Total Nerd The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best video games in the rail shooter genre.

This is a list of the best rail shooter games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated rail shooter games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest rail shooter games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these rail shooter games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging rail shooter games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new rail shooter games.

List contains games like Star Fox, Star Fox 64.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best rail shooter games?" and "What is the greatest rail shooter game of all time?"
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Star Fox 64 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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97 37
The House of the Dead 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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97 39
The House of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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59 18
The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Re... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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72 27
Panzer Dragoon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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78 31
Time Crisis II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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57 19
The House of the Dead III is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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58 21
Panzer Dragoon Orta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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61 24
The House of the Dead 4 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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59 23
The House of the Dead: Overkil... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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59 23
Time Crisis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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46 14
Sin and Punishment is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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55 21
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
Star Fox 1993

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66 29
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Ch... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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34 9
Star Wars Trilogy Arcade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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43 16
Virtua Cop: Elite Edition is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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48 23
Area 51 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
Area 51 1995

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36 14
Panzer Dragoon II Zwei is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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44 21
Time Crisis 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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39 18
Crisis Zone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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35 15
Virtua Cop 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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30 11
Time Crisis 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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31 12
Vampire Night is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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39 19
Rez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
Rez 2001

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28 10
The Lost World: Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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30 13
Ghost Squad is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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24 8
Virtua Cop is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
Virtua Cop 1994

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37 19
Space Harrier is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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25 13
Silent Scope is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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32 22
Pokémon Snap is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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22 13
Space Harrier II is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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24 15
Time Crisis: Project Titan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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28 21
Lethal Enforcers 3 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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Silent Scope 3 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
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17 11
Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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19 13
Silent Hill: The Arcade is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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10 5
Terminator Salvation is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added Terminator Salvation 2009

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10 5
Virtua Cop 3 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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13 9
Killer7 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
Killer7 2005

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12 9
Alien 3: The Gun is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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12 9
Silent Scope Complete is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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8 6
Lethal Enforcers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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3 1
Lethal Enforcers II: Gun Fight... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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Battle Clash is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
JabonDix added Battle Clash 1992

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13 12
Maximum Force is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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9 8
Silent Scope 2: Dark Silhouett... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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7 6
Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: T... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time

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5 4
Elemental Gearbolt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
Joel Chilvers Ducharme added Elemental Gearbolt 1997

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6 6
Revolution X is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
wiabux added Revolution X 1994

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9 10
Lucky & Wild is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Rail Shooter Games of All Time
Lucky & Wild Jan 01 1992