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53 Great Games Like Evil Genius 2

Our experts have spent time searching for great games similar to Evil Genius 2 and have found the following:

Evil Genius 2 is a tongue-in-cheek strategy game where you play the evil villain. You must build a detailed, functional lair from where you can take control of the world. Similar to Sim City and 2 Point Hospital, you use your resources wisely as you mark out rooms, train your minion workforce and create new specialists.

Unfortunately, Evil Genius 2 is not available on Android, Switch or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 30/03/2021

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Simulation, Strategy (Narrative and Puzzle)

Accessibility: 39 features

Components: 2D Overhead, Day and Night, Grid and Open World

Developer: Rebellion (@Rebellion)

Costs: Purchase cost, In-Game Purchases and In-Game Pass

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Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

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Release Date: 07/12/2021

Out Now: PC, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels

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Release Date: 08/05/2020

Out Now: Mac, PC, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead, Day and Night, Grid, Open World and Weather

Before We Leave is a city building simulation and strategy game. Humanity has been living in bunkers after a great calamity, and are emerging to start a new life by building farms, industry and trade routes throughout the solar system. It's an unusual...

Dwarf Fortress

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Out Now: PC

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead, Day and Night, Grid, Open World and Pixels

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Littlewood

Release Date: 18/06/2019

Out Now: Mac, PC and Switch

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead, Day and Night, Open World and Pixels

Littlewood is a town and farming simulator a little like Stardew Valley or Animal Crossing. Here though, the twist is that the game is set after a grand adventure. You beat the boss, and...

Factorio

Release Date: 14/08/2020, updated in 2022

Out Now: Mac, PC and Switch

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead, Grid, Open World and Pixels

Factorio is a construction strategy game where you crash-land on an alien planet and must harvest resources to create industry to build a rocket to escape (or fall in love with running your factory and stay on longer).

 

29 Similar Games Long List

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Components: 2D Overhead, Day and Night, Grid, Open World and Pixels

Stardew Valley looks like a farming simulator. That’s partly what it is, but you must also develop relationships with the other townsfolk and delve deep into the mines. Its quirky labyrinthine attention to detail is inviting for young players to try...

Age of Empires IV

Release Date: 02/02/1998, updated in 2023

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS2, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead, Grid and Open World

Age of Empires IV is a strategy game where you command an ancient civilisation in real-time and must develop from hunter-gatherers to advanced forms of defence and war. This is similar territory to Civilization but focuses on...

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Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Components: 2D Side-On

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Sid Meier's Civilization (Series)

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Out Now: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

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Grounded

Release Date: 28/07/2020, updated in 2022

Out Now: PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

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Release Date: 13/05/2021

Out Now: Android, PC, Stadia, Switch and iOS

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead, Cards and Grid

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Release Date: 25/02/2020

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Release Date: 15/03/2018

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4 and Xbox One

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Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Components: 2D Overhead, Day and Night, Open World and Pixels

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7 Easier Skill Rating than Evil Genius 2

If you like the sound of Evil Genius 2 but find it too complex or challenging, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with a lower Skill Rating.
 

3 Board Game Alternatives to Evil Genius 2

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16 Video Games Like Evil Genius 2 Based on Genre

These are games of a similar genre mix to Evil Genius 2. This includes games from the Puzzle, Simulation, Strategy and Narrative genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
 

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