The best classic and old school Run And Gun games

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, 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

Ikari Warriors

Ikari Warriors

Ikari Warriors is a vertical scrolling shooter coin-up created by SNK and published initially in 1986. It was ported to many home platforms, including Commodore 64, Apple II, NES, Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players arcade co-op coin-up conversion run and gun tank vertical-scrolling walkabout war

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

Alien Fish Finger

Alien Fish Finger

Alien Fish Finger is a platform/shooter created by David J. Cruickshank for the Amiga initially in 1995 as shareware, then re-released for free in 2011. This fantastic 2D shoot'em...

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-25Tags: amiga original game blitz basic platform-shooter public domain run and gun shoot em up

Switchblade II

Switchblade II

Switchblade II is an action platformer created by Gremlin Graphics (aka Gremlin Interactive) originally for the Amiga in 1991, then ported to Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, and Atari Lynx.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game anime arcade basher fighting multi-directional platform-shooter run and gun shoot em up

Jim Power in Mutant Planet

Jim Power in Mutant Planet

Jim Power in Mutant Planet is a shooter/platformer created initially for the Amiga by Digital Concept and published by Loriciels in 1992. The game was also ported to Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, and TurboGrafx CD.

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-09-06Tags: amiga original game platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Alien Carnage

Alien Carnage

Alien Carnage is a side-scrolling shooter created by Interactive Binary Illusions and SubZero Software, published by Apogee in 1993 for MS-DOS. The game was released as freeware in 2007.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: horror platform-shooter run and gun shoot em up

VectorMan

VectorMan

VectorMan is a run and gun game developed by BlueSky Software and published in 1996 by Sega for the Genesis and the Sega Mega Drive. The title was also released in compilations of Sega for other consoles.

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-05-09Tags: dystopia mecha platform-shooter pre-rendered run and gun science fiction

Aliens: Alien 2

Aliens: Alien 2

Aliens: Alien 2 is a platform shooter created by Squaresoft and released exclusively in Japan for MSX computers. As you can imagine from the title, it's the official videogame base...

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-28Tags: aliens horror licensed movies msx platform-shooter run and gun

Gunstar Heroes

Gunstar Heroes

Gunstar Heroes is a run and gun game developed by Treasure for the Genesis/Mega Drive and published by Sega in 1993. The side-scrolling shooter has become one of Sega Genesis's most beloved games.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-02-14Tags: 2 players anime arcade co-op genesis original game platform-shooter run and gun science fiction side-scrolling

Midnight Resistance

Midnight Resistance

Midnight Resistance is a popular platformer/shooter created by Data East and originally released as an arcade in 1989. It was later ported to several home computer platforms, inclu...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: 2 players arcade co-op cyberpunk platform-shooter run and gun shoot em up

Thexder

Thexder

Thexder is a platform shooter videogame developed by Game Arts and released for DOS, Amiga, Apple II, MSX and several other platforms in 1987. You control a robot that is able to transform into a jet.

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: anime arcade battlemech mecha platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up

Alien Soldier

Alien Soldier

Alien Soldier is a sci-fi side-scrolling shooter created by Treasure exclusively for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and published in 1995. Do you like boss battles? Do you like a lot...

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-02-08Tags: arcade genesis original game mutants run and gun science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Exolon

Exolon

Exolon is flip-screen, run and gun platformer with puzzle elements designed by Raffaele Cecco and published by Hewson for several 8-bit computers including ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-03-30Tags: flip-screen platform-shooter puzzle platformer run and gun