Since the debut of mobile phones, people are playing games on them. Even the black and white device from Nokia used to comes with the famous Snakes game. Now when the processor has grown in size, the ram has increased to be equivalent to a basic computer, and even the display has become colorful, vivid, and great in terms of display quality, we are still playing games on them.
Android and iOS have also changed the story, and now everyone likes to play games on their futuristic bricks. Today we are going to enlist the best 12 city building games for Android and iOS, but do note that not all games can be available for both, so we will try to include an equal quantity of games which are available for Android and iOS.
It has been the best city building game not only for the great graphics but also due to the strategy that you have to create during the gameplay. Here you will not be able to make a city as you like, but it must comply with all the different rules and laws of market and economy. You will have options to expand your city by adding an airport or a railroad, and other things that you will surely need to increase will be the reputation of the city which is the most important part for your city which you built. The game is quite famous for the updates that it get, as that makes it bug-free and new updates are being added to the game for existing players.
2. 2020: My Country
This game will prepare you for the future, here you will not be able to succeed without any strategical approach. The game also comes with preloaded natural disasters and other issues. This will help you to get prepared for most of the issues in advance. The gameplay offers you a deep knowledge of city building. The most important part of this game is that it doesn’t require any kind of internet connection to play the game, hence it must be the best game when you are going on a trip and you need something that can easily make you get refreshed. Here you can keep something as automatic, and then be a part of the traffic control system. This application is free to play but will offer in-app purchases.
3. Fallout Shelter
This is not exactly a city building game for Android but it had to be on the list. This game will enable you to look after all the basic things that you look after in a city, but actually, here you will be taking care of a vault. You will need to protect your people, and take care of the maintenance of the building. The game will require you to have a strategic gameplay and will also help you for the simulation of the experience. Here you will accommodate a number of people to save them from the doomsday. This game is available for both Android and iOS and is not an offline game.
4. SUBURBIA City Building Game
It is a board game and yes also a city building one too. Here you are surely going to have fun building the game, the name is quite unique still don’t be in a confusion and get the game on your mobile. If you have played any board game in the past when you were young then for sure you will enjoy the nostalgia to play the game. Although it is a board game, you will be required to take a decision of the resources and where to build the buildings, you will also be required to take care of the population. This game is available at a pricing of 6.99$ and then you can enjoy the game without any ads. Although for free there will be no game even with ads too.
5. SimCity BuildIt
If you want to make your own city in an open world, then this is the best choice for your mobile phone. The game will offer you the best of the building experience. With time you will be unlocking different kinds of elements. This game is quite heavy when compared to other sets of games. The game will enable you to imagine all you have got and control your player. The game is a multi-player one hence you will be able to compete against your virtual friend, and make sure that you are ahead of your friend in each and every mean. The game is free to install on your handset, but does contains ads, and will also include different in-app purchases.
As the name says it is a city building game which is kind of a township which will typically have most of the important things one would need. It contains a lot of love factor that you will need for sure in order to fall for a game. In the game, you can improve your township with time where you will bring in features such as train stations, airports, and can also start cultivating crops. It will surely require you to have a strategy as otherwise you will be required to demolish some buildings and start building again. Another thing that is important is the reputation of your township that you will have to look after. This game is available for both Android and iOS and offers in-app purchases.
7. Village City: Island Sim
This has been the best house building game that is made to render the best of the graphics. The game has many different cities, and if your city is much more attractive then you can easily attract more and more people to your city. There are parks and other things of entertainment. The game supports over 18 languages and hence most of the people can play the same. This game is also available for both iOS and Android, and can easily be played offline without any internet connectivity.
8. The Battle of Polytopia
If you played Age of Empires or any other civilization game then it is almost similar to it. You will start with your own tribe and then convert it into a city. Whenever you start a new game, you get a new tribe on the map. You will be offered a fixed amount of resources for discovering and hunting. There are different AI tribes who will attack you and hence you will have to save your tribe from them. You can also acquire new cities and experience adventure in the game. The major sorrow of the game is that it is online only hence you will have to be connected to the internet to play this game. It is available on both App Store and Play Store.
The game is set in the medieval time and you are required to make a small village that will be converted to an empire of its own. The people living there will follow their regular routines, you will have to get the surrounding ready and deal with the tasks that are challenging. This game offers full tablet support so that you can get a better view of the area. The game is offered to be downloaded via iTunes and Play Store and can easily be played offline.
10. This War of Mine
Here in you will have to create a strategy so that you can survive the wars and other things. This is basically a place which is affected by war, and hence you will have to search for food, medicine, and shelter. There are enemies who are constantly searching for enemies and hence you will have to be aware of that. The game is available for offline usage and is available for both Android’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store.
11. Theo Town
If you have played SimCity 2000 game then you will find many things that are just like that game. Although there are a couple of unique bits in the game such as the pixel style graphics. Here you are required to put the citizens of the city in the quest to search for water, education and other things. The game is an online only game and hence you will have to make sure that you have enough data available to play the game. This game is only available for Android users although the developer has promised to make it soon available for iOS.
12. Designer City
Here you will get a wide set of an area that will be present for you to make and design the city. During the daytime play, you will have to design your city, while in the night you will be required to maintain the city. The buildings available in the gameplay are photo – realistic and are made up of high quality, you can easily craft the land as you might be needing in the game. There is only a sum of 75 challenges and a sum of 300 achievements that you can achieve in the game, hence it is quite limited game. Do make sure that you have sufficient amount of data to play as this is an online only game. The game is available on both iTunes and Play Store, hence you can compete with most of your friends.
These are some of the games that you can look after if you are a fan of mobile gaming, do note that most of the games are free, although some might require a couple of in-app purchases to move at a faster pace. Comment below which is the game you liked the most.