The best classic and old school Shoot Em Up games

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: 2019-10-22Tags: comedy science fiction shoot em up

Turrican II

Turrican II

Turrican II: The Final Fight is the sequel to the platformer/shooter Turrican. The game developed by Factor 5 was released in 1991 for the Amiga. It was also released for the CDTV,...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: arcade commodore 64 cyborgs science fiction shoot em up walkabout

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: 2019-10-18Tags: birds-eye view helicopter isometric middle east multi-directional shoot em up war

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: post-apocalyptic rpg elements science fiction 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: 2019-10-22Tags: platform science fiction shoot em up

Banshee

Banshee

Banshee is an Amiga original shoot-em-up, inspired to classic vertical scrolling shooters such as 1942. It was developed by Core Design and released for AGA only machines (Amiga 1200 and CD32) in 1994.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-16Tags: 2 players aga amiga original game aviation co-op flight multiplayer science fiction shoot em up steampunk vertical-scrolling

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

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

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

Terminal Velocity

Terminal Velocity

Terminal Velocity is a first-person arcade-style flight simulator and combat game developed by Terminal Reality and released in 1995 for MS-DOS, Windows 95 and Mac. .

Year: 1995 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: aviation flight science fiction shoot em up

Cannon Fodder 2

Cannon Fodder 2

Cannon Fodder 2: Once More unto the Breach is the sequel to the original Cannon Fodder, it was developed by Sensible Software and published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment in 1994 for Amiga and DOS.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game puzzle-solving real-time science fiction shoot em up walkabout war

R-Type

R-Type

R-Type is a side scrolling shoot-em-up arcade created by Irem in 1987. The graphics design was inspired by H. R. Giger's artwork for the Alien movies. The game was ported to severa...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade science fiction shoot em up space flight

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

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