The best classic and old school Run And Gun games

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.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: arcade platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up south america

Super Contra

Super Contra

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 Updated: 2020-03-07Tags: aliens coin-up conversion multi-directional platform-shooter run and gun science fiction side-scrolling

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.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: platform-shooter run and gun shoot em up

Duke Nukem II

Duke Nukem II

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 Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up

Turrican II

Turrican II

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 Updated: 2020-07-12Tags: arcade commodore 64 cyborgs run and gun science fiction shoot em up walkabout

Earthworm Jim

Earthworm Jim

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 c...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-24Tags: comedy genesis original game hand-drawn animations platform-shooter run and gun side-scrolling

Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps, also known as Probotector, is a shoot 'em-up created by Konami and published in 1994 for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive. The Contra series started as an arcade ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-11-26Tags: 2 players co-op platform-shooter run and gun science fiction side-scrolling

RoboCop 2

RoboCop 2

RoboCop 2 is an action game based on the popular science fiction film released in 1990, featuring the famous cybernetic cop. Like many other movies-to-game conversions of the '90s,...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2022-05-11Tags: crime & punishment cyberpunk cyborgs ham mode licensed movies multi-directional platform-shooter run and gun

Turrican

Turrican

Turrican is one of the most popular games of the '90s. It was designed and programmed by Manfred Trenz initially for the Commodore 64. The game is a sci-fi platformer, where a muta...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: commodore 64 mutants platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up walkabout

Toki

Toki

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: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: coin-up conversion hop and bop platform-shooter run and gun

Ruff 'n' Tumble

Ruff 'n' Tumble

Ruff 'n' Tumble is a platformer shoot 'em up developed by Wunderkind and published by Renegade Software in 1994, exclusively for the Amiga. The hero is Ruff Rogers, a guy that has to save an alien planet from the mad Dr.

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game platform-shooter run and gun shoot em up

Risky Woods

Risky Woods

Risky Woods is a platformer created by the Spanish studio Zeus and published by Electronic Arts and Dinamic Software in 1992 for the Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, and Mega Drive/Genesis.

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-24Tags: anime arcade dark fantasy platform-shooter run and gun side-scrolling supernatural

Turrican 3

Turrican 3

Turrican 3 is a sci-fi platformer/shooter that was initially developed by Factor 5 for the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis under the name Mega Turrican, and it was later ported to Amiga in 1993 as a sequel to Turrican and Turrican II.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: genesis original game platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up walkabout

Abuse

Abuse

Abuse is a 2D side-scrolling sci-fi shooter developed by Crack Dot Com and published by RedHat in 1995 for DOS and Linux. It eventually made its way onto the Mac, Amiga, Acorn 32-bit, GP2X, and iPhone, to name a few.

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: mutants platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling