Rimworld is a gruelling space survival simulator for people who enjoy being abused by a game:
Ever wondered what bald eagles do after making sweet, sweet American love? They play Broforce:
This is literally what Broforce is about – protecting democracy and freedom by blasting everything else to hell using the biggest collection of action movie icons ever crammed into any format ever. Why? Because AMERICA.
This War of Mine is a depression simulator that asks the question few games have: “how shit are you at being a decent human?”
If you’re the kind of person who thinks most war games lack realism, then “This War of Mine” is for you – you’ll enjoy various fun activities such as “digging through rubble with bare hands”*, “begging for clean drinking water”* and “talking your characters out of committing suicide”*.
*- actual goddamned features – WTF.
It took me about 12 hours to realize that No Man’s Sky is basically an intergalactic mining simulator (I am not a smart man).
Still, despite the distinct lack of meaningful activities – or precisely because of it – that I love it.
As others have pointed out, the beauty of No Man’s Sky is in hammering home the point that no matter what you do in life, it’ll never put a dent in the Universe.