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Contra nesmsx

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

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

2 players coin-op conversion platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shooter south america

Jazz Jackrabbit dos

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.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter

cartoon platform-shooter run and gun

Jazz Jackrabbit 2 windows

Jazz Jackrabbit 2 is a side-scrolling platformer produced by Epic Games (at that time under Epic MegaGames). After Arjan Brussee accidentally confirmed its existence in 1994, it was published for Windows in 1998.

Year: 1998 Genre: Platformer

2 players cartoon multiplayer platform-shooter platformer side-scrolling split-screen

Earthworm Jim genesis

Earthworm Jim is a 2D shooter/platformer created by Shiny Entertainment originally for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and published in 1994. The game design and the creation of the ch...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer

comedy genesis original game hand-drawn animations platform-shooter platformer run and gun side-scrolling

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion dos

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion (or Dangerous Dave 2) is the sequel to the original Dangerous Dave. It was developed by Gamer’s Edge and id Software, and published by Softdisk Publishing in 1991 for DOS.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer

2d horror platform-shooter platformer side-scrolling

Super Contra nes

Super Contra is an arcade game developed and published by Konami in 1988, also ported for Nintendo Entertainment in 1990 This installment is a sequel to the legendary Contra (19...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter

2 players aliens coin-op conversion multi-directional platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shooter side-scrolling

Dangerous Dave's Risky Rescue dos

Dangerous Dave’s Risky Rescue is the third of the Dangerous Dave series and was developed by Gamer’s Edge and published by Softdisk in 1993 for DOS. This was only the second on...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter

platform-shooter platformer side-scrolling

Turrican II commodore-64amiga

Turrican II: The Final Fight is a run-and-gun game developed by Factor 5 and published by Rainbow Arts in 1991. The first version, designed by Manfred Trenz and Andreas Escher, was...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter

c64 original game commodore 64 cyborgs platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shooter walkabout

Duke Nukem II dos

Duke Nukem II is the second game in the Duke Nukem franchise and was developed and published by Apogee Software for DOS in 1993. It has since been ported to multiple other platforms.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter

platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shooter

The New Zealand Story amigapc-engine

The New Zealand Story is one of the most famous arcades created by Taito. It was released as a coin-op in 1988. Many home computer versions, including Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and ZX Spectrum, were released in 1989.

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer

arcade coin-op conversion multi-directional platform-shooter platformer

Mega Man X dos

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...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer

anime platform-shooter platformer run and gun science fiction

Toki amiga

Toki is a platformer arcade created by TAD Corporation and originally released in 1989. Two years later, it was ported to several home computer platforms. I'm not going to lie. Until recently, I had never played Toki.

Year: 1991 Genre: Arcade

arcade coin-op conversion hop and bop platform-shooter platformer run and gun

Mega Man 2 nes

Mega Man 2, known in Japan as Rockman 2, is an action platformer created by Capcom in 1988 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was the second title in the Mega Man series a...

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer

anime nes original game platform-shooter platformer science fiction

Bio Menace dos

Bio Menace is an action platform game developed almost entirely by Jim Norwood and published by Apogee Software in 1993 for DOS only. It became freeware in 2005. The game utilizes ...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter

freeware mutants platform-shooter