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Contra

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: 2018-03-19Tags: platformer shooter arcade

Doom II

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: 2016-11-15Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Wolfenstein 3D

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: 2016-11-20Tags: shooter fps

Doom

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: 2016-11-19Tags: horror sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Mega Man X

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: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: anime/manga arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Quake

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: 2016-11-19Tags: shooter

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf is an action-shooter helicopter game created by Electronic Arts and released in 1992 for the Mega Drive, Genesis, SNES and ported to Amiga in 1993. It's the first title...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-04-26Tags: multi directional helicopter isometric war birds-eye view shooter

Jazz Jackrabbit

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: 2016-11-17Tags: shooter

Raptor: Call of the Shadows

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: 2016-11-16Tags: shooter

Frontier: Elite II

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: 2018-05-03Tags: flight sci-fi/futuristic shooter space sim trading

MDK

MDK

MDK is a unique science fiction shooter developed by Shiny Entertainment and published by Playmates Interactive Entertainment for DOS and Windows in 1997. In order to keep players from needing GPU enhancements...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Blood

Blood

Blood is a horror first-person shooter created by Monolith Productions and published by GT Interactive in 1997 for MS-DOS. The game was designed by Nicholas Newhard, which was also the lead programmer....

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-09-26Tags: horror shooter fps

R-Type

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: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-26Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Heretic

Heretic

Released in 1994 for DOS only, Heretic is the first game in the Heretic / Hexen franchise. It uses the engine from id Software's DOOM and transplants that game's first person shooter gameplay into a fantasy...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-26Tags: fantasy shooter