DescriptionReal-time refers to gameplay that happens without waiting for player input, i.e. in real time. Action games are real-time by default and therefore do not require this tag.
The real-time tag is used for RTS (real-time strategy) games, many managerial simulations which are not turn-based (e.g. Transport Tycoon), as well as puzzle games that require quick thinking, such as Tetris variants.
This tag is also used to describe combat in certain role-playing games (the ATB system of many Final Fantasy games or the Infinity Engine combat in Baldur's Gate and some other Western RPGs). This type of combat requires the player to manage the activities of the combatants in real time, and should not be confused with that of Action RPGs, where combat is action-oriented.
Rare examples of real-time games outside of the aforementioned genres (e.g. The Last Express) also exist.
SimCity Creator is a revamped continuation of the SimCity universe with the same objective, to build the best city or...
Nintendo DS (2008)
SimCity Creator for the DS is a continuation of the long-running SimCity series. Build up or destroy your city; you...
This is a compilation of 4 Electronic Arts simulation games. The games are:The Sims Sim City 3000 Unlimited Sim Theme...
The Sims 2: Apartment Life (Limited Collection) contains: The Sims 2: Apartment Life (expansion pack)The Sims 2: Double Deluxe
The Sims 2: Apartment Life is an expansion pack for The Sims 2, in which your Sims can now live...
Nintendo DS (2008)
In The Sims 2: Apartment Pets, you're living in your Uncle Bill's apartment. He gave the permission to change any...
An expansion pack for The Sims 2 that let's you add stuff to spruce up your Sims' special occasions. Some...
This re-release of The Sims 2 includes: The Sims 2 The Sims 2: Nightlife (second expansion) Bonus DVD (tips &...
This is a compilation that includes: The Sims 2 (base game) The Sims 2: Nightlife (expansion pack) The Sims 2:...
The Sims 2: FreeTime is an expansion pack for The Sims 2 that includes new games and activities for your...
H&M Fashion Stuff is the fifth Stuff add-on in The Sims 2 series, adding new objects, clothing and decorations, rather...
If you don't already have the Sims 2 here's your chance to have it along with all the 40 holiday...
In 2006, just like the year before, Electronic Arts released another Holiday Edition of The Sims 2 with the same...
Happy Holidays to all you The Sims 2 players here's a little add-on to fill your stocking with. With this...
The Sims 2: Ikea Home Stuff is a package for The Sims 2, containing new furniture for your house, based...
This stuff’s expansion pack for The Sims 2 adds furniture, décor, and outfits items for Kitchen & Bath. It includes...
The Limited Edition is another re-release of The Sims 2. It includes: The Sims 2 Deluxe The Sims 2: Bon...
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 96 World of Goo
- 95 World of Goo
- 95 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
- 94 World of Goo
- 94 Tetris
- 93 Vagrant Story
- 93 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
- 93 Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon
- 93 Panzer Dragoon Saga
- 93 Lemmings
Games must have at least a MobyRank of 80 to be considered.
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 4.50 Abandoned Bricks (2004)
- 4.14 Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties (2008)
- 4.24 Age of Empires III: The WarChiefs (2007)
- 5.00 Anno 1404 (Limited Edition) (2009)
- 4.02 Army Men RTS (2004)
- 4.33 Aztech's Armory: Campaigns for Warcraft II (1997)
- 4.06 Baldies (1998)
- 5.00 Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon S: Kondo wa Puzzle de Oshioki yo! (1994)
- 5.00 Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon S: Kurukkurin (1995)
- 5.00 Black Isle Compilation (2002)
Games must have at least 1 votes and a MobyScore of 4.0 to be considered.
Real-Time is part of Themes. This group of genres contain:
- Anime / Manga
- Board / Party Game
- Cards / Tiles
- Cyberpunk / Dark Sci-Fi
- Detective / Mystery
- Game Show
- Historical Battle (specific/exact)
- Interactive Fiction
- Interactive Fiction with Graphics
- Interactive Movie
- Martial Arts
- Meditative / Zen
- Mental training
- Paddle / Pong
- Persistent Universe
- Rhythm / Music
- Sci-Fi / Futuristic
- Spy / Espionage
- Survival Horror
- Video Backdrop
- Visual Novel