Games that try to simulate real-world activities (like driving vehicles or living the life of someone else) with as much realism as possible. Simulators generally require more study and orientation than arcade games, and the best simulators are also educational.
A type of game where the player builds defensive structures to stop waves of enemies from reaching and destroying their base. Towers can be equipped with many kinds of weapons, but generally are unable to move. Resources earned by defeating enemies allow for more towers to be built.