The best classic and old school Aliens games

Halo: Combat Evolved

Halo: Combat Evolved

Halo: Combat Evolved is a sci-fi first-person shooter created by Bungie Studios for Microsoft and released for the Xbox in 2001, then ported to Windows and Macintosh by GearBox in 2003.

Year: 2003 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-05-25Tags: aliens aviation first-person flight science fiction shoot em up tank war

Super Contra

Super Contra

Super Contra is an arcade game developed and published by Konami in 1988, also ported for Nintendo Entertainment in 1990 This installment is a sequel to the legendary Contra (19...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: aliens coin-up conversion multi-directional platform-shooter run and gun science fiction side-scrolling

UFO: Enemy Unknown

UFO: Enemy Unknown

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 Amiga and DOS in 1994.

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aga aliens rpg elements science fiction squad management tactical-rpg turn-based

Redneck Rampage

Redneck Rampage

Redneck Rampage is a comedy/sci-fi first-person shooter created by Xatrix Entertainment and published by Interplay for MS-DOS in 1997. The game uses the Build game engine, usually considered a 2.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 2.5d aliens first-person fps science fiction

Starcraft

Starcraft

StarCraft is one of the most influential real-time-strategy games ever created and one of the most important video games of all time. It was developed by Blizzard Entertainment, and it was initially released in 1998 for Windows.

Year: 1998 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-01-14Tags: aliens freeware real-time rts science fiction

Captain Blood

Captain Blood

Captain Blood is a space adventure created by ERE Informatique initially for the Atari ST, then ported to Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, and many other platforms.

Year: 1988 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-04-03Tags: action-adventure aliens atari st first-person space exploration

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: 2021-02-18Tags: aliens arcade cyborgs shoot em up space flight v-scrolling shoot-em up vertical-scrolling

X-COM: Apocalypse

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 utilize...

Year: 1997 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: aliens real-time science fiction squad management tactical-rpg turn-based

Rick Dangerous

Rick Dangerous

Rick Dangerous is a 2D action platformer created by Core Design and published by Microplay Software in 1989 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and other home computers.

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: aliens ancient egypt archaeology atari st jungle platform side-scrolling

Alien Breed 2

Alien Breed 2

Alien Breed II: The Horror Continues is a sci-fi top-down shooter created by Team17 exclusively for the Amiga and released in 1993. It's the sequel to Alien Breed and Alien Breed: Special Edition 92.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-18Tags: 2 players aga aliens amiga original game horror multi-directional multi-scrolling shooter shoot em up top-down

Fade to Black

Fade to Black

Fade to Black is a 3D action-adventure created by Delphine Software and published in 1995 by Electronic Arts for PC and Playstation. It's the sequel to the popular 1992 cinematic platformer Flashback.

Year: 1995 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: action-adventure aliens motion capture polygons science fiction

R-Type II

R-Type II

R-Type II is the sequel to the original R-Type and is a side-scrolling arcade shooter developed and published by Irem in 1989 in arcades only. It soon made its way onto multiple pl...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aliens coin-up conversion h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Rick Dangerous 2

Rick Dangerous 2

Rick Dangerous 2 is the sequel to the popular platformer created by Core Design, inspired to the character of Indiana Jones. The game was released in 1990 for the Atari ST, Amiga, ...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aliens atari st science fiction

Alien Breed

Alien Breed

Alien Breed is a sci-fi top-down shooter created by Team17 originally for the Amiga and released in 1991. The game, heavily inspired by the movie Aliens, is similar to the famous Atari arcade Gauntlet in terms of gameplay.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players aliens multi-directional multi-scrolling shooter science fiction top-down walkabout