18 Best Bullet-hell games for Nintendo Switch

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The best 18 Bullet-hell games for Nintendo Switch daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Nintendo Switch. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Rival Megagun released the 28 November 2018 and ranked #9, Mars: Chaos Menance released the 15 November 2018 and ranked #15, Black Bird released the 18 October 2018 and ranked #3.

1# Sine Mora EX - 2017

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Sine Mora EX is a side-scrolling shoot'em up that provides a unique challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shoot'em up offering both a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre. The story mode can be also played in local co-op mode.

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2# Enter the Gungeon - 2016

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Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past.

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3# Black Bird - 2018

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This is the tale of a young girl who dies one day on a street corner and is reborn as the ominous Black Bird. Become the calamity, ‘Black Bird’, and destroy the kingdom.Experience the phantom opera in wonderland!

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5# Just Shapes & Beats - 2018

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It's a new spin on the SHMUP genre, adding a layer of cooperation that's at the core of the game: because everything is better with friends. Play alone or with up to four players, local or online, through the game's Story Mode or Challenge Runs. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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7# 12 orbits - 2016

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12 orbits is the only local multiplayer game for 2-12 people at once, no matter what you play on. A single keyboard, touchscreen or controller will do.

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8# Cycle 28 - 2018

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A momentum-based space shooter with screen-shaking explosions and a mystery at its heart. First you think it's an arcade game: simple controls, powerful upgrades, and intense dogfights. But you’re stuck living the same day over and over, trying to find out who the enemy are, and what they want.

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9# Rival Megagun - 2018

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Transform into your Mega Gunship boss form to blast your rival head-on in this unique shooting game with a competitive twist. -Classic shmup action with a competitive twist -Multiple playable heroes, each with their own special weapons and Mega Gunship boss form -Intense 2-player ''couch-competitive'' local versus battles -Online battles - challenge your friends or find opponents via matchmaking -Unlockable gear and weapons for customizing your ship -A single-player arcade mode Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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10# Just Shapes & Beats Mega Bundle - 2018

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It's a new spin on the SHMUP genre, adding a layer of cooperation that's at the core of the game: because everything is better with friends. Remote Play requires PS Vita system and sufficiently robust Wi-Fi connection. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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11# Azure Reflections - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Azure Reflections
Screenshot of the video game Azure Reflections
Screenshot of the video game Azure Reflections

'Now on PlayStation4: A side-scrolling bullet hell fangame based on one of the hottest shooting game series to come out of Japan, the Touhou Project! Fight back with a well-timed Danmaku Rush to tear your way through bullets and enemies alike! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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12# Witch Thief - 2014

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Play as the snarky Witch Thief, on her quest to steal all the magic she possibly can! Naturally those who have the magic don't want to give it up so she does what she does best. That is, kicking in the front door and taking it all anyway!

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13# Spark - 2017

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Spark is a creative, combo-centric, Shoot 'em up game. It's a 3-in-1 old-school arcade game fueled by the competitive urge to climb the leaderboards. The unique shooting system hooks the player as they discover more and more ways to create beautiful and effective combos.

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14# Startide - 2017

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Play as an elite pilot driving the Interstellar Recon Mecha geared with an unique set of weapons and special abilities. Create deadly fleet with gathered parts and weapons! Try out Startide's editor to make new spaceships with various technology you find along your journey.

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15# Mars: Chaos Menance - 2018

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We are in the Terraforming age after saving our homeworld, Earth, which was collapsed by radioactive contamination and the depletion of resources. Now, humans are successfully colonizing nearby planets, using technology to adapt these inhospitable and hostile places. But our activity and progress has attracted huge and warp monsters that only wish to devastate and sterilize planets by destroying the whole way of life.

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16# Beekyr Reloaded - 2016

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The giant hornets have destroyed your hive and taken the pollen. Fight the swarms alone or with a friend and destroy the dangerous hornet queen! The insect world is very dangerous but... what are you waiting for to get your revenge?

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17# Spacecats with Lasers - 2017

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In this twin-stick shooter the evil space rats locked you up in their space arena and your only hope is to fight as many waves as possible. Help your Spacecat to survive with the help of several perks and powerups.

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18# Horizon Shift '81 - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Horizon Shift '81
Screenshot of the video game Horizon Shift '81
Screenshot of the video game Horizon Shift '81

The player controls a ship in the centre of the screen, enemies approach from the top and bottom and the player is able to switch up and down to deal with the encroaching hoard. The player is also able to jump (jumping upside down is an interesting new challenge) and is equipped with a bomb which wipes the screen of enemies as well as restoring the horizon. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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