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Category description: Now referred to as "shoot-em-ups" or the short form "shmups", these often sci-fi based games can be the ultimate test of a player's reflexes. "Bullet hell" games fill the screen with projectiles and other obstacles, as the player attempts to navigate their ship among them, blasting everything on screen.
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Phylox

Phylox is a simple side-scrolling shoot-em-up game from Beavis-Soft, who famously went on to develop the kart racing … VIEW

Pixelships

Views: 2,2641999FreewareSpace Shooting Kris Asick
It looks quite complicated at first, but this game is basically about shooting stuff. You select your ship, different … VIEW

Project X

Views: 1,9301994DemoSpace Shooting Team 17
Project X is one of the early games from developer/publisher Team 17, who at this point had already created the Alien … VIEW

Quadnet

Views: 3,2491999FreewareSpace Shooting Brainchild Design
This game presents a few interesting twists on the classic Asteroids type game. Like the original, you fly your ship … VIEW

Raptor: Call of the Shadows

I remember playing this for far too long. It's a fairly basic shooting game (gameplay-wise), however, it has nice … VIEW

Ravage

Views: 3,1391996SharewareSpace Shooting Alpha Helix Productions
Ravage is a game that is seemingly heavily influenced by Raptor and Tyrian which appeared in 1994 and 1995, … VIEW

Round 42

Views: 2,8291986FreewareSpace Shooting Elven Software Company
Round 42 is a cult-classic shooting game, which is unique mainly for its fast-paced gameplay and its unique graphical … VIEW

Seek and Destroy

Seek and Destroy is an entertaining and well polished shooting game. Using superb VGA graphics and SB sound effects, the … VIEW

Smashteroid

Views: 1,6512001FreewareSpace Shooting NewCreature Design
Smasteroids is an unabashed clone of the classic Intellivision game Astrosmash. As a clone, it recreates the original … VIEW

Solar Winds: The Escape

I had a bit of a problem putting this game in a category, since it includes quite a bit of adventure elements along with … VIEW

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