Here’s the complete list in order:
15. Star Conflict
14. Wing Commander 4: The Price of Freedom
13. Tachyon: The Fringe
10. Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut
9. Rebel Galaxy
8. Evochron Legacy
6. X3: Albion Prelude
5. Independence War
3. Star Wars: TIE Fighter
2. Elite: Dangerous
1. Freespace 2
Six of the games were released in the ’90s, three in the ’00s and six in the past five years. Not bad for a genre once presumed dead.
Did we miss something? No, we didn’t. If your favourite game isn’t on the list, that’s because it’s at number 16. Write your own entry for it, explaining why your game is great, and put it in the comments. That way we can all learn about new space games to play.