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Tyrian 2000 windows

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

Year: 1999 Genre: Shooter

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1943: The Battle of Midway amiganes

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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Xenon 2: Megablast amiga

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

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter

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Banshee amiga

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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Hybris amiga

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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007: Licence to Kill dosamiga

007: Licence to Kill is an arcade shooter developed by Quixel and published by Domark limited in December 1989. The game is based on the hit James Bond movie of the same name and follows through with the movie plot.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter

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Xenon amigaatari-st

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

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter

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Xevious msxatari-st

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

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter

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Tyrian dos

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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Battle Squadron: The Destruction Of The Barrax Empire amiga

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

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S.W.I.V. amiga

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. The game was released for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, and other platforms.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter

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Blazing Lazers pc-engine

Blazing Lazers (also known as Gunhed) is a sci-fi vertical scrolling shooter created by Hudson Soft for the TurboGrafx-16. The game, released in 1989, is considered one of the best...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter

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Frenetic amigaatari-st

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

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter

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MUSHA genesis

MUSHA, also known as Musha Aleste, is a vertically scrolling shooter created by Compile for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive and released in 1990. The full title is M.U.S.H.A.: Metallic Uniframe Super Hybrid Armor.

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter

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