Kerbal Space Program
Kerbal Space Program or also known as KSP is a Single-player Space Flight, Building and Construction and Simulation video game by Squad. The game is built using the updated Unity Engine and offers playability on Multiple Platforms including Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Wii. The game allows the players to control a whole Space Mission Program named as Kerbal Space Program, Have a Crew of Humanoid Aliens known as Kerbals and enjoy Exploring the Space. Game’s Complex and realistic Orbital Physics helps players learn about the Hohmann Transfer Orbits (Start from a Lower Orbit and end up in a Higher Orbit) maneuvers and enjoy piloting the ship. According to the gameplay and game story, the game tasks the players to head a Nascent Space Program, Control the Kerbals (Intelligent Humanoid Aliens from an Earth-like planet Kerbin) and enjoy learning to maneuver into Space. Kerbal Space Program gameplay is divided into two main parts such as Construction and Flight, and it allows the players to construct various types of Rockets, Aircraft, Rovers, etc. Once the ships are created, the players can simply launch them into Space from in-game launch Pad, explore the Space and complete various objectives of the game. The game offers various types of mission such as Reaching to a Certain Height, Escape the Atmosphere, Reach Stable Orbit, Capture Asteroids, Create Space Stations, Visit different Planets and collect information about them, etc. With all the Space Exploration fun, Unique game Physics and mechanics, and interesting gameplay, Kerbal Space Program is a fun Space Simulation to enjoy.
#1 Star Citizen
Star Citizen is a groundbreaking Single and Multiplayer First-person Shooter, Space Exploration, Trade and Combat Simulation by Cloud Imperium Games. As a multi-genre game, Star Citizen offers a brilliant combination of Exploration, First-person Space Combat, Mining and Trading elements and allows the players to enjoy doing all the fun things in a Persistent Game world. The game uses a Cry Engine and allows the players to enjoy engaging themselves into a Competitive Co-Op multiplayer environment-based gameplay. The gameplay of Star Citizen is quite simple but tricky as most of the game relies on Player-driven content. Star Citizen is set in Far Future and takes the players to the middle of Milky Way where the player acts as a Citizen of the UEE (United Empire of Earth), built on the rules and basis of late Roman Empire. The main purpose of the game is to have the Citizenship of UEE that can be earned by Completing a Military Service for a specific period. Once the players is all set up, he/she can interact with the environment, objects, and NPCs and becomes a part of the Dynamic Economic System of the game. Star Citizen lets the players create Content for the game so that they can contribute to the game as well as enjoy all the intriguing drama in the game. The unique Economy system is all driven by the NPCs. The FPS (First-person Shooting) and Combat part of the game is inspired by some of the biggest names in gaming such as Arma Series, Killzone, Counter-Strike and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six series and allows plenty of room for the gameplay. With a very promising and satisfying gameplay and mechanics, Star Citizen offers beautiful 3D graphics and a huge Open World to discover.
#2 Homeworld 2
Homeworld 2 is an Action, Third-person Perspective, Real-time Strategy, and Space Flight Simulation developed by Relic Entertainment and published by Sierra Entertainment. The game takes place in the space environment and lets the player create and customize his spacecraft with lots of stuff and upgrade different weapons. It has both single and multiplayer modes. The story revolves around the protagonist named Kushan and his efforts to seek revenge from Taiidan Empire who destroyed his home planet. The game focuses on spacecraft construction, resource management, build a fleet, and offers the sci-fi elements. It is the second entry in the series of Homeworld game. The game embarks you on an epic adventure where you must encounter a variety of pirates, rebels, traders and mercenaries along your way. Collect resources, destroy enemy ships and complete objectives. Earn points and unlock other features, tools, ships and other stuff. Homeworld 2 includes core features such as Create and battle with up to hundreds Space Ships, Stunning Graphics, Dynamic Sounds, Challenging Missions, Bonus System and more. With the enhanced gameplay, mechanics and controls, Homeworld 2 is the best game to play and enjoy.
#3 Universe Sandbox
Universe Sandbox is an Action, Education, Physics-based, Space, Adventure and Single-player Simulation developed and published by Giant Army. The game takes on a massive space environment where you can build, and destroy anything that you imagine. It focuses on real-time gravity, collision, climate, space exploration, and material interaction. Your ultimate task is to navigate the environment, interact with objects and NPCs and reveal the secrets behind the scenes. There are tons of stars, planets, and galaxies are available to manipulate. In the game, you can encounter various alien species and can combat against them to score the points. Unlock other items using your points and dominate the galaxy. Learn about space, planets, black hole, and the atmosphere of space, etc. in this game and show off your skills and abilities by creating different things like planet, stars, etc. Universe Sandbox includes core features such as Simple Introduction, Fun-filled Activities, Physical Quantities in units (seconds, meters, and kilograms, etc.), 3D Mode, Two Collision modes (Combine and Bounce), and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
Flotilla is a 3D Turn-based Co-Op Multiplayer Space Exploration and Combat video game by Blendo Games. Set in a Randomly generated Galaxy environment, Flotila allows you and your opponents (Both Online and NPCs) to control a whole fleet of Spaceships, issue orders to engage in real-time combat and keep on repeating the process until any of the sides is defeated. With a turn-based environment, Flotilla allows you to have one of the best Co-op experiences and enjoy the game-play. Flotilla lets you issue three man types of orders (Attack Move, Flank Move and Focus Fire) to your fleets and reverse the enemy attacks by engaging at the right time and attacking at the right place. In the start, Flotilla allows you to have only two ships, but as the time passes, you can have more ships in your fleet by simply visiting the game shop and upgrading to a number of desired ships while remaining in the limit to spend your resources and rewards. Single player mode of the game allows you to go exploring the world, engage in epic enemy encounters and enjoy the game-play even more. With a brilliant setting, a unique combat oriented game-play and brilliant 3D visuals, Flotilla is an immersive game to play and enjoy.
#5 Star Wars: Empire at War
Star Wars: Empire at War is a great RTS video game that takes you straight to the amazing intergalactic conflicts and lets you enjoy the Real-Time Strategy in a wonderful new fashion. Ever raging conflict between the Rebels and the Empire allows you to choose any of the sides and engage in the action right away. Your task is to select any of the two main campaigns, go on hunting your enemies, be part of the forces lead by Darth Vader or be a commander of Rebel forces and struggle to achieve the goals. Explore different planets, build massive bases and other structure to show off your power, train multiple troop units and engage in epic skirmishes against the enemies. You can also take on the whole galaxy by playing in Conquest Mode, use your best ever strategies against the enemies and eventually rule the world around you. One of the main objectives is to capture and defend the Death Star, the ultimate symbol of power. If you are able to defeat your enemies and capture the death star, you can simply tell the enemies not to mess with you. The grand strategy element in the game allows you to manage your resources, funds, make strategies that will eventually be a step towards your dominance. Building structures, managing resources, searching for technologies and developing new ones etc. are the best parts of this cool game. If you love playing games with both Exploration and RTS elements, Star Wars: Empire at War is one amazing title for you. Do try it out and enjoy the ultimate fun.
#6 Goodgame Galaxy
Goodgame Galaxy is a Massively Multiplayer Online RTS and Space Exploration video game by GoodGame Studios. The game allows the players to be the Commander of a brand new Space Station, build a Powerful and Well protected Base and Conquer the Galaxy by defeating and Conquering other based scattered around the galaxy. Goodgame Galaxy offers a detailed Tutorial on how the players can play the game, build various types of structures such as Research Centers, Command Center, Habitat Modules, Titanuim Plant, Media Towers, Fusion Reactore and a lot of other structures including weapon mounts such asd Laser Canons, Plasma guns, Railguns, etc. With a very simple and easy to understand gameplay and mechanics, Goodgame Galaxy is all about strategizing the moves, deploying the troops and combat vehicles, attacking and destroying the enemy bases and expanding to the far reaches of galaxy. Alliance building offers a extra edge to the players as they can defeat powerful enemies by forming alliances with friendly bases, defeat the enemies and capture their bases, resources, etc. and enjoy ruling over the galaxy. With all the beautiful 3D visuals, plenty of room for the gameplay, and no specific story of the game, Goodgame Galaxy is a one of the best ever Space Exploration, Combat, Building and Management video games to play and enjoy.
#7 Elite Dangerous
Elite Dangerous combines the elements of Space Trading, Adventure, Combat, and Simulation. It offers both Single and Multiplayer modes developed and published by Frontier Developments. The game takes place in the fictional galaxy called Cutthroat and offers an open environment to explore. It lets the player create and customize his own starship and explore the realistic 1:1 Scale Galaxy focused on Milky Way. It has three different factions such as the Federation, the Empire, and the Alliance. To get into the game world, the player must select his faction and complete a series of challenging missions and earn fabulous prizes. He can trade with other to earn money and use to unlock further content. Protect the galaxy from rival factions and fight against enemies using weapons. The game unlocks other galaxies and milky ways as the player complete the series of objectives. He can upgrade his ship with different items and weapons using the money. Elite Dangerous offers key features such as a variety of Missions, different Ships, Unique Game Experience, over 400 Billion Star Systems, and more. Elite Dangerous is the wonderful game to play and amuse.
#8 Ascent: The Space Game
Ascent: The Space Game is a Massively Multiplayer Online, Strategy, Science-fiction and Space Simulation by Fluffy Kitten Studios. The game combines the elements of Combat, Exploration, Trading, Research, Asteroid Mining, Farming, Custom Ship and more. It takes place in the massive space environment and lets you create your own starbase and expand it further and further. Gather resources and defend your units. There are over billions star system to explore and enjoy. To get into the game world, you have to customize your ship with different items and weapons. Colonize your own world and decorate it with different accessories. Unlock powerful weapons and fight against aliens races to protect your colony and its inhabitant. Interact with NPCs and trade with them to earn experience points. Harvest resources, and collect rare artifacts from space during exploration. Pilot your spacecraft and move freely where you want. Ascent: The Space Game includes key features such as Exploration, Starbase Construction, and Harvest Resources to Survive, Trading, Discover new Technologies, Build Jump Gates, and more. Ascent: The Space Game is the best game to play and enjoy.
#9 Sword of the Stars
Sword of the Stars is an Action, Strategy, Space, Sci-fi, Turn-based, Single and Multiplayer video game created by Kerberos Production. There are four different races such as Tarkas, Liir, Hiver and Human and the player is able to choose one of them to get into the game world where the ultimate task is to conquer the entire galaxy. The player must create new star system, build his colony, gather resources, customize starship and discover new technologies to win. The game focuses on turn-based strategy and offers real-time battles. Each race has its unique abilities and strategic movements. There are massive space environments where the game takes place. The player will face evil enemies and mysterious alien races during exploration and he will defeat them using his starship which is equipped with advanced weapons and equipment. Sword of the Stars offers over 40 weapon and various classes. Up to eight players can compete against Artificial Intelligence and each another on online mode. Sword of the Stars is the best game that offers addictive gameplay, and superb mechanics.
#10 X3: Terran Conflict
X3: Terran Conflict mixes different genres such as Trading, Combat, Exploration, and Space Simulation. It is developed by Egosoft and published by Deep Silver. The game takes place in the massive space environments and lets the player explore the game world from first-person perspective. To get into the game world, the player must create and customize his/her starship with different items. There are different races such as Xenon, Terran, Split and more and the player can select one of them and start his journey to navigate ship around different sectors. The game world comprises thousands of stations and ships and the player can create his colony, gather resources, and trade with NPCs to earn money. He has to fight against rival alien races to protect his colony and defeat them to earn amazing rewards. The Ship can be upgraded by using experience points that the player earned by complete objectives. X3: Terran Conflict includes key features such as New Factions, Largest X Universe, over 100 Spaceship, Management Tools and more. Try it out.
#11 Galactic Civilizations II
Galactic Civilizations II is a Turn-based, Sci-fi, Space, Strategy, 4X, and Single-player video game by Stardock Entertainment. It is the sequel to Galactic Civilizations and takes place in the 23rd century when several alien races try to conquer the entire galaxy. The game has a single-player campaign that comprises two different modes such as Sandbox and Campaign. To enter into the space environment, you have to create your starship and customize it with different tools and weapons. Explore the massive environment, fight against different alien factions and protect your planet by defeating them. Earn experience points and uses them to unlock further weapons, missions, and areas. The game focuses on turn-based gameplay and allows you immerse yourself in strategy experience. Discover new technologies, lead your military and conquer the galaxy. Collect resources and trade with NPCs to earn money. Galactic Civilizations II includes core features such as Explore (Stars, Asteroids, and Planets), Create Ship, Multiple Path to Victory, and more. With enhanced gameplay, brilliant mechanics, and superb controls, Galactic Civilizations II is the best game to play.
#12 Wing Commander: Privateer
Wing Commander: Privateer is a Single-player, Action-Adventure, and Space Simulation developed by Origin Systems and published by Electronic Arts. It takes place in the Wing Commander Universe and offers the massive space environment where you can take on the role of the protagonist named Grayson Burrows. The story revolves around the protagonist and his efforts to explore the Gemini Sector in order to solve lots of complex mysteries. There are different character classes such as Freelancer, a Pirate, a Mercenary and a Merchant. It has a variety of levels comprises different challenges, tasks, and missions. You must explore the game world, interact with NPCs, trade with them and fight against vicious alien races. Pilot your ship and travel around different galaxies, earn experience points and unlock further content, weapons, and items. Upgrade your ship using different tools and immerse yourself in space exploration. The game includes different factions such as bounty hunters, Militia, Retros, Merchants, Pirates and more. With enhanced mechanics, addictive gameplay, superb controls and stunning visuals, Wing Commander: Privateer is the best game to play and enjoy.
Edgeworld is a Massively Multiplayer Online, Strategy, and Browser-based video game created by Kabam, Inc. The game takes place in the futuristic year 2711 in Sci-fi environment. According to the story, the Galactic Union has started to build a colony on an abandoned alien planet called Cerulea IV. The inhabitants of the planet known as Cerulean vanished. You can take on the role of the commander, and your main task is to build your base, recruit your army, equip them with powerful weapons and train them for fight, gather resources, loot valuables, and dominate the galaxy. You’re not alone in the space there are other thousands of players around the globe with the same task. In the start, don’t fight against anyone, make your position strong, collect enough resources, and craft lots of weapons. Once you’re ready, go into the battlefield to fight against other to conquer, loot their resources and expand your base further and further. Create an alliance with other players for mutual protection and unlock further content. Edgeworld offers core features such as Build a powerful Base, Discover new Technologies, Deploy Units, Attack your Enemies using Machines and more. Edgeworld is the wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#14 Distant Worlds: Universe
Distant Worlds: Universe is a Grand Strategy, 4X, Sci-fi, RTS, and Single-player Space Simulation created by Code Force and published by Slitherine Ltd. It takes place in the massive space environment consists of over fourteen hundred star system with more than fifty thousand planets, asteroid and moons. The game lets you an opportunity to build your Empire on a huge space while playing through a storyline, gather resources and encounter other empires. There are different Galaxies and each Galaxy offers a set of life and activities. Create your team and battle against alien colonies, pirates, space monsters, and traders to claim their resources. In the game, you can navigate asteroid fields, star systems, supernovae, black holes, and gas cloud to gain experience. Discover clues of civilizations and unearth the secret of galaxy. Trade with others and expand your galaxy further and further. A variety of characters are available to select and play such as Leaders, Generals, Scientists, Agents and more. Distant Worlds: Universe includes core features such as Truly Epic Galaxies, Diplomacy, Select your Playstyle, Intelligence Automation, Exploration, etc. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#15 Starfall Tactics
Starfall Tactics is a Massively Multiplayer Online, Real-time Wargame that combines tactical combat with space customization. The game takes place in the massive space environment and revolves around real-time strategy elements. There are a variety of spaceships available to select and play. Your ultimate task is to recruit your army, train them and send them to conquer the galaxy. Assume the role of the commander, earn experience points and fight for glory. Expand your empire further and further and navigate space environment to collect resources. Upgrade your weapons, spaceship, and items to enhance your abilities and dominate the galaxy. Encounter other players around the world, and fight against them in PvP battle arena. Through customization, you can modify your spaceship in your style using modern weapons, equipment, and items. Starfall Tactics offers core features such as Tactical Combat, Customization, Galaxy Conquest and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#16 Battlefleet Gothic: Armada
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada is a Single and Multiplayer Real-time Strategy and Space video game with Adventure and Fantasy elements developed by Tindalos Interactive. The game takes place in the Universe of Warhammer 40,000 and offers an open space environment. It has six different factions such as Chaos Undivided, Eldar Corsairs, Imperial Fleet, the Tau Empire and more. Your aim is to select your faction, lead your army and take part in battle to take over the Gothic sector of space. You can customize your ship using a variety of parts, and items and equip it with deadly weapons. Build defense to protect your units and recruit army to progress through the game. As the game proceed, other features and content will be unlocked. Earn experience points and use them to upgrade your bases, spaceship, and army including weapons and equipment to improve your performance. It has two DLC packs such as Space Marines and Tou Empire. Battlefleet Gothic: Armada offers prominent features such as Four Factions to Control, a variety of Ships, Single-player Campaign, and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#17 Star Wars Rebellion
Star Wars Rebellion developed by Coolhand Interactive and published by LucasArts is a Real-time Strategy, 4X, Single and Multiplayer video game. The game takes place in the fictional Star Wars Universe. There are two different types of characters such as Minor and Major. The major characters are available in the starting of the game while the minor characters must be created through the match. Only major characters set out on epic missions. The game lets the player select his character and get into the world where he has to build his bases, create his armies of minor ones, and lead them throughout a variety of objectives to fulfill his tasks and earn points. The primary goal of the player is to defend his units, and efforts to destroy the enemies and conquer the bases to progress through the game. The player can use his rewarded points to unlock further content in the match. Through customization options, the player can build and decorate his Empire with different accessories and items to look awesome. Control his units and conquer the entire galaxy. With prominent features, addictive gameplay, smooth controls, and brilliant story, Star Wars Rebellion is the best game to play and enjoy.
#18 Space Trader: Merchant Marine
Space Trader: Merchant Marine combines the elements of Strategy, Trading, Sci-fi and First-person Shooter developed by Hermitworks Entertainment. The game takes place in the space environment and casts you in the role of the protagonist who is a trader. The primary objective of the player is to make as much money as possible within the time limit by completing objectives. Explore the environment from first-person perspective and travel to other planets, cargo ships and trade with different objects. It has a set of goals, and the player needs to complete each one at any cost. There are three different challenging missions including Free Trade, Moon Madness and Red Eye Trader. Progress through the game to unlock achievements and enhance your rank up to become the ultimate trader. Space Trader: Merchant Marine offers core features such as Trader Campaign, Three different Ways to Challenge, Pilot a Ship, Earn money, Character Customization and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#19 Colony Wars
Colony Wars is a Single-player Space Combat Simulation developed and published by Psygnosis. The game takes place in the space environment and lets the player select his starfighter to complete a set of missions. Each fighter equips with deadly weapons and tools. It features the multiple ways to complete the tasks and different outcomes, depends on the performance of the player. According to the story, the planet Earth has run out from natural resources. Earth Empire sends a team to finds resources to distance the world. The player can assume the role of the protagonist, and his aim is to explore the space environment, fulfill a variety of missions to earn experience points and use them to unlock further content in the game. Each fighter consists of missiles, energy weapons, and torpedoes. The game becomes challenging, as the player advanced. With prominent features, addictive gameplay, and brilliant mechanics, Colony Wars is the best game to play and enjoy.
#20 Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption
Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption is a Real-time Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game created by Petroglyph and published by LucasArts. It is an expansion pack for the original game known as Star Wars: Empire at War. The pack introduces the Zann Consortium, as a third playable faction in the game with new features. The game takes place in the fictional space environment consists of different planets and stars. The player can get into the role of the protagonist who is a commander and his ultimate task is to lead his army through battlefield and try to conquer the enemies’ land to gather resources. Before getting into the galaxy, the player needs to choose his one of three factions and participate in battle in both space and ground. It has three different modes such as Campaign, Skirmish and Galactic Conquest. The new faction offers a small number of high-powered units. With prominent features, addictive gameplay, and lot of challenging missions, Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption is the best game for those players who love playing RTS games.
#21 Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade
Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade is a Downloadable Content Pack for Galactic Civilizations III and introduces new races and civilizations. The game mixes the Turn-based Strategy, Space, and 4X elements developed and published by Stardock Entertainment. To get into the world, you needs to select your race and assume the role of the leader who has to control his army throughout a variety of missions and find out the weak point of enemies to destroy them. There are different playable characters available and each has its unique set of attributes, personalities and skills. The galaxy is filled numerous planets and the player needs to explore the world, fight against alien races and conquer their planets, and drive his civilization into a golden age. The Onyx Hive, The Slyne, and the Terrain Resistance are three playable new races and civilizations. As the player progresses, it will increases the levels difficulty. Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade offers prominent features such as Invasions, New Civilization Builders, Espionage, Galactic Citizens, Upgrades and more.
#22 Master of Orion III
Master of Orion III is a Turn-based Strategy, Single and Multiplayer video game with 4X elements developed by Quicksilver Software and published by Infogrames. It is the third installment in the series of Master of Orion (also known as MoO). The game offers a fantastic gameplay with a challenging task of defeating the AI enemies or other players in more than three ways. To get into the world, the player needs to select his faction and character and has to decide his turn. The player has to create bases on an empty land, recruit an army, gather resources by exploring the environment, and trade with others to raise his skills. The player needs to take decisions during his turn that will perform while playing his turn including diplomacy, colonization, research technologies, construction, and more. There are six different spices such as Military, Diplomacy, Scientist, Political, Social and more. Master of Orion III is the incredible game as compared to other Turn-based Strategy games to play and enjoy.
#23 Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion
Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion is a Real-time Strategy, Space, Massively Multiplayer Online, and Exploration Simulation with 4X elements developed and published by Stardock Entertainment. The game takes place in the science-fictional space environment and lets the player assumes the role of the leader and his ultimate task is to lead his troops to dominate the galaxies. According to the story, alien forces are planning out to attack the world of the player to steal the resources. The player must explore the environment from both first and the third-person perspective, fight against enemies and defeat them to prevent devastation. The game introduces two new factions such as Rebel and Loyalist. After progressing through the game, the player can unlock further content to become the master of ships, technologies, and more. Modern weapons are featured in the game for more fun. Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion offers brilliant features such as Capital Ship, New Factions, Victory Conditions, Prominent Elements (Diplomacy, Military, Research, etc.), and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#24 Universe Sandbox 2
Universe Sandbox 2 is an Education, Interactive Space and Gravity Simulation developed by Dan Dixon and available to play on Microsoft Windows platform. The game takes place in the massive space environment full of galaxies, planets, moons and asteroids. By playing the game, the players can see the gravity’s effects on different objects in the massive universe and can run scale simulations of the solar system, while interacting and controlling time, gravity, other objects like moon, black holes, planets and more. The game comprises many realistic and fictional simulations. It is the sequel to Universe Sandbox and introduces new features such as atmosphere, randomly generated textures on gas giants, realistic collision system, Chart mode, visualization of black holes, and more. It has two different collision modes such as combine and bounce. Using the game, players can create their own universe by placing multiple planets, moons and asteroids. Universe Sandbox 2 offers core features such as Multiple Color Modes, Control (Speed, Gravity and Time), Two Collision Modes, Particle Grid, Ring Systems, and more. Check out the game and have fun.
#25 Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords
Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords is a Single-player, Turn-based Strategy and Space video game created and published by Stardock for Microsoft Windows. The game serves as the sequel to Galactic Civilizations and takes place in the 23rd century, where various alien races, with Terrains, scramble to dominate the galaxy, planet by planet. The game revolves around Single-player experience that has three different modes such as Omits Multiplayer, Campaign Mode, and the Sandbox Mode. There are more than ten civilizations available and the player needs to select one of them to start his adventure where he has to battle alien races to prevent destruction. The player must effort to take down enemies to protect his planet and use a variety of weapons to destroy the aliens. The game features three different offense-defense combinations such as Mass Drivers and Armor, Missiles and Point Defense, and Beam Weapons and Shielding. It has four different types of Starbases such as Military Starbase, Economic Starbase, Influence Starbase, and Mining Starbase. With challenging gameplay, a brilliant mechanic, and smooth controls, Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords is the best game to play and enjoy.
#26 Homeworld Remastered Collection
Homeworld Remastered Collection includes Homeworld Remastered Edition, Homeworld 2 Remastered Edition and Homeworld Remastered Steam Multiplayer games. The game brings Homeworld Classic and Homeworld 2 Classic as the bonuses. It puts you in the realistic experience of epic space strategy gameplay based on Real-time Strategy genre. In the game, you have to control your ship and struggle to create an armada around over thirty Single-player missions. During the gameplay, you need to select your unit types, the formation of the fleet, and tactics for each strategy to progress through the game. Explore the massive environment, discover new technologies, gather resources and claim bonuses to enhance your abilities. The game offers you a chance to build more than 100 spaceships of your dream using new graphical effects. It features original audio and lots of prominent features to make the game more engaging for hardcore players. Up to eight players can compete in twenty-three maps against each other to win amazing rewards. Homeworld Remastered Collection offers core features such as Bonuses, Graphical Effects, Upgrades, get Access to New World, Build and Battles, and more. Try it out.
#27 Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor
Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor is a Downloadable Content Pack to the Turn-based Strategy game Galactic Civilization II: Dread Lords, following the first DLC pack Galactic Civilization II: Dark Avatar, released 2007. The game focuses on Turn-based Strategy elements and supports the Single-player mode. The story revolves around the conflict between two factions such as the Korath and the Drengin. At the beginning of the game, the player needs to define his side before getting into the world, where he has to start his struggle to save the humanity. The game lets the player explore the land, battle against rival forces and defeat them to earn points which the player can use to unlock additional stuff. As the story advances, the game becomes difficult to play and unlocks secret missions, vessels, and items to use. With addictive gameplay, superb graphics, and improved controls, Galactic Civilizations II: Twilight of the Arnor is the best game to play and enjoy.
#28 Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars
Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars is a Turn-based, 4X, Single-player and Multiplayer Sci-fi themed video game developed by NGD Studios and published by Wargaming. It is the 4th title in the series of Master of Orion and serves as a reboot of the series, released by Argentina-based NGD Studios. There are up to ten playable races each with its unique set of objectives and characters. In the beginning, the player can control one of ten different races to galactic supremacy through the colonization and exploration of the massive star systems while utilizing conquest, diplomacy and technological developments. The main gameplay focuses on the Turn-based component, enabling the player to control a race who can compete against AI-controlled opponents around the galaxies. During the gameplay, the player deals with ship design, colony management, manage the empire, combat, inter-species diplomacy, and more. The player starts the game with a colonized homeworld in his solar system. 75 Researchable Technologies, Huge Galaxies, Customization, etc. are prominent features in the game.
#29 Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar
Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar is a 1st Downloadable Content Pack to Turn-based Strategy and Single-player video game Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords, released in 2007 by Stardock. It revolves around an exciting plot, where the Drengin Empire has dominated, driving the Terrans back to the Planet Earth, where the humans have established a defence around the world. The Drengin have trying to focus their attention on other dominated races such as the Korath Clan, Krindar I’Agohl, and more. The DLC pack comes with few improvements and new features such as Customization, New Species, Asteroids, new AI Options, Diplomatic Treaties, and more. During the gameplay, the player must select his ship, customize it using multiple accessories, weapons, equipment and items. The player can embark on an epic mission to defend the galaxy from rival forces while scoring the points to unlock additional content and upgrades to become more powerful. With addictive gameplay, massive space environment, and detailed graphics, Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar is the wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#30 Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships
Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships is a Role-playing and Single-player video game created by Akella and published by Playlogic. It serves as the sequel to Sea Dogs, released in 2000. The game takes place in the Caribbean, where the protagonist struggle to forge destiny in the role the captain, selecting different approaches to obtain fame and fortune. There are various character classes such as Merchant, a Corsair, and the Adventurer. During the gameplay, the adventurer must explore the seas and land to find hidden treasures and revealed mysteries. The player finds fortune by taking down ships and demolishing cities. The merchants in the game can purchase and sells good at different cities in the Caribbean, while completing a series of objectives to advance through the game. Jan Stance, Peter Blood, and Diego Espinoza are playable characters in the game from which the player can select his favorite one. With prominent features, addictive gameplay, brilliant graphics, and smooth controls, Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships is the best game to play and enjoy.
#31 Star Trek: Armada II
Star Trek: Armada II is a Real-time Strategy (RTS), Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Mad Doc Software and published by Activision. The game takes place in the Star Trek Universe and it serves as the sequel to Star Trek: Armada video game. It offers the similar gameplay to its predecessor and showcases the events in Alpha Quadrant between the Klingon Empire, the United Federation of Planets, and more. The story of the game set six months after the events of previous title, where the Borg once against invade the Alpha Quadrant. According to the plot, they’ve invent a new ship, which is able to assimilate the whole world within no time. The game lets the player take command of a fleet of starship and take part in 3D combat against brutal enemies, who wants to destroy the entire galaxy using the dangerous weapons. The player explores the land from a top-down perspective with a task to establish his colony, create his bases, and command units to attack enemies to defend the universe while scoring the points by completing tasks to unlock further content. Star Trek: Armada II is the wonderful game for those who love playing RTS games.
#32 Endless Space 2
Endless Space 2 is a Sci-fi 4X, Turn-based Strategy, Single-player and Multiplayer video game created Amplitude Studios and published by Sega for Microsoft Windows and Mac. The game serves as the sequel to the award-winning Endless Space video game, released in 2012. In the beginning of the game, the player can select from one of multiple races each with their unique traits and perks. After that, the game given the control of the fledgling empire, which he must struggle expand by dominating the system. In the game, each system has five planets and each plant offers its unique environment, stats, climates, and more. To expand the empire, the player needs to colonize the system through the galaxy. The player can compete against other empires, command his armies and destroy the enemy’s bases to score the points. The player needs ships and experienced troops to battle against other empires and the player can engage in ship battles against foe fleets. Endless Space 2 offers core features such as Epic Space Battles, Strategic Space Opera, Amplified Reality, etc. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
#33 Homeworld: Cataclysm
Homeworld: Cataclysm is a 2000 RTS (Real-time Strategy), Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Barking Dog Studios and published by Sierra Studios. The story of the game takes place fifteen years after the original title. After the destruction of Taiidan Emperor, the Kushan struggle to re-establish their clans in the massive council, though some clans have problems over others. The game introduces several changes including the ability to toggle time compression between normal and eight-time faster speed, upgrades, carriers, and more. The ultimate task of the player is to pilot the ship, command his crew and struggle to battle against enemies to expand his territory in the massive galaxy to become the master. There are a variety of quests and the player needs to accomplish each one to earn points and use these points to unlock further content. The ship of the player is equipped with dangerous weapons which the player uses against foes to restore the peace in the empire. With brilliant gameplay, superb graphics, and smooth controls, Homeworld: Cataclysm is the wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#34 Sid Meier’s Starships
Sid Meier’s Starships is a 4X, Turn-based Strategy, Sci-fi, and Single-player Tactical video game, developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K. The game takes place in the huge space environment and allows the player to take command of the massive fleet of strong starships in the strategy gameplay. In the game, the player can traverse to the brand new worlds, accomplishing challenging missions to save and defend the planets and their inhabitants from dangerous and brutal space pirates, to vicious marauders and other factions. The player must create planetary federation as the player strengthen his fleet and protect his homeland as the player struggle to restore the peace. The game embarks the player on an epic adventure, where he must command his fleet to distant worlds and accomplish a variety of missions to help out the citizens of the planets. Sid Meier’s Starships includes core features such as Tactical Space Combat, Customization, Multiple Paths to Win, the huge Space Environment, and more. Check it out, and have fun.
#35 Space Rangers
Space Rangers is the unique blend of Turn-based Combat and Space Trading Simulation elements, developed by Elemental Games and published by 1C Company. The game supports Single-player mode only and takes place in the dynamic and open-ended environment in the style that has been compared to Star Control 2 and Elite. According to the plot, the peaceful interstellar coalition is threatened by the massive and powerful enemy known as the nuclear warships of the Klissans. In the game, the player commands the protagonist, a ranger, the part of the team of non-military volunteers who has the small ship with an objective to help out the people and struggle to take down enemies. There are six total races such as Maloq, Peleng, Human, Faeyan, Gaal, etc. and the player can select one of them to start his adventure to kill enemies and save the world. The trade prices of the game on planets follow supply and demand, and the conflicts are non-scripted wars, AI-controlled ships have different capabilities, relations and goals, etc. The game introduces seven different ways to accomplish the storyline. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#36 Star Trek: Armada
Star Trek: Armada is a Real-time Strategy, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Activision. The look of the game is based primarily on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and introduce a few of its main ships and characters. There are several playable factions available, including the Klingon Empire, the United Federation of Planets, the Romulan Star Empire, and more. In the game, the player chooses a faction from the universe of Star Trek and struggle to build his fleets of starships and space stations bases to conduct the massive fight. Other races of the game appear in campaign missions, including Dominion, Cardassians, Breen, and more. Each faction has six different classes, and each class has its unique set of skills, abilities, and more. It has over twenty missions split into five different parts, in which the player battles against the Borg while commanding the alliance of the three races. The multiplayer mode of the game enables the player for skirmish battles with AI-controlled characters or other players. With superb mechanics, stunning graphics, and addictive gameplay, Star Trek: Armada is the wonderful game for those players who love playing RTS games.
#37 Star Ruler 2
Star Ruler 2 is a Strategy, Space, Science-fiction, Real-time Strategy, Single-player and Multiplayer video game created and published by Blind Mind Studios. The game acts as the huge scale 4X takes place in the space environment where the player is capable of exploring plenty, thousands, or even thousands of thousands solar systems in the huge galaxy of his selection, struggle to expand his planets, exploit the resources his find to fuel his units. The fate of his empire depends on the abilities of the player to master the field of military, economy, galactic politics, and more. There are many planets available, and each is full of resources that the player can collect to use and advance through the game. Using the customization, the player can design his ship that fit his needs, tactics and strategies using blueprint painting and more. Star Ruler 2 offers prominent features such as Multiplayer, Complete Mod-ability, Intricate Research, Massive Scale, and more. Star Ruler 2 is the best game for those who love playing Space 4x/RTS video games.
#38 Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition
Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition is the mix of Turn-based Strategy, Space, 4X, and Grand Strategy elements developed and published by Stardock Entertainment. The game supports Single-player option and takes place in the science-fiction world where the player assumes the role of the protagonist, a leader of the space-faring civilization. It is the sequel to the turn-based strategy video game of the same name, released in 2003. The player as the commander must command his crew in a hostile galaxy and struggle to maintain the balance of the economy, diplomatic, technological, and military power to forge alliances, battle conflicts and struggle to dominate the entire galaxy. The game comes with Single-player mode and enables the player to play procedural generated maps. The 3D engine of the game brings the stars, planets, ship battles and asteroids to life and lets the player to create his custom maps by piece by piece with his shipyard. There are dozens of civilizations and the player can select one of them to start the game. Advanced Diplomacy, Multi-threaded AI, Engaging Gameplay, etc. are core features.
#39 Wing Commander
Wing Commander focuses on Space Combat, Strategy, and Simulation elements, offering the exciting gameplay developed by Origin Systems and published by Electronic Arts. Both Single-player and Multiplayer modes are featured in the game, and it was the first title in the series to introduce the Multiplayer mode. The game comes with a new graphics engine, which is able to render a fully 3D ship model. In Single-player game type, the player battles against AI-controlled enemies in the number of modes, whereas multiplayer option enables two players to play the different game modes head-to-head or co-op. There are several modes such as Battle, Gauntlet, Armada, and Campaign. The Battle mode contains head to head dogfights between two players, and each player selects one of many fighters to partake in battle. The campaign mode of the game is similar to Armada mode, comprising 11 scenarios which are played following the similar rules to the Armada. Wing Commander includes prominent features such as Space Environment, Pilot the Spaceship, Several Modes, and more.
#40 X3: Albion Prelude
X3: Albion Prelude is an Expansion Pack for Action, Sci-fi, and Sandbox Simulation X3: Terran Conflict developed and published by Egosoft. It is the latest game in the series deals with building, fighting, trading and strategy elements. The game takes place in the breathtaking universe and the new storyline and several additions offering the open free-roam gameplay experience. The game lets the player to play in time between the old and new x universe and it shows the galaxy in flux. According to the storyline, the X Universe is going a period of huge change, causing a massive conflict of interest between the planet Earth and other races of the X Universe. The game offers the 3D environment and provides the player with an opportunity to explore the huge universe. In the game, the player will experience the new plot which throws him into the struggle between corporations at the time of conflict. X3: Albion Prelude includes prominent features such as improved Graphics, New Stock Exchange, etc.
#41 Wayward Terran Frontier: Zero Falls
Wayward Terran Frontier: Zero Falls is a Building, Role-playing, and Single-player Space Simulation by Reason Generator Inc. In the game, the player will experience exciting gameplay simulating space combat between the massive capital ships at the deep detail on the scale of crew members. It takes place in the huge open world environment where the player in real-time can enter any station, ship, artifact, asteroids, or wreckage. The player participates in massive and engaging battles without the hit point system. In the game, the player must struggle to survive in the harsh environment as pieces of his ship are smashed and spaceship cut in half. The player needs to explore the environment from a top-down perspective, pilot his spaceship equipped with weapons which the player can use to destroy enemy ships to advance through the game. Using the customization feature, the player can create his spaceship and can equip it with advanced weapons. Wayward Terran Frontier: Zero Falls includes prominent features such as Huge Detailed Maps, Point-and-Click Gameplay, Epic Space Battles, and more.
Breathedge is a Survival, Space, Adventure, and Single-player video game developed and published by RedRuins Softworks. The game provides you with an ironic out space gameplay with the mix of Adventure and Survival elements. In the game, the player assumes the role of a character who just carries the ashes of his grandpa to a galactic funeral in order to locate himself in the midst of the universal conspiracy. According to the storyline, the huge space environment suffers a wreck in the space, leaving the land full of debris, dead passengers, and coffins. During the gameplay, the player aims to survive in the harsh condition with an aim to uncover a global conspiracy, save the beautiful princess and avoid breaking the fingers while speedily tapping the keyboard as the player traverse across the world. Surviving in the space environment is fun, and surviving with a compelling storyline is even more fun. The game provides the player with an intriguing plot with contains a lot of dark jokes, an immortal chicken, cynical dialogues, and more. Breathedge offers prominent features such as Addictive Gameplay, Superb Graphics, and cool Story.
#43 Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares
Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares is a Turn-based Strategy, Single-player and Multiplayer 4X video game created by Simtex and published by MicroProse for Mac OS and PC. The game tells the story takes place long before when two powerful races such as the Antarans and the Orions fought a massive conflict that almost destroyed all planets of the galaxy. After that, the victorious Orions imprisoned the Antarans in a pocket dimension before departing the galaxy, leaving the massive robotic warship behind to defend the homeland. After sometimes the game begins, the imprisoned Antarans have successfully broken their prison dimension out, start their journey by sending the powerful fleets against the colonies of the player, to smash them rather than to invade. This game is more complicated compared to the original game, offering more gameplay choices for the player. There are three new alien races are available, and there is also an option for the player to design and include his race. With immersive gameplay, superb mechanics, and brilliant graphics, Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares is a wonderful game to play with its newly included features.
#44 Star Wars: TIE Fighter
Star Wars: TIE Fighter is a Single-player Space Simulation developed by Totally Games and published by LucasArts. The game is the sequel to Star Wars: X-Wing video game series, and it takes the player in the role of a Starfighter pilot. The story follows the events that appear between The Return of the Jedi and The Empire Strikes Back. The plot starts right after the victory of the Empire on Hoth in the Empire Strikes Back. In the game, the player controls an unnamed character. However, the strategy guide of Prima Publishing name the character Maarek Stele and also offer a background narrative. In the game, the player fights against pirates, traitorous imperial forces, and combatants in the civil war. So, the main title ends with the player who is preventing a coup against Emperor Palpatine. The game starts after choosing the pilot, and the player explores the environment from a third-person viewpoint with a focus on completing battles and exploration. With immersive gameplay, detailed graphics, and prominent features, Star Wars: TIE Fighter is an exciting game to play.
#45 Evochron Mercenary
Evochron Mercenary is another popular Space Exploration, and Combat oriented simulator like Freelancer. The game is set in the same Universe as the famous Star Wraith Series and offers a similar game-play, enhanced mechanics and action-packed encounters with enemies. Unlike other games of this type, Evochron Mercenary tasks you to explore the Space alone on your own, survive and complete a number of tasks in order to earn reputation and wealth. As the Mercenary, you’ll have to accept a number of jobs, either to simply explore the world, collect resources, transport the passengers or go hunting your enemies in epic Dogfights. The trading element of the game allows you to bargain for parts and enhancements for your ship, weapons and resources etc. Multiplayer element enables you to interact with other players and enjoy a unique gaming experience. With an involving and quite immersive game-play, state of the art visual details and a lot of cool stuff, Evochron Mercenary is a great alternative to Freelancer.
#46 Star Conflict
Star Conflict or also known as Star Conflict: Dogs of War is a an immense Action and Thrill-packed MMO, Exploration video game that sets you up into the character of a pilot and allows you to be part of massive leagues and engage yourself into epic interplanetary Skirmishes against the equally equipped and tactically advanced enemies. This epic space simulation allows you to go against the enemies in an amazing new fashion and engage yourself into PvP battles and PvE missions, go on some amazing quests in order to hunt down your enemies, choose best ever and advanced ships, explore a number of different places, earn experience points and collect upgrades by simply eliminating your enemies, produce massive battle ships and be a commander of whole fleets. Star Conflict offers an amazing battle oriented environment where you as the commander can choose your own path, survive as long as possible in the outer space and enjoy some of the best and longest campaigns ever. With a super engaging game-play, enhanced and state of the art graphics and amazing story-line Star Conflict is a great game to play.
#47 Distant Star: Revenant Fleet
Distant Star: Revenant Fleet is a Roguelike Real Time Strategy and Sci-Fi video game set in the distant space settlement. The game puts you into the character of a Space Fleet commander who struggles to lead a whole fleet of Ships to safety. The enemies, on the other hand are trying hard to destroy the fleet and kill all of the occupants. You must lead your fleet from right in the middle of the enemy territory and make strategies to defeat them if they attack. You must use your tactical skills and upgrades to make your ships and defenses impenetrable. If you are able to pass through the enemy territory safe, the game will advance you to next level, but if you are killed by the enemy, the game ends. “Distant Star: Revenant Fleet” allows you to attack on your enemies from different directions to damage their ships and once they are damaged enough you can destroy the ships by one big blow. Some other great features of the game include clean 3D graphics, well designed game maps and levels, easy user interface and a lot of themes to keep engaged till the end. “Distant Star: Revenant Fleet” is a great roguelike game to play and enjoy, Do try it out.
#48 Nexus: The Jupiter Incident
Nexus: The Jupiter Incident is a great RTS and Tactical Strategy video game that offers loads of similarities to the popular Homeworld video game. The game is set in 22nd century and lets you be an aspiring captain named Marcus Cromwell who commands over a starship named Stiletto and other ships in the fleet. Your task is to try and get out of an unwanted conflict across the galaxy by engaging yourself into epic battles against the enemies and the hunger to find out more futuristic alien technologies. With a unique combat system, Nexus: The Jupiter Incident provides with a number of missions, rewards and upgrades in order to complete the game objectives. A campaign that offers a number of episodes, 20 tantalizing missions , 6 different alien races to battle with, 50 characters to choose between and over 90 amazing and futuristic weapons are the key elements of this cool game. You must play this wonderful game. It a bit old but is quite good and is still pacing up in the markets.
#49 FTL: Faster than Light
FTL: Faster than Light, developed by Subset games is a Rouguelike Real-time Strategy (RTS) and Shooting Simulation by Subset Games. The game provides with Permadeath Mechanics and allows you to engage yourself in an amazing space themed environment. According to the story, you control a crew and an FTL (Faster Than Light) capable spaceship (Owned by the Galactic Federation) that is tasked to deliver critical information to an allied fleet of spaceships eight sectors away and is also being chased by a huge rebel spaceship fleet. Your task is to guide your ship safely all the way to your allied fleet and deliver the information by dodging and saving your ship from the rebel ship attacks. “FTL: Faster than Light” lets you defeat your enemies by directly getting into the permadeath styled combats, in a roguelike fashion. The Galactic Federation is on the verger of a drastic and mega devastation after they lost the great war against the Rebels. You must capture and contain the data packets, captured from Rebel ship communication intercept and deliver it to the Federation. The Federation will then use the information to attack and defeat the Rebel Factions and save the world. With a very well-written and quite involving storyline, beautifully created Ultra-HD graphics and a totally very addictive gameplay, FTL: Faster than Light is one amazing Space Exploration and RTS video game to play and enjoy.
RymdResa is a non-violent Rogue-like Space Exploration video game by Morgondag. The game features a procedurally generated world in which it allows the players to explore various planets, collect epic loots and enjoy the game. RymdResa offers Survival and RPG elements as well and lets the players decide what type of Spaceship they want to use. Once the ship is selected, RymdResa lets the players customize it by the utilization of all available options, start exploring and survive in a retro-styled universe. The core objective of the game is to find a new Home after the destruction of your former home by an asteroid. To find the new home, you must get out in the open space and follow the coordinates to many random locations. The game features a procedurally generated game world, random loot, loads of cool customization options, three different chapters with entirely different stories and gameplay, beautiful art style and original background music. It offers beautiful graphics, addictive gameplay, and loads of things to discover. Do try it out for an amazing Space Exploration experience.