Sci-fi/futuristic Classic Games and Abandonware

X-COM: Terror from the Deep

X-COM: Terror from the Deep, the sequel to UFO: Enemy Unknown, is a strategy video game developed and published by MicroProse in 1995 for the PC This follow-up to the original X-COM is almost identical...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-02-01 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Ascendancy

Ascendancy is a sci fi turn-based strategy game developed and published by The Logic Factory in 1995 and released for DOS. It is referred to as a “4x” game, meaning explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-19 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic 4x turn-based

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer is a real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios (creators of Dune II), and published by Virgin Interactive in 1995 for MS-DOS and other platforms. It's the first chapter of...

Year: 1995 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-23 Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic freeware

R-Type

R-Type is a side scrolling shoot-em-up arcade created by Irem in 1987. The graphics design was inspired by H. R. Giger's artwork for the Alien movies. The game was ported to several home computers including...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-26 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

MDK

MDK is a unique science fiction shooter developed by Shiny Entertainment and published by Playmates Interactive Entertainment for DOS and Windows in 1997. In order to keep players from needing GPU enhancements...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon

Scourge of Armagon is the first official mission pack for Quake. It was developed by Developed by Hipnotic Interactive and released in 1997. It contains 17 new single-player levels, new monsters, weapons...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Another World

Another World, also known as Out of This World, is a cinematic platformer action-adventure designed by Éric Chahi for Delphine Software and released in 1991 initially for Amiga and Atari ST, later for...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-08-21 Tags: puzzle-solving sci-fi/futuristic shooter

X-COM: Apocalypse

X-COM Apocalypse is the third entry into the X-COM series, developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse, it was released for DOS and Windows in 1997. Apocalypse utilizes the same Cityscape and...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-27 Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic turn-based aliens

Starglider II

Starglider 2 a 3D space combat simulator developed by Argonaut Software initially for the Amiga and published in 1988 by Rainbird also for the Atari ST. The game was also ported to DOS and Macintosh and...

Year: 1988 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2017-11-08 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter flight aliens 1st-person 3d

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders is the second graphic adventure by Lucasfilm Games, after Maniac Mansion, created using the SCUMM engine. The game was developed on a Commodore 64 and released...

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-04-28 Tags: puzzle-solving sci-fi/futuristic

Dune

Dune is a strategy adventure developed by Cryo Interactive and published by Virgin Games in 1992 for Amiga and PC. The game, based on the popular Frank Herbert's sci-fi novel, was also ported to CD and...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-04-10 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic

3-D Ultra Pinball

3-D Ultra Pinball is a science fiction based pinball game developed by Dynamix and published by Sierra On-Line in 1995 for Windows and Mac. This game takes the general idea of pinball and adds crazy elements...

Year: 1995 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2016-12-07 Tags: arcade pinball sci-fi/futuristic

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle is the fourth game in the Commander Keen series and the first in the second series "Goodbye, Galaxy". Developed by idSoftware, it was released in 1991 for MS-DOS...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic platformer

Quake Mission Pack 2: Dissolution of Eternity

Dissolution of Eternity is the second expansion (or mission pack) for Quake. Developed by Rogue Entertainment, it was released on March 1997 for PC only. It includes 2 new episodes, each one with 15 single...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter gothic multiplayer