Total Nerd List of All Light Gun Shooter Games

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List of light gun shooter games, listed alphabetically with photos of the game's cover art when available. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these light gun shooter games have been enjoyed by millions. This list includes all light gun shooter games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure, future or new light gun shooter games. Various bits of information are available for these top light gun shooter games, such as when the game was released and who developed the game. In some instances you can click on the names of the games to get an even more in-depth description of them. These aren't necessarily the best light gun shooter games, but there are a lot of popular light gun shooter games listed here.

List games include Call of Duty: World at War, Duck Hunt and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best light gun shooter games?" and "What are the most popular light gun shooter games?"

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Resident Evil: Dead Aim is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2003 Resident Evil: Dead Aim, known as Gun Survivor 4: Biohazard: Heroes Never Die in Japan, is the fourth release in a series of light gun shooter video games by Capcom. It is also the first in the ...more

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The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Re... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2008 The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return is a compilation and re-release of The House of the Dead 2 and III for Wii. It is compatible with the Wii Zapper peripheral.

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Resident Evil Survivor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2000 Resident Evil Survivor, known in Japan as Biohazard Gun Survivor, is a first person shooter video game developed by TOSE and published by Capcom. It was released on the PlayStation in Japan on ...more

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Super Scope 6 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1992 Super Scope 6, known as Nintendo Scope 6 in Europe and Australia, was the title Nintendo bundled with the Super Scope for the Super NES. As the name suggests, the cartridge contains six games ...more

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The House of the Dead 4 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2005 The House of the Dead 4 is a light gun arcade game with a horror theme and the fourth installment of the House of the Dead series of video games, developed by Sega. The game takes place between ...more

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Time Crisis II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1998 Time Crisis II is a light gun arcade game and the second installment in Namco's Time Crisis series, introducing co-operative multiplayer to the franchise. It was first released in arcades in ...more

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The House of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1996 The House of the Dead is a first-person, light gun arcade game released in 1996 and internationally in 1997 by Sega. Players assume the role of agents Thomas Rogan and "G" in their ...more

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Time Crisis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1995 Time Crisis is a light gun shooter arcade game released by Namco in 1996. It was later ported for the PlayStation in 1997, bundled with the Guncon light gun controller.

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Time Crisis 4 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2006 Time Crisis 4 is the fourth installment in Namco's Time Crisis series which introduces new features to the cover-based light gun shooter gameplay engine of its predecessors alongside a new story ...more

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The Adventures of Bayou Billy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1988 The Adventures of Bayou Billy is an action game released by Konami for the Nintendo Entertainment System in North America in 1989 and in the PAL region in 1991. It is a revised version of the ...more

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Time Crisis 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2002 Time Crisis 3 is the third installment of the Time Crisis arcade series. Like its previous predecessor, Time Crisis II, it allows for two players to cooperate in a link play environment and has ...more

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Resident Evil: The Darkside Ch... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2009 Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, known as Biohazard: The Darkside Chronicles in Japan, is an on-rails shooter video game for the Wii developed by Capcom and Cavia. The game was released ...more

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Virtua Cop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1994 Virtua Cop is a first-person lightgun shooter arcade game created by Sega AM2 and headed by Yu Suzuki. Its original incarnation was an arcade game in 1994 and it was later ported to the Sega ...more

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Virtua Cop 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1995 Virtua Cop 2 is a light gun arcade game, released in 1995 and developed internally at Sega by their AM2 studio. It was ported to home systems on the Sega Saturn in 1996. It was released in PC in ...more

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Lethal Enforcers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1992 Lethal Enforcers is a 1992 shooting game released for the arcades by Konami. The in-game graphics consist entirely of digitized photographs. This caused controversy as it allowed players to ...more

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Die Hard Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1996 Die Hard Trilogy is a video game based on the first three installments of the Die Hard series of action movies. Die Hard Trilogy features three games in one, each based on a movie installment ...more

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Link's Crossbow Training is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2007 Link's Crossbow Training, known in Japan as Link's Bowgun Training, is a shooting video game published and developed by Nintendo for the Wii video game console. It was bundled with the Wii ...more

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Silent Scope is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1999 Silent Scope is an arcade game that puts the player in the shoes of a sniper during a series of terrorist incidents. The game uses a rifle that is mounted on the console, requiring players to ...more

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Yoshi's Safari is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1993 Yoshi's Safari, known in Japan as Yoshi no Road Hunting is a video game made for the Super NES in 1993. Yoshi's Safari takes advantage of the Super Nintendo's Mode 7 capability, which allows ...more

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Resident Evil Survivor 2 - Cod... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2001 Resident Evil Survivor 2 Code: Veronica, known in Japan as Gun Survivor 2 Biohazard Code: Veronica, is a first-person shooter video game developed and published by Capcom. The arcade version was ...more

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Revolution X is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1994 Revolution X is an arcade rail shooter game and the spiritual sequel to T2: The Arcade Game developed and published by Midway in 1994, featuring the rock band Aerosmith. It features gameplay ...more

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Alien 3: The Gun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games

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Point Blank is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1994 Point Blank, known as Gun Bullet or Gunvari in Japan, is a shooting game series by Namco for the Arcade, PlayStation and Nintendo DS. The trilogy was first released in Arcade in 1994 and was ...more

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Ghost Squad is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2007 Ghost Squad and Ghost Squad: Evolution are light gun rail shooter arcade game developed and published by Sega. A home version of the original Ghost Squad was developed for Nintendo's Wii game ...more

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Wild Gunman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1984 Wild Gunman is a light gun shooter game created by Nintendo.

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Barker Bill's Trick Shooting is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1990 Barker Bill's Trick Shooting is a NES shooter made by Nintendo. It was released in 1990. It is based on the cartoon show titled Barker Bill's Cartoon Show, which was created by Paul Terry in

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Dino Stalker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2002 Dino Stalker, known as Gun Survivor 3: Dino Crisis in Japan, is a first person shooter video game created by Capcom that was released for the PlayStation 2 on June 27, 2002. It was developed by ...more

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Chiller is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1986 Chiller is an Exidy light gun arcade game released in 1986. An unlicensed port was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1990 by American Game Cartridges in the US, and in Australia ...more

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Gumshoe is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1986 Gumshoe is a video game developed and published by Nintendo for the NES and released on June 6, 1986, in North America, and on June 15, 1988, in Europe. Gumshoe is played using the NES Zapper. ...more

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Time Crisis: Project Titan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2001 Time Crisis: Project Titan is a light gun shoot 'em up video game for developed by Flying Tiger Entertainment and published by Namco for the PlayStation in 2001. It is a spin-off of Namco's Time ...more

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Silent Scope 2: Dark Silhouett... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2000 Silent Scope 2: Dark Silhouette, known in Europe as Silent Scope 2: Fatal Judgement and in Japan as Silent Scope 2: Innocent Sweeper, is a rail shooter game that is the sequel to the popular ...more

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Lethal Enforcers II: Gun Fight... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1994 Lethal Enforcers II: Gun Fighters is a 1994 arcade and prequel to the original Lethal Enforcers. In contrast with the first game's modern law enforcement theme, Lethal Enforcers II takes place ...more

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Virtua Cop 3 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2003 Virtua Cop 3 is the third game from Sega's Virtua Cop light gun shooter franchise released exclusively for video arcades in 2003. The game is available in standard and deluxe cabinet formats and ...more

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Crypt Killer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1995 Crypt Killer is an arcade video game produced by Konami. It was then released in 1997 for the Sega Saturn and Sony PlayStation home consoles. The game was also released in Japan for the PC. The ...more

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Elebits is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2006 Elebits, known in PAL territories as Eledees, is an action/first person shooter game developed by Konami Digital Entertainment and published by Konami for the Wii. It was released as a launch ...more

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Operation Thunderbolt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1988 Operation Thunderbolt is a one- or two-player shooter arcade game by Taito made in 1988. It is the sequel to Operation Wolf. Like its predecessor, the game uses mounted positional guns as ...more

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Crossbow is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1983 Crossbow is a video arcade game released by Exidy in 1983. It was later published by Absolute Entertainment for the Commodore 64, DOS and by Atari for the 2600, 7800 and XE Game System starting ...more

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Hogan's Alley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1984 Hogan's Alley is a 1984 video game by Nintendo. It was one of the first games to use a light gun as an input device. The game presents players with "cardboard cut-outs" of villains and ...more

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Crisis Zone is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1999 Crisis Zone is a spin-off of the popular Time Crisis arcade shooters.

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Snatcher is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1988 Snatcher is a cyberpunk-themed graphic adventure game directed and written by Hideo Kojima and produced by Konami. It was originally released in Japan for the NEC PC-8801 and MSX2 computer ...more

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Tin Star is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1994 Tin Star is a rail shooter-type, video game software developed by Software Creations and published by Nintendo for the Super NES. It was released on November, 1994, only in North America.

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Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games

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X-Zone is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1992 X-Zone is a game released in 1992 by Kemco for the Super NES. It was one of the few games to support the Super Scope light gun.

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The House of the Dead: Overkil... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2009 The House of the Dead: Overkill is a first-person rail shooter gun game developed by Headstrong Games and published by Sega in 2009. It is the fifth game entry in the The House of the Dead ...more

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Ninja Assault is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2002 Ninja Assault is an arcade game developed and released by Namco in 2000. Two years later it as also published as a PlayStation 2 exclusive title with GunCon 2 compatibility.

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Elemental Gearbolt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1997 Elemental Gearbolt, full title Genseikyokō Seireikidōdan Elemental Gearbolt, is a light gun shooter for the Sony PlayStation. Originally developed by Alfa System, the game was published by Sony ...more

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Cheyenne is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1984 Cheyenne was a shooting gallery arcade game manufactured by Exidy and released in 1984.

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Freedom Force is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
1988 Freedom Force is a video game created by Sunsoft and released in 1988 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. In the game, the player takes the role of a sharpshooter in a counter-terrorist ...more

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Let's Go Jungle!: Lost on the ... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2006 Let's Go Jungle!: Lost on the Island of Spice is a joystick-mounted gun arcade game by Sega. Players take the roles of a man and a woman stranded on a jungle island which has been overrun by ...more

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Target: Terror is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of All Light Gun Shooter Games
2004 Target: Terror is a shooter arcade game developed and published in 2004 by Raw Thrills, and designed by Eugene Jarvis. The game involves shooting terrorists attacking various places in the ...more