The best classic and old school H-scrolling Shoot-em Up games

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. It was ported to several home...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-04-14Tags: arcade h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up

Silkworm

Silkworm

Silkworm is a side scrolling shooter arcade, developed by Tecmo and released initially in 1988. In 1989 the game was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum by Random Access.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players arcade co-op h-scrolling shoot-em up helicopter multiplayer science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Apidya

Apidya

Apidya is a side scrolling shoot-em-up with an Anime theme, developed by Kaiko and released by Play Byte in 1992 for the Amiga. The player controls a bee and he has to destroy all the enemies, completing 5 levels.

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: 2 players anime arcade co-op h-scrolling shoot-em up shoot em up

Agony

Agony

Agony is a surreal-fantasy side-scrolling shoot 'em up, created by Psygnosis in 1992 for the Amiga. The game has never been released on other platforms. The main character is an ow...

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: amiga original game fantasy h-scrolling shoot-em up parallax scrolling shoot em up side-scrolling

R-Type II

R-Type II

R-Type II is the sequel to the original R-Type and is a side-scrolling arcade shooter developed and published by Irem in 1989 in arcades only. It soon made its way onto multiple pl...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aliens coin-up conversion h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Project-X

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 by R-Type II a...

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aliens amiga original game arcade h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up

Uridium 2

Uridium 2

Uridium 2 is a sci-fi horizontal-scrolling shoot 'em up created by Graftgold for the Amiga and published by Renegade in 1993. The first Uridium was created for the Commodore 64, ...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players co-op h-scrolling shoot-em up shoot em up top-down

Disposable Hero

Disposable Hero

Disposable Hero is an Amiga original game developed by Euphoria and published by Gremlin Graphics in 1993 for the Amiga and 1994 for Amiga CD32. The game is sci-fi horizontal scrol...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: amiga original game h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up

Z-Out

Z-Out

Z-Out is a 2D sci-fi shoot 'em up created by Advantec and published by Rainbow Arts in 1990 for Amiga and Atari ST. The game was released as the sequel of X-Out, another horizont...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players aliens co-op h-scrolling shoot-em up shoot em up side-scrolling

X-Out

X-Out

X-Out (pronounced "cross out") is a horizontally scrolling shoot-em-up created by Rainbow Arts and released in 1990 for the Amiga, ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: arcade h-scrolling shoot-em up shoot em up underwater

Katakis

Katakis

Katakis is a sci-fi shooter inspired to R-Type, developed by Factor 5 and released in 1988 for the Commodore 64 and Amiga. The C64 version was created by Manfred Trenz and Andrea...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: commodore 64 freeware h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Saint Dragon

Saint Dragon

St. Dragon (full name Tenseiryuu Saint Dragon) is a sci-fi side-scrolling shooter originally released as an arcade by Jaleco in 1989. Storm Entertainment handled the conversions to Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, and Atari ST.

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: arcade coin-up conversion fantasy h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up

Dragon Breed

Dragon Breed

Dragon Breed is a fantasy arcade created by Imren in 1989 and converted to several home computers, including ZX Spectrum, C64, Atari ST, Amiga, and Amstrad CPC. In this horizontal ...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: arcade fantasy flight h-scrolling shoot-em up shoot em up

Ilyad

Ilyad

Ilyad is a sci-fi horizontal shooter created by Ubi Soft and released for the Amiga in 1989. In this old-school futuristic shoot 'em up you have to destroy all enemies and final...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: amiga original game arcade h-scrolling shoot-em up science fiction shoot em up