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Saturday, 10th August 2019

More shoot'em ups from the past

Shoot'em ups were one of the most popular video games genre in the 80s and, perhaps, in the 90s. Then, for a number of reasons, shoot'em ups gradually lost their appeal as a genre. Yes, there were exceptions like Geometry Wars and similar games, but the golden age was long gone.

One other genre that saw a decline in popularity was the platformer. But, unlike shoot'em ups, platform games became a favourite of indie developers that flooded the digital market with their creations.

DOS wasn't the system for which the best shoot'em ups shined, but there were quite a few of them that deserve a mention and can still be played on modern PCs.

seek-and-destroy-08
shooter1996
interphase-01
shooter1989
tempest-2000-03
shooter1996
total-carnage-07
shooter1994
cosmic-crusader-01
shooter1982
thunderblade-05
shooter1989
space_harrier-1
shooter1989


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