Science-fiction video games

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Science-fiction video games
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Terminology

Science-fiction video games are video games that take place within a science-fiction setting, or have science-fiction elements to the story or game mechanics.

Description[edit | edit source]

Science-fiction is a genre of fiction that takes place in any setting characterized by the usage of imaginative or futuristic scientific concepts. As such, it is an incredibly broad genre that is difficult to precisely define. However there are a number of common elements

Sub-genres[edit | edit source]

  • Atompunk
  • Cyberpunk
  • Dieselpunk
  • Science fantasy
  • Steampunk

Examples of Sci-Fi Games[edit | edit source]