Glossary

Paralives

Release date:

Genres: Life, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Paralives is an upcoming life simulation game for Windows and MacOS developed by Paralives Studio. Inspired by The Sims, Paralives incorporates house building and management in a small open world town.

PeaceMaker

PeaceMaker

Release date: 2007

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android

Publishers: National Public Radio

PeaceMaker is a video game developed by ImpactGames, and published in February 2007 for Windows, Mac OS and Android . It is a government simulation game which simulates the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Labelled as a serious game, it is often pitched as "a video game to promote peace". The game was originally a university project started in 2005 by a small team from the Carnegie Mellon University. After graduating, two of the members founded a game development company in order to finish the pro…

PewDiePie's Tuber Simulator

PewDiePie's Tuber Simulator

Release date: 2016

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Outerminds Inc.

PewDiePie's Tuber Simulator is a freemium simulation mobile game developed by Outerminds Inc. and featuring Swedish YouTuber PewDiePie, who voices himself. The game's premise focuses on the player creating online videos for views and subscribers, the former of which they can use to purchase goods that can increase performance.The game was released on 29 September 2016 on iOS and Android. It became the Apple App Store's top download on its release day and on the following day Kjellberg reported t…

Planet Zoo

Release date: 2019

Genres: Management, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Frontier Developments

Planet Zoo is a construction and management simulation video game developed and published by Frontier Developments for Microsoft Windows. The game is a spiritual successor to Zoo Tycoon, with gameplay similar to the studio's theme park variant, Planet Coaster. It was released on 5 November 2019.

Portable Island: Te no Hira no Resort

Release date: 2006

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Bandai Namco

Portable Island: Te no Hira no Resort (ポータブルアイランド 手のひらのリゾート, Pōtaburu Airando Te no Hira Rizōto, Portable Island: Palm Risort) is a game for the PlayStation Portable handheld system. It was shown at Sony's PlayStation Meeting on the 22 July 2005. It involves the player spending time on a tropical island. The games clock is based on the PSP's internal clock, so if its day in the real world it will be day in the game world and if its night time it will be night time in the game. Other features inc…

Pacific Strike

Pacific Strike

Release date: 1994

Genres: Action, Combat, Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Pacific Strike is a World War II combat flight simulator video game developed by Origin Systems and released by Electronic Arts for DOS in 1994. The game follows the pattern of the Wing Commander series, although it has a greater resemblance to its cousin Strike Commander in the sense that it is set in a more or less contemporary setting and allows the player to fly actual planes. The game, just like the above-mentioned titles, mixes aerial simulation with a cinematic plot structured through a s…

Pro Evolution Soccer Management

Pro Evolution Soccer Management

Release date: 2006

Genres: Football, Management, Sports, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers:

Pro Evolution Soccer Management (also known as PESM or PES Manager/Management) is a football management game released on March 24, 2006. It is the second football management game in the Pro Evolution Soccer series.

Pocket Frogs

Pocket Frogs

Release date: 2010

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: NimbleBit

Pocket Frogs is a life simulation video game developed and published by NimbleBit for the iOS App Store and Google Play Store. It was released as a free game with additional in-app purchases. The aim is to complete the 'Froggydex' by earning money to breed and sell virtual frogs.

PT-109

PT-109

Release date: 1987

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Apple Mac, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Spectrum Holobyte

PT-109 is a naval simulation video game developed by Digital Illusions and Spectrum HoloByte in 1987 for the Macintosh and MS-DOS. This game is roughly based on the events involving the Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109.

Planetbase

Planetbase

Release date: 2015

Genres: Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Madruga Works

Planetbase is a space simulation and strategy video game developed by Madruga Works which was released on October 16, 2015 for Microsoft Windows, and January 8, 2016 for OS X. The game involves establishing a human colony on a distant planet and building an outpost to survive on the planet.

Planet Coaster

Planet Coaster

Release date: 2016

Genres: Management, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Frontier Developments

Planet Coaster is a construction and management simulation video game developed and published by Frontier Developments for Microsoft Windows. It was released worldwide on 17 November 2016. Frontier had previously worked in the amusement park construction and management genre with RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 (to which Planet Coaster is a spiritual successor), Thrillville, Thrillville: Off the Rails, and Zoo Tycoon. A macOS version, developed by Aspyr, is scheduled to release in November 2020. A versio…

Pot Farm

Release date: 2010

Genres: Role-playing, Simulation

Publishers:

Pot Farm (also known as Pot Farm: Grass Roots and Bud Farm: Grass Roots in some markets) is a farming simulation social network game developed by Brain Warp Studios and owned by East Side Games. Gameplay involves planting and harvesting different strains of cannabis and manufacturing cannabis-based food items. Many of the plants, quests and achievements are named after elements of cannabis subculture. It is available as an Android and iOS app, and was previously available as an application via t…

Punch Club

Punch Club

Release date: 2016

Genres: Management, Sports, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: tinyBuild

Punch Club (originally titled VHS Story) is a sporting management simulation developed by Lazy Bear Games and published by tinyBuild. In the game, the player manages an upcoming boxer in training and preparation for a series of boxing matches at a local club, while searching for clues of who killed their father. The game was developed as a humorous take on action films of the 1980s and 1990s. The game was released in January 2016 for Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android, following a Twitch…

Project Omega

Project Omega

Release date: 1980

Genres: Simulation

Publishers: Adventure International

Project Omega is a 1980 video game published by Adventure International for the TRS-80.

PC Building Simulator

PC Building Simulator

Release date: 2019

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: The Irregular Corporation

PC Building Simulator is a simulation-strategy video game produced by The Irregular Corporation and Romanian independent developer Claudiu Kiss. The game is centered around owning and running a workshop which builds and maintains PCs, mainly gaming-oriented ones. It was initially released for early access in March 2018 on Steam. The game is compatible with the Windows operating system, and utilizes the OpenGL programming interface. PC Building Simulator features real life parts from a vast arra…

Parkitect

Parkitect

Release date: 2018

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers: Texel Raptor

Parkitect is a construction and management simulation video game developed and published by Texel Raptor. After a successful Kickstarter campaign and a two-year-long early access beta period, the game was released on November 29, 2018. Parkitect simulates amusement park management, similar to the RollerCoaster Tycoon series.

PHM Pegasus

PHM Pegasus

Release date: 1986

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Publishers: Electronic Arts

PHM Pegasus is a ship simulation and action game released for the Commodore 64, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum. The title refers to USS Pegasus (PHM-1), one of the Pegasus-class hydrofoils which were used by the U.S. Navy in the 1970s. The game was developed by Lucasfilm Games and published by Electronic Arts. The game has eight different missions in which players must maneuver helicopters, convoy ships, and patrol hydrofoil missilecrafts to survey areas, clear areas of enemy ships, and …

Premier Manager

Premier Manager

Release date: 1992

Genres: Sports, Simulation

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Dos, PlayStation 3, Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: Gremlin Interactive

Premier Manager is a football management simulator video game for the Amiga, Atari ST, Acorn Archimedes and MS-DOS platforms. It was released in 1992 by Gremlin Interactive. Later the game was converted to the Sega Genesis. While the Amiga, Atari and MS-DOS versions were all similar, the Genesis version more closely resembled Premier Manager 2. The objective of the game is to manage a football club successfully within the top five divisions of the English league system. Premier Manager is the fi…

Plague Inc.

Plague Inc.

Release date: 2012

Genres: Real-time, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Apple IOS

Publishers:

Plague Inc. is a real-time strategy simulation video game, developed and published by UK-based independent games studio Ndemic Creations. The player creates and evolves a pathogen in an effort to annihilate the human population with a deadly plague. The game uses an epidemic model with a complex and realistic set of variables to simulate the spread and severity of the plague. It was released on May 26, 2012 for iOS and Microsoft Windows, October 4, 2012 for Android and 2015 for Windows Phone. …

Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory

Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory

Release date: 2006

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: JoWooD Productions

Panzer Elite Action: Fields of Glory (sometimes just Panzer Elite Action) is a video game, developed by ZootFly and published by JoWooD Productions. It was released in Europe in 2006, yet has not yet been given a North American release date. This game is distinguishable from the original Panzer Elite, a 1999 realistic WW2 tank simulator, which has a separate modding community devoted to it and was first published by Psygnosis.