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The best run and gun games

Run and gun games - sometimes called scrolling shooters - are a mix of platform games and shoot 'em ups. The player is in control of a character - usually a soldier loaded with guns - who walks and shoots in real gravity environments. Contra, Rambo 3, Alien Breed are three of the most popular run and gun games.

Most popular run and gun games

Mega Man X4
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Mega Man
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Mega Man X3
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Earthworm Jim 2

DOS1996protected4.4/5 Shiny Entertainment
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The Chaos Engine

DOS1994protected4.2/5 Bitmap Brothers
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Alien Syndrome

DOS19894.2/5 Sega
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Alien Breed: Tower Assault

DOS1994protected4.2/5 Team 17
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Halloween Harry

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Interactive Binary Illusions
Halloween Harry is a DOS science fiction multi-directional scroller shooter game. Halloween Harry - later renamed Alien Carnage - was published by Apogee, developed by Interactive Binary Illusions and designed by John Passfield and Robert Crane.
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Mega Man X3

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Capcom
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Bio Menace Episode 2: The Hidden Lab

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Apogee Software
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Duke Nukem 2

DOS19934.2/5 Apogee Software
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Bio Menace Episode 3: Master Cain

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Apogee Software
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Mega Man X4

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Capcom
Mega Man X4 is an abandoned side scrolling action-platform video game that was released for Windows, the Sony PlayStation and Sega Saturn in 1997 and 1998. Mega Man X4 is part of the Mega Man X series, which is a spin-off of the original Mega Man series, and it was developed by Capcom. Mega Man X4 is set in a dystopian future where h...
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Earthworm Jim

DOS1995protected4.2/5 Shiny Entertainment
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Jackal

DOS19894.1/5 Konami
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Duke Nukem

DOS19914.1/5 Apogee Software
Duke Nukem 1 was released in 1991 by Apogee Software for MS-DOS, and it marked the beginning of the Duke Nukem franchise. Duke Nukem is a side-scrolling action platformer game with a sci-fi theme. In this original game, players control Duke Nukem, a muscular action hero tasked with saving the world from the evil Dr. Proton. Dr. Proton has taken con...
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Ghosts 'n Goblins remake

Windows2004freewareremake4.1/5
Ghosts 'n Goblins is an iconic arcade game developed by Capcom, first released in 1985. It’s widely remembered for its challenging gameplay and its distinct horror-fantasy aesthetic. This is a faithful remake.In Ghosts 'n Goblins, players assume the role of Sir Arthur, a brave knight on a perilous quest to rescue Princess Prin-Prin, who has b...
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Super Star Wars

DOS19924.1/5 LucasArts
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Alien Rampage

DOS19964.1/5
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Robocop

DOS19894/5 Data East
Robocop is an abandoned beat 'em up / run and gun shooter game developed and released by Data East in 1989 for a number of platforms, including DOS. Robocop is a conversion from an arcade game released by Data East in 1988 and it was based on the movie of the same name, Robocop, by Paul Verhoeven. Your goal is to get to the final boss by shoot...
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Mega Man 3

DOS19924/5 Hi-Tech Expressions
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The Untouchables

DOS19894/5 Ocean Software
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Xargon

DOS1993freeware4/5 Epic MegaGames
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Bio Menace Episode 1: Dr. Mangle's Lab

DOS1993freeware4/5 Apogee Software
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Mega Man X

DOS1995protected4/5 Capcom
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Rush'n Attack

DOS19894/5 Konami
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Thexder 2: Firehawk

DOS19903.9/5 Game Arts
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Abuse

DOSLinuxMac OS1995freeware3.9/5 Crack dot Com
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Mega Man

DOS19903.9/5 Capcom
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Arnie 2

DOS19933.8/5 Zeppelin Games
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Alien Breed

DOS1993protected3.6/5 Team 17
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Platoon

DOS19873.6/5 Ocean Software
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Alcatraz

DOS19923.6/5 221B Software Development