25 Games Like EVE Online

Games Like Eve Online
Our collection of games like EVE Online offers large scale MMO and single player experiences with a science fiction theme and sandbox elements.

EVE Online is often considered to be in a league of its own in the MMORPG genre with its huge player driven game world that literally takes place in its own universe. In EVE Online players can customise and pilot their own ship across the vast game world which includes planets, moons, wormholes, space stations and many other environments.

Just like other MMORPGs the game also offers an in depth profession system including mining, trading, combat and even piracy. Uniquely players advancement and training takes place in real time and continues even when players aren’t online.

EVE Online has over half a million subscribers and is highly regarded as one of the most hardcore MMORPG experiences available and definitely isn’t for the casual MMO fan.

The games like EVE Online here all have a player driven game world that is similar to that of EVE with the majority of options also featuring a space based theme. These titles also offer a very detailed and large scale MMORPG (or single player) experiences for players that enjoy an in-depth game.



Games Like EVE Online

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User Score
8.5
(49 votes)
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Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online (STO) is a free to play MMORPG that takes place within the Star Trek universe. The game does a great job at capturing the universe of Star Trek and has a good amount of content for players to experience. At launch the game required a game purchase and monthly fee so it has high... Read More »

User Score
7.7
(23 votes)
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Black Desert Online

Hailing from Korea and focused on sandbox orientated mechanics is Black Desert Online a buy to play for those in Europe and North America. You’ve got most of the traditional MMO features and a host of interesting design choices to explore in the Black Desert Online universe. Central to th... Read More »

User Score
7.4
(18 votes)
second-life

Second Life

Second Life is a free to play online life simulation game that will appeal to fans of the virtual world genre. The game is developed by Linden Lab and has been online since 2003 for both PC and Mac. With endless possibilities and the ability to make real money while playing Second Life continue... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(170 votes)
star-conflict

Star Conflict

Star Conflict is a MMO experience that lets you to take control of your own starship and explore the vast depths of space. The game is published by Gaijin Entertainment and is free to play after downloading the client onto your computer. The game features beautiful 3D graphics with an emphasis ... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(17 votes)
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DarkOrbit

DarkOrbit offers a space orientated MMO that lets players take control of their own spaceship. Best of all the game is free to play and can be played online within your browser. DarkOrbit was developed by Bigpoint Games with arelease in 2006 making it one of the longer lasting MMO experiences. ... Read More »

User Score
7.2
(28 votes)
evochron-legacy

Evochron Legacy

Explore the dark reaches of space in Evochron Legacy a freeform space flight simulation game that expands on the Evochron universe of games. Without a significant focus on story Evochron Legacy lets you craft your own path of survival and whatever that entails. Your choices for this path includ... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
elite-dangerous

Elite: Dangerous

Master the art of trading, combat and exploration in Elite: Dangerous a space simulation title with open ended and multiplayer gameplay where your own actions will impact on the story of the persistent universe. Launching in 2014 Elite: Dangerous started in the year 3300, which runs in sync wit... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
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Ascent – The Space Game

Ascent – The Space Game is a PvE sandbox title that uses space and over 200 billion star systems as the foundation of your experience. Set after the vast human empire has crumbled it’s time to build a new civilisation and rekindle the human drive for exploration. In addition to expl... Read More »

User Score
4.5
(2 votes)
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Uncharted Waters Online

Uncharted Waters Online is a sandbox focused MMORPG that is set in the great age of sea travel. Explore the world in a century gone by as you trade from Europe to Asia and beyond. With this player driven game world paired with large scale naval battles Uncharted Waters Online was carved out a n... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(10 votes)
vega-conflict

Vega Conflict

Vega Conflict was developed by Kixeye and is a space based MMO that lets you capture the galaxy with strategy and cunning tactics. Vega Conflict is as impressive as it comes in the MMO real time strategy genre with great visuals, amazingly fast load screens and plenty of vital small features th... Read More »

User Score
7.5
(20 votes)
wurm-online

Wurm Online

Wurm Online is a sandbox style MMORPG that has a creative focus allowing you to create your own adventure. You can play Wurm Online with a basic account for free but to remove some restrictions you will have to commit to a subscription based premium account. The game also has a stand alone vers... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(30 votes)
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Astro Lords

Explore an impressive universe in Astro Lords, a free to play 3D space MMO that encourages you to explore, fight and manage your own human settlement in a distant galaxy. With a huge number of different routes to take and real time battles to create action it’s a game that it out of this world.... Read More »

User Score
7.4
(11 votes)
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Darkfall Unholy Wars

Darkfall Unholy Wars aims to bring the hardcore back to the MMO genre. Focusing on sandbox, PvP and a tonne of player driven elements the fantasy world is in the hands of players. Offering a large fantasy world that covers both land and sea players can shape the empires as they rise and fall. W... Read More »

User Score
6.9
(10 votes)
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Evochron Mercenary

Evochron Mercenary is a game of vast scale that has similarities to Freelancer. The game belongs to the same universe as the popular Star Wraith series of space simulators that first started in 2000. In the game you will see if you have what it takes to survive alone in space. You’ll be right i... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(10 votes)
darkstar-one

DarkStar One

DarkStar One focuses on space trading and combat. It launched in 2006 for Windows with an improved edition (Darkstar One: Broken Alliance) released two years later for the Xbox 360 platform. The universe of DarkStar One features half a dozen other races that you’ll get to interact with or fight... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(11 votes)
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X3: Terran Conflict

X3: Terran Conflict is part of the X series of video games. Just like its predecessors the game is about trading and combat in a space environment. The game is set far into the future (2938) and takes place after Earth has been reconnected with the larger system of jumpgates in the X universe. ... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(13 votes)
x3-reunion

X3: Reunion

X3: Reunion continues the series of X adventure games with the third game in the franchise. Just like the games before it the game is a single player space experience involving trading, combat and plenty of galaxy exploration. The story of X3: Reunion continues from where X2 ended with players ... Read More »

User Score
8.4
(9 votes)
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Galaxy on Fire 2

Galaxy on Fire 2 builds on the setting and gameplay of the first game and is available on iOS, Android and Windows. Players will recognise many of the places and mechanics and from the original but has plenty of tweaks that take the game to the next level. While the plot in the sequel continues... Read More »

User Score
8.9
(11 votes)
freelancer

Freelancer

Freelancer is a spaced based game for Windows that lets you take control of a spaceship and travel the galaxy engaging in combat and trading. The events of Freelancer are set 800 years after the events in Starlancer (made by the same developer three years earlier) but is not a direct sequel. Th... Read More »

User Score
9.4
(21 votes)
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Galaxy on Fire

Galaxy on Fire offers a free to play mixture of spaceship combat and space trading to iOS users. The game is the first in the series of games with later versions making their way to the computer platform. It’s important to note that when the game was originally released it was not a free to pla... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(10 votes)
vendetta-online

Vendetta Online

Vendetta Online takes place in a science fiction game world and offers an MMORPG experience for PC, Mac and your smart phone (iOS and Android). The game went commercial in 2004 and uses a cheap subscription model charging players only a single dollar every month across all platforms. This uniqu... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(10 votes)
perpetuum

Perpetuum

Perpetuum is originally a subscription based MMO with a sci-fi theme where players take control of their own robot. From March 2014 the game opted for a buy to play model instead. Perpetuum takes place in the future and is based on the discovery of a planet that is home to robot like life. Usin... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(10 votes)
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Battlestar Galactica Online

Battlestar Galactica Online is a browser orientated experience that takes the MMORPG genre into space. The game is based on the TV series and was developed by Bigpoint with a release in early 2011. The game quickly grew in popularity with millions of registered accounts only a few months after ... Read More »

User Score
7.2
(11 votes)
pirate-galaxy

Pirate Galaxy

Pirate Galaxy is a browser based sci-fi adventure that will have you zipping across the galaxy to explore star systems, fight over planets, complete mercenary missions and more. Despite being a browser game there is plenty of variety in the game content which is supported further with some impr... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(12 votes)
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