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.3.27
Star Voyager1986NESAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.1.95
WarpSpeed1992Genesis, SNESAccolade, Inc....
Starmaster1982Atari 2600Activision, Inc....
Star Trek: Bridge Commander2002WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.91
Cylon Attack1982Atom, BBC Micro, Electron, ZX SpectrumA&F Software Ltd....
Dogfight 21871987Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumAriolasoft UK...
Wing Commander: The Secret Missions & The Secret Missions 2 - Crusade1993DOS, FM TownsASCII Corporation...
Star Raiders II1986Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumAtari Corporation3.36
Independence War: The Starship Simulator1997WindowsInfogrames, Inc.3.74
Star Luster1985Arcade, NES, Nintendo 3DS, Sharp X68000, Wii, Wii UNamco Bandai Games Inc....
Epic1992Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, PC-98Ocean Software Ltd.3.29
Starlancer2000Dreamcast, WindowsCrave Entertainment, Inc.3.84
Star Wars: X-Wing (Collector's CD-ROM)1994DOS, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC3.83
Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger19943DO, DOS, Macintosh, PlayStation, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.90
Skyfox II: The Cygnus Conflict1987Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOSElectronic Arts, Inc.4.22
Wing Commander: Prophecy1997Game Boy Advance, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.90
Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom1996DOS, Macintosh, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.84
Wing Commander: The Kilrathi Saga1996WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.3.86
Wing Commander: Prophecy - Gold Edition1998WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.4.07
Wing Commander: Prophecy (Special Edition)1997WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc....
Super Wing Commander19943DO, MacintoshElectronic Arts, Inc....
Darklight Conflict1997DOS, PlayStation, SEGA SaturnElectronic Arts, Inc.3.48
Wing Commander / Wing Commander II (Special CD-ROM Edition)1994DOSORIGIN Systems, Inc....
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Selected Covers

StarCalibur Windows Front Cover
Front cover for StarCalibur
Star Luster Nintendo 3DS Front Cover
Front cover for Star Luster
Star Raiders II Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Star Raiders II

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Cylon Attack
Game 4 (StarMaster) selected
Screenshot from Starmaster
Title screen
Screenshot from Star Luster
starting screen showing Zylon fighters
Screenshot from Star Raiders II
Game group created by Unicorn Lynx (181375), additional games added to group by PoliticallyCorrupt (348), Zerobrain (3093), Victor Vance (9917), Alaka (53595), Terok Nor (26382) and Игги Друге (46463)