Button Mash The Best Alien Video Games of All Time  

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Aliens: Always weird, always invading, and always fun to laser blast in defense of Earth. There are so many alien games that figuring out the best alien games of all time is an almost impossible task. Luckily, this list of alien games is ranked by savvy gamers just like you. For sci-fi action, games about aliens are always a surefire way to get people on board, and nobody can resist these alien video games. Vote up your favorites or downvote the ones that didn't quite do it for you. 

One of the most popular game series about aliens is the Half-Life series, which revolutionized the first person shooter and created techniques that are still used in development today. And then, of course, there's the first person shooter that every gamer has played: Doom. If you're looking for more strategy and tactical battle against aliens, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is definitely going to be your jam.

So take a look at our huge list of alien games and vote up the best of the best! If there are any great alien games missing, go ahead and add them. And if you've got a lot of opinions about this list, why not rerank and share your own version of this alien game list? 
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1
30 8
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2
22 9
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
3
17 9
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2004
4
13 7
Doom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
1993
5
10 5
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
1998
6
13 8
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2007
7
12 8
Alien vs Predator is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
8
12 9
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2011
9
11 9
Resistance: Fall of Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
10
8 6
Destroy All Humans! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
11
5 3
X-COM: Enemy Within is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
X-COM: Enemy Within
12
8 7
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
13
1 1
Red Faction: Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Bogdan Sverediuk added 2011
14
6 7
Crysis 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2013
15
6 7
Half-Life: Blue Shift is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
16
5 6
UFO: Enemy Unknown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
17
4 5
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
18
4 6
Duke Nukem is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
1991
19
2 4
X-COM: Terror from the Deep is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
20
1 3
Defense Grid: The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
21
1 3
MorphX is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
MorphX
22
1 3
The Dreamland Chronicles: Free... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
The Dreamland Chronicles: Freedom Ridge
23
1 3
Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
24
1 3
Snops Attack! Zombie Defense is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Snops Attack! Zombie Defense
25
1 3
Defense Grid 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time