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1942 (World War 2)

1942 (World War 2)



1942 is a classic arcade game by Capcom released in 1984. This game was the start of a series around a World War fighter plane. It was a huge hit in the days and it's still a great game to p...

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Apidya

Apidya



Side way scrolling shooter feature spaceships most of the time. However in Apidya you are controlling a wasp. Much like the beemovie you are experiencing this game in a wasp sized world. So...

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Asteroids

Asteroids



Excellent Asteroids remake called Debris. This remake is obviously polished and it shines bright. The gameplay is ofcourse the same as the original classic by Atari from 1979.

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Asteroids

Asteroids



Who hasn't played Asteroids? This remake, called Planetoids, is a very complete version of the classic arcade version. It has excellent graphics and is really a polished playable version of ...

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Asteroids

Asteroids



George Thornton must be a great fan of Asteroids as he has not created one, but two remakes of Asteroids. This is the first of the two and features excellent graphics and fantastic gameplay.

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Asteroids

Asteroids



Second remake of Asteroids called Space Chunks II. This game was awarded best independant game of 2011. This game takes asteroids to a completely new dimension. Just think of it: powerups in ast...

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Asteroids (2)

Asteroids (2)



The mother of all shooters: Asteroids. This is another great remake for Windows. Enjoy the real nostalgic arcade game... again!

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Asteroids (3)

Asteroids (3)



Another but great remake of Asteroids. In this remake the graphics are a bit pimped comparing to the original version. But still it has that simplistic, vector feeling to it. It also features a ...

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Asteroids (4)

Asteroids (4)



Another free PC remake of Asteroids. This classic game must be known to everybody. This remake is in black and white, just as the original was. No more introductions necessary, just enjoy this r...

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Bedlam

Bedlam



In Bedlam, you control a ship in the middle of a star-shaped "vector". Your job is to shoot enemies which approach from each vertex. You can't move your ship, you can only rotate i...

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Demon Attack

Demon Attack



A remake of a classic shooter. The original game was made by Imagic and released in 1982 for the Atari 2600 video game system.

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Galaxian

Galaxian



Galaxian, the one and only arcade shooter. Every retro fan will feel warm and fuzzy when thinking back of this game. Acoders remade Galaxian for Windows. A must play for die-hard retro gaming fa...

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Galaxian (2)

Galaxian (2)



This is one of those arcade games you'll never forget. Hard, but so much fun to play. PJ has remade Galaxian for Windows and it's just as much fun as the original classic. Download this ...

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IO

IO



This Commodore64 SHMUP was hailed for its graphics and animations when released back in 1988 by FireBird software. The PC remake by the guys of Mersey Remakes certainly does not lack these quali...

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Moon Cresta

Moon Cresta



This game actually plays a lot like Galaxian or Galaga which were released a bit earlier. This retro game was released for Amstrad, CPC and Speccy. It is pretty addictive and alike the other gam...

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Nemesis

Nemesis



This 1985 Konami classic is one that set a standard. Nemesis, also known as Gradius, is a trendsetting sideway shooting game. Originally release for MSX, this Windows version was done for the retro re...

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Nemesis (Gradius)

Nemesis (Gradius)



This is the classic sideway shooter by Konami. Originally released on MSX as Nemesis, this game found its way to many other platforms under the title of Gradius. The game was so popular a whole ...

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Nemesis online (Gradius)

Nemesis online (Gradius)



This is a great remake of the Konami classic Nemesis (European title) or Gradius (Japan, USA title). This game was first released for MSX1 but has been released for many other platforms including arca...

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R-Type

R-Type



R-Type wasn't the first sideway shooter, but it sure was a great one. It set a standard in its time and after the release of R-Type, shooters were never the same as before. This remake for W...

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R-Type

R-Type



Back in the eighties Konami ruled the world of SHMUPS with the Nemesis (or Gradius) series. But Irem Corp. (known also from  Lode Runner and Kung Fu Master) released a killer shoot-em up ca...

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Raid on Bungeling Bay

Raid on Bungeling Bay



Raid on Bungeling Bay must be one of the more wellknown shooters from Commodore64. It was released for many homecomputers and even consoles after its release in 1984 by Broderbund Software. The ...

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Rip Off

Rip Off



Rip Off is the worlds' first multiplayer cooperative game. It originates from 1980 for Arcade only. But now it's available for you as Tardis has remade this game for Windows PC's. En...

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River Raid

River Raid



River Raid is a 1984 Activision game that is counted among the better shooters. After all these years it remains as a favorite and is among the first games mentioned when asked which titles are ...

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Scramble

Scramble



This is a remake of Scramble It looks like a clone but it has improved graphics and an extra level! Scramble is a real video game classic. It was first released in 1981 as a coin-op videogame. Due t...

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Scramble (2)

Scramble (2)



Scramble was released by Konami for the first time in 1980. Originally an Arcade game, but it was released for Commodore 64, Atari 2600, Vectrex and others also. This remake brings back memories!...

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Scramble (3)

Scramble (3)



Scramble is a classic arcade video game by Konami. It was first released in 1981 as a coin-op videogame. Due to it's popularity it soon got ported on systems like the ZX-Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Vec...

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Scramble (4)

Scramble (4)



Another fine remake of Scramble! This version has rescaled graphics, a new stage, the possibility to use 'continue' and additional gameplay as well. Use 60hz mode for the best arcade gameplay. Enjoy!...

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Space Invaders

Space Invaders



Space Invaders is one of the most well-known arcade games. It was originally released by Taito in 1978....

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Space Invaders (2)

Space Invaders (2)



Whilst some remakes totally pimp up graphics, this one respects the simplicity and brilliance of the original graphics. Don't miss this retro classic!

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Space Invaders (3)

Space Invaders (3)



Get ready to play a remake of the original Space Invaders game that maintains the style of the original, but is jam packed full of new eye-candy. Bases now disintegrate to pieces as you blast away at ...

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Space Invaders (4)

Space Invaders (4)



Space Invaders is one of the most remade games ever. Quite understandable ofcourse as it is one of the first action shooter arcade games that had a large audience. Try this remake and relive the good ...

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Space Invaders 1978

Space Invaders 1978



Classic! This remake of Taito's Space Invaders is as close up to the original as possible. Graphics, sound and gameplay gives the player a true nostalgic experience!...

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Xenon

Xenon



This is a remake of the shooter Xenon. Xenon and its sequels are released for many 8 and 16 bit platforms like Amiga, Atari, C64, MSX and many more. The shooter was originally released for Atari thoug...

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Xevious

Xevious



Xevious is a vertical shooter by Namco released in 1982. This remake is made for regular horizontal display, just like the many ports Atari, ZX Spectrum, MSX and many other platforms.

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Yar

Yar's Revenge



Atari 2600's Yar's Revenge remake. Jourey to the Razak solar system and help the Yar battle evil. This game by Atari was named after Atari executive Ray Kassar (Yar backwards).

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Zaxxon

Zaxxon



Zaxxon is a classic game from 1982 that was, and is, unusual as an isometric shoot-em-up. The unusual gameplay is not the only reason why this game has a large fanbase. Its graphics and gameplay...

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