The best classic and old school Shoot Em Up games

Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior is an action shooter game developed by 3D Realms Entertainment and published by GT Interactive Software in 1997 for DOS and Mac. In 2013 it made its way to Windows and was also formatted for iPhone and iPad.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-14Tags: comedy freeware shoot em up

Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon

Quake Mission Pack 1: Scourge of Armagon

Scourge of Armagon is the first official mission pack for Quake. It was developed by Developed by Hipnotic Interactive and released in 1997. It contains 17 new single-player levels...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: mission science fiction shoot em up

Frontier: Elite II

Frontier: Elite II

The 350th game on GamesNostalgia is our favourite game ever: Frontier: Elite II. You can download here the PC version, which had a more advanced graphics engine, featuring texture mapping, compared to the Amiga version.

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2019-10-14Tags: 3d amiga original game business simulation polygons science fiction shoot em up space flight space sim texture map trading

Rise of the Triad: Dark War

Rise of the Triad: Dark War

Rise of the Triad: Dark War is a first-person shooter developed and published by Apogee Software in 1994 for DOS. It was initially designed to be the follow-up to Wolfenstein 3D, a...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: shoot em up

Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder: war has never been so much fun, is an action-strategy shoot 'em up game developed by Sensible Software and published by Virgin Interactive for the Amiga in 1993. The...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-08-01Tags: amiga original game humour real-time shoot em up walkabout war

Raptor: Call of the Shadows

Raptor: Call of the Shadows

Raptor: Call of The Shadows is a vertical-scroller shoot 'em up developed by Cygnus Studios, published by Apogee Software in 1994. It was originally published for DOS, but has since been ported to Windows, iOS, Linux, and Mac OS.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: arcade shoot em up

Quake Mission Pack 2: Dissolution of Eternity

Quake Mission Pack 2: Dissolution of Eternity

Dissolution of Eternity is the second expansion (or mission pack) for Quake. Developed by Rogue Entertainment, it was released on March 1997 for PC only. It includes 2 new episodes...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: mission multiplayer science fiction shoot em up

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: 2019-10-18Tags: platform shoot em up

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: 2019-09-21Tags: aliens coin-up conversion science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Jungle Strike

Jungle Strike

Jungle Strike is an action/shooter game with strategy elements created by Electronic Arts originally for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. The game is the sequel to Desert Strike, the ...

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-20Tags: flight helicopter multi-directional shoot em up

Descent

Descent

Descent is a 3D sci-fi first-person shooter notable for the "six axis" movement, developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay in 1995. The game was originally released to MS-DOS, but was ported to Mac OS and Playstation.

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up

MDK

MDK

MDK is a unique science fiction shooter developed by Shiny Entertainment and published by Playmates Interactive Entertainment for DOS and Windows in 1997. In order to keep players...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: comedy science fiction shoot em up

Descent II

Descent II

Descent II is a first person shooter published in 1996. It's the sequel to Decent. The game was published by Interplay Productions and developed by Parallax Software. Originally in...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: science fiction shoot em up

Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Flashback: The Quest for Identity

Flashback: The Quest For Identity is a sci-fi platformer/action-adventure published by U.S. Gold, and developed by Delphine Software. The game is the brainchild of Paul Cuisset, cr...

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game cinematic cyberpunk platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up