Total Nerd The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam  

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Science-fiction is a genre that has a rabid following, especially when it comes to video games. There are a lot of great PC sci-fi games on Steam, but which ones are really worth playing? Since the Steam store can be difficult to navigate, let's rank the best PC science-fiction games that deserve recognition.

One sleeper game from the last year is Arkane Studios' Prey, a great PC sci-fi game set in a creepy space station. Although the game wasn't a hit financially, it is a completely underrated games that you shouldn't overlook. Other popular sci-fi games on PC include classics like Portal 2, Bioshock Infinite, and Half-Life. This list even has some PC indie sci-fi games like VVVVV, so no matter what you're into, you should find something you like below.

What is the best PC sci-fi game on Steam? Vote on the games below, and add any to the poll if they aren't already there.

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17 5
Portal 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Valve Corporation

2
19 8
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Valve Corporation

3
12 7
Prey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Arkane Studios

4
10 5
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Valve Corporation, Gearbox Software

5
9 5
BioShock Infinite is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Irrational Games, 2K Marin

6
11 8
VA-11 Hall-A is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
VA-11 Hall-A

7
11 8
Portal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Valve Corporation

8
10 9
Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam

9
6 5
FTL: Faster Than Light is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam

10
6 6
RimWorld is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
RimWorld

11
3 3
CrossCode is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
CrossCode

12
2 2
Metro 2033 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
smiffy added 4A Games

13
7 8
Supreme Commander: Forged Alli... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam

14
2 3
Subsurface Circular is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Subsurface Circular

15
4 6
Caves Of Qud is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Caves Of Qud

16
2 4
Serious Sam Classic: The First... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Serious Sam Classic: The First Encounter

17
2 4
Unreal Gold is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Legend Entertainment, Digital Extremes, Epic Games

18
1 3
Serious Sam Classic: The Secon... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Serious Sam Classic: The Second Encounter

19
4 7
Choice Of Robots is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Choice Of Robots

20
4 7
Defense Grid: The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Hidden Path Entertainment

21
3 6
Primordia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Primordia

22
3 6
The Swapper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Facepalm Games

23
2 5
The Lab is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
The Lab

24
1 4
Total Annihilation is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Humongous Entertainment, Cavedog Entertainment

25
1 4
X-Com: UFO Defense is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
X-Com: UFO Defense

26
0 3
Assault Android Cactus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Assault Android Cactus

27
2 6
Planetarian - The Reverie Of A... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Planetarian - The Reverie Of A Little Planet

28
1 5
VVVVVV is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Distractionware

29
1 5
Lucy - The Eternity She Wished... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Lucy - The Eternity She Wished For

30
0 4
Hiveswap: Act 1 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Hiveswap: Act 1

31
0 4
Creeper World 3: Arc Eternal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Creeper World 3: Arc Eternal

32
0 4
Eden is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 30+ Best PC Sci-Fi Games on Steam
Eden