50 Games Like Galaga

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Galaga Wars, Horizon Shift, and Super Destronaut are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are R-Type Dimensions EX released the 27 November 2018 and ranked #8, SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION released the 12 November 2018 and ranked #6, Heavy Fire: Red Shadow released the 15 October 2018 and ranked #18.

50 Games like Galaga daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes shooter games 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.

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The legendary hit arcade shooter returns with Galaga Special Edition! Featuring a new twist on the classic gameplay, slick new graphics and devastating weapon power-ups, the fate of the galaxy lies in your hands! Board your fighter and prepare to defend Earth from wave after wave of relentless aliens. Target your enemies’ critical weak spots to earn bonuses, unlock in-game achievements and rack-up an astronomical score! Blast your way through 25 unique levels and epic boss battles on your mission to defend the galaxy and prevent an intergalactic catastrophe!

1# Galaga Wars - 2016

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They have an alien motherfeet of immense proportions, endless waves of ships bristling with high-tech weaponry and of course the sheer power of the boss Galaga... You have your finger a device capable of channelling years of arcade skill,honed sci-fi ability and steely determination into a single, ultimate weapon... Features: - The authentic retro, sci-fi experience returns for Galaga's 35th Anniversary - Weave through endless waves of original enemies, including the Bee, Butterfly, Scorpion and a many more. - Double your firepower by rescuing captured friends ships and merging into twin mode - Enhance your space-faring abilities by upgrading and levelling up your craft.

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2# Horizon Shift - 2015

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Horizon Shift is an explosive wave based single screen shooter with a ton of new ideas and platformer elements. Do what it takes to protect your horizon from the ever encroaching enemy attack!

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5# R.TYPE - 2013

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Choose between two difficulty settings, utilize two different control options and soar through eight jam-packed levels, each with its own unique boss. - Universal version - Enhanced Touch mode - Eight levels and two different control options: touch and virtual D-pad - Two difficulty settings - Available in 10 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Portuguese - Full Retina Display support - Game Center: unlockable achievements + online leaderboards

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6# SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION - 2018

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To celebrate this extraordinary milestone, a variety of classic arcade games from SNK's golden age are coming back together in one anthology on PlayStation4. SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION is packed full of retro games and a treasure trove of features! 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# 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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8# 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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10# 3D After Burner II - 2015

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3D After Burner II is a completely re-mastered version of the arcade classic. This arcade masterpiece now features stereoscopic 3D, a choice of real arcade cabinets, new difficulty settings as well as visual adjustments options.

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12# Roche Fusion - 2015

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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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15# 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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16# Rare Replay - 2015

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To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Rare brings together the adventures of its iconic characters in a collection that spans the decades. From its earliest 2D classics to Xbox 360 triumphs, Rare Replay delivers a gaming treasure trove for veteran players and newcomers alike. As you brawl with the Battletoads, grab Jiggies in Banjo-Kazooie and fight the future in Perfect Dark, you'll uncover bonus content and exclusive looks at the creation of Rare Replay's hits.

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17# Super Galaxy Squadron EX - 2017

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Super Galaxy Squadron is a fast-paced vertical shooter designed for human beings as well as shmup veterans. Featuring multiple game modes, a challenging but merciful difficulty curve, forgiving health system, and seventeen playable ships.

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18# Heavy Fire: Red Shadow - 2018

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Call in supply drops and support from elite infantry troops, fighter aircraft, attack helicopters, and more With more than 30 unlockable Field Promotions, players earn power-ups to upgrade and customize their machine gun, rocket launcher, health, and support skills 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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19# 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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20# Gunslugs 2 - 2015

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Gunslugs 2 takes the action chaos genre further than ever before... into space and beyond. Rockets, tanks, choppers, train crashes, huge metal robots, aliens and hordes and hordes of the Black Duck army minions !

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22# Let Them Come - 2018

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Let Them Come is a fast paced pixel art shoot ‘em up. Twitchy trigger fingers and focused battle tactics are the order of the day as wave after wave of alien-like creatures try to take you down.

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23# 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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24# 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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