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Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
Until Dawn: Rush of Blood

Action 13 October 2016

A spin-off to the well-received horror game Until Dawn. This installment is a typical rail shooter developed with PlayStation VR goggles in mind. During the game player assumes the role of a passenger of an automatically moving cart. One uses the cart to travel through various locations filled with different opponents. As per genre's tradition, the player is tasked with quick and effective elimination of everything that moves.

PS4

The House of the Dead: Remake
The House of the Dead: Remake

Action 07 April 2022

The House of the Dead: Remake is a refreshed version of the first installment of the cult rail shooter series. Once again, we play as agents Thomas Rogan and G investigating the case of mysterious disappearances and fighting against undead hordes.

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Rambo: The Video Game
Rambo: The Video Game

Action 21 February 2014

A first-person perspective rail shooter based on the Rambo movie series. The game was developed by Polish studio Teyon Games known for its Heavy Fire series. The story campaign in Rambo: The Video Game consists of a series of missions inspired by movies First Blood, Rambo: First Blood Part II and Rambo III. The player can fight soulless law enforcers in Hope city, free the captives held in Vietnamese jungle and help the Afghan guerillas.

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Gal*Gun 2
Gal*Gun 2

Action 13 April 2018

Another installment in a series of hilarious rail-shooters that require the player to confront groups of the protagonist's female schoolmates that have fallen in love with him. The girls are victims of a devilish curse the protagonist has to alleviate using angelic weapons and gadgets.

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Dead Space Extraction
Dead Space Extraction

Adventure 25 September 2009

An arcade first-person rail shooter and a spin-off installment of the bestselling survival horror series by Visceral Games, Dead Space. The game’s plot is a sort of a prequel to the events presented in the original Dead Space and explains the reasons why its protagonist, Isaac Clarke, went to USG Ishimura which was infected by a mysterious alien race, the Necromorph.

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The House of the Dead 2
The House of the Dead 2

Adventure 01 June 2001

An action game set in a horror atmosphere, where we play the role of a secret agent, who, in order to perform the mission of neutralizing the evil Dr. Curien, has to defeat dangerous creatures and zombies standing in his way.

PC

The House of the Dead 2: Remake
The House of the Dead 2: Remake

Action 2023

The House of the Dead 2: Remake is the return of the second installment of SEGA's rail shooter series by Polish companies Forever Entertainment and MegaPixel Studio. Once again, we play as special agents who have to face the zombie plague.

Switch

Resident Evil: Chronicles HD
Resident Evil: Chronicles HD

Action 26 June 2012

A PlayStation 3 compilation of two Resident Evil games that were initially released for Nintendo Wii in years 2007-2009. The productions included in the bundle are quite different in terms of gameplay mechanics from the main installments of the series, as they are not classic TPP action games but first-person rail shooters. In them, we visit a number of well-known locations and fight incoming hordes of zombies.

PS3

Rez Infinite
Rez Infinite

Arcade 13 October 2016

A refreshed version of the cult-classic rhythm game from 2001. The new edition, developed by Enhance Games studio lead by Tetsuya Mizuguchi, has been adapted to make use of virtual reality goggles, but a traditional gameplay is also available. Aside from the content present in the original game, the developers added a new location, called Area X. In Rez Infinite, the player’s task is to remove the effects of a malfunction inside an advanced AI called Eden.

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Gal*Gun: Double Peace
Gal*Gun: Double Peace

Action 06 August 2015

A humorous, three-dimensional rail shooter by Inti Creates studio and a sequel to 2011 Gal*Gun, a game designed for motion game controllers. We play as an ordinary Japanese high-school student named Hodai, whose life has turned upside-down after he is shot with an arrow by mischievous angel Kurona. This results in every female trying to hit on him in more than aggressive way, after as little as a single glance.

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Ape Escape
Ape Escape

Party 09 December 2010

A rail shooter using the PlayStation Move controller, in which we shoot at the title monkeys. While playing, we can use several types of "weapons". (e.g. slings). The gameplay takes the player to many different locations - most of which are located on a tropical, extremely colorful island.

PS3

The Typing of the Dead
The Typing of the Dead

Arcade 03 December 2000

If you want to experience even a second in this game, full of stinky creatures and decaying zombies, you must learn to hit the keyboard with your fingers at an unprecedented speed.

PC

The House of the Dead
The House of the Dead

Action 03 September 1998

The House of the Dead is a horror-style action game with a first person perspective (FPP). The player takes on the role of Thomas Rogan's special agent and is sent to the laboratories of the DBR corporation to investigate the strange events that took place there. The title was produced by SEGA's in-house development studio.

PC

Panzer Dragoon: Remake
Panzer Dragoon: Remake

Action 26 March 2020

Remake of the cult third-person shooter "on rails" from 1995, in which we play the role of a rider flying on the back of an armored dragon. The developer of the title, trying to recreate the look and feel of the original, is the Polish studio MegaPixel.

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Resident Evil: Dead Aim
Resident Evil: Dead Aim

Action 11 June 2003

Side-scrolling installment of Resident Evil series, made by Capcom in the convention of on-rails aiming. Main hero of the game is Bruce McGivern who finds himself on the ship filled with bloodthirsty zombies. His task is to stop a mad scientist who intends to spread the T-virus. As in other games of this type, the gameplay in Resident Evil: Dead Aim is based on the elimination of hordes of opponents coming from everywhere.

PS2

The House of the Dead III
The House of the Dead III

Action 24 October 2002

The next installment of the famous arcade shoot'em up series, created mainly for gaming lovers of this unique genre.

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The House of the Dead 4
The House of the Dead 4

Action 17 April 2012

The fourth installment of one of the most famous series of shooters "on rails", celebrating triumph in arcade game halls all over the world. We play the role of two heroes who repels zombie attacks. The game has been enriched with a few new ideas. The PlayStation 3 version includes improved graphics (HD), trophies and full support for the PlayStation Move controller.

PS3

Wild Guns: Reloaded
Wild Guns: Reloaded

Action 20 December 2016

An extensive remake of Wild Guns, a classical action game that was initially released in 1994 for SNES. It was developed by Natsume in cooperation with the creators of the original. The game’s plot combines elements of western with science fiction and cyberpunk and tells the story of two protagonists: a girl named Annie, who wishes to take revenge on the Kid’s gang, and a bounty hunter, Clint, helping her. Mechanics-wise, it is a combination of arcade rail shooter and a third-person action game.

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Doom Resurrection
Doom Resurrection

Action 30 June 2009

Created with mobile users in mind, a spin-off of the cult FPS shooter series by id Software, referring to the third full-fledged part of the series from 2004. In the game, we play as the last surviving member of the Bravo Squad, whose discovery was one of the first tasks in Doom 3.

iOS

Heavy Fire: Red Shadow
Heavy Fire: Red Shadow

Action 16 October 2018

An unusual rail shooter, in which we play the role of a soldier shooting from a stationary heavy machine gun and rocket launcher in an unspecified war theatre. Heavy Fire: Red Shadow is the work of the Mastiff studio.

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Resident Evil: Outbreak - File #2
Resident Evil: Outbreak - File #2

Adventure 26 April 2005

The second installment of the warmly received spin-off of the Resident Evil series, developed by Capcom. The production continues the threads started in the predecessor - the player once again finds himself in the zombie-ridden city of Raccoon City, which he travels in the skin of one of eight different characters. Tasks are varied and the game is designed to be played with others in up to four-player co-op mode.

PS2

Chicken Shoot 2
Chicken Shoot 2

Action 18 January 2012

Chicken Shoot 2 is a continuation of an arcade shootout of the "target sight" type, published in 2005. Again, the player has to face aggressive chickens that reign on a tropical island, among the pyramids and in the Land of the Cherry Blossom. The title was produced by Toontraxx studio.

PC

The House of the Dead: Overkill
The House of the Dead: Overkill

Action 10 February 2009

The House of the Dead: Overkill is a bloodthirsty horror first person shootout of the genus "viewfinder". (rail shooter). The player takes on the role of one of the special agents, sent to Bayou City, Louisiana to exterminate a hordes of living corpses. In terms of storytelling, the game created by Headstrong Games studio is a prequel to The House of the Dead series.

Wii

Panzer Dragoon: Voyage Record
Panzer Dragoon: Voyage Record

Action September 2022

Rail shooter which is a compilation of selected episodes from selected instalments of the Panzer Dragoon cycle. Panzer Dragoon: Voyage Record was prepared for virtual reality sets. The game is based on Unreal Engine 4 technology and the action is shown here in FPP view.

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