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The best classic and old school V-scrolling Shoot-em Up games

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

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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

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1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway is a shoot 'em up developed and published by Capcom for arcade machines in 1987. Later on, the title was ported to several computers and consoles such as...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

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Banshee

Banshee

Banshee is an Amiga original shoot-em-up, inspired by classic vertical scrolling shooters such as 1942: The Pacific Air War and Xevious. It was developed by Core Design and rel...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter

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Knightmare Majyo Densetsu

Knightmare Majyo Densetsu

Knightmare, known in Japanese as Majyo Densetsu, is a fantasy vertical shoot-em-up created by Konami for MSX computers in 1986. In this game, you are Popolon, and your task is to save Aphrodite from the Prince of Darkness.

Year: 1986 Genre: Shooter

2 players co-op fantasy msx top-down v-scrolling shoot-em up
Tyrian

Tyrian

Tyrian is a science fiction shoot-’em-up game developed by Eclipse Software and published by Epic MegaGames in 1995 for DOS. It became freeware in 2004 and has been ported to suit iPad and iPhone in 2010 and 2009, respectively.

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter

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S.W.I.V.

S.W.I.V.

S.W.I.V. is a top-down shooter for 1 or 2 players created by Random Access and published by The Sales Curve in 1991 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and other platforms.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter

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Xevious

Xevious

Xevious is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade released by Namco in 1982 and ported to multiple platforms, including MSX, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, Apple II. The Atar...

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter

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Battle Squadron: The Destruction Of The Barrax Empire

Battle Squadron: The Destruction Of The Barrax Empire

Battle Squadron: The Destruction Of The Barrax Empire is the successor of one of the most popular vertical scrolling shooters for Amiga, Hybris. It was developed by Cope-com and pu...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter

2 players amiga original game arcade co-op multiplayer shoot em up v-scrolling shoot-em up vertical-scrolling
Xenon

Xenon

Xenon is a vertical scrolling shooter, created by The Bitmap Brothers initially for the Atari ST in 1988 and ported to Amiga, ZX Spectrum, and MSX the same year. The game is the prequel to the much more popular Xenon 2: Megablast.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

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Hybris

Hybris

Hybris is a vertical scrolling shoot-’em-up developed by Cope-com and published by Discovery Software International in 1988 for Amiga only. This sci-fi shooter, primarily created...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

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Frenetic

Frenetic

Frenetic is a vertical shooter created by Core Design and released for Amiga and Atari ST in 1991. It's a very traditional game that perfectly fits in the space shoot-em-up genre, ...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter

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Wings of Death

Wings of Death

Wings of Death is a vertical scrolling shoot 'em up developed by Eclipse Software and published by Thalion Software in 1990, released originally for the Atari ST and then ported for the Amiga.

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter

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Power Strike

Power Strike

Aleste, released outside Japan as "Power Strike", is a popular shoot-em-up developed by Compile and released initially for the SEGA Master System in 1988. Later it was published for MSX2.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

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