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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10 3
Doom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Doom 1993

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9 3
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Crysis 2007

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11 5
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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6 2
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Half-Life 1998

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8 5
Alien vs Predator is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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8 5
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Halo 2 2004

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7 6
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Crysis 2 2011

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6 6
Wing Commander is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

10
6 7
Resistance: Fall of Man is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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4 5
Destroy All Humans! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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4 5
Crysis 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Crysis 3 Feb 19 2013

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4 5
Half-Life: Blue Shift is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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3 4
UFO: Enemy Unknown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

The Best Flying Pokemon of All Time

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3 4
Breed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Breed 2004

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3 4
Duke Nukem is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Duke Nukem 1991

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3 4
Half-Life: Opposing Force is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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2 3
Starship Troopers: Terran Asce... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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5 7
Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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4 6
Crysis Warhead is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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2 4
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

The Best Survival Games of All Time

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2 4
Under the Skin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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1 3
UFO: Alien Invasion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
UFO: Alien Invasion

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1 3
Xenonauts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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1 3
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. 2015

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X-COM: Terror from the Deep is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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1 3
Redneck Rampage is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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0 2
Adventures Of Star Saver, The is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Adventures Of Star Saver, The

The 10 Cruelest Video Game Pranks of All Time

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0 2
Defense Grid 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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0 2
Mutant Mudds is listed (or ranked) 30 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) 31 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Snops Attack! Zombie Defense

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0 2
The Dreamland Chronicles: Free... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
The Dreamland Chronicles: Freedom Ridge

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0 2
Ninja Crusaders is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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0 2
Sol Survivor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Sol Survivor

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0 2
Weapon of Choice is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Weapon of Choice

The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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MorphX is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
MorphX

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0 2
TurnOn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
TurnOn

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0 2
X-COM: Enemy Within is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
X-COM: Enemy Within

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Defense Grid: The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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0 2
A/X-101 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
A/X-101 Jan 01 1994

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0 2
1999: Hore, Mita koto ka! Seik... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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0 2
Steel Harbinger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Steel Harbinger Jan 01 1996

Famous Male Cardiac Surgeons

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X-COM: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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0 2
Sky Fox is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Sky Fox 1987

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0 2
Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Starship Troopers Oct 27 2005

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4 7
Star Fox 64 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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4 7
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Tim... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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3 6
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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3 6
Rayman 2: The Great Escape is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

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2 5
Alien Front Online is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Alien Front Online Aug 09 2001