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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22 7
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

2
16 7
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

3
14 6
Halo 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2004

4
11 7
Doom is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
1993

5
10 6
Crysis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2007

6
10 7
Alien vs Predator is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

7
7 5
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
1998

8
1 0
Red Faction: Armageddon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Bogdan Sverediuk added 2011

9
8 8
Crysis 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2011

10
5 6
Destroy All Humans! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

11
4 5
UFO: Enemy Unknown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

12
2 3
X-COM: Terror from the Deep is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

13
2 3
X-COM: Enemy Within is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
X-COM: Enemy Within

14
7 9
Resistance: Fall of Man is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

15
6 8
Wing Commander is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

16
6 8
Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

17
5 7
XCOM: Enemy Unknown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

18
4 6
Crysis 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2013

19
4 6
Half-Life: Blue Shift is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

20
3 5
Breed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2004

21
3 5
Duke Nukem is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
1991

22
3 5
Half-Life: Opposing Force is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

23
2 4
Starship Troopers: Terran Asce... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

24
0 2
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
0 2
Starship Troopers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

26
0 2
MorphX is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
MorphX

27
0 2
Weapon of Choice is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Weapon of Choice

28
0 2
Sol Survivor is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Sol Survivor

29
0 2
The Dreamland Chronicles: Free... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
The Dreamland Chronicles: Freedom Ridge

30
0 2
Defense Grid: The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

31
0 2
Defense Grid 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

32
0 2
Adventures Of Star Saver, The is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Adventures Of Star Saver, The

33
0 2
Sky Fox is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
1987

34
0 2
A/X-101 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
1994

35
0 2
1999: Hore, Mita koto ka! Seik... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

36
0 2
Steel Harbinger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

37
0 2
X-COM: Apocalypse is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

38
4 7
Crysis Warhead is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

39
4 7
Mario & Luigi: Partners in Tim... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

40
4 7
Star Fox 64 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

41
3 6
Rayman 2: The Great Escape is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

42
2 5
Alien Front Online is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

43
2 5
X-COM: Interceptor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

44
2 5
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

45
2 5
Under the Skin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

46
2 5
Space Invaders is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

47
2 5
Kid Icarus: Uprising is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time

48
1 4
Aegis Wing is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
2007

49
1 4
Hyperspace Invader is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Hyperspace Invader

50
1 4
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Alien Video Games of All Time
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.