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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 Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Starway Fleet2017WindowsStormCube Games...
Iron Sky: Invasion2012Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360TopWare Interactive AG...
Dark Horizon2008WindowsParadox Interactive AB...
Star Assault2007WindowsKalypso Media GmbH...
Tarr Chronicles2007WindowsCDV Software Entertainment USA, Inc....
Star Trek: Shattered Universe2004PlayStation 2, XboxTDK Mediactive, Inc.2.60
Battlestar Galactica2003PlayStation 2, XboxUniversal Interactive Inc.3.33
Star Trek: Bridge Commander2002WindowsActivision Publishing, Inc.3.95
Star Wars: X-Wing Trilogy2000WindowsLucasArts4.25
Colony Wars III: Red Sun2000PlayStationMidway Home Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Allegiance2000WindowsMicrosoft Corporation3.62
Star Trek: Klingon Academy2000WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.67
Starlancer2000Dreamcast, WindowsCrave Entertainment, Inc.3.85
Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance1999WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC4.01
Freespace 21999WindowsGameTap LLC3.95
Phoenix1999WindowsMicroProse Software, Inc....
Colony Wars: Vengeance1998PlayStationPsygnosis, Inc.3.90
Descent: Freespace - The Great War1998Amiga, WindowsInterplay Productions, Inc.3.96
Wing Commander: Prophecy - Gold Edition1998WindowsElectronic Arts, Inc.4.07
Wing Commander: Secret Ops1998WindowsORIGIN Systems, Inc.3.70
Star Wars: X-Wing - Collector Series1998WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC3.99
X-COM: Interceptor1998WindowsMicroProse Software, Inc.3.31
Descent: Freespace - Silent Threat1998WindowsInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.53
Colony Wars1997PlayStationPsygnosis Limited3.86
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Selected Covers

Star Assault Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Star Assault
Dark Horizon Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Dark Horizon
Starway Fleet Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Starway Fleet

Selected Screenshots

Main menu (demo version)
Screenshot from Star Assault
Introduction sequence
Screenshot from Dark Horizon
Game group created by Unicorn Lynx (181640), additional games added to group by PoliticallyCorrupt (1695), Zerobrain (3092), S Olafsson (40471), Victor Vance (11703), Alaka (68618), Terok Nor (28925) and Игги Друге (46374)