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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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Side Line

Side Line (or Side-Line or Sideline ...) is a Taiwanese-developed game which unfortunately only saw a very limited … VIEW

Smashteroid

Views: 4,4862001FreewareSpace 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

Space

Views: 3,8971985FreewareSpace Shooting Bill Pogue
Space is an unambitiously named shoot-em-up game made in 1985. (It's also called "Space Adventure" at the top of the … VIEW

Space Investors

Views: 2,1831989FreewareSpace Shooting Pinnacle Software
This textmode / ASCII space invaders type game is pretty basic. You move left and right and shoot down UFOs while … VIEW

Space Miner!

Views: 6,3591990FreewareSpace Shooting Sights UnScene
"No one has finished level 3!" With that quote from the game's documentation giving you an idea of the level of … VIEW

Space Nightmare

Views: 6,0741994SharewareSpace Shooting Microdem
A generally well made EGA shoot-em-up game, Space Nightmare includes multiple ships you can select, well drawn & … VIEW

Space Pilot

Views: 5,5101993SharewareSpace Shooting Yosemite Software
Space Pilot is a decent space dogfighting game. The concept is simple: shoot the other ships! The controls are a bit … VIEW

Spaced-Out Invaders

Views: 6,5041995FreewareSpace Shooting PLBM Games
The original Space Invaders was released by Taito in Japan and North America in 1978. Eighteen years later, Spaced-Out … VIEW

Spacejab

Views: 4,5942004FreewareSpace Shooting Upr00ted Tree Software
This fanmade space shooting game definitely has the look and feel of an early QuickBasic project (those of you who … VIEW

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