The best classic and old school Space Flight games

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing

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: 2018-05-15Tags: flight movies real-time science fiction space flight vehicular combat simulator

Frontier: Elite II

Frontier: Elite II

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 the Amiga version.

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2018-05-03Tags: 3d amiga original game business simulation polygons science fiction shoot em up space flight space sim texture map trading

Star Wars: TIE Fighter

Star Wars: TIE Fighter

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.

Year: 1994 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: flight movies science fiction space flight vehicular combat simulator

Wing Commander

Wing Commander

Wing Commander is a space combat simulator designed by Chris Roberts and first released for the PC DOS in 1990. It was later ported to the Amiga, CD32, Sega CD and the SNES. It is...

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: flight science fiction space flight vehicular combat simulator

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault is a flight shooter based in the Star Wars universe and was developed and published by LucasArts in 1993 for Mac and DOS. The game renders actual footage and uses music from the movies.

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-12-30Tags: arcade aviation flight licensed rail shooter science fiction space flight video backdrop

Star Trek 25th Anniversary

Star Trek 25th Anniversary

Star Trek 25th Anniversary is an adventure game and space combat sim based on the Star Trek universe, developed and published by Interplay for DOS and Amiga in 1992. Funnily enough...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-02-03Tags: aga point and click puzzle-solving science fiction space flight tv series

Xenon 2: Megablast

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 platforms.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-11-22Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up space space flight spaceship

R-Type

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 severa...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-26Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up space flight

Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi

Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi

Wing Commander II Vengeance of the Kilrathi is the sequel to the original Wing Commander, and is the second in the Wing Commander series. The game is, like it's predecessor, a space combat simulator.

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: flight science fiction shoot em up space flight vehicular combat simulator

Star Wars

Star Wars

Star Wars is an arcade created by Atari in 1983, during the "golden age" of the arcade games. Using 3D vector graphics, the game is first person space sim, simulating the attack on the Death Star from the 1977 Star Wars movie.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-05-04Tags: aliens arcade movies rail shooter science fiction shoot em up space flight wireframe

Wing Commander: Armada

Wing Commander: Armada

Wing Commander: Armada is a turn-based 3d strategy game set in the universe of Wing Commander, created by Origin Systems and released in 1994 for PC MS-DOS. It's the first Wing Commander game to feature multiplayer mode.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2017-05-10Tags: flight science fiction space flight turn-based

Elite

Elite

Elite is a famous space flight and trading sim created by David Braben and Ian Bell (with their company, Mr Micro), published by Acornsoft and Firebird, and released for several home computers starting from 1984.

Year: 1988 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2018-09-21Tags: 3d business simulation flight polygons real-time science fiction shoot em up space space flight space sim trading

Star Control

Star Control

Star Control is a science-fiction wargame which pits the forces of the Alliance of Free Stars against those of the predatory Ur-Quan Hierarchy.

Year: 1990 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-03-08Tags: multiplayer science fiction shoot em up space flight

Star Control II

Star Control II

Star Control II is the sci-fi strategy game sequel to the original Star Control and was developed by Toys for Bob and published by Accolade in 1992 for DOS. It was ported to 3DO in 1994.

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2015-04-06Tags: 4x arcade mini-games real-time science fiction shoot em up space exploration space flight