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

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

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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

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Choplifter!

Choplifter! is a helicopter simulator/action-adventure created by Dan Gorlin for the Apple II and published in 1982 by Brøderbund. The game was converted to Atari 8-bit, VIC-20, C...

Year: 1983 Genre: Action

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 has to destroy all the enemies, completing five levels.

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter

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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

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Saint Dragon

St. Dragon (full name Tenseiryuu Saint Dragon) is a sci-fi side-scrolling shooter initially 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

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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

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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

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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

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Armalyte

Armalyte is one of the best shooters ever created for the Commodore 64. This horizontally scrolling sci-fi shoot 'em up was developed by Cyberdyne Systems and published by Thalamus in 1988.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

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