A lot of genres have had a resurgence over the past five years, but none more successfully than management games. There are now more ways to direct trains, lay conveyor belts, coral visitors and profit, profit, profit than you could play in a lifetime. The question is: which of these famous timesinks is worth your time, and which of the whipsmart new hires can compete against the hagard, seen-it-all old dogs?
That’s what this list is for. These are 20 best management games you can play right now on PC, in no particular order, and updated for 2019.
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Words by Alec Meer and Nic Reuben.