At the moment there are only a few games that are able to achieve a semblance of the phenomenal success of the game Minecraft from Mojang. Mobile version of this game is always in top paid games in the iTunes App Store and not planning to take their positions. It offers players virtually endless gameplay, based on the construction of their game worlds in sandbox mode. Besides Minecraft, are there other games with similar gameplay and pixel graphics, they are all original and give players the opportunity to Express themselves in the process of crafting, mining and all that Minecraft is so loved by many. Consider a few of them in detail.
This game is quite large and solidly made, so like many mobile gamers, accounting for a good competition to Minecraft. Developers support Survivalcraft a constant amount of fresh content, updates and new features.
If you get lost in the games with an open ending, like Minecraft, and you need a clear plan of action, then why not try the game Block Story? It has elements of role-playing, fantasy locations and quests, and, in addition, you will be able to control the dragons, summoning them to his aid.
This popular game Studio Re-Logic known to many and needs no introduction. It uses the basic concept of Minecraft, plus, added 16-bit retro-style graphics with elements of 2D side scrolling.
The game is in early access.
In this game the action takes place in the style of Terraria, and the only difference is that the location is the outdoor space. You will be meeting with other civilizations, excavations on other planets, crafting and adventure. All this sounds great and will look even more tempting – the game is in early access, which means that after release the game is filled up with something even more interesting.
Junk Jack X
The game Junk Jack and its sequel Junk Jack X which was released in 2013, perhaps not so well known among 2D sidescrolling of world-building games with elements of crafting, but this does not mean that they have nothing to offer players. They have quite a lot of interesting content, worlds, randomly generated, and a complex crafting system and resource extraction from the underground depths.
At first glance, this game looks too simple a copy of Minecraft but adventure, growth, and character development will be very exciting to evaluate the game by yourself.
If you like not only the visual style of Minecraft, but also the genre of tower defense, Block Fortress will be exactly what you are looking for – you have to build towers from blocks, to equip them and protect themselves from the advancing enemy hordes.
Eden World Builder
This game doesn’t differ from Minecraft and Survivalcraft – she is also a sandbox with elements of crafting, in which the action takes place in first person. It offers you a seriously well-developed worlds with a lot of opportunities for construction. Here you will be able to erect even a football stadium (if you want, of course).
If you are tired of green grass, blue water and other earthly elements, you’ll like this game sandbox in outer locations, in which, in addition to crafting, there are elements of battles with enemy astronauts.
This development from the Studio ChooFun Games is very similar to Minecraft but with smoother graphics, and with the presence of the character’s rocket pack and rocket-propelled grenades. Apparently, the authors thought that crafting without grenade launchers is boring.