25 best space games ever
Wing Commander (1990)
Chris Roberts turned space sims on their head with this groundbreaking space combat game, which pitted you and the crew of the Tiger's Claw against warlike space moggies the Kilrathi.
Wing Commander's detailed sprites and cockpits, cinematic cutscene animations and branching storyline kept us coming back for more. And it almost certainly influenced later games like X-Wing.