In our list of games like Starcraft we have included many of the best real time strategy games and many sci fi games like Starcraft. Our readers are 100% in control of are lists. By sharing your favorite games on Facebook and Twitter you cast a vote on our site and help to move the game up our charts. We invite fans of Starcraft to share this page on Facebook and Twitter.
StarCraft is a real time strategy games (perhaps the real time strategy game) made by video game developer Blizzard Entertainment and released in 1998. Since then it has become one of the most played and most highly reviewed RTS games of all time. In the game you play as one of three races. Each of those races has its own technology and skills and are better in some ways than in others. The Protoss have power units and advanced technology including shields. The Zerg are organic and can reproduce quickly, using their numbers to overrun the opponent. The Terrans are somewhere in between the two. In the game you make straegical decisions in war so that your race can win the war. The AI in StarCraft is impressive, meaning there are good single player games to be had. But ultimately StarCraft is about the multiplayer experience. It is extremely competitive. So competitive is it that there are worldwide competitions held every year to crown a StarCraft champion. StarCraft is perhaps the quintessential real time strategy game and arguably one of the most important games of all time.
Because of the importance and the popularity of StarCraft it has spawned many clones, just like any good Zerg, meaning that there are tons more games like StarCraft. We’ve shared our picks below. But remember, our readers are in control of our charts. By sharing your favorite games on Facebook and Twitter you can move a game up its chart, helping other gamers to find it.