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.
#1 Titanfall 2
Titanfall 2, the most anticipated game of the year 2016 is coming out in October 2016. This masterpiece is packed with all the ground shattering elements such as First-person Shooting, Stealth and Action, and it offers a brilliant multiplayer experience. The game mainly offers a similar gameplay as its predecessor but it includes a number of new features in the core gameplay. Titanfall 2 offers both single and multiplayer modes along with a Single-player campaign packed with all the ingenious twists, new characters and advanced battle mechs that you can pilot and reign hell over your enemies. The main fight is between the two main factions known as IMC and Militia and you are allowed to select anyone of them in the beginning, pilot your Battle Mechs, bring down everything that stands in your path and use sophisticated weaponry to a chaotic end. Unlike previous game, Titanfall 2 feature more advanced Titans, laced up with advanced and lethal weapons and armor easy of mobility. With a wonderful narrative, beautiful visuals and an immersive gameplay, Titanfall 2 offers a truly fantastic bond between man and the machine. Titanfall 2 can be Pre-Ordered on the game website.
#2 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.
Titanfall is an online First Person Shooter (FPS) and Multiplayer video game developed by Respawn Entertainment. The game lets you play by controlling or piloting your Mech Styled Titan, a Big Robot. Your duty is to fight against the enemies in Six-on-Six battles in a war torn setting of an outer space colony. Titanfall lets you engage yourself in fast-paced action and allows you to use advanced tactics and skills like “Wall-Running, long jumping” etc. As the game is a multiplayer marvel, it lets almost 50 players engage into hardcore action at a time. NPCs (Non Player Characters) are also present in the game but are hosted at Microsoft’s Server so the game runs smoothly and provides with a fluent visual and graphics performance. Mech in the game plays a vital role, loaded with hi-tech weapons and ammunition, it lets you chase your enemies and kill them. Titanfall is all based up on online challenges, fights and victories. With a great story-line, lots of futuristic weapons, engaging and quite Action filled game-play, Ultra-realistic graphic details and an open world, this game is one of the best of Action and FPS genres.
#4 Eve Online
Eve Online, developed by CCP Games is a fantastic MMORPG video game set in a Persistent World. With a Sci-Fi background and theme, the game lets you be a pilot who can fly a customizable spaceship in a galaxy that is home to almost 7800 star systems in which the stars are connected by portals named as Stargates. You can also choose any of the given professions and be a manufacturer, Miner, Trader, Explorer or a Warrior and take part in both PvP and PvE combat events. With responsibilities like Exploration, Resource Collecting, Building, Leading Massive Armies etc. this game tasks you to be an ultimate conqueror and a savior to the entire galaxy. Eve online was released back in 2006 but because of worldwide fame and a huge user base, this game is still rocking on the internet. With all the fantastic Visuals, engaging and quite addictive gameplay, Eve Online is a brilliant Space Exploration video game to play and enjoy.
#5 Astro Lords
Astro Lords or Astro Lords: Oort Cloud takes you to an amazing Universe Exploration and Combat journey and allows you to engage yourself into epic enemy encounters, trade and management simulation. This brilliant 3D MMO offers real-time battles and combats against the enemies, tons of space exploration and adventures and lets you be in charge of your own Asteroid. Your task is to simply defend your asteroid against the enemy attacks, collect resources to build structures on your asteroid, create various types of spaceships to explore the universe, build a huge base and militarize your every move against the enemies to stay always ahead of their plans. With a brilliantly designed core game-play, MMORTS aesthetics, PvP and PvE combats, and the ability to capture and conquer other Asteroids floating around the Oort Cloud nebula, defeating the enemies in epic encounters, game’s own economy system, unique trading capabilities and a unique Combat system, Astro Lords lets you enjoy experience of a life time. Astro Lords offers wonderful visuals, an immersive game-play and a lot of fantastic things to discover and enjoy beyond limits.
#6 Planet Calypso
Planet Calypso is an amazing 3D MMORPG video game by Mindark that takes you to an amazing world of Calypso. This superb game is packed up with a real Economy, social features, great mechanics and a wonderful game-play. You can be a Human Colonist who is destined to explore an open world, develop unique skills, interact with other online players, go against the enemies together and enjoy the ultimate MMORPG fun. Planet Calypso is a marvelous game of this specific genre, and because of its addictive nature, it makes you keep playing for a good amount of time. The game actually offers no Classes for both characters and skills and instead it offers a completely Open Ended environment with Skill based system for the character progression. You can simply enhance your skills as you reach to the higher levels of the game. Planet Calypso offers a number of different paths for players to choose and allows them to be whoever they want such as a Plastic Surgeon, Weapon Support or Specialist etc. With a unique Currency Conversion system, Planet Calypso lets the players invest in game and get amazing profitable returns by selling the investments. With a brilliantly addictive gameplay, fantastic visuals and exploration and Combat fun, Planet Calypso is a marvelous MMORPG to play and enjoy.
#7 Star Trek Online
Star Trek Online is an amazing Sci-Fi themed MMORPG and Space Exploration video game by Cryptic Studios. The game’s story is based on the popular Star Trek Series and offers a similar gaming experience. Star Trek Online tells the story about the collapse of alliance between the United Federation of Planets and Klingon Empire that started a new war, The Borg Collective threat and the Romulan Star Empire closing in on Dominion. The game is set between the years 2409 and 2410 and takes you to the era after the events of Star Trek: nemesis. Star Trek Online allows you to be a Captain of your own Space Ship, Control a massive number of crew and officers, fly the ship into deep space and target your enemies in order to defeat them and be a skilled and most popular De Facto of the time. Star Trek online lets you select any one of the three main factions (Romulan, Federation and Klingon), select any of the available characters or simply create your own and get into the game world in order to complete a number of amazing objectives. With all the War Drama, Star trek Online lets you explore space and enjoy an amazingly unforgettable experience of Star Trek universe. With a massive game world, Action-packed Environment, immersive game-play and a marvelous MMORPG experience, Star Trek Online is a brilliant game to play.
#8 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.
#9 No Man’s Sky
No Man’s Sky is a brand new Sci-Fi Action, Survival and Adventure video game by Hello Games. The game is based on essential elements such as Exploration, Trade, Combat, and Survival and it offers a Procedurally Generated game world. With a deterministic Open Universe, No Man’s Sky includes over 18 Quintillion planets all having their own Flora and Fauna. The game allows the players to explore the Planets, collect information about them and submit it to the Atlas, a Universal Database shareable with all the players globally. The game allows the players to be The Traveller (Player Character), and tasks them to explore alien worlds, gathers information about the surface, underground and aerial compositions, creatures, and collect resources to make various products with them. All the information will then be sent to a global Information Database known as The Atlas and it will help the fellow players to explore. One amazing feature of the game is that it offers the exploration from a first person perspective and it allows the players to use multiple types of weapons such as simple futuristic Guns, Land Disruptor, BoltCaster, Beam Amplifier etc. along with all the available pieces of advanced tech like Scanners, Extractors and stuff. No Man’s Sky offers planets to explore with different weathers, day and night cycles and because of that it adds up a bit more spice to the play. Players can also interact with alien entities, learn their ways to survive in extreme conditions, learn their languages for easy communication and, gather technologies, and enjoy being a part of the Eco Systems while exploring the alien worlds. The unique Combat system lets the players fight against the enemies using the available weaponry. The combat is triggered when the players try to hack or break into any facility such as a factory or any production facility or he kills more creatures than the normal numbers. Trading is also a fun part in the game as it allows the players to trade for ship parts, weapons or chemical elements that help build different products. Space Exploration element allows the player to fly their ships, find undiscovered planets, or trade with space traders and enjoy the amazing stuff while piloting your own ship. How cool is that? Considering all things, No Man’s Sky is an astoundingly brilliant Space Exploration, Action, Adventure and Survival video game. Playing it would definitely be a great experience itself. The game is remarkable in so many different ways that it features a procedurally generated universe, in which there are countless Start Systems, Galaxies, Planets and loads of other amazing things. With Multiplayer support, addictive single player campaigns, an immersive gameplay, fantastic 3D visuals and cool mechanics, it truly is a wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#10 DarkStar One
DarkStar One is another great Space Exploration, Trading and Combat Simulation similar to Freelancer. The game is actually a remake of the super popular DarkStar One: Broken Alliance and offers a similar game-play, enhanced visuals and mechanics and takes you to the same Universe as its predecessor. As the main character of the game Kayron Jarvis, your tasks are to control the Ship named As DarkStar One, passed to you after the death of your father in a sabotage. You must accept the ship, go on hunting the ones who sabotaged the station and killed your father. As a mercenary by nature, you’ll have to explore various planets, gather resources, trade for items and make your ship more powerful in order to eliminate the enemies, and to earn respect among other pilots. DarkStar One offers a number of different paths to choose and allows you to either be Pirate, a Bounty hunter or a Trader by choice, act accordingly and enjoy a marvelously immersive game-play. DarkStar One, with all the wonderful elements such as beautiful visuals, engaging game-play and a well-written story-line, is one of the best alternative to Freelancer.
Freelancer is a Single, Multiplayer Combat, Strategy Simulator and Trading video game. Set in Space where you act as a spaceship pilot Freelancer tasks you to explore different Planets and Space Stations all situated on 48 known Star-Systems. The combat element of game allows you to go dogfighting against your enemies (both Online Players and AIs), protect various Traders or be part of the enemy Pirate legions, go bounty hunting or be a trader yourself. The game lets you be Edison Trent, a Skilled Pilot of a special Spaceship, go on some of the most amazing missions to save the “Sirius Sector” that is under threat of a mysterious and technologically advanced Alien Force. Freelancer offers Multiplayer mode that allows you to take on any role you want, explore the game world or simply engage in epic dogfights, earn points, buy upgrades and enjoy immersing yourself into one of the most engaging gameplay ever. Furthermore, Freelancer offers a dynamic Economy system, Multiplayer mode that lets hundreds of online players and AIs (Artificial Intelligence) play the game and just enjoy it. With a massive game world, addictive nature and all the exploration fun, Freelancer is a super exciting game to play and enjoy.
#12 Space Engineers
Space Engineers is a brilliant Voxel-based Sandbox Simulation that offers both Single and Multiplayer gameplay. Developed and distributed by Keen Software House, Space Engineers is available to play on Steam and Microsoft Windows. The game allows the players to join one of the many game worlds with a specific set of settings, land the ship on a planet, and control a single character of an Astronaut who is referred to as Space Engineer in the game. The main task of the game is to build a Space Station, a Large Spaceship or a Small one. Begin the Construction with one of the three available options. The players are tasked to use Blocks (Structural, Functional, Interactive, and Aesthetic), various types of tools and weapons while building or destroying any structures. During the gameplay, the Cargo Ships keep on spawning with tools and items of all kinds and the players can have whatever they need to craft any item. Space Engineers offers two main game modes such as Creating Mode and the Survival mode. In Creative mode, the players are directed to build structures, craft items such as weapons, tools, etc. and in Survival mode, the players must survive by creating and crafting items with various types of chemical elements, by crafting weapons, and by monitoring their health, energy, and oxygen levels. With a very interesting and quite involving gameplay, Space Engineers offers loads of amazing things such as it allows the players to travel to different types of planets (Earth, Moon, Mars, Titan, and Europa), travel to various Pirate Bases, encounter and neutralize the hostiles using all the futuristic weapons, interact with NPCs, gain information and enjoy exploring the worlds. Space Engineers offers a truly realistic experience of exploration, Space and Planets, Crafting and seeing all the impossible things from close. For all those Space Exploration and Faring enthusiasts, Space Engineers is a wonderful Simulation to try. It will help you learn a thing or two.
#13 Sins of a Solar Empire
Sins of a Solar Empire is a Single and Multiplayer, Sci-Fi MMORTS and Tactical Combat video game developed by Ironclad games. The game allows you to select anyone of the three races The Industrial Tec, The Psychic Advent and The Alien Vasari, and get into the game-play. You must select a campaign and spawn yourself on a planet, build mega structures, train troops, gather resources and attack on any of the neighboring or far away planet systems to conquer. Sins of a Solar Empire provides with a fully 3D and a massive Sci-Fi environment that features hundreds of thousands of Galaxies, Stars, Planets, Asteroids etc. for you to conquer and gather resources. You can also play the game with AIs and other online players, make alliances or get into conflicts with one another. Your main objectives are to explore the space and conquer as much star systems and you can by the use of your strategic approach and your armies. Sins of a Solar Empire includes cool 3D graphics, Great mission objectives, thrillingly addictive game-play and easy user interface and controls. Do try it out, it’s a fantastic MMORTS and Tactical Combat video game to play and enjoy.
#14 Battlestar Galactica Online
Battlestar Galactica Online is probably the coolest ever Sci-Fi RTS, Space Exploration and Combat video game that lets you be an in charge of a whole fleet of ships and tasks you to lead them to a world they can settle on. The game is based on a TV series of the same name and offers a truly epic space exploration and combat experience. After the invasion of Cylones, humanity was forced to leave earth and now they are wandering into the deep space in search a place they can call home. With enemies tailing your whole bunch of ships, your task is to be a commander and pilot and lead the fleet to safety and with the use of your best strategies, powerful weapons and your wit, defeat the enemies. The game allows you to team up with other online players in multiplayer mode, make allies, maximize your power, engage in epic PvP and PvE events, defeat the enemies and ultimately rule all over the galaxy. With great visuals, an amazingly engaging game-play, lots and lots of upgrades and other cool stuff, Battlestar Galactica Online is a great game to play and enjoy. Try it out and you’ll love it.
DarkOrbit is one of the best Free-to-Play Space Exploration and MMO video game similar to Freelancer that lets you suit up as a Spaceship pilot. With a huge Community and fantastic game-play, DarkOrbit allows you to be part of a community having millions of online players, select and customize your online avatar, get into the game world and start exploring, engage yourself into epic real-time Combats, participate in the massive game economy and enjoy trading for goods by using both real and game currency. Combat element in DarkOrbit allows you to go against the pirating enemies, destroy their fleets of ships, recover the goods and trade them for earnings. You can always use the available resources to buy upgrades that will help you modify your ships like mounting more weapons on the Hull or installing some metal piercing laser beams etc. Eliminating the NPC Ships and defeating the enemies rewards you with various rewards and that rewards are a way to show your supremacy over the enemies. Multiplayer feature of the game allows you to interact with online players, forge alliances and go hunting the enemies as a combined force. DarkOrbit is one of the best alternatives to Freelancer, do try it out.
#16 Ace Online
Ace Online combines the Action and 3D MMO genres together and offers a brilliant Strategy and RPG game-play in a very beautiful manner. The game is set in a Futuristic setting and allows you to be the Pilot of your own Fighter Spaceship named as Gear, immerse yourself in to an amazing game-play, explore the world around you, engage into epic combats and encounters with the enemies, be part of the always raging PvP and PvE events and defeat your enemies to level up. The MMO feature allows yo to interact with other online players, make great alliances and fight off the enemies for good. With a lot of new Missions, game world maps and the ability to challenge online players and NPCs makes this game even more engaging. Every PvP or PvE Combat event win allows you to seize control over a mapped territory, build your own base and defend it against any enemy incursions. With a super thriller nature, great visuals and an immersive game-play, Ace Online lets you enjoy an amazingly addictive gaming experience. Try it out as an alternative to Freelancer and enjoy the ultimate fun.
#17 Pirate Galaxy
Pirate Galaxy is a cool Browser-based Sci-Fi MMO video game that takes you to the depths of Galaxy to explore various Star-Systems, engage in epic fights with the enemies in order to seize control over Planets and to complete various game missions. Pirate Galaxy offers a beautiful Story-Driven game-play in which your task is to Pilot your own Spaceship, Complete different Quests, battle against enemies of different types and earn points to upgrade your ships in order to have an edge over the enemies. Pirate Galaxy offers a chance to immerse yourself into epic PvP and PvE combat events, defeat your enemies and earn upgrades and stuff. The trading and economics element of Pirate Galaxy allows you to trade items with other online players, buy new ships, weapons and gadgets to make your ships impenetrable and always have an edge over the enemies. Pirate Galaxy offers multiple environments, enemies and game maps to explore, browser and client based platforms to play the game on, Multiplayer support and a number of other modes to enjoy.
#18 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.
Homeworld is an amazing Real-Time Strategy and Tactics Space Simulation by Relic Entertainment. It originally released back in 1999 and was the first fully 3D RTS ever. With a number of sequels (Homeworld: Cataclysm, Homeworld 2, Homeworld: Remastered), this game is still famous among all the hardcore RTS and Tactics enthusiasts. According to the storyline, Homeworld is set in Outer Space where Gravity is much less and all the ships can travel into Three Dimensional directions filled with a number of different obstacles such as Radiation, Dust Clouds and Asteroids etc. The game allows you to either play in Multiplayer Online mode or you can also play the game as Single player, control the character after selecting the Race (Kushan, Taiidan, Bentusi, Kadeshi, Turanic Raiders and Galactic Council etc.), lead your own fleet of ships, and go hunt down the enemies. Homeworld offers loads of resource types that you can collect, store them on your mothership and use them as per requirements. With a minimalist user interface, amazing space-based environment, epic encounters with the equally equipped enemies and loads of other cool things that Homeworld offers, this game is one of the best RTS games to play and enjoy.
#20 Sword of the Stars 2: Enhanced Edition
Sword of the Stars 2: Enhanced Edition comes with amazing upgrades and offers a wonderfully enhanced characteristics. This brilliant RTS and Tactics packed game allows you have more quantity of DLC (New characters, Skins, Combats, Badges etc.) and lets you have your own fleet of futuristic starships, explore the vastness of space, hoist your flags in the far reaches of the galaxy and expand your empire in order to conquer more worlds. Other tasks are to search for new alien technologies, engage into epic Real-time battles, skirmishes and turn-based game-play. With new races, amazing new weapons, new missions, great visuals, and immersive game-play etc. Sword of the Stars 2: Enhanced Edition is a wonderful game to play.
#21 Haegemonia Gold Edition
Haegemonia Gold Edition is a great RTS and Tactical Strategy video game. The game offers both Haegemonia: Legion of Iron and Haegemonia: The Solon heritage and allows you to explore deep space territories, command over a huge fleet of ships, engage into amazing battles in between the people of Colonized Mars and Earth and show off your great strategic and tactical skills. Colonizing distant planets, terraforming them, setting up civilizations, managing resources and building research facilities etc. are among other tasks of the game. This marvelous galactic journey lets you have a totally immersive gaming experience and offers brilliant visuals, great storyline and a wonderfully engaging game-play. Do give it a try.
#22 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.
#23 Master of Orion
Master of Orion by Simtex is an all-time hit video game that offers a fantastic amalgamation of Sci-Fi and Turn-based 4X Strategy elements. Master of Orion is the first game in series, and it is available to play on MS-DOS and Apple Macintosh platforms. Released back in 1993, Master of Orion allows the players to dominate the Galaxy by building Democratic and Trade relations with other settlements. Building technology, Conquests, Exploration, and Colonization are the most prominent and necessary elements of the game. So if anybody wants to enjoy the game fully, they must be good at all of the said skills. Master of Orion features ten playable races for characters, and each of them has their own unique skills and abilities. As the game is based on Space Exploration elements, Master of Orion allows the players to explore seven ordinary and six profoundly hostile planets. While on Hostile planets, fight off the enemies if there is an encounter and keep on discovering. Researching for and building new technologies, Trade, and Diplomatic relations are the most prominent features of the game. Furthermore, Master of Orion offers clean 3D graphics, great game mechanics and addictive gameplay to enjoy.
#24 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.
#25 X3: Reunion
X3: Reunion focuses on Space Trading, Exploration, and Combat. It is the third entry in the series of X Universe Adventure and the direct sequel to X2: The Threat. It supports single-player mode and plays from the first-person perspective. It takes place in the massive space environment and lets the player get into the role of the protagonist who is a space explorer. There are different types of spaceship such as a powerful battleship, freighters, small ship, fast, massive carriers, scouting ships and more. Select one of them and dive into the game world where you can explore the game world freely without any task or could complete a series of challenging missions to earn experience points and trade with NPCs. The story of the game starts where the X2 left off. The game takes place in the fictional Universe called X. According to the story, the Kha’ak are destroying all the popular areas of the Universe and the father of Julian named Kyle is still in a coma. Assume the role of the protagonist, customize your starship and pilot it. Collect rare artifact and use them to unlock further content and enhance your abilities. You can use special gem to open a portal to Earth and can fight against a mysteries alien alliances. Save the world from devastation and complete all objectives. X3 Reunion offers core features, addictive gameplay, and the best mechanics. Try it out.
#26 Endless Space
Endless Space is a Turn-based Strategy, Space, Sci-fi, 4X, Single and Multiplayer Simulation created by Amplitude Studios. The game lets the freedom to the player to select one of ten civilization or can create his own to conquer the galaxy. It takes place in the randomly generated galaxy and lets the player move freely without any restriction. The ultimate goal is to create your colony in massive space and expand it further and further. It combines the elements of buildings, crafting, and resource management. Explore the game world to collect artifacts and useful items and use them to make your colony stronger. The player has control economic, supremacy victories, diplomatic and expansionary. He can colonize various star system, and each contains over six planets. Star system are attached with comic strings which enable the player to travel faster between star systems. The game is set in 3000 AD, and the player can recruit his military, customize his spaceship and pilot it. With exciting gameplay, a mixture of superb genres, and stunning space environment, Endless Space is the challenging game to play and enjoy.
#27 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.
#28 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.
#29 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.
#31 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.
#32 X Rebirth
X Rebirth is an addictive Space Simulation by Egosoft and offers the similar gameplay like Sins of a Solar Empire. It is an Action-Adventure, Combat, Trading, Sandbox, Sci-fi, and Single-player game. The game takes place in the X-Universe near the future. In the game, the player can assume the role of the protagonist and the game revolves around combat, piracy, trade, and others. The primary goal of the player is to gain wealth and build his own space station and control fleet of starships and expand it. It sets the player on an epic adventure where he must collect items and fight against aliens and other factions with the use of various weapons, and must defeat them to save his space station and earn a lot of money. The game offers the open-ended game world and allows the player immersive himself in action-packed space combat experience. In the game, the player can build his own empire, trade with large factories, and crush his enemies. X Rebirth includes core features such as Trade, Build, Customization, Fight, Upgrades, Unique Weapons System, Economy System, and others. With the exciting gameplay, brilliant mechanics, superb visuals, and smooth controls, X Rebirth is the excellent game to play and enjoy.
#33 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.
#34 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.
#35 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.
#36 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.
#37 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.
#38 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.
#39 Psi-5 Trading Company
Psi-5 Trading Company (also known as Psi-5 Trading Co.) is a 1985 Single-player and Space Trading Simulation developed by Distinctive Software and published by Accolade. The game takes place in the old-school space environment and puts the player in charge of a spaceship crewed by quirky aliens. The primary objective of the player is to pilot a ship through space invaded by a pirate and make a decision whether to evade the robbers or fight off. There are a series of missions, and the player needs to complete each mission within the time limit and defend his ship against enemies attack. The player must reach to the particular location to deliver cargo. The game features different characters such as Weapon, Scanning, Navigation, Engineer, Repair and more. It supports single-player mode, and the ultimate task is to transport cargo from the planets through a pirate infested space. As the game progresses, it offers tough gameplay and levels filled with complex objectives to accomplish. With brilliant gameplay, superb mechanics, and incredible graphics, Psi-5 Trading Company is the best game to play and enjoy.
#40 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.
#41 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.
#42 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.
#43 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.
#44 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.
#45 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.
#46 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.
#47 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.
#48 Star Command Galaxies
Star Command Galaxies is a Pixel Graphics, Strategy, and Single-place Space Simulation with sci-fi elements developed and published by Warballon for Microsoft Windows and Mac. The game offers an opportunity for players to become the captain and recruit his force, create powerful ships, navigate the procedurally generated world and struggle to battle against alien ships around the galaxy. The player starts the game from a humble beginning in his shuttle with an aim to take on different missions at starbases situated on the map of the galactic. As the player completes his tasks, the game rewards him with money, experience points and equipment to assist him to hire a new crew and purchase the massive ship for more progress. As the game proceeds, it becomes tough to play, and the player needs to keep his crew happy and must feed them. New alien forces will reach to challenge the player and his crew, and it will be up to the player to build the ultimate vessel to take down them. Star Command Galaxies includes prominent features such as New Missions, New Races, Planets, Ships, Equipment, and more.
#49 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.
#50 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.