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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Ray Wars

Views: 1,2681992SharewareSpace Shooting Huntley Enterprises
Ray Wars is a vertical shooting game, sort of like Space Invaders, but a lot more pointless. You control a ship, and … VIEW

Roketz

Views: 2,4971996FreewareSpace Shooting BlueMoon Interactive
Roketz is a two-player deathmatch in space, using a momentum-based physics engine. Your goal is to destroy your opponent … VIEW

Round 42

Views: 10,7791986FreewareSpace 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

Sci-Fly

Views: 2,6941986FreewareSpace Shooting Andrew Ellis & Bob Berg
Sci-Fly is a Space Invaders-ish game in textmode. Enemy ships fly across the top of the screen, and you move your ship … VIEW

Sea Dragon

Views: 4,5251997SharewareSpace Shooting PLBM Games
Sea Dragon, a game the author claims was "written out of extreme boredom", is actually decently fun to play. Your goal … 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

Side Line

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

Skunny: Desert Raid

Views: 1,1841996SharewareSpace Shooting Copysoft
The Skunny series by Copysoft is not regarded as particularly great examples of shareware DOS games, not due to their … VIEW

Smashteroid

Views: 6,3462001FreewareSpace 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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