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Cuphead
Cuphead

Arcade 29 September 2017

A two-dimensional action game with designs resembling old cartoon movies, which is a debut production of StudioMDHR, an independent developer. In Cuphead, we assume the role of a gambling addict that loses his soul to the devil during one of his sessions. To retrieve it, he needs to work off its equivalent. When it comes to mechanics, the game is a 2D fighting game with a degree of platforming elements – we participate in continuous 1v1 fights, taking place on special 2D arenas.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Contra: Operation Galuga
Contra: Operation Galuga

Action 12 March 2024

A remake of an iconic 1987 shoot 'em up, developed by WayForward and published by Konami. Contra: Operation Galuga features thoroughly refreshed visuals and modernised mechanics.

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Sonic Mania
Sonic Mania

Arcade 15 August 2017

A 3D platformer that came out as a reboot of one of the most popular adventure game series, featuring the titular Sonic the Hedgehog. This production was created by a SEGA’s subsidiary, Sonic Team, employing people who helped create the series and its most important iterations.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Brotato
Brotato

Action 29 March 2023

Inspired by the bestselling Vampire Survivors, an action game with RPG, roguelike and bullet hell shooter elements. The main protagonist of Brotato is a potato who, while waiting to be rescued, has to face successive waves of enemies.

PCPS5XSXXONEPS4SwitchANDiOS

Enter the Gungeon
Enter the Gungeon

Action 05 April 2016

A unique mix of a classic dungeon crawler and a dynamic, two-dimensional shooter from the debuting American studio, Dodge Roll. We play as a hero seeking for the legendary weapon that can change the past of a distant planet. To achieve his goal, he must explore the eponymous ancient temple where many dangers and surprises await him. Featuring a top-down view, the game tasks us with exploration of randomly generated levels of the temple.

PCXONEPS4Switch

20 Minutes Till Dawn
20 Minutes Till Dawn

Action 08 June 2023

Shoot'em up action game with a bit of roguelike elements developed by indie studio flanne. Player's task is to survive the attack of hordes of monsters inspired by the prose of H.P. Lovecraft for the title twenty minutes.

PCSwitchANDiOS

AK-xolotl
AK-xolotl

Action 14 September 2023

A bullet hell shooter with roguelike elements, starring bloodthristy axolotls. AK-xolotl has us traversing a procedurally generated land of animals, mowing down hordes of enemies, wielding a wide roster of diverse weaponry.

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Sky Force Reloaded
Sky Force Reloaded

Action 02 June 2016

An oldschool shooter inspired by arcade classics. Sky Force Reloaded was produced by Polish studio Infinite Dreams, the creators of the two previous installments in the series: Sky Force from 2004 and Sky Force from 2014. In the game the player controls a fighter jet which automatically flies in one direction (towards the top of the screen). Player is tasked with shooting down incoming enemy units and avoiding being hit or crashing into obstacles.

PCXONEPS4SwitchANDiOS

Metal Slug XX
Metal Slug XX

Action 23 December 2009

The next installment of the popular series of two-dimensional shooters. We rub in the form of a brave commander, eliminating the enemies we meet. We also sit at the helm of armored machines, including the title tank.

PCPS4X360PSP

Metal Slug 3
Metal Slug 3

Action 25 May 2004

Re-edition of the classic two-dimensional shooting, which originally debuted on the NeoGeo console. We have a dozen or so different boards to overcome. We only deal with the liquidation of enemies appearing on the screen.

PCPS4X360PS3PS2PSVXBOX

Sky Force Anniversary
Sky Force Anniversary

Action 22 October 2014

A remake of Sky Force - extremely warmly-received shoot'em up released in 2004. Players take control of futuristic fighters to stop the army of General Mantis trying to conquer the world.

PCXONEPS4SwitchPS3ANDPSV

Velocity
Velocity

Arcade 09 February 2012

Two-dimensional scrolling shooter, in which we control a spacecraft equipped with the ability to teleport to any place. The main task of the players is to save people whose freighters have been damaged by a powerful explosion of a star.

PS3PSP

Steredenn
Steredenn

Arcade 01 October 2015

A side-scrolling shooter developed by the independent Pixelnest Studio. The player sits at the helm of a spaceship, their task is to eliminate subsequent waves of incoming enemies. We encounter both ordinary, numerous opponents that aren’t too difficult to defeat as well as more rare bosses that require devising a special tactic to beat them. In Steredenn, we are not defenseless and the ship we pilot can be equipped with 35 kinds of weapons and 25 enhancements that we unlock with progress.

PCXONEPS4SwitchPS3iOS

Metal Slug
Metal Slug

Arcade 01 January 1997

The first installment of the popular Metal Slug series, which debuted in 1996 on arcade machines. Over the course of time, production went on new platforms, allowing their users to face the soldiers commanded by the sinister General Morden.

PCXONEPS4SwitchANDiOSPS1PS2PSPWiiGBA

Raiden III x MIKADO MANIAX
Raiden III x MIKADO MANIAX

Arcade 17 March 2006

The third part of a very popular futuristic shooting game, started on slot machines. We sit at the helm of the title fighter, eliminating the enemy units we meet on the way. The producer has prepared a total of seven levels, played in different corners of the universe.

PCPS5XSXXONEPS4SwitchPS2

Ikaruga
Ikaruga

Action 15 April 2003

Re-edition of the popular shumpa. We sit at the controls of a futuristically designed fighter, eliminating enemy units appearing on the screen. We play alone or work with a second player in cooperation.

PCPS4SwitchX360GCN

Crimsonland
Crimsonland

Action 11 June 2014

Extremely simple, dexterity two-dimensional shooter. Players take on the role of a futuristic soldier and in closed arenas they fight waves of aliens and mutants. During the game we can use 30 types of weapons and several dozen abilities modifying the game. The title supports the local co-op mode for up to four people.

PCXONEPS4SwitchPS3iOSWPPSV

Contra: Rogue Corps
Contra: Rogue Corps

Action 24 September 2019

Twin-stick shooter, in which we take control of one of the four highly diverse heroes and compete with the army of space invaders, playing alone or in the company of other players. Contra: Rogue Corps represents Konami's iconic series.

PCXONEPS4Switch

Soldat 2
Soldat 2

Action 2024 (early access since 22 September 2020)

The 2D shooter and a direct continuation of the popular title from 2002 - Soldat. The game emphasizes multiplayer. It was developed by Polish independent developer Michal "MM" Marcinkowski (he belongs to Transhuman Design studio, which is responsible for releasing the game).

PC

Revita
Revita

Action 21 April 2022

An action platformer with twin-stick shooter and roguelike elements. Revita's protagonist, Revita Kid, climbs a desolated clock tower to regain their lost memories, facing hordes of enemies along the way.

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Omega Boost
Omega Boost

Arcade 31 August 1999

Created by the authors of the Gran Turismo series, this is a shoot up action game in which players control a powerful robot and fight waves of enemies. The production is characterized by a high level of visual setting. The mosses shown in the game were designed by the creator of the brand Macross.

PS1

Re-Loaded
Re-Loaded

Action 01 December 1996

A brutal top-down shooter, a continuation of the Loaded game released on PlayStation and Sega Saturn. In the game we play the role of bloodthirsty antiheroes, who are sent to defeat the crazy C.H.E.B.A. - a villain whose brain was transplanted into the body of a hermit-artist. The gameplay boils down to wandering through completely twisted worlds and brutal elimination of hostile enemies using a large arsenal of deadly weapons.

PCPS3PS1PSPPSV

GALAK-Z
GALAK-Z

Arcade 04 August 2015

A two-dimensional shoot ‘em up arcade game developed by the 17-bit studio. In GALAK-Z, we assume the role of a space fighter pilot who has to face enemies armed to the teeth and hostile environmental conditions. Although the general gameplay premise isn’t really different from the genre’s standards, the developers introduced several innovations. The first is the control model based on two analog sticks that we use to move and shoot, while special attacks are assigned to gamepad buttons.

PCPS4PSV

Resogun
Resogun

Arcade 15 November 2013

Innovative shoot 'em up, which was created by the producers of the Super Stardust series. During the game we play the role of the pilot of a spacecraft fighting the invasion of aliens. The title has a multiplayer mode and allows players to cooperate with each other.

PS4PS3PSV