Category: PC

Elite: Dangerous

Year: 2014 Developer: Frontier Developments An entire galaxy is your playground in this massive, beautiful space sim. Starting with a basic ship and a handful of credits, it’s up...

FTL: Faster Than Light

Year: 2012 Developer: Subset Games FTL mixes turn-based and real-time strategy together to capture the experience of captaining a Star Trek-style spacecraft. It’s a strong roguelike, too, with a...

Kerbal Space Program

Year: 2015 Developer: Squad Wrestle with gravity and the laws of physics as you build your own spacecraft and attempt to explore the cosmos. A robust, compelling sandbox of...

Take On Mars

Year: 2013 Developer: Bohemia Interactive If you like your space games a little more grounded, try Arma developer Bohemia’s Take On Mars. It’s a space exploration simulator based on...

Artemis: Spaceship Bridge Simulator

Year: 2013 Developer: Thom Robertson You’ll need a group of three to six friends to get the most out of this one. Each player controls a different station of...

Starbound

Year: 2013 Developer: Chucklefish Games Basically Terraria in space. Hop between randomly generated planets on a starship, hunt alien creatures for food, build colonies and underground bases, and try...