and the online features aren't ready for a ground-breaking ceremony. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Monte Cristo Multimedia, Strategy
The Bottom Line: Cleopatra adds more of just about everything, and makes Impressions' Pharaoh a more complex and interesting game, without disrupting the fine balance of the original. Read review
Specs: Everyone, BreakAway Games, Strategy, City Bulding, Historic, 1 Player
The Bottom Line: Rush Hour takes the next step by adding such useful features that you'll wonder why they weren't in the original release of SimCity 4. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Kritzelkratz, Strategy, City Bulding, Historic, 1-4 Players
The Bottom Line: This is the most popular sim of all time, cranked up to a high-tech gloss and packaged with all the popular expansion sets. Read review
Specs: K-A, Maxis, Strategy, City Bulding, Modern, 1 Player
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