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: 2019-03-22Tags: aliens aviation first-person flight science fiction shoot em up tank war

X-COM: UFO Defense

X-COM: UFO Defense

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: 2019-10-22Tags: aga aliens rpg elements science fiction squad management turn-based

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

Redneck Rampage

Redneck Rampage

Redneck Rampage is 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: 2019-10-22Tags: aliens first-person fps science fiction

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 (1987...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: aliens coin-up conversion multi-directional platform run and gun science fiction side-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: 2019-10-22Tags: aliens real-time science fiction 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: 2019-07-17Tags: aliens atari st platform science fiction side-scrolling

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: 2019-11-16Tags: 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: 2019-09-21Tags: aliens coin-up conversion science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

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: 2019-07-17Tags: aliens arcade movies rail shooter science fiction shoot em up space flight wireframe

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: 2019-10-10Tags: 2 players aliens multi-directional science fiction top-down walkabout

Rick Dangerous II½

Rick Dangerous II½

Rick Dangerous II½ is an exclusive level of the Amiga platformer Rick Dangerous by Core Design, released as coverdisk of The One Magazine in 1991..

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-01-12Tags: aliens amiga original game coverdisk freeware puzzle-solving side-scrolling single screen

Project-X

Project-X

Project-X is a sci-fi horizontal shooter created by Team17 originally for Amiga and released in 1992. The DOS version was released 2 years later. Probably inspired to R-Type 2 and...

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-14Tags: aliens amiga original game arcade science fiction shoot em up

Blood Money

Blood Money

Blood Money is a 2D side-scrolling shoot 'em up created by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis in 1989 for the Amiga, Atari ST and DOS. A Commodore 64 version was also released one year later.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: 2 players aliens amiga original game arcade multiplayer science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling