50 Best Shoot-em-up games

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The best 50 Shoot-em-up games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, 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 Kick Ass Commandos released the 5 October 2017 and ranked #20, Super Hydorah released the 19 September 2017 and ranked #31, Senko no Ronde 2 released the 7 September 2017 and ranked #33.

1# CRUSH! - 2017

Review82Score

Crush is an old-school-styled shoot´em up. The game leads you through 7 challenging levels filled with action and great soundtracks. A must for all old-school shoot´em up fans!

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Price: $5-$15

2# Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours - 2015

Review83Score

DARIUSBURST Chronicle Saviours is the latest installment in Taito's DARIUS series of arcade-style shooting games. Blast hordes of alien sea-monsters, and blaze your own trail through branching environments.

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Price > $40

3# Velocity 2X - 2014

Review74Score

This critically acclaimed sequel to Velocity Ultra weaves together two classic game formats into one seamless adventure, featuring puzzle-platforming action alongside award-winning top-down shoot ‘em-up gameplay!

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Price: $15-$25

4# Savant - Ascent - 2013

Review96Score

A malicious orb has cast Savant out of his tower and transformed his surroundings into dangerous enemies!Dodge and shoot your way back up the tower, and blast down waves of enemies as you make your way towards the top! As you progress, you unlock CDs that not only give you new tracks to play to, but also grant you powerful new abilities!

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Price < $5

5# Gryphon Knight Epic - 2015

Review82Score

Gryphon Knight Epic is a 2D Medieval Shoot’em up that mixes elements from classical shoot’em ups, exploration and duel-like boss battles, it tells the story of Sir Oliver and Aquila, an accomplished knight and his loyal gryphon that are forced back to adventure once again.

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Price: $5-$15

6# Jamestown - 2015

Review90Score

Jamestown: Legend Of The Lost Colony is a neo-classical top-down shooter for up to 4 players, set on 17th-century British Colonial Mars. It features all the intensity, depth, and lovingly handcrafted pixels of a classic arcade shooter, with a modern twist: deeply-integrated cooperative gameplay.

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Price: $5-$15

7# Bit Blaster XL - 2016

Review86Score

A throwback to the classic quarter eating arcade games of the 80's. Bit Blaster XL is a retro styled, addictive, and fast paced arcade shoot 'em up! (shmup).

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Price < $5

8# Roche Fusion - 2015

Review92Score

Roche Fusion is a retro, over the top space shooter. An all you can shoot buffet; fast paced and procedurally generated; with crazy waves of enemies, awesome upgrades and wicked boss-fights! Also: Explosions. Lots of explosions.

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Price: $5-$15

9# Void Invaders - 2015

Review95Score

Jump back to the good old days of arcade machines with Void Invaders: a colourful, chaotic and explosive arcade shoot-em-up game inspired by classics such as Galaga and Space Invaders!

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Price < $5

10# Chicken Invaders 4 - 2014

Review85Score

They came without warning, squawking menacingly, their ruffled feathers darkening the sun. Invading intergalactic chickens, out to punish humanity for our oppression of their earthly brethren. Now they're back, and they're having Earth for dinner!

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Price: $5-$15

11# ALLTYNEX Second - 2014

Review89Score

The year is 2192AD. 40 years ago, the Stellar-class All-purpose Administrative Computer ALLTYNEX suddenly attempted to enact genocide upon mankind. Commandeering armies of unmanned weapons, ALLTYNEX enacted a massacre so terrible that within only 72 hours of the start of the incident, approximately 85% of the world's population had...

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Price: $5-$15

15# Bullet Heaven 2 - 2015

Review93Score

Bullet Heaven 2 is a bullet-hell shoot-em-up inspired by games like Touhou and Jamestown. It's all about shooting every cute thing that moves, while dodging hundreds of shiny bullets per second!

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Price: $5-$15

16# Fastlane: Road to Revenge - 2017

Review88Score

1 position as you blast past other players and outrageous gang bosses in Fastlane: Road to Revenge! Game changing vehicle transformations to rain destruction on your rivals: Talon Gunship, Vulcan S-22, Tempest C-3.

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Price: Free

17# Psycho Starship Rampage - 2015

Review88Score

You play the psychotic A.I. of a warship lost in space which tries to come back to Earth. Build your spaceship from scratch. Load it with weapons. And use your creation to destroy waves of innocent aliens throughout numerous levels. Loot their carcasses, extend your ship and jump to the next sector for more action!

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Price: $5-$15

18# Critical Annihilation - 2016

Review93Score

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Critical Annihilation is a Twin-Stick SHMUP (Shoot-em Up) made entirely out of tiny voxels. We take advantage of voxel technology to hype up the explosive gameplay. Everything is destructible to its core.

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Price: $5-$15

19# Blue Rider - 2016

Review81Score

In a valley flooded with bullets, your next challenge rises from a heap of scraps. This time there aren't blue hedgehogs or mega men to save you. Hop in and become the Blue Rider!

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Price: $5-$15

20# Kick Ass Commandos - 2017

Review80Score

Lock and Load! It's time to Kick Ass. Grab your machine-gun, flamethrower, rocket launcher and grenades. Assault the enemy base and free commandos to join your team while you destroy everything in sight. Make your way through enemy bunkers to rescue your comrades, and kill everyone else you encounter!

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Price: $5-$15

22# Murasaki - 2014

Review70Score

"Murasaki" is a puzzle explosion game. Use explosions to clear the screen of pesky obstacles filling it up. The only controls you need are the directional buttons and two other buttons (Z and X)!

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Price: $5-$15

23# SATAZIUS - 2011

Review88Score

The year is 2051. Location: SATAZIUS, a long-abandoned planet. The cruiser Agano was on patrol when it was attacked and stricken by a confederacy of space pirates that had established a base on SATAZIUS. The pirates attacked the Agano intending to steal the assault ship ‘Trafalgar’ that was stowed aboard the Agano, but the Trafalgar made...

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Price: $5-$15

24# Enemy Mind - 2014

Review80Score

A retro shooter with a new power: the power to become any ship.Lost in the depths of space, you are a being of pure psychic energy with the uncanny power to take over and control anything you see in order to survive.Built for PC, Enemy Mind lets you battle your way through 70+ waves of challenging enemies.

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Price: $5-$15

25# Caladrius Blaze - 2013

Review79Score

An epic tale that begins from shooting missiles! The newest work of the Caladrius series with lots of new features that exceeds the original story!

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Price: $25-$40