Shmups Wiki:List of shooting games

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This page contains links to every game that we currently have a wiki page written about in our Library.

If you notice a game is missing, consider starting a page! ❤️

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Game Developer Publisher Year Notes
Aeon Zenith Squire Grooktook Squire Grooktook TBD ⭐⭐ Stub page. This wiki page was created by the developer!
Aero Fighters 2 Video System Video System 1994 Stub page. Needs content
Aero Fighters 3 Video System Video System 1995 Stub page. Needs content
Akai Katana CAVE CAVE 2010 ⭐⭐ Stub page; needs content & formatting
Akuu Gallet / Air Gallet Gazelle Banpresto 1996 ⭐⭐ Stub page. Formatting is good so far, but needs content
ALLTYNEX Second SITER SKAIN Nyu Media 2013 ⭐⭐ Fairly new WIP page, needs images
AngerForce: Reloaded Screambox Studio Screambox Studio 2019 ⭐⭐⭐ Well-detailed page, missing images and some formatting
AngerForce: Strikers Screambox Studio Screambox Studio 2014 Stub page and fork of AngerForce: Reloaded page.
Apare Usapie! Sorafune Atelier Sorafune Atelier 2015(?) Stub page, needs more info. Free to Play game.
Armed Police Batrider Raizing Eighting 1998 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Great info, needs page formatting
Barrage Fantasia Hanaji Games Hanaji Games 2021 ⭐⭐ Needs more info. Controls, scoring and items missing
Batsugun Toaplan Toaplan 1993 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page; in need of minor formatting update
Battle Bakraid Raizing Eighting 1999 ⭐⭐⭐ Gameplay overview and controls are missing
Battle Garegga Raizing Eighting 1996 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page verified by top players!
Blaynix zakichi zakichi 2011 Stub page, needs more info. Free to Play game.
Blue Revolver Stellar Circle Stellar Circle 2016 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This wiki page was created by the developer!
BroodStar Razeal Razeal 2020 ⭐⭐⭐ This wiki page was created by the developer!
Bullet Sorceress DANGER HEART Entertainment DANGER HEART Entertainment TBD 2022 ⭐⭐⭐ This wiki page was created by the developer!
Celtreos Kevin Grant Kevin Grant 2017 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ This wiki page was created by the developer! Just missing some formatting.
Chaos Field MileStone Able Corporation 2004 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page!
Cho Ren Sha 68K Koichi Yoshida Koichi Yoshida 1995 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page; in need of minor formatting update
Choujikuu Yousai Macross II NMK Banpresto 1995 Stub page. Contains dev team credits + some basic history
Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams Success Success 1991 ⭐⭐⭐ Good start but still has some template leftovers
Cotton 2: Magical Night Dreams Success Success 1997 ⭐⭐⭐ Good start but still has some template leftovers
Crimzon Clover YOTSUBANE YOTSUBANE 2011 ⭐⭐ Needs mode descriptions. This page is for the original doujin release.
Crimzon Clover: World Ignition / World EXplosion YOTSUBANE Degica Games 2014 ⭐⭐ Needs mode descriptions. Includes the latest revision.
Crisis Wing Pieslice Productions Pieslice Productions 2020 ⭐⭐⭐ This wiki page was created by the developer!
Dangun Feveron / Fever S.O.S. CAVE Atlus 1998 Stub page, needs formatting and content.
Danmaku Unlimited 2 Doragon Entertainment Doragon Entertainment 2013 ⭐⭐ Needs expansion on content.
Danmaku Unlimited 3 Doragon Entertainment Doragon Entertainment 2017 Stub page; needs expansion
Darius Gaiden Taito Taito 1994 ⭐⭐⭐ Has some good starter info; needs expansion
Darius Twin Taito Taito 1991 Stub page; needs expansion
Deathsmiles CAVE AMI 2007 ⭐⭐ Needs expansion and formatting.
Deathsmiles Mega Black Label CAVE AMI 2008 Stub page; needs expansion
DoDonPachi CAVE Atlus 1997 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page; in need of minor formatting update
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu / DoDonPachi Resurrection CAVE CAVE 2008 ⭐⭐⭐ In need of formatting update
Includes information about several releases!
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu Arrange A CAVE CAVE 2010 Stub page; needs expansion
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu Arrange B CAVE CAVE 2010 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page, verified by top (and frequent) players!
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu Black Label CAVE AMI 2010 (?) ⭐⭐ Contains some details on mechanics and gameplay. Needs formatting.
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu Black Label Arrange CAVE AMI 2011 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page created by top player! Needs some updates to formatting.
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu Ver1.0 CAVE CAVE 2008 ⭐⭐⭐ In need of formatting update; could use more images
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu Ver1.5 CAVE CAVE 2008 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page created by top player! Needs images & some formatting
DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu Ver1.51 CAVE CAVE 2010 ⭐⭐⭐ Slim on content and formatting, but what's there is good.
DoDonPachi DaiOuJou White Label CAVE AMI 2002 ⭐⭐⭐ Great content; In need of formatting update, lacking images
DoDonPachi DaiOuJou Black Label CAVE AMI 2002 Stub page; needs expansion
DoDonPachi MAXIMUM CAVE CAVE 2012 Stub page, needs information
DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou CAVE CAVE 2012 Stub page, needs information
DoDonPachi SaiDaiOuJou exA Label exA Arcadia exA Arcadia 2020 Stub page, needs information
Dogyuun Toaplan Toaplan 1992 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page; in need of minor formatting update
DonPachi CAVE Atlus 1995 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page; in need of minor formatting update
Dragon Blaze Psikyo Psikyo 2000 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched and well-formatted page!
Eschatos Qute Qute 2011 Stub page, needs information
ESP Ra.De. CAVE Atlus 1998 ⭐⭐⭐ In need of formatting update
Espgaluda CAVE AMI 2003 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched and well-formatted page!
Espgaluda II CAVE AMI 2005 Stub page; needs expansion
F/A / Fighter & Attacker Namco Namco 1992 ⭐⭐ Contains strategy and some starter info. Missing images.
Galshell: Blood Red Skies (18+) Akiragoya Akiragoya 2004 Borderline empty page. Could use info, formatting, and research. Free to Play game.
Gemini Wing Tecmo Tecmo 1987 Stub page.
Giga Wing Takumi Capcom 1999 ⭐⭐ Early page with a fair amount of missing content
Giga Wing 2 Takumi Capcom 2000 Stub page; needs more content
Great Mahou Daisakusen / Dimahoo Raizing Capcom 2000 Stub page; needs more content
Gunbird Psikyo Jaleco 1994 ⭐⭐⭐ Good formatting and basic explanations for mechanics, characters and scoring. Needs more in-depth information and video examples.
Gunbird 2 Psikyo Psikyo 1998 ⭐⭐⭐ Great info, could use a small formatting update
Gundemonium Platine Dispositif Rockin' Android 2003 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ High quality page, could use minor formatting update
Gunroar Kenta Cho Kenta Cho ???? Stub page, needs more info. Free to Play game.
Guwange CAVE Atlus 1999 ⭐⭐ In a pretty early state. Missing formatting and organization
Hacha Mecha Fighter NMK NMK 1991 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ High quality page
Harmful Park Sky Think System Sky Think System 1997 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Great info, just missing formatting and organization
Hellsinker. Ruminant's Whimper Ruminant's Whimper 2006 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Highly detailed and well-researched page!
Hishouzame Toaplan Taito 1987 ⭐⭐⭐ Some good info! Missing formatting and organization
Ibara CAVE CAVE 2005 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ High quality page
Ikaruga Treasure Treasure 2001 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ High quality, well-researched page, just missing some formatting.
Illmatic Envelope / Illvelo Milestone Milestone 2008 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ High quality, well-researched page! Just missing some minor formatting.
Jamestown Final Form Games Batterystaple Games 2011 ⭐⭐ Low on content, contains template leftovers.
Kaiju Kite Attack PWCA PWCA 2019 ⭐⭐⭐ Some good info! Missing formatting and organization
Kaikan Zakichi ©-kigekiyahonpo- 2013 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Excellent info! Could probably use a visual/formatting update
Ketsui: Kizuna Jigoku Tachi CAVE AMI 2002 ⭐⭐⭐ Some good info! Missing formatting and organization
Kyuukyoku Tiger / Twin Cobra Toaplan Taito 1987 Stub page with some basic info; needs content & formatting
Lotus Land Story / Touhou Gensoukyou ZUNsoft / Amusement Makers Taito 1998 ⭐⭐⭐ Some good info, just a tad lean. Missing formatting and organization
Mahou Daisakusen / Sorcer Striker Raizing Able Corporation 1993 ⭐⭐⭐ Lots of good info, but needs page formatting.
Mars Matrix: Hyper Solid Shooting Takumi Capcom 2000 ⭐⭐⭐ Recent content and formatting update. Still needs work!
Mecha Ritz: Steel Rondo HEY HEY 2016 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Excellent info! Could probably use a visual/formatting update
Mega Typhoon Bernhard Braun Nordlicht EDV-Service 1996 ⭐⭐ Basic Game info
Moon Dancer Terarin Games Terarin Games 2022 Stub page with basic info
Mountain of Faith Team Shanghai Alice Team Shanghai Alice 2007 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Excellent page content!
Muchi Muchi Pork! CAVE CAVE 2007 ⭐⭐ Needs expansion on content.
M.U.S.H.A. / Musha Aleste Compile Seismic Software Inc. 1990 ⭐⭐ Starter page in development.
Mushihimesama CAVE AMI 2004 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Excellent information detail, just needs formatting.
Mushihimesama Futari CAVE AMI 2006 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Extremely detailed page! Just has a few template remainders to get rid of and some minor formatting work.
Mushihimesama Futari Black Label CAVE AMI 2007 Stub page; needs content & formatting
Operation STEEL BB BB 2022 ⭐⭐⭐ This wiki page was created by the developer!
OutZone Toaplan Tecmo 1990 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Highly complete page. Featuring an in-depth Strategy page!
P-47 Aces NMK Jaleco 1995 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page!
Pawarumi Manufacture 43 Manufacture 43 2018 ⭐⭐ Starter page in development.
Phoenix Amstar Electronics Taito 1978 ⭐⭐⭐ Good starter info and some strategy info. Needs expansion and cleanup work.
Pink Sweets: Ibara Sorekara CAVE CAVE 2006 ⭐⭐⭐ Good start, but still needs a bit of cleanup work
Pleasure Hearts M-KAI M-KAI 1999 ⭐⭐ Stub page; needs content & formatting
Precious Star Ever-Juvenile Ever-Juvenile 2016 ⭐⭐⭐ Well-detailed page, could use more formatting. Free to Play game.
Progear no Arashi CAVE Capcom 2001 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Lots of info here, just needs a formatting pass & organization
QP Shooting - Dangerous!! Orange Juice Orange Juice 2014 Stub page; still contains many template leftovers
Radirgy RS34 RS34 2005 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched page!
Radirgy Swag RS34 RS34 2019 ⭐⭐⭐ Has some good info, but needs expansion and images
Raiden Fighters Jet Seibu Kaihatsu Seibu Kaihatsu 1998 ⭐⭐⭐ Detailed page, but needs formatting update and page organization
Raiden IV MOSS MOSS 2007 ⭐⭐⭐ Recent updates to content and formatting!
RefRain - prism memories - RebRank Degica Games 2011 Stub page; needs content & formatting
Rigid Force Alpha Com8Com1 Com8Com1 2018 ⭐⭐⭐ Contains good info. Still many template leftovers on page.
R-Type Irem Irem 1987 ⭐⭐⭐ Content great, needs formatting.
Same! Same! Same! / Fire Shark Toaplan Toaplan 1989 ⭐⭐⭐ Has some good starter info; needs expansion
Schildmaid MX HitP Studio HitP Studio 2021 ⭐⭐⭐ Fairly robust page, needs some expansion. **Partialy written by the developer!**
Sengoku Ace / Samurai Aces Psikyo Psikyo 1993 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Well-researched and well-formatted page!
Sexy Parodius Konami Konami 1996 Stub page; needs content & formatting
Shikigami no Shiro 3 / Castle of Shikigami 3 AlfaSystem AlfaSystem 2005 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Highly-detailed page written by frequent players, could use more images.
Shippu Mahou Daisakusen / Kingdom Grand Prix Raizing Eighting 1994 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ High quality page written by a top player
Shining Shooting Star SSS Dev Team 雨夜枫雪制作组 SSS Dev Team雨夜枫雪制作组 2016 ⭐⭐ Stub page with some images. Needs content.
Sine Mora Digital Reality, Grasshopper Manufacture THQ Nordic 2012 ⭐⭐⭐ Well-detailed page, just needs images and some slight reorganization.
Sky Adventure Alpha Denshi ADK 1989 ⭐⭐ Needs expansion on content.
Soldier Force Studio Siesta Studio Siesta 2006 ⭐⭐⭐ Needs some page reorganization and cleanup
Soukyugurentai / Terra Diver Raizing Raizing 1996 Stub page
Space Invaders Taito Taito 1978 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Short but sweet!
STELLAVANITY - Prelude to the Destined Calamity - TRIS-GRAM TRIS-GRAM 2012 ⭐⭐⭐ Good starter info, still has some stubs from the tmeplate
Strikers 1945 Psikyo Psikyo 1995 ⭐⭐⭐ Content in progress! Needs images, cleanup, fleshing out.
Strikers 1945 II Psikyo Psikyo 1997 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Very detailed page! Needs formatting cleanup.
Strikers 1945 III / Strikers 1999 Psikyo Psikyo 1999 ⭐⭐⭐ Content in progress! Needs images, cleanup, fleshing out.
Super XYX Team Grybanser Fox Team Grybanser Fox 2020 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Short but sweet!
Tatsujin / Truxton Toaplan Toaplan 1988 ⭐⭐⭐ Good content. Needs formatting and could use some minor expansion.
Tatsujin Ou / Truxton II Toaplan Toaplan 1992 Stub page; needs expansion
Thunder Force III Technosoft Technosoft 1990 Solid starter info but could use more fleshing out.
Tiny XEVIVOS Zakichi Zakichi 2013 Stub page. Free to Play game.
TranscendPang wosderge wosderge 2010 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Incredibly well-detailed page!
Trizeal Triangle Service Taito 2004 ⭐⭐ Mostly a stub page, but contains some info on mechanics and score strategies. Needs more content
Tyrian Eclipse Software Epic Megagames 1995 ⭐⭐⭐ Good starter info, development history, version differences. Needs formatting.
Undefined Fantastic Object Team Shanghai Alice Team Shanghai Alice 2009 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Excellent page content!
V-V / Grind Stormer Toaplan Toaplan 1993 ⭐⭐⭐ Some good starter info. Needs formatting.
Triggerheart Exelica Warashi SEGA 2006 ⭐⭐ Started but still missing a lot of info
Vastynex Zakichi Zakichi 2018 Stub page. Free to Play game.
Xyanide Playlogic Evolved Games 2006 ⭐⭐⭐ Some good starter info, but page is disorganized; needs formatting
Zakesta Zakichi Zakichi 2021 Stub page. Free to Play game.
ZeroRanger SystemErasure SystemErasure 2018 ⭐⭐⭐ Has some good starter info; needs expansion
Zero Wing Toaplan Namco 1989 ⭐⭐⭐ Some good starter info. Needs formatting.
ZOE Retchy Retchy TBD 2022 ⭐⭐⭐ This wiki page was created by the developer!