The best classic and old school Space games

Outpost

Outpost

Outpost is a space colonization strategy game created by Sierra and released in 1994 for Windows 3x and Macintosh. As in many other science fiction classics, Earth will be destroy...

Year: 1994 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-10-28Tags: 4x isometric real-time science fiction space space exploration space sim

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: 2019-07-19Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up space space flight spaceship

Space Crusade

Space Crusade

Space Crusade is a computer adaptation of the 1990 Games Workshop boardgame set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. The video game was created by Gremlin Graphics and released in 199...

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-07-27Tags: board game licensed science fiction space squad management top-down turn-based

Space Hulk

Space Hulk

Space Hulk is a squad-management tactical videogame, released in 1993 for MS-DOS and Amiga, based on the popular board game by Games Workshop with the same title. In this horror/sc...

Year: 1993 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: aliens board game dungeon crawler licensed science fiction space spaceship tactical-rpg

Supremacy: Your Will Be Done

Supremacy: Your Will Be Done

Supremacy (called Overlord in the US), is a real-time strategy game developed by Probe Software and released for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1990. In 1991 it was ported to MS-DOS and Commodore 64.

Year: 1990 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: amiga original game real-time science fiction space space management

Frenetic

Frenetic

Frenetic is a vertical shooter created by Core Design and released for Amiga and Atari ST in 1991. It's a very traditional game that perfectly fits in the space shoot-em-up genre,...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-11-05Tags: shoot em up space top-down vertical-scrolling

Hybris

Hybris

Hybris is a vertical scrolling shoot-’em-up developed by Cope-com and published by Discovery Software International in 1988 for Amiga only. This sci-fi shooter, mostly created b...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game arcade science fiction shoot em up space spaceship

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: 2020-12-16Tags: 3d bbc micro business simulation flight polygons real-time science fiction shoot em up space space flight space sim trading

Galaxy Force II

Galaxy Force II

Galaxy Force II is a sci-fi space shoot 'em up created by SEGA originally as a coin-up, then converted to many home platforms, including Mega Drive/Genesis, Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and others, starting from 1991.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-04-18Tags: coin-up conversion science fiction shoot em up space

Xenon

Xenon

Xenon is a vertical scrolling shooter, created by The Bitmap Brothers initially for the Atari ST in 1988 and ported to Amiga, ZX Spectrum and MSX the same year. The game is the prequel to the much more popular Xenon 2: Megablast.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-16Tags: amiga original game science fiction shoot em up space spaceship

Chronomaster

Chronomaster

Chronomaster is a graphic adventure developed by DreamForge and published by Capstone in 1995 for PC. The game was written by famous novelist Roger Zelazny, known for having won s...

Year: 1995 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: detective graphic adventure non-linear novel pre-rendered science fiction space

X-Out

X-Out

X-Out (pronounced "cross out") is a horizontally scrolling shoot-em-up created by Rainbow Arts and released in 1990 for the Amiga, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-08-01Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up space spaceship underwater

Super Star Trek

Super Star Trek

Super Star Trek is an old text-only game, an early example of a turn-based space strategy sim/wargame created by Robert Leedom e David Ahl. The game code was published in the 1978 book BASIC Computer Games - Microcomputer Edition.

Year: 1978 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-09-26Tags: basic language public domain science fiction space spaceship text-based wargame

Thunder Force III

Thunder Force III

Thunder Force III is a space shooter developed by Technosoft for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive and published by SEGA in 1990. The title was adapted for the arcade in 1991 under the name Thunder Force AC and for SNES as Thunder Spirits.

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-09-21Tags: arcade genesis original game science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling space