Space games have experienced a rebirth over the past few years, exploiting a decade of pent up desire for exploration among the stars in order to launch umpteen new games. But can these sequels, revivals and newcomers compete with the old classics for a place in our heart?
Let’s find out. Below you’ll find the list of the fifteen best space games ever made.
If you feel like cheating, you can skip ahead to different sections of the list with these handy links below.
Is your favourite game missing from the list, and are you now racing towards the comment section? Good – but remember that “No game X?” doesn’t help anyone, while a considered explanation of why X is great is useful to everyone.