Simulator games are the best thing to happen to games since multiplayer facilities. An actual hint of reality is what the gaming universe was missing and we got just that.

The best simulator games let you experience an entirely new way of life; a career you never considered, or even dabble in crime. While some are challenging, delivering absolute accuracy and forcing you to learn technical skills.

1] Microsoft Flight Simulator

The 2020 release of Microsoft Flight Simulator was the first time the series appeared on console and offered us all tickets to blue skies and new lands when actual travel was strongly discouraged, if not banned. The game is a visual marvel and the level of realism applied to the technicalities of piloting an aircraft is impressive and terrifying, no matter how much attention you think you were paying on all those vacation flights

2. Planet Coaster

Fancy running your theme park? Perhaps you see yourself as some kind of ‘roller coaster tycoon? In Planet Coaster, you can do just that. Developed by Frontier, it’s your task to fill your burgeoning new park with the world’s most thrilling rides. Sharing a great deal with its illustrious forebear, the game is rife with nostalgic fun. But for those new to the theme park genre, navigating Planet Coaster’s highs and lows is nevertheless a fresh and sometimes challenging simulator experience.

3] Cooking Simulator

Ever wanted to be a professional chef? Well now is your chance. Cooking Simulator by Big Cheese Studio puts you in charge of a large, realistic kitchen and makes it your task to dice, simmer, blend and season your way to becoming the greatest chef of all time.

If your only experience of chef sims is Cooking Mama, the surprising depths of Cooking Simulator may come as something of a surprise. You’ll have to precisely measure and cook your ingredients- but make sure your hungry diners aren’t kept waiting too long!