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The most popular space games

Science fiction doesn't always means space battles, space exploration, exploding stars, etc. In some games, though, the "space" element is heavily present. Space simulations, shoot 'em ups, RPGs are some of the genres where science fiction "space" games are abundant.
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Star Trek: 25th Anniversary

DOS1992protected4.1/5 Interplay Productions
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Frontier: Elite 2

DOS19934.1/5 Frontier Developments
Frontier: Elite II is a classic space simulation and trading game released in 1993, developed by David Braben and his company Frontier Developments. Frontier is the sequel to the pioneering 1984 game Elite and is often considered a landmark title in the space simulation genre.
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Omnicron Conspiracy

DOS19894.1/5 First Star Software
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Galaxian

DOS19834/5 Namco
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Devastator

DOS19843.4/5 COMPUTE! Publications
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Starlord

DOS19873.6/5
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R-Type

DOS19894/5 Irem Software Engineering
R-Type is a horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up developed and published by Irem in 1987. The game quickly gained popularity for its challenging gameplay and impressive graphics at the time. R-Type is known for its tough and memorable enemy designs, as well as challenging boss battles. The game features various power-ups that enhance the player...
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Cosmic Crusader

DOS19823.7/5 Funatics Software
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Ascii Sector

WindowsLinuxDOS2007freeware4/5
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Space Rogue

DOS19894/5 Origin Systems
Space Rogue is a science fiction RPG developed by Richard Garriott's Origin and desined by Paul Neurath. Space Rogue combines a 3D space simulation with a top down view RPG gameplay. As a space pilot you can hunt bounties, buy and sell goods, land on starbases or outposts and talk to NPCs, do quests, etc.
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Starcross

DOS19823.7/5 Infocom
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Babylon 5: I've Found Her

Windows XP/98/952003freeware3.7/5 Space Dream Factory
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Space Quest 3: The Pirates of Pestulon

DOSMac OS1989protected3.9/5 Sierra On-Line
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Wing Commander: Privateer

Windows XP/98/95DOSMac OS1993protected4.1/5 Origin Systems
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Wing Commander 2: Vengeance of the Kilrathi

DOS1991protected4/5 Origin Systems
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Solar Winds: The Escape

DOS19934.1/5 Stone Interactive Media
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Wing Commander 3

Windows XP/98/95DOSMac OS1994protected4/5 Origin Systems
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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

DOS19893.4/5 Mindscape
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Space Ace

DOS19894.1/5 ReadySoft
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Tau Ceti

DOS19874.1/5 Thunder Mountain
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Space Quest 2: Vohaul's Revenge

DOS1987protected4/5 Sierra On-Line
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Video Trek 88

DOS19823.9/5 Windmill Software
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Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Transinium Challenge

DOSMac OS19893.9/5 TRANS Fiction Systems
Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Transinium Challenge is an abandoned adventure game set in the Star Trek TNG universe designed by Ron Martinez, developed by TRANS Fiction Systems and released by Simon & Schuster Interactive in 1989. Star Trek: TNG - The Transinium Challenge was developed for DOS and Mac.
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MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients

DOS19913.7/5 Paragon Software
MegaTraveller 2: Quest for the Ancients is the sequel to MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy. It is a science fiction role-playing game (RPG) released in 1991, developed by Paragon Software. Like its predecessor, MegaTraveller 2 is set in the expansive Traveller universe.In MegaTraveller 2, players continue their journey in the Third Imperium, ...
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Master of Orion 3

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2003protected4.2/5 Quicksilver Software
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Blasteroids

DOS19893.8/5 Atari
Blasteroids is a video game developed and released by Atari, Inc. in 1987. It's a sequel to the classic arcade game Asteroids, which was released in 1979. In Blasteroids, players control a spaceship tasked with destroying asteroids and enemy ships while avoiding collisions and enemy fire. The game features updated graphics and gameplay mechanics co...
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Star Control 2

DOS1992protected4.2/5 Toys for Bob
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Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021

DOS1987freeware3.9/5 Thinking Machine Associates
Anacreon: Reconstruction 4021 is one of the first 4x turn-based strategy games, ASCII based. Anacreon is set in space, as most 4x sci-fi games are, and was published by Thinking Machines Associates and designed by George Moromisato who later re-released the game as freeware.