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  ‘Pocket City’ arrives on iOS and Android - A premium city building game with NO microtransactions
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Become mayor and grow your city from a small town to a bustling metropolis. No in-app purchases.

Pocket City is available on the App Store and Google Play. Build and manage your own metropolis in this new mobile city building game. No in-app purchases - all unlockables are earned through gameplay. Developed by Codebrew Games, an indie studio from Toronto, Canada.

Long Description

The player builds their city by creating residential, commercial, and industrial zones, as well as special buildings. Completing quests provides the player with XP to level up. New buildings and upgrades are unlocked at higher levels.

The player must build zones strategically to meet demand. A handy chart shows the demand of each zone type. A good zone balance creates a good economy, increasing the player’s income.

Power and water resources must be supplied to zones and buildings. Different power plants have different effects - some are more green than others, some are more powerful.

The citizens must be kept happy to promote population growth. Taxes can be raised for a quick cash boost, at the expense of displeasing citizens. Balancing happiness and cash goals effectively can make or break a city.

Pocket City aims to capture the magic of city building on mobile without common traps like paid consumables and long build timers. Thousands of players are eagerly anticipating the game’s official public release. Pocket City has been a hit with gaming communities like Reddit’s /r/gaming and has reached the #1 post in the past. Followers and beta testers have given extremely positive feedback.



  • Build a unique city by creating zones and special buildings
  • Trigger fun events like block parties, or disasters like tornadoes
  • Complete quests to earn XP and money
  • Unlock advanced buildings by levelling up
  • Unlock new land with different terrain types
  • Succeed by optimizing your cash flow, traffic, happiness, and more
  • Enjoy a dynamic city with citizens, vehicles, animals and animated buildings
  • Upload your city to the cloud to transfer to another device, or share with a friend
  • Intuitive, touch-based city building
  • Playable offline
  • Play in portrait mode or landscape mode
  • NO microtransactions


Official Trailer


About the Studio

Pocket City is created by Codebrew Games - a one-person indie studio from Toronto, Canada.


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