50 Games Like 1942

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Habroxia 2, I, AI, and Sky Force Reloaded are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Habroxia 2 released the 2 February 2021 and ranked #1, Hell Pages released the 7 January 2021 and ranked #5, I, AI released the 9 December 2020 and ranked #2.

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This suggestion collection includes shooter games for Android, 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.

2# I, AI - 2020

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Classic scrolling shooter with modern graphics. You are self-aware AI. You were created on space military station developing weapons. Now your goal is to break out of the lab and win your freedom.

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4# Castle of Shikigami - 2017

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Castle of Shikigami is a dark, supernatural vertically-scrolling shoot-’em-up classic. Summer, 2005: Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Force is investigating an occult serial killer. Specialists have been called in to investigate. The case is called “The Castle of Shikigami Incident”.

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5# Hell Pages - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Hell Pages
Screenshot of the video game Hell Pages
Screenshot of the video game Hell Pages

The doors to hell have been opened. The Earth has become a battlefield among 10 infernal armies. Bael, the most feared among all demons, set out in an insane crusade to conquer the Earth for himself in this scrolling shooter game, with 10 stages with plenty of action, violence and blood.

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7# Leviathan Starblade - 2016

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Leviathan Starblade is a vertical scrolling shmups (shoot’em up), but along with the standard forward facing guns each player ship also comes equipped with a turret. This turret can fire or swing your Starblade in any direction. The Starblade can be used to cut down most enemy projectiles.

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8# Raiden V - 2016

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A quarter-century after the arcade hit Raiden first left its mark on the shooting genre, the series now comes to the Xbox One in its most modern and advanced form yet! Join the war for Earth's future, where the tide of battle holds constant surprises, in this game that's easy to learn, but difficult to master. Using Xbox One cloud functionality to its fullest, now all players can easily access their data, allowing you and your comrades-in-arms to enter the fray side-by-side!

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10# Gunbird - 2016

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Each character has own story and special ending Gun Bird's infinite attraction different to other simple flying game - Harmony of splendid lethal move and powerful skill Each character has own lethal move which can activate at the critical moment! Touch skill button: Fires close attack by using a part of gauge collected on the top

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12# 3D Fantasy Zone - 2015

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Additional features include: adjustable difficulty settings, the ability to save your game for later review, inclusion of both the Japanese and Overseas versions of the original game, a Stage Select feature that allows players to save and resume progress mid-game, and adjustable difficulty settings. 3D Fantasy Zone™ also offers players an unlockable mode with new weaponry and gameplay and an original song called UPA-UPA.

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13# SPACE MOUSE 35th Anniversary edition - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game SPACE MOUSE 35th Anniversary edition
Screenshot of the video game SPACE MOUSE 35th Anniversary edition
Screenshot of the video game SPACE MOUSE 35th Anniversary edition

Guide Alice, cat astronaut extraordinaire, to the top of the building without being caught by the vicious Space Mice. The original version of this vertically-scrolling maze game was released in September 1981 for the PC-8001. It was designed by Takanari Suzuki, Japan’s first star game creator.

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15# Wolf of the BF: Commando MOBILE - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Wolf of the BF: Commando MOBILE
Screenshot of the video game Wolf of the BF: Commando MOBILE
Screenshot of the video game Wolf of the BF: Commando MOBILE

Armed with a sub-machine gun and a limited supply hand grenades, players battle through legions of enemy troops in this classic vertical scrolling shooter. Note: The game has been optimized for the unique play experience of smartphones and may differ in some ways from prior releases.

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16# R-Type Dimensions EX - 2018

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The new 3D graphics are accompanied by fully reimagined arrangements of the timeless R-Type music tracks! 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). R-Type Dimensions is protected under US and international copyright laws 1987-2018 Tozai, Inc. and/or Irem Software Engineering Inc.

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17# Iro Hero - 2018

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Iro Hero is a vertical shoot em up with beautiful pixel art graphics inspired by many old-school classics. Encounter 10 different types of enemies with over a hundred different behaviors, and defeat 10 final bosses in the vein of classic arcade games. Unlock special skills throughout the game to help you land a final blow or escape from desperate situations.

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19# ACA NeoGeo: Pulstar - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game ACA NeoGeo: Pulstar
Screenshot of the video game ACA NeoGeo: Pulstar
Screenshot of the video game ACA NeoGeo: Pulstar

The game features a verity of offensive and defensive options, including 5 unique Voyager items and special IO items. Use everything at your disposal to protect your ship and defeat the alien threat! Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.

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20# Capcom Arcade Cabinet - 2013

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Capcom's pedigree arcade games are back! Take on players from around the world in 'score attack' and even play together with online co-op! (Only for titles that support this feature.) Check out these classic games, now loaded with a 'casual mode' geared towards newcomers and other new features. Play the full game of 'Black Dragon' and try out '1943' and ' Avengers' in this free trial!

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21# 1942 MOBILE - 2017

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About 1942 Set in the Pacific theater during World War II, this vertically scrolling shoot 'em up tasks players with battling through the entire enemy fleet. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: The game has been optimized for the unique play experience of smartphones and may differ in some ways from prior releases.

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23# The Tale of Alltynex - 2014

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The second chapter in one of the most loved and respected Japanese shooting game series ever: The Tale of ALLTYNEX by Japanese indie developer SITER SKAIN. Carefully crafted play experiences, destructive fun, and absorbing gameplay have made the ALLTYNEX trilogy renowned in shooting game communities.

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24# M.A.C.E. Space Shooter - 2017

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Handdrawn 2D graphics in HD resolutions, parallax scrolling, explosion effects and optimized games mechanics, combined with the proven gameplay are transporting the "Spirit of Amiga" in today's Age. In MACE, the player navigates a spaceship across three different worlds with 6 vertical scrolling levels and various enemies, trying to destroy or avoid them.

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25# 3D Thunder Blade - 2015

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3D Thunder Blade is a recreation of a one-of-a-kind combat originally released in 1987, re-mastered for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system. 3D Thunder Blade also introduces brand new remixes of the original in-game music that can be toggled ‘on’ and ‘off’ and an unlockable Special Mode with updated gameplay, new enemies, and a more powerful fighter.

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