19 Best Run-and-gun games

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The best 19 Run-and-gun games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. 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 3D released the 19 June 2018 and ranked #1, ICEBOX: Speedgunner released the 18 October 2017 and ranked #15, Cuphead released the 28 September 2017 and ranked #3.

2# Super Time Force Ultra - 2014

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Super Time Force Ultra is an action-packed platformer with a time-travelling twist! You’re in control of time itself, bending and stretching it to your advantage on the battlefield. Rewind time and choose when to jump back into the action, teaming-up with your past selves in a unique single-player co-op experience! Take control of up to 16 unique characters, and battle across 6 different time periods, from the long-ago past to the far-away future.

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3# Cuphead - 2017

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Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings.

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4# METAL SLUG 2 - 2013

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2 female recruits, Eri, a former super agent, and, Fio, the heir of a military family, join Regular Army's PF Squad Marco and Tarma, in order to put an end to Gen. Morden's dastardly plans. Moreover, you will be supported during your mission by a heroic prisoner who will fight alongside you once freed, and a volunteer who will provide you with bonus items!

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5# Cally's Caves 4 - 2017

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Cally’s Caves 4 is a run-and-gun action game, with tons of powerups, weapons, and levels. When your friend needs your help, there’s only one thing to do: LEVEL UP EVERYTHING!

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6# ACA NeoGeo: Shock Troopers - 2017

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SHOCK TROOPERS is an action game released by SNK in 1997. Players take part in a rescue operation for Dr. George and his granddaughter who have been kidnapped by the evil organization Bloody Scorpion. The game features the ability for players to choose which route to progress, adding even more replayablity to the title.

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7# Weapon of Choice - 2015

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Weapon of Choice is a high-energy, side-scroller in which each playable character is unique with their own special weapon and abilities! Blast insane aliens, find new player characters, and choose between branching paths!

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8# Lost Socks: Naughty Brothers - 2016

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Set off in chase of the lost Sock! Lost Socks: Naughty Brothers is a brand new platformer set in a crazy world, with infinite fun and hardcore challenges. What sets this game apart is that the main character simply can’t stop, so the onslaught of enemies, barbs and bullets will be intense!

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9# ACA NeoGeo: Metal Slug - 2016

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"METAL SLUG" is the original entry in one of the most famous action game series ever released. Players control Marco and Tarma who belong to the Special Forces team known as the "Peregrine Falcon Squad." They fight to defeat General Donald Morden, in an effort to take back their stolen weapon known as the "METAL SLUG."

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10# Mercenary Kings - 2014

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In this frantic 2D action game, you are part of the Mercenary Kings, the most skilled team of warriors-for-hire on Earth, but when your comrades have fallen and the fearsome forces of CLAW have seized an island-wide top secret Laboratory Base, you must do what it takes to stop them. But you're not going in unprepared! Your back-up is made of a crew of rogue geniuses and experts of their field! Able to craft & customize guns'n'blades or upgrading body armor, you've never been this ready to join the fight. Whether its solo or with friends, move out, cut down CLAW and save the world!

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11# Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2 - 2015

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Guns, Gore & Cannoli - An over-the-top, comical and fast-paced action game with hand-drawn graphics set in the Roaring Twenties. An all-you-can-shoot fest where you embody Vinnie, a mobster with a mission in a city controlled by gangsters and plagued by zombies. Featuring up to 4-man local co-op.

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13# Fight Me Bro! - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Fight Me Bro!
Screenshot of the video game Fight Me Bro!

Fight Me Bro! is a ridiculous fun filled multiplayer platforming beat down game. Grab a Bro and take turns in this relentless cat and mouse chase where only one of you can win!

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14# Gunslugs - 2013

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We grabbed a bunch of expendable action hero's from the 80s and we made them team up as the Gunslugs to fight the war against the always evil Black Duck Army. if you run into problems or the game wont work on your device, instead of just rating 1 star, you could help us fix it by providing feedback!.

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15# ICEBOX: Speedgunner - 2017

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A Run-and-Gun 3D Platformer ...THE CLOCK'S TICKING… Carve an ice-cool path through the Icebox, cutting corners, dodging obstacles & eliminating guards, as you race to become the Ultimate Speedgunner. Can you “Escape the Icebox” before time runs out?

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17# The Cursed Revolver - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game The Cursed Revolver
Screenshot of the video game The Cursed Revolver

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The Wild West is plunged into chaos when the land is cursed by an artifact known simply as, The Cursed Revolver. Discovered by an unsuspecting cowboy, the revolver becomes bound to him, and demands payment of life. The cowboy must now face the deadly demons of the west if he is to have any hope of breaking the curse.

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18# Best Buds vs Bad Guys - 2016

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Best Buds vs Bad Guys is a 2D run ’n’ gun from a game developer Dad and his 11 year old son, with a special message behind it. Travel to 11 different worlds, all presented in classic 16-bit style, with a catchy chip-tune soundtrack and lots of over-the-top weapons!

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19# Salvaged - 2016

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Early Access

The human race explores the stars, but a keen focus on the future has left a trail of desolation in the past. You are Alex Pieterson, commander of the salvage ship Thaddeus and its team of hardened agents. You are a remnant of that past, fighting for survival in a huge new galaxy.

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