The best classic and old school Shoot Em Up games

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d arcade science fiction shoot em up space flight texture map

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: 2019-10-22Tags: platform-shooter run and gun 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: 2019-11-04Tags: amiga original game cinematic cyberpunk platform puzzle-solving science fiction shoot em up

Blake Stone: Aliens Of Gold

Blake Stone: Aliens Of Gold

Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold (a.k.a Blake Stone 3-D) is a sci-fi FPS that was developed by JAM Productions and published by Apogee in 1993 for DOS. The game also got a sequel called...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d fps science fiction shoot em up wolfenstein 3d engine

Wacky Wheels

Wacky Wheels

Wacky Wheels is an arcade kart racing game released by Apogee Software in 1994 and released for MS-DOS only, where you can play any of eight wacky animals. The game is strongly ispired to Super Mario Kart.

Year: 1994 Genre: Racing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: arcade automobile shoot em up track racing

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

Bio Menace

Bio Menace

Bio Menace is an action platform game developed almost entirely by Jim Norwood and published by Apogee Software in 1993 for DOS only. It became freeware in 2005. The game utilizes...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: freeware mutants platform-shooter shoot em up

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

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 enhance...

Year: 1994 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-12-27Tags: 2 players aga amiga original game enhanced remakes shareware shoot em up top-down

Strife

Strife

Strife is a sci-fi first-person shooter with RPG elements created by Rogue Entertainment and released for DOS in 1996 by Velocity Inc. The game uses the Doom engine (also known a...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: doom engine post-apocalyptic rpg elements science fiction shoot em up

Terminal Velocity

Terminal Velocity

Terminal Velocity is an arcade-style simulation video game released by 3D Realms in 1995 for PC and Mac. Terminal Velocity was quite different from the flight simulation games of ...

Year: 1995 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d aviation first-person flight science fiction shoot em up space flight texture map

Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet is a first-person 3D game, considered revolutionary at the time, in which you fly a magic carpet. The game was developed by Bullfrog Productions and released in 1994 f...

Year: 1994 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: aviation fantasy flight 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: 2020-01-18Tags: birds-eye view genesis original game helicopter isometric middle east military multi-directional shoot em up war

Xenon 2: Megablast

Xenon 2: Megablast

Xenon 2: Megablast is a vertical scrolling space shooter designed by Bitmap Brothers, originally produced for the Amiga and Atari ST in 1989, and later converted to the PC, Sega Master System and other platforms.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-19Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up space space flight spaceship