A licensed clone of Taito's Space Invaders, although the marketing and cabinet art definitely isn't....
The second "Recharged" reimagining of an Atari classic focuses on 1979's Asteroids.
R-Type Dimensions packages the first two R-Type games with enhanced 3-D graphics, online co-op, and other new features.
Battle space aliens and avoid their suicidal attacks to survive in the world of Galaxian, Namco's first installment in the Galaxian franchise. It was a technical breakthrough in 1979, featuring RGB color, multi-colored sprites, a tilemap playfield, vertical scrolling background, and enemies with individual AI routines.
Atari's bestselling game of all time, Asteroids was one of the most influential releases of the Golden Age of Arcade Games. One of the first space shooters, it was the inspiration for many of the dual stick shooter games of the modern era, Geometry Wars chief among them.
A horizontal scrolling shoot'em up in which the player flies a spaceship over the surface of Mars bombing and shooting the rockets and fuel dumps.
Wings of Wor
A side-scrolling shooter where an angel called Wor must defeat "The Destroyer." Known as Gynoug outside of North America.
Black Heart (stylized in the logo as "BLACK HEⱯRT"), is a fantasy-based side-scrolling shooter from UPL.
Arcade style shoot em up from PlatinumGames and Hamster inspired by Moon Cresta and Terra Cresta. Teased as an April Fools joke in 2020 but announced a year later.
Aces from The Great War become birds in cartoon biplanes. Don't worry about it, just keep shooting!
Cygni: All Guns Blazing
Cygni: All Guns Blazing is a twin-stick vertical scrolling SHMUP developed by KeelWorks.
Märchen Adventure Cotton 100%
The Super Famicom/PlayStation side-scrolling shoot 'em up sequel to Fantastic Nights Dream: Cotton featuring the eponymous witch Cotton in another quest for delicious candy.
Touhou 17.5 - Gouyoku Ibun
An upcoming spin-off to the Touhou Project franchise, focused on horizontal danmaku combat.
Advanced Busterhawk Gley Lancer
A horizontal shoot 'em up with an adaptable options system initially released only on the Japanese Mega Drive. Later released worldwide via the Wii Virtual Console. Stick to it, and believe in your power!
A tank themed shoot-'em-up game released for the Sega Saturn in 1998. It was later brought to arcade hardware.
Mobile Suit Gundam: Luna II no Tatakai
A Gundam shoot-'em-up for multiple Japanese computers, including, fittingly enough, Bandai RX-78 Gundam.
Castle Shikigami 2
Top-down shooter featuring a variety of witches and wizards aboard flying brooms, firing spells at incoming enemies. Features co-operative play and sold at a budget price in most areas.
Fantastic Night Dreams: Cotton
A "cute 'em up" originally released in Japanese arcades in 1991. It was the first game in the Cotton series. Driven by her sugar cravings, Cotton helps the fairy kingdom remove the dark mist that is terrorizing their dreamlike world.
Darius Burst: Another Chronicle EX
An enhanced version of the Darius Burst: Another Chronicle, which in turn was an enhanced port of the PSP game Darius Burst.
Fantastic Night Dreams: Cotton Reboot!
An HD remake of the Sharp X68000 version of the original Cotton game.
Galaxy Crisis is the built-in title for the GameKing III. It is a sci-fi themed vertical-scrolling shooter.
A horizontal shoot 'em up with WW2 fighter planes originally developed by NMK for the arcades and later ported to the Sega Mega Drive.
REVO is a neon space shoot ‘em up fueled by a nostalgia for arcade classics and 1980’s science fiction like Galaga, TRON, and The Last Starfighter.
Raiden IV is the continuation of the bullet hell Raiden series, picking up after Raiden III. Released in 2009, it's up to the player to defeat the alien race of the Cranassians.