Star Trek: Klingon Academy
It's an extremely ambitious simulation that provides plenty of original gameplay but fails to adequately refine its presentation.
Bang! Gunship Elite
You'll spend the majority of your time shooting throngs of enemy ships until you get so used to it you just want to stop playing.
Starshatter provides a welcome dose of innovation to a genre that's been practically rendered extinct, but its originality ultimately fails to translate into a satisfying gameplay experience.
This wildly ambitious simulation is torpedoed by an almost incomprehensible interface, the absence of a tutorial, numerous bugs, and many fit and finish issues, including dated production values.
Star Trek: Invasion
Despite the game's fluid control system and innovative lock-on features, its pacing and repetition simply mar the gameplay experience.
The single-thruster craft, while perfect for games about landing on the moon, is wholly unsuited to the precision indoor combat maneuvers simulated in Lander.
In light of recent space sim successes like Descent: Freespace and Independence War, it's difficult to take Ares Rising too seriously.
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy
Starfleet Academy looks and plays no better than space combat games from two years ago.
Project Sylpheed: Arc of Deception
Project Sylpheed is based on the popular shooter franchise Silpheed, which dates all the way back to the mid-'80s and is now going to get an HD makeover.
Star Rangers (PC)
Overall, Star Rangers lacks the detail and depth that make an engaging spacecombat simulator.
You listen to a command, then click the appropriate button. Repeat this about 200 times, and you've got an idea of how thrilling things can get.
Star Trek: Shattered Universe
Perhaps if it existed in an alternate universe, Star Trek: Shattered Universe might be a game worth playing. Unfortunately, this is not the case.
Star Trek: Encounters
Star Trek: Encounters is part of the new line of Bethesda ST games. Featuring arcade-style space combat, Encounters allows you to jump straight into the action and battle a variety ...
Tarr Chronicles is an arcade-style space combat simulation developed by Kvazar Studio and Akella.
Defeat the Zylon Empire in Star Raiders, a classic Atari computer game programmed by Doug Neubauer.
Battlecruiser 3000 A.D.
It will go down in legend as the most bug-ridden, unstable, unplayable pieces of software ever released.