The best classic and old school Science Fiction games

Doom

Doom

Doom is the legendary first-person shooter created by Id Software and released for DOS in 1993. It was Id Software’s follow-up to their genre-defining Wolfenstein 3D. This was the first game to popularize multiplayer for this genre.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d fps horror science fiction shoot em up texture map

Doom II

Doom II

Doom II is Id Software's follow-up to their award winning Doom. Published by GT Interactive, it was released for DOS in 1994, just one year after its predecessor. Unlike most sequels, this one is actually good.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fps horror science fiction shoot em up

Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter developed by Id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1992 for DOS. It has since been ported for several systems including PC-98, Mac, Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: fps science fiction shoot em up ww2

Contra

Contra

Contra is a run-and-gun style platformer developed by Konami and published by Erbe Software initially in 1987. It was released in arcades and on ZX Spectrum and Amstrad PC to start with.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-08-08Tags: arcade platform science fiction shoot em up south america

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

Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D is a sci-fi first-person shooter created by 3D Realms and published by GT Interactive Software for PC in 1996. The game is the sequel of Duke Nukem and Duke Nukem II, two shooters/platformers created by Apogee Software.

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: adult comedy first-person fps north america science fiction shoot em up

Quake

Quake

Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996. Unlike the Doom engine before it, the Quake engine offered full real-t...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: aga fps multiplayer science fiction shoot em up

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: 2019-10-22Tags: flight movies real-time science fiction space flight vehicular combat simulator

The Ultimate DOOM

The Ultimate DOOM

The Ultimate Doom is an updated version of the popular first-person shooter created by idSoftware and designed by Shawn Green, Sandy Petersen, and John Romero. Ultimate Doom was r...

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: first-person fps horror science fiction shoot em up

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

Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis

Dune II: The Battle For Arrakis

Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty (a.k.a. Dune II: Battle for Arrakis) is the second entry in the Dune series and it's one of the most influential video games of all time. It w...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: movies real-time rts science fiction war

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

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

Master of Orion II: Battle At Antares, the sequel to Master of Orion, is a popular turn-based 4x space empire game designed by Steve Barcia and Ken Burd and developed by Simtex. Th...

Year: 1996 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 4x business simulation management science fiction turn-based

Another World

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 an...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: amiga original game platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up