Sci-fi/futuristic Classic Games and Abandonware

Doom II

Doom II (DOS)

Doom II is Id Software's follow-up to their award winning Doom. Published by GT Interactive, it was released for DOS in 1994, just one year after its predecessor. Unlike most sequels, this one is actually...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Mega Man X

Mega Man X (DOS)

Mega Man X is a popular platform game developed by Capcom, released for the SNES in 1993 and ported to PC in 1995. It holds the distinction of being the first Mega Man game for the SNES, as well as the...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: anime/manga arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter


Doom (DOS)

Doom is the legendary first-person shooter created by Id Software and released for DOS in 1993. It was Id Software’s follow-up to their genre-defining Wolfenstein 3D. This was the first game to popularize...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: horror sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares (DOS)

Master of Orion II: Battle At Antares, the sequel to Master of Orion, is a popular turn-based 4x space empire game designed by Steve Barcia and Ken Burd and developed by Simtex. The game was published...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2016-11-07Tags: managerial sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun - Firestorm

Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun - Firestorm (Windows)

Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun is a real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios, published by Electronic Arts and released for Windows in 1999. The expansion Firestorm was released the following...

Year: 2000 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-13Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic freeware

X-COM: UFO Defense

X-COM: UFO Defense (DOS)

X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO: Enemy Unknown in Europe) is a science fiction strategy game developed by Mythos Games and published by MicroProse Software (Geoff Crammond’s former company) and released for...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-01-31Tags: sci-fi/futuristic turn-based

Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis

Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis (DOS)

Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty (a.k.a. Dune II: Battle for Arrakis) is the second entry in the Dune series and it's one of the most influential video games of all time. It was developed by Westwood...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2018-01-17Tags: real-time sci-fi/futuristic amiga

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing (DOS)

Star Wars: X-Wing is the first flight sim game set in the Star Wars universe created by LucasArts. It was released in 1993 for PC MS-DOS only and it was followed one year later by Star Wars: TIE Fighter....

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-11-27Tags: flight real-time sci-fi/futuristic movies star-wars

Star Wars: TIE Fighter

Star Wars: TIE Fighter (DOS)

Star Wars: Tie Fighter is a space flight and space combat simulator game released in 1994. It's the sequel to Star Wars X-Wing. It was designed by Totally games, and released by LucasArts. The game was...

Year: 1994 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: flight sci-fi/futuristic movies

Descent II

Descent II (DOS)

Descent II is a first person shooter published in 1996. It's the sequel to Decent. The game was published by Interplay Productions and developed by Parallax Software. Originally intended as an expansion...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-19Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter



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: 2015-04-17Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter


Descent (DOS)

Descent is a 3D sci-fi first-person shooter notable for the "six axis" movement, developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay in 1995. The game was originally released to MS-DOS, but was ported...

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-20Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter


Skyroads (DOS)

Skyroads is a remake of the driving game Kosmonaut. Both games were made by Bluemoon, a small studio based in Estonia. The game was released in 1993 for PC MS-DOS only. Compared to Kosmonaut, Skyroads...

Year: 1993 Genre: Racing Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: sci-fi/futuristic freeware track racing

Frontier: Elite II

Frontier: Elite II (DOS)

The 350th game on GamesNostalgia is our favourite game ever: Frontier: Elite II. You can download here the PC version, which had a more advanced graphics engine, featuring texture mapping, compared to...

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2017-05-08Tags: flight sci-fi/futuristic shooter space sim trading