Space games never really went away. But they've been on something of a comeback trail all the same. What happened to give all us neglected X-Wing fans reason to have faith once again? I'm willing to bet it has something to do with a little thing called the Oculus Rift.
Did you enjoy the look at Chris Roberts' space combat sim Star Citizen in action from PAX East last weekend? Here's all of that, plus so much more.
After much talk, and a few screenshots, we finally get a chance to see the game that is being heralded as a resurrection of Wing-Commander space combat.
Remember that last, great hope we have for another Wing Commander space combat game? Well it's going to be at PAX this weekend, so you better go check it out.
The folks behind Burn Zombie Burn are working on a new space shooter that features a transforming fighter designed by the man behind the mechs of Appleseed: Ex Machina and Steel Battalion.
Spacefaring shooter fans looking for a massively multiplayer game with a stronger emphasis on action than economy should be overjoyed to learn that Reakktor Media's Black Prophecy has been cleared for launch in North America.
Sound the klaxons! Battlestar Galactica Online has just warped out of closed beta and into open beta, allowing players all over the world to dive head-first into free-to-play, browser-based battles set in the universe of the hit Syfy television show.
It takes something pretty special to drag me into PlayStation Home these days. A free-to-play multiplayer space combat game complete with customizable ships and zero-G avatar exploration might just do the trick.
In 1979 Atari introduced the joys of first-person space combat with Star Raiders. Next year Star Raiders returns, bringing team-based multiplayer space combat to the PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.
While running about doing quests and exploring planets makes up most of the Star Wars: The Old Republic experience, during a Comic-Con panel today, BioWare revealed that space combat will play a part in the massively multiplayer role-playing game.