Total Nerd 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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Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Doom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Doom 1993

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Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Crysis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

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Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

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Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

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Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Crysis 2 2011

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Alien vs Predator is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Resistance: Fall of Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Wing Commander is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Crysis Warhead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Crysis Warhead Sep 16 2008

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

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Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Rayman 2: The Great Escape is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Destroy All Humans! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Half-Life: Blue Shift is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Half-Life: Blue Shift Jun 12 2001

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Space Invaders is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Crysis 3 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Crysis 3 Feb 19 2013

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UFO: Aftermath is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
UFO: Aftermath Jan 01 2003

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Under the Skin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Absolute Zero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Absolute Zero Jan 01 1995

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X-COM: Terror from the Deep is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Hyperspace Invader is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Hyperspace Invader

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Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

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UFO: Alien Invasion is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
UFO: Alien Invasion

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Xenonauts is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Aegis Wing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Aegis Wing May 16 2007

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Starship Troopers: Terran Asce... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Breed is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Breed 2004

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Defense Grid 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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X-COM: Enemy Within is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
X-COM: Enemy Within

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Adventures Of Star Saver, The is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Adventures Of Star Saver, The

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TurnOn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
TurnOn

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Mutant Mudds is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Mutant Mudds

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Snops Attack! Zombie Defense is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Snops Attack! Zombie Defense

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The Dreamland Chronicles: Free... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
The Dreamland Chronicles: Freedom Ridge

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Ninja Crusaders is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Weapon of Choice is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Weapon of Choice

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Sol Survivor is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Sol Survivor

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Defense Grid: The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Sky Fox is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Sky Fox Jan 01 1987

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1999: Hore, Mita koto ka! Seik... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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X-COM: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Star Fox 64 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Mario & Luigi: Partners in Tim... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Half-Life: Opposing Force is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Kid Icarus: Uprising is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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Alien Front Online is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Alien Front Online Aug 09 2001

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Duke Nukem is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Duke Nukem Jul 01 1991