50 Games Like Raiden III

Updated:

Horizon Shift, Raiden V: Director's Cut V Director's Cut V:, and Roche Fusion are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Raiden V: Director's Cut V Director's Cut V: released the 10 October 2017 and ranked #2, Kick Ass Commandos released the 5 October 2017 and ranked #45, Aka to Blue released the 26 September 2017 and ranked #12.

50 Games like Raiden III daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes shoot-em-up games for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

Logo of the video game Raiden III

Raiden III Digital Edition is a revival of the classic Raiden series of scrolling shooter games.

2# Raiden V: Director's Cut V Director's Cut V: - 2017

ReviewNDScore

Arcade hit Raiden first left its mark on the shooting genre 25 years ago. The easy to learn, hard to master series comes to the PC in its most modern and advanced form yet! Join the war for Earth's future-where the tide of battle holds constant surprises.

Raiden V: Director's Cut V Director's Cut V: similarities with Raiden III:

5# Bleed 2 - 2017

Review84Score

A furiously fun and fast-paced arcade action game, Bleed 2 welcomes back pink-haired heroine Wryn, the worlds greatest and only remaining hero, as she fights to defend the globe from an invading force of villains. Master the art of air-dodging and bullet-reflecting to stylishly take down a relentless barrage of bad guys and bosses (and naughty kittys! 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).

Bleed 2 similarities with Raiden III:

6# Galagan's Island: Reprymian Rising - 2015

Review100Score

Early Access

Galagan's Island is an Arcade style Space Shooter paying loving homage to classic arcade style & difficulty. This Bullet Hell is sure to satisfy your Shmup Shortage! Featuring 25 LEVELS of handcrafted whimsical charm. Formations so pretty you almost don't want to destroy them.

Galagan's Island: Reprymian Rising similarities with Raiden III:

8# OPERATION DRACULA - 2015

Review86Score

'Could prove to be one of the most accurate representations of the Japanese bullet hell shmup outside of Japan' - Touch Arcade 5/5 Operation Dracula is a rip roaring bullet hell shooter that will scramble your brain and your fingers! - Wailing Japanese guitar solos - Built in Music Player with more than 30 awesome gaming music - Extreme Challenge - not for the feint at heart!

OPERATION DRACULA similarities with Raiden III:

10# Leviathan Starblade - 2016

ReviewNDScore

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.

Leviathan Starblade similarities with Raiden III:

11# Super Hydorah - 2018

Review86Score

Super Hydorah is a nonlinear horizontal shoot’ em up designed to offer a challenging experience, sublimating the richness of traditional shmup classics. Face the menace of the Meroptians aboard the Delta Force, alone or with your friends in this game with direct action and nostalgic art.

Super Hydorah similarities with Raiden III:

13# 1942 MOBILE - 2017

ReviewNDScore

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.

1942 MOBILE similarities with Raiden III:

14# Castle of Shikigami - 2017

ReviewNDScore

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”.

Castle of Shikigami similarities with Raiden III:

15# RayCrisis - 2017

Review76Score

RAYCRISIS, the final installment in TAITOs classic RAY series of arcade shooting games, locks on to iPhone! You can also control the launch timing of the lock on laser yourself, and you can aim for a high score as well as an arcade. WR-01R with high power of normal shots, WR-02R with many simultaneous lock ons, WR-03 with homing bullets, which aircraft to play with is up to you!

RayCrisis similarities with Raiden III:

18# Jamestown - 2015

Review84Score

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.

Jamestown similarities with Raiden III:

19# Sky Force Anniversary - 2016

Review79Score

The legendary shoot-’em-up is here to celebrate its 10-year anniversary in super-destructive style. Harnessing the intensity of classic arcade games combined with modern visuals, Sky Force Anniversary offers a stunning scrolling shooter experience with an incredible new social gameplay element. Over a decade ago, IGN said, “Put simply, Sky Force is amazing.” Scoring an incredible 9.5 out of 10. And now it’s back. Bigger, bolder and more intense than ever. This 10th anniversary edition adds incredible depth to the series through stunning 3D graphics, intuitive controls and a powerful upgrade system that’ll keep you blasting for hours on end.

Sky Force Anniversary similarities with Raiden III:

21# The Bug Butcher - 2016

Review82Score

The Bug Butcher is an action-packed 2D side scrolling shoot em up game where peril comes from above. So in a nutshell, pest control with machine guns in space. The core mechanics hold old ties from the classic arcade shooter “Super Pang” where you shoot vertically, but with modern day twists. You are Harry, a brash and tenacious exterminator who has a knack for decimating bugs. Harry’s current assignment takes him to an infested futuristic research facility on a distant planet. The surviving and dwindling number of scientists employed him for his slaughtering skills. Harry’s mission: survive until the decontamination of the building is complete, hoard coins like his life depended on it, and protect the scientists at all costs. Watch out for the spiders they have a particular fondness for rubber encased scientist brains. After landing, you will move from room to room through the facility blasting rockets, lasers, and wielding the power of lighting upwards at anything not human. Ravenous swarms and ferocious waves of bugs of every size will attempt to kill you, but luckily there will be weapon and health pick-ups to aid Harry on his quest. Fierce reflexes are mandatory for survival, but Harry’s brutal power-ups will let the guts fly and make the larva cry! If you love games with humor, perfect platforming, grotesquely cute art, nightmarish bosses, and real personality then The Bug Butcher will suit your fancy.

The Bug Butcher similarities with Raiden III:

24# Hyperspace Invaders II: Pixel Edition - 2015

Review80Score

Hyperspace Invaders II: Pixel Edition is a hardcore, uncompromising vertical scrolling bullet hell/invader hell shooter (shmup) that doubles as a techno-based lightsynth, triggering bursts of funky invaders at the pulse of a relentless beat.

Hyperspace Invaders II: Pixel Edition similarities with Raiden III:

25# R-Type - 2013

Review79Score

R-Type is set in the 22nd century, and the player flies a futuristic fighter craft called the R-9a "Arrowhead", named for its shape, and because it is the ninth model in the 'R' series of fighter craft (but it is the first of the series to actually be used in combat; the previous models were all prototypes). The mission is to 'blast off and strike the evil Bydo Empire'. The R- in the series title originally stood for "ray", as in a ray of light. It was a reference to the many different types of ray-like weapons in the first R-Type. his was later retconned in R-Type Final to refer specifically to the production code as well as a term of endearment for the player fighter craft, the "Round Canopy". The original R-Type was well received by most gaming critics. However, it was also infamous for its relentless difficulty. It earned 7th place in IGN's Top 10 most difficult games to beat. The gameplay of R-Type is noticeably distinct among shoot 'em ups. Invariably the player will lose, not because of an inequality in firepower, but because of the design of the levels themselves. There is usually a 'correct' way to get through a level, but players must learn these by experience - i.e. by losing and restarting from earlier in the level. The game innovated with its weapon system compared to contemporary shooters, featuring a chargeable shot (beam-meter), and detachable 'force' pod; levels were designed to require different tactics and ideal weapons (air-air, diagonal, or air-ground laser).

R-Type similarities with Raiden III:

12 sept 2018 - New comment system! Drop us a line