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Doom II

Doom II is Id Software's follow-up to their award winning Doom. Published by GT Interactive, it was released for DOS in 1994, just one year after its predecessor. Unlike most sequels, this one is actually...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-15 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1992 for PC MS-DOS only. The game was inspired by the 1980s Muse Software video game Castle Wolfenstein,...

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-20 Tags: shooter fps

Doom

Doom is the legendary first-person shooter created by Id Software and released for DOS in 1993. It was Id Software’s follow-up to their genre-defining Wolfenstein 3D. This was the first game to popularize...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19 Tags: horror sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Mega Man X

Mega Man X is a popular platform game developed by Capcom, released for the SNES in 1993 and ported to PC in 1995. It holds the distinction of being the first Mega Man game for the SNES, as well as the...

Year: 1995 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2016-11-15 Tags: anime/manga arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Jazz Jackrabbit

Jazz Jackrabbit is a popular side-scrolling shooter/platformer developed by Epic MegaGames and released in 1994 for the PC. The game was named Arcade Game of the Year by PC Format. It is based on the...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-17 Tags: shooter

Quake

Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996. Unlike the Doom engine before it, the Quake engine offered full real-time 3D rendering and...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19 Tags: shooter

Contra

Contra is a run-and-gun style platformer developed by Konami and published by Erbe Software initially in 1987. It was released in arcades and on ZX Spectrum and Amstrad PC to start with. The NES version...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-05-20 Tags: platform shooter arcade

Project-X

Project-X is a sci-fi horizontal shooter created by Team17 originally for Amiga and released in 1992. The DOS version was released 2 years later. Probably inspired to R-Type 2 and Gradius, this horizontally...

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-08-14 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter aliens

Descent II

Descent II is a first person shooter published in 1996. It's the sequel to Decent. The game was published by Interplay Productions and developed by Parallax Software. Originally intended as an expansion...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-19 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Raptor Call Of The Shadows

Raptor: Call of The Shadows is a vertical-scroller shoot 'em up developed by Cygnus Studios, published by Apogee Software in 1994. It was originally published for DOS, but has since been ported to Windows,...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-16 Tags: shooter

Frontier: Elite II

The 350th game on GamesNostalgia is our favourite game ever: Frontier: Elite II. You can download here the PC version, which had a more advanced graphics engine, featuring texture mapping, compared to...

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2017-05-08 Tags: flight sci-fi/futuristic shooter space sim trading

R-Type

R-Type is a side scrolling shoot-em-up arcade created by Irem in 1987. The graphics design was inspired by H. R. Giger's artwork for the Alien movies. The game was ported to several home computers including...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-26 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder: war has never been so much fun, is an action-strategy shoot 'em up game developed by Sensible Software and published by Virgin Interactive for the Amiga in 1993. The huge success of the...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-12-05 Tags: real-time amiga shooter strategy humour

Descent

Descent is a 3D sci-fi first-person shooter notable for the "six axis" movement, developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay in 1995. The game was originally released to MS-DOS, but was ported...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-20 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter