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Reccomend some fun shooters (Gens and Snes)

No-QuarterNo-Quarter Nothing To FearBut Fear ItselfRegistered User regular
edited April 2008 in Games and Technology
The title says it all. I'm look for some fun shooters to play for the Sega Genesis and the Super Nes. Obscure titles appreciated.

EDIT: Also include sidescrolling shooters like Contra and stuff. Metroid etc. And all kinds. I just want to gun shit down.

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    ZombiemamboZombiemambo Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Axelay is a fine shooter for the SNES.

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    JouleJoule Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    U.N Squadron, Super Swiv and R-type 3 are some good picks off the top of my head.

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    SilentCoconutSilentCoconut Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Gradius 3 (SNES) and Cho Anaki (Genesis), if you can find a copy of it.

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    ChenjesuChenjesu Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Gaieres is my favorite Genesis shooter. You get your powered up weapons by shooting your TOZ (little option subship) at enemies. Different enemies give different weapons.

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    slash000slash000 Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Contra, you say?


    There's always the classic Contra III: The Alien Wars

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    No-QuarterNo-Quarter Nothing To Fear But Fear ItselfRegistered User regular
    edited April 2008
    slash000 wrote: »
    Contra, you say?


    There's always the classic Contra III: The Alien Wars

    Have it. I mean in that vein of game.

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    FreddyDFreddyD Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Gradius 3 (SNES) and Cho Anaki (Genesis), if you can find a copy of it.
    o_O

    Uh, I would recommend Gunstar Heroes, Darius Gaiden, Sunset Riders, and Tin Star.

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    slash000slash000 Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Snes:

    Gradius 3
    Rtype 3
    Super RType
    Axelay
    Darius Twin
    Parodius
    Phalanx
    Aerofighters
    Darius Force



    Genesis:

    Forgotten Worlds
    MUSHA
    Thunderforce IV
    Insector X
    Super Fantasy Zone
    Lightning Force
    Sagaia
    Darius 2
    Gleylancer
    Eliminate Down
    Elemental Master
    Gaiares





    Also, shooters:
    Gunstar Heroes
    Smash TV
    Alien Soldier
    Contra Hard Corps

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    DisruptorX2DisruptorX2 Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Not obscure, but the Star Wars games on SNES are kickass sidescrolling shooters. They have vehicle levels too.

    Since its not mentioned, Raiden trad was a pretty fun game for the snes, though its short.

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    plufimplufim Dr Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    I gotta second Thunderforce 4. Rocking good time.

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    ChenChen Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Axelay, Gradius 3, Thunderforce III/IV, Parodius, Macross Scrambled Valkyrie and of course Zero Wing (not!).

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    No-QuarterNo-Quarter Nothing To Fear But Fear ItselfRegistered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Thanks for the info so far

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    ArcticXCArcticXC Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    FreddyD wrote: »
    ... Darius Gaiden ...

    You jerk I had to double check that even though I knew it wasn't on Genesis.

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    cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent Bears The Name FreedomRegistered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Genesis: M.U.S.H.A.(among my favorite shmups ever) and Contra Hard Corps. Still the toughest Contra experience around.

    And if you have a Sega CD, Silpheed.

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    ReynoldsReynolds Gone Fishin'Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Have you ever played Lords of Thunder?

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    TheMorningStarTheMorningStar Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Why does no one ever mention Truxton for the Genesis? It's like I was the only kid to own this game...

    ..anyways, it kicks ass.

    edit: look what I found:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Truxton-BOXED-Sega-Genesis_W0QQitemZ310039720793QQihZ021QQcategoryZ62053QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    that is a steal

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    DusT_HounDDusT_HounD Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    How bout Super Aleste/ Space Megaforce? I still get chills when i hear "Presented by Toho" at the startup. Also, the ending is great. Not to mention the weapons that just get bigger and bigger as you power up. I never did manage to get the 'endy shot' or whatever it was called. It was also a technical marvel for the SNES, as at the time so many people were saying that it couldn't handle a fast- paced shmup, with loads of action on-screen at once (and who could blame them after seeing Super R-Type...)

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    TehSpectreTehSpectre Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Sunset Riders is one of the best SNES games around.

    The Vectorman games on the Genesis are pretty fun.

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    XagarathXagarath Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    Gunstar Heroes.
    Gunstar Heroes, Gunstar Heroes, Gunstar Heroes.


    .... Gunstar Heroes.

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    BurguBurgu Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
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    Fucking a thousand times

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    UncleSporkyUncleSporky Registered User regular
    edited April 2008
    What about the NES? This is the best shooter available for it:

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    Many weapons and options and such. Good stuff.

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