Space sims aren't where they used to be. Once the peak of triple-A development, today the genre's torch is carried mostly by outfits catering to hardcore, nostalgia-seeped joystick-grippers. And while that approach has proved...



Space used to be the place for PC gaming. Space combat games like Wing Commander, Elite, and the X-Wing series ushered in new technology and design ideas that made the genre one of the most important of the medium. However...