Build your own city as the new mayor. Create residential, commercial, and industrial zones. Build parks and recreation spots. Respond to crime and disasters. Watch your city come alive!
No microtransactions or long wait times! Everything is unlocked and rewarded through gameplay.
Pocket City re-imagines classic city building simulation gameplay for iOS devices.
- Increase minimum requirements to iOS 10.0
- Fix typo in screenshot
Ratings and Reviews
Fantastic app (with a few bugs left)
This is what SimCity should have been. Fantastic city builder good for a few minutes or a few hours. I like the leveling system which keeps you from getting ahead of yourself and gives you specific goals to work toward. And _NO_ IAP! Thank you so much for an honest, premium game! Lots of little touches to keep it from being a mere clone with a quirky sense of humor. There’s even a sandbox mode. Hard to believe this game comes from a one-man studio.
At launch there are still a few problems. The graphics are a bit soft as you zoom in, even at highest settings. Not so much as to be a bother, but you notice it. I’ve had two crashes but no data loss, so not a big deal. Have had an issue with power plants not plugging into the grid properly when incorporating highways into my city design (you still need normal roads, but the game doesn’t always register the connection even then.)
This dev has been actively engaged with his user base, so I feel certain these very minor bumps will get ironed out. Don’t let it worry you — this game is worth way more than the asking price. If you like city builders (and old school SimCity in particular) then you need to own this game.
The game is almost incredible
This game is super fun, it’s the best city builder out there. The only problem is that I feel like there should be more assets, like more power plant options, more special buildings, and just alternate forms of transportation. An underground subway would be awesome. Another thing is that the game starts to run slow really quickly, it would be nice if it could be more optimized, this is coming from an iPhone X user, so hardware shouldn’t be the issue (Although I noticed that once my phone heated up the game played much worse, and when I played the same, very populated city later, once my phone cooled down, performance was back to normal, I think the X might just thermal throttle). The first problem I noticed was that even with the textures set to ultra things still looked fuzzy and blurry, especially the pictures of the people when they talk for a mission. Other than more unique game elements, a need for better optimization, and blurry textures this game is fantastic and you should definitely buy it. It’s my all time favorite iOS game even given the fact that it’s 5$ and there are a few aspects which can be improved upon.
NO MICRO TRANSACTIONS? Take notes EA.
After Sim City was completely sabotaged and destroyed by EA, and the original non micro transaction version of Sim City was pulled from the mobile market, we desperately needed a classic city builder that went back to its roots. A sim that wasn’t about having to wait for cool downs, or having to pay to get building materials... we wanted a game that was about city management, rather then micro transactions. Not only is this a fantastic city building game, the design, UI, building mechanics are all well made and very well thought out. You can tell this was made from the heart of its developers. Something that EA doesn’t care about. I honestly didn’t hesitate to purchase this game when I saw the review online. I will always give my money to game studios that care about what they do and want to make a great game, designing it around fun and functionality, rather then a greedy corporation that specifically designs its game mechanicals to get the most money from you.
I have not and never will again give EA another cent of my money. Take notes EA.
I just want to thank the developers for giving gamers what they really want. We notice.
- Bobby Li
- 29.6 MB
- Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 9+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © 2018 Codebrew Games
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.