Sci-fi/futuristic Classic Games and Abandonware

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

Skyroads

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: 2015-04-17 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic freeware track racing

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

Descent

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: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-20 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

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

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

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

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

Awesome

Awesome is an action sci-fi shooter created by Reflections Interactive and published by Psygnosis in 1990 for the Amiga and Atari. It was ported to FM Towns by 1992. The game was designed and developed...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-12-29 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic multi-directional

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

Xenon 2: Megablast

Xenon 2: Megablast is a vertical scrolling space shooter designed by Bitmap Brothers, originally produced for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1989, and later converted to the PC, Sega Master System and other...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-11-22 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter amiga

Alien Breed: Tower Assault

Alien Breed: Tower Assault is the third entry into the Alien Breed sci-fi shooter series and was developed and published by Team17 Software in 1994 for the Amiga, Amiga CD32, and DOS. After receiving...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-12-22 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic aliens top-down

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