The best classic and old school Shoot Em Up games

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,...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-01-25Tags: 3d first-person fps shareware shoot em up texture map wolfenstein 3d engine

Jazz Jackrabbit 2

Jazz Jackrabbit 2

Jazz Jackrabbit 2 is a side-scrolling platformer produced by Epic Games (at that time under the name Epic MegaGames) and, after an accidental confirmation by Arjan Brussee in 1994, it was published in 1998 for Windows.

Year: 1998 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-04-03Tags: 2 players cartoon multiplayer platform-shooter shoot em up side-scrolling split-screen

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

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: 2020-12-02Tags: comedy science fiction shoot em up

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: 2020-12-02Tags: comedy freeware 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: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game humour military real-time shoot em up squad management walkabout war

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 leve...

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-01-24Tags: mission science fiction shoot em up

Mega Man X

Mega Man X

Mega Man X is a popular platform game developed by Capcom, released for the SNES in 1993 and ported to PC in 1995. It holds the distinction of being the first Mega Man game for ...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: anime arcade platform-shooter science fiction shoot em up

Another World

Another World

Another World, also known as Out of This World, is a cinematic platformer action-adventure designed by Éric Chahi for Delphine Software and released in 1991 initially for Amiga an...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-02-19Tags: amiga original game platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf is an action-shooter helicopter game created by Electronic Arts and released in 1992 for the Mega Drive, Genesis, SNES and ported to Amiga in 1993.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: birds-eye view genesis original game helicopter isometric middle east military multi-directional shoot em up war

Deluxe Galaga

Deluxe Galaga

Deluxe Galaga is a shareware remake of the famous arcade Galaga for the Amiga. It was created in 1993 by Edgar M. Vigdal (also the author of Deluxe PacMan). The game is an enhan...

Year: 1994 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players aga amiga original game enhanced remakes shareware shoot em up top-down

Tyrian 2000

Tyrian 2000

Tyrian 2000 is a direct re-release of the original sci-fi vertical scrolling shooter Tyrian, developed by Eclipse Software and released by Epic Megagames for MS-DOS.

Year: 1999 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-05-11Tags: arcade freeware science fiction shoot em up v-scrolling 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: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game cinematic cyberpunk platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

No One Lives Forever

No One Lives Forever

The Operative: No One Lives Forever, also known as NOLF, is a first-person shooter/stealth game created by Monolith Productions and published by Fox Interactive for PC in 2000. If ...

Year: 2000 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-01-12Tags: 3d cold war espionage first-person humour shoot em up spy stealth