The best classic and old school Aliens games

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the famous arcade developed by Atari in 1983. The cabinet of The Empire Strikes Back was released in 1985, as an upgrade to the first one.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: aliens arcade coin-up conversion rail shooter science fiction shoot em up wireframe

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi is an arcade game created by Atari in 1984 and despite the title of the third movie, it's the sequel to the first Star Wars game (the third game, The Empire Strikes Back, was released one year later).

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: aliens arcade licensed movies science fiction shoot em up

Return to Ringworld

Return to Ringworld

Return to Ringworld is a science-fiction point and click adventure game developed and published by Tsunami Media in 1994. The title that came out for the DOS is based on the novels...

Year: 1994 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: aliens novel point and click puzzle-solving science fiction

2400 A.D.

2400 A.D.

2400 A.D. is a post-apocalyptic top-down role-playing game by Origin Systems. Before starting a new game, I have the (maybe bad) habit of looking at the story of searching for a review.

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-12-15Tags: aliens post-apocalyptic real-time science fiction

The Reap

The Reap

The Reap is a futuristic shoot 'em-up created by Housemarque in 1997 for Microsoft Windows. The scrolling is isometric, like the famous arcade Zaxxon, but the game features 3D modeled levels with hi-quality rendered graphics.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-05-13Tags: 3d rendering aliens isometric science fiction shoot em up

Starcross

Starcross

Starcross is an interactive fiction/text adventure published by Infocom initially in 1982. The story was written by Dave Lebling, one of the authors of Zork. As many Infocom games...

Year: 1982 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: aliens interactive fiction mystery science fiction spaceship text adventure

Koronis Rift

Koronis Rift

Koronis Rift is one of the earliest games created by LucasArts (aka Lucasfilm Games). It was designed and produced by Noah Falstein, and it was released initially, in 1985, for the Atari 8-bit computers.

Year: 1985 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-09-17Tags: aliens atari 8-bit first-person science fiction tank vehicle simulator

Cosmic Spacehead

Cosmic Spacehead

Cosmic Spacehead is a platform adventure released in 1993 for Amiga, MS-DOS, Game Gear, Sega Master System and Mega Drive. It's a remake of the NES title Linus Spacehead's Cosmic Crusade .

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-03-01Tags: action-adventure aliens arcade cartoon platform point and click puzzle-solving

Dark Side

Dark Side

Dark Side is a fist-person 3D space action game created by Incentive Software in 1988 both for 8-bit and 16-bit platforms, including ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amiga, and Commodore 64.

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-01-28Tags: 3d aliens disaster first-person freescape polygons virtual world

Star Command

Star Command

Star Command is a 1988 space role-playing game released by Strategic Simulations Inc initially for MS-DOS, then Amiga and Atari ST. One of the things I learned from the world of ...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-02-19Tags: aliens science fiction space exploration squad management text-based turn-based

Captain Fizz Meets The Blaster-Trons

Captain Fizz Meets The Blaster-Trons

Captain Fizz Meets The Blaster-Trons, also known as Mission Icarus, is a sci-fi shooter for two players released by Psygnosis in 1988 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-06-23Tags: 2 players aliens bbc micro co-op maze split-screen top-down