Tag Archives: Shmups

A few updates

First, two games were added to the 3 and 4 player multiplayer shmups list, Otomedius Gorgeous and Otomedius Excellent for the Xbox 360.  Both games have three player co-op, I hadn’t realized that. Second, I made a few minor changes … Continue reading

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List: Compile’s Shmups

Compile was one of the best shmup developers of the late ’80s to early ’90s, but unfortunately, when the genre took a downturn in 1993, they abandoned the genre.  Thus, while Compile itself didn’t shut down until the early 2000s, … Continue reading

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List: 3rd and 4th Gen Multiplayer Shmups (And Related Genres — Run & Guns, etc.)

This list probably is not complete, but this is everything I know of right now.   Please tell me any that are missing!  Thanks. Edited In Additions — 12/10/2014: Horror Story (Turbo CD) (J only) – This is an autoscrolling side-scrolling … Continue reading

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