Genre: Simulation - Space combat

Group Description

This group includes games that simulate space combat. The degree of realism in the simulations plays little role, since, as of now, space combat does not exist (or at least is unknown to humans). However, to distinguish themselves from pure action shooters, these games must emulate a spacecraft's three-dimensional motion in a free environment and have the player control the ship and its weapons, most commonly from a first-person cockpit view.

Note: Games that feature extensive space exploration and trading in addition to combat should not be included in this group.

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Game TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherUser Score
X-COM: Interceptor1998WindowsMicroProse Software, Inc.3.25
Star Voyager1986NESAcclaim Entertainment, Inc....
WarpSpeed1992Genesis, SNESAccolade, Inc....
Star Trek: Bridge Commander2002WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.91
Starmaster1982Atari 2600Activision, Inc....
Cylon Attack1982Atom, BBC Micro, Electron, ZX SpectrumA&F Software Ltd....
Star Raiders II1986Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumAtari Corporation3.25
Independence War: The Starship Simulator1997WindowsInfogrames, Inc.3.80
Epic1992Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, PC-98Ocean Software Ltd.3.30
Star Luster1985Arcade, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Sharp X68000, Wii, Wii UNamco Bandai Games Inc....
Starlancer2000Dreamcast, WindowsCrave Entertainment, Inc.3.82
StarCalibur2003WindowsEclypse...
Darklight Conflict1997DOS, PlayStation, SEGA SaturnElectronic Arts, Inc.3.49
Skyfox II: The Cygnus Conflict1987Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSElectronic Arts, Inc.4.15
Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom1996DOS, Macintosh, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.84
Wing Commander: Prophecy1997Game Boy Advance, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.90
Wing Commander: Prophecy (Special Edition)1997WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc....
Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger19943DO, DOS, Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.89
Wing Commander: The Kilrathi Saga1996WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.86
Super Wing Commander19943DO, MacintoshElectronic Arts, Inc....
Wing Commander / Wing Commander II (Special CD-ROM Edition)1994DOSORIGIN Systems, Inc....
Wing Commander: Prophecy (Gold Edition)1998WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.4.11
Wing Commander: The Secret Missions & The Secret Missions 2 - Crusade1994FM TownsFujitsu Interactive...
Star Crusader1994Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOSGameTek, Inc.4.02
Star Trek: Shattered Universe2004PlayStation 2, XboxTDK Mediactive, Inc.2.62
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Selected Covers

Super Wing Commander 3DO Front Cover
Front cover for Super Wing Commander
Epic DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Epic
Star Raiders II Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Star Raiders II

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Super Wing Commander
Title
Screenshot from Epic
starting screen showing Zylon fighters
Screenshot from Star Raiders II
Title screen
Screenshot from Darklight Conflict
Game group created by Cor 13 (174142), additional games added to group by Politically Corrupt (316), Zerobrain (2959), Victor Vance (6172), Alaka (37459), Terok Nor (22099) and Игги Друге (44993)