Escape Velocity Nova Alternatives

    Escape Velocity Nova is described as 'The player starts as a freelance space pilot in a shuttlecraft, out to make a penny in the vast and unforgiving galaxy'. There are eight games similar to Escape Velocity Nova for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, the Web and Android. The best alternative is Endless Sky, which is both free and Open Source. Other Escape Velocity Nova like games are NAEV (Free, Open Source), nuu (Free, Open Source), Transcendence (Free) and The Ur-Quan Masters (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 22, 2019

    • Explore other star systems. Earn money by trading, carrying passengers, or completing missions. View 17 alternatives to Endless Sky
      Almost everyone thinks Endless Sky is a great alternative to Escape Velocity Nova.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Endless Sky vs Escape Velocity Nova
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Endless Sky captures the open-ended feel of 2D space exploration like EVN and EV.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

      As close as you can get to another entry into the Escape Velocity series. An excellent and fun alternative with a hard to beat price.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

    • Naev is a game about space exploration, trade and combat. Players travel the galaxy and earn money by trading, fighting and performing missions. View 8 alternatives to NAEV
      Most users think NAEV is a great alternative to Escape Velocity Nova.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      NAEV vs Escape Velocity Nova
      pros, cons and recent comments
      If you paid attention to the games they link together
      Positive comment over 3 years ago



    • NUU is to be an open-source (massive) multiplayer game of space trade and combat. NUU is heavily inspired by Ambrosia Software's Escape Velocity. It's excellent open-source cousin naev currently lends NUU it's assets. View 6 alternatives to nuu
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Node.JS
      • Chromium
      • Firefox
      nuu vs Escape Velocity Nova
      pros, cons and recent comments
      anx A multiplayer version was a big wish of the community behind the EV-Series of games. Sadly Ambrosia could never be bothered to try. So the multiple attempts were made to make one from the community side. This is the most evolved one.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

    • A 2D space exploration, combat and trading game of epic proportions! View 7 alternatives to Transcendence
    • A massive, space adventure game based on the original Star Control game series. View 13 alternatives to The Ur-Quan Masters
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • Star Sonata is a space-themed massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMO), that uses a third-person 2d overhead view similar to that of Asteroids. View 10 alternatives to Star Sonata
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Star Sonata vs Escape Velocity Nova
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Escape Velocity is offline single-player; Star Sonata is an online MMO
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

    • Space RPG 3 is a space-themed role playing action game, where you start as a novice captain with a small ship and work your way up in the galaxy by trading and doing missions, or even becoming a rogue pirate. View 2 alternatives to Space RPG 3
      • Android
    • Unending Galaxy is a top-down 2D sandbox, simulation and strategy game based in space. View 14 alternatives to Unending Galaxy
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
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