The best classic and old school Space Flight games

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

Frontier: Elite II

Frontier: Elite II

The 350th game on GamesNostalgia is our favourite game ever: Frontier: Elite II. You can download here the PC version, which had a more advanced graphics engine, featuring texture mapping, compared to the Amiga version.

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-09-01Tags: 3d amiga original game polygons science fiction shoot em up space flight space sim texture map trading

Star Wars: TIE Fighter

Star Wars: TIE Fighter

Star Wars: Tie Fighter is a space flight and space combat simulator game released in 1994. It's the sequel to Star Wars X-Wing. It was designed by Totally games, and released by LucasArts.

Year: 1994 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: flight movies science fiction space flight vehicular combat simulator

Gravity Force

Gravity Force

Gravity Force is a freeware shooter created by Stephan Wenzler for the Amiga in 1989. The idea is simple: take the spaceship of the videogame Asteroids and its mechanic of movemen...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-09-12Tags: 2 players amiga original game freeware multi-directional shoot em up space flight split-screen versus

Descent

Descent

Descent is a 3D sci-fi first-person shooter notable for the "six axis" movement, developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay in 1995. The game was originally released to MS-DOS, but was ported to Mac OS and Playstation.

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d arcade science fiction shoot em up space flight texture map

Star Trek 25th Anniversary

Star Trek 25th Anniversary

Star Trek 25th Anniversary is an adventure game and space combat sim based on the Star Trek universe, developed and published by Interplay for DOS and Amiga in 1992. Funnily enough...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-01-31Tags: aga point and click puzzle-solving science fiction space flight tv series

Wing Commander

Wing Commander

Wing Commander is a space combat simulator designed by Chris Roberts and first released for the PC DOS in 1990. It was later ported to the Amiga, CD32, Sega CD and the SNES. It is...

Year: 1990 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2020-03-04Tags: 3d flight science fiction space flight texture map vehicular combat simulator

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault is a flight shooter based in the Star Wars universe and was developed and published by LucasArts in 1993 for Mac and DOS. The game renders actual footage and uses music from the movies.

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: arcade aviation flight licensed rail shooter science fiction space flight video backdrop

R-Type

R-Type

R-Type is a side scrolling shoot-em-up arcade created by Irem in 1987. The graphics design was inspired by H. R. Giger's artwork for the Alien movies. The game was ported to severa...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up space flight

Terminal Velocity

Terminal Velocity

Terminal Velocity is an arcade-style simulation video game released by 3D Realms in 1995 for PC and Mac. Terminal Velocity was quite different from the flight simulation games of ...

Year: 1995 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d aviation first-person flight science fiction shoot em up space flight texture map

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

Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi

Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi

Wing Commander II Vengeance of the Kilrathi is the sequel to the original Wing Commander, and is the second in the Wing Commander series. The game is, like it's predecessor, a space combat simulator.

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: flight science fiction shoot em up space flight vehicular combat simulator

Star Trek: Judgment Rites

Star Trek: Judgment Rites

Star Trek: Judgment Rites is a graphic adventure based on the popular sci-fi series. It was released by Interplay in 1993, a a sequel to Star Trek: 25th Anniversary..

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-05-23Tags: graphic adventure licensed point and click science fiction space flight spaceship tv series

Star Control II

Star Control II

Star Control II is the sci-fi strategy game sequel to the original Star Control and was developed by Toys for Bob and published by Accolade in 1992 for DOS. It was ported to 3DO in 1994.

Year: 1992 Genre: Strategy Updated: 2020-04-04Tags: 4x arcade mini-games real-time science fiction shoot em up space exploration space flight