Gaming Thread, The best PC shoot-em-up? in Fun Stuff; Sega Megadrive emulator and Hellfire...
27th March 2014, 02:13 PM #16
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Sega Megadrive emulator and Hellfire
27th March 2014, 02:19 PM #17
Psychotic Software's Power Up looks good and you'd be supporting an indie
Indie Games | Power Up | Psychotic Psoftware
27th March 2014, 02:57 PM #18
I'd say Resogun, but...(PS4)
Originally Posted by Dos_Box
I know you said no Run n Gun - but Mercenary Kings looks like it'll be this month PS+ game for PS4. AFAIK, it's been on Steam for a while. And it looks uber-fun in a Metal Slug kind of way.
27th March 2014, 03:31 PM #19
Originally Posted by LosOjos
Now that's more like it
27th March 2014, 03:38 PM #20
The most amazing site ever if you grew up with an Amiga
24th April 2014, 10:47 AM #21
On a related note: the current Humble Bundle (Mobile Bundle 5) includes R-Type and R-Type II for your Android device. Clearly the best shmups ever
Bundle runs out in five days, about 6pm next Tuesday.
24th April 2014, 11:09 AM #22
Try this guys page for free side-scrolling/vertical shoot-em-ups with vector graphics:
games - ABA Games
I'd personally recommend these ones:
They're all pretty good "pick up, play for 10 minutes and then put down again" games and they'll run on ancient machines too (have them all on my 1ghz Celeron/512mb RAM xp laptop). As a fan of Bullet Hell games, I can categorically state that they get incredibly hard on the higher difficulties too.
If you want to spend money and get something with a little bit more in depth, get Jamestown. I think it's one of the best (only?) Bullet Hell games to come out in the past few years that isn't a remake of Ikaruga.
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24th April 2014, 11:09 AM #23
Despite some questionable imagery, Luftrausers seems okay. Hotline Miami?
24th April 2014, 11:13 AM #24
Hotline Miami isn't a side scrolling shooter.
Originally Posted by 3s-gtech
It's very very very good though and you should all play it if you haven't.
24th April 2014, 11:24 AM #25
24th April 2014, 11:28 AM #26
This is probably my fave:
Play Heavy Weapons, a free online game on Kongregate
But you asked for a quick 15 min game - you could easily play this all day...
24th April 2014, 12:00 PM #27
True - but as as asked for side/vertical scrolling, top-down is ideal - it's both!
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