Ancient Space is a story driven single player real time strategy game where you take command of a fleet embarking on a scientific mission to chart undiscovered reaches of space called ‘The Black Zone’. Overcome overwhelming odds and fight for your life and the survival of your ship and its crew.
Command or corrupt an entire galaxy in the definitive Star Wars strategy collection. It is a time of galactic civil war. Will you take up the reins of the Rebellion, assume control of the Empire, or rule the Star Wars Underworld?
Developer: Petroglyph, Publisher: LucasArts, Lucasfilm, Disney, Game website
Experience the epic space strategy games that redefined the RTS genre. Control your fleet and build an armada across more than 30 single-player missions. Choose unit types, fleet formations and flight tactics for each strategic situation.
Developer: Gearbox Software, Publisher: Gearbox Publishing, Game website
Endless Space is a turn-based 4X strategy game, covering the space colonization age in the Endless universe, where you can control every aspect of your civilization as you strive for galactic domination.
A ground-based RTS prequel to the classic Homeworld games. Assemble your fleet and lead them to victory on the shifting sands of Kharak in this compelling strategy game for PC from Blackbird Interactive.
Developer: Blackbird Interactive, Publisher: Gearbox Publishing, Game website
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At the dawn of the 22nd century, the conquest of space and the colonization of the solar system is being monopolized by several huge and ambitious mega-corporations. Although extremely delicate and vulnerable, a balance is maintained by these companies.
Deep under the central desert of Kronus, a vast honeycomb of skull-lined tunnels and funeral chambers house the awakening Necron menace. Eons ago, these were the boulevards and squares of a great necropolis built to house the bones of the races who had fallen to the Necrons, and ultimately were where the Necrons themselves retire to...
Minimum: Windows 2000/XP, 2.0 Ghz Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon XP or equivalent processor, 512 MB RAM, 3.5 GB free hard drive space, 64 MB DirectX 9.0b compatible AGP video card with Hardware Transformation and lighting, 16-bit DirectX 9.0b compatible sound card, DirectX 9.0c, Mouse, Keyboard Recommended: 2.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent, 512 MB system RAM (required for 8-player multiplayer games), nVidia GeForce 3 or equivalent with 64 MB of Video RAM , Sound Blaster X-Fi Series Required for Multiplayer: Internet: Cable modem, DSL modem, or better for online multiplayer play; Network: LAN or broadband WAN
The last days of man are at hand.. Two years after the Infinite War the once great warring nations now lie in ruins, and humanity’s hope for a brighter future is nothing but a bitter memory. A new, seemingly unstoppable enemy, supported by the zealots of The Order, now seeks to eradicate mankind: UEF, Aeon Loyalist, and Cybran alike.
Developer: Gas Powered Games, Publisher: Square Enix
After the destruction of the EARTH in 2150, the leaders of the Eurasian Dynasty escaped on board an evacuation fleet. Now they are fighting for the survival of the human species. Their base is one large building comprising of smaller variable parts.
Developer: Reality Pump Studios, Publisher: Topware Interactive, ACE, Game website
It is the year 2938. The long wished-for encounter of the X Universe and the Earth holds both joy and sorrow for the people. Despite flourishing trade, the clash of the diverse races, cultures and life forms creates new tensions, mistrust and open conflict that need to be overcome!
Repairing crumbling space stations. Procuring essential products on the black market. Avoiding spies and secret police. As routine missions slowly morph into something more insidious, a terrifying secret will come to life – a secret the Collective would do anything to keep hidden.
Distant Worlds is a vast, pausable real-time 4X space strategy game. Experience the full depth and detail of turn-based strategy, but with the simplicity and ease of real-time, and on the scale of a massively-multiplayer online game.
"You are outgunned. You are massively outnumbered. You must win." These are your orders. Humanity has already fought its war against the machines -- and lost. AI death squads stand watch over every planet and every wormhole, the few remaining human settlements are held captive in orbiting bubbles, and the AIs have turned their...
Developer: Arcen Games, LLC, Publisher: Arcen Games, LLC, Game website
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BAFTA award winning fleet-based RTS meets rogue-lite. In Distant Star: Revenant Fleet, build your fleet of up to 5 ships from a choice of 8 classes and traverse a randomly generated galaxy to defeat the Erebus Platform. NOW AVAILABLE ON MAC AND LINUX
Developer: Blazing Griffin, Publisher: Blazing Griffin, Game website
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Millions of players worldwide have flown, built, and fought their way through Captain Forever. CF Trilogy brings Captains Forever, Successor, and Impostor to Steam with a beautiful new renderer, new modules, and a reimagined world written by acclaimed novelist Cassandra Khaw.
Additional Notes: * I'm pretty sure the min spec should be much lower than this, but I don't have a hardware compatibility lab on hand. XP is probably fine, and I suspect you could run a GPU half as powerful. If you do use a machine below this spec, and the game runs okay for you, could you let me know? Thanks <3
Design and then improve the ultimate mothership. Explore a persistent living galaxy populated by 200 unique captains that can do everything you can do. Survive the zombie infection and then fight them back. Make allies and start your own faction. Build your empire. Also includes Sandbox Mode.
Developer: MinMax Games Ltd., Publisher: MinMax Games Ltd., Game website
Windows | Mac | Linux | Steam Achievements | Full controller support | Steam Trading Cards
Endless Sky is a 2D space trading and combat game inspired by the classic Escape Velocity series. Work your way up from a relatively wimpy shuttle, cargo ship, or fighter, to a highly upgraded and customized flagship or to a massive fleet of warships or freighters.
Developer: Michael Zahniser, Publisher: Michael Zahniser, Game website
In Battlestar Galactica Deadlock™ you’ll take command of the Colonial Fleet in defense of the Twelve Colonies during the First Cylon War. Lead many different types of ships in this 3D tactical game. Every decision counts, your strategy will be vital – can you ensure mankind’s survival?
Developer: Black Lab Games, Publisher: Slitherine Ltd.
Windows | Steam Achievements | Steam Trading Cards
In the distant future, the X universe faces a period of profound and irrevocable change. While the universe stumbles towards an uncertain future, countless adventures await as new enemies rise in search of power.
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