Total Nerd List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups

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List of popular Shoot 'em up games developed by Capcom, listed alphabetically with cover photos art available. These famous Shoot 'em up games were all developed by Capcom, so if you're a fan of the company you might recognize many of these titles. This list of fun Capcom Shoot 'em up games can be filtered for specific information, such as what year the game came out and who the publisher is. Looking for a list of fun to play Capcom Shoot 'em up games? Well this is the perfect resource for exactly that.

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1941: Counter Attack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1990 1941: Counter Attack is an arcade game in the "vertical scrolling shooter" genre made by Capcom in 1990. It was the second sequel to 1942, and the third game in the 19XX series. Later ...more

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1942 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1984 1942 is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up made by Capcom that was released for the arcade in 1984. It was the first game in the 19XX series. It was followed by 1943: The Battle of Midway. 1942 ...more

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1943: The Battle of Midway is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1987 1943: The Battle of Midway, originally released as 1943: Midway Kaisen, is a 1987 shoot 'em up arcade game developed and published by Capcom. It was the first followup to Capcom's earlier 1942.

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19XX: The War Against Destiny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1995 19XX: The War Against Destiny is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game released by Capcom in 1996. The story takes place before a fictional war as a lone pilot tries to defeat an entire ...more

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Black Tiger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1987 Black Tiger, known in Japan as Black Dragon, is a 1987 platform game released for the arcades by Capcom.

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Buster Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1989 Buster Bros, also called Pang and Pomping World, is a cooperative two-player arcade video game released in 1989 by Capcom. The Buster brothers must finish a round-the-world quest to destroy ...more

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Cannon Spike is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
2000 Cannon Spike, known as ガンスパイク in Japanese arcades, is a multi-directional shooter arcade game released in 2000 by Psikyo and later in the same year for the Dreamcast by Capcom. It uses ...more

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Carrier Air Wing is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1990 Carrier Air Wing, released in Japan as U.S. Navy, is a 1990 side-scrolling shooting game released for the CP System arcade hardware by Capcom. It is the spiritual sequel to U.N. Squadron, ...more

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Commando is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1985 Commando, originally released as Senjō no Ōkami, is a run & gun, vertically scrolling arcade game released in 1985. Its influence can be seen in various later games in the shooter game ...more

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Eco Fighters is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1993 Eco Fighters, known in Japan as Ultimate Ecology, is an arcade game released by Capcom on the CPS-2 arcade system board on December 1993. The game is a horizontal shooter, where the player ...more

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Exed Exes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1985 Exed Exes is an arcade game that was released in 1985 by Capcom. It is a vertically oriented scrolling shooter. It was originally released in North America as Savage Bees by Memetron. It was ...more

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Forgotten Worlds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1988 Forgotten Worlds, originally titled Lost Worlds in Japan, is a side-scrolling shoot-'em-up game by Capcom originally released as a coin-operated video game in 1988. It is notable for being the ...more

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Gun.Smoke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1985 Gun.Smoke is a 1985 vertical scrolling shooter arcade game by Capcom. This Wild West-themed game was designed by Yoshiki Okamoto. Gun.Smoke centers on a character named Billy Bob in the NES ...more

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Last Duel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1988 Last Duel or Last Duel: Inter Planet War 2012 is a 1988 Vertical scrolling shooter arcade game released by Capcom which was available on various PCs and later came in a compilation of arcade ...more

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Legendary Wings is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1986 Legendary Wings is a fantasy-themed shoot-'em-up game released by Capcom as a coin-operated video game in 1986. The player takes control of a young soldier equipped with magical wings who must ...more

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Makaimura for WonderSwan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1999 Makaimura for WonderSwan is a game for the WonderSwan developed by Capcom and published by Bandai in 1999 and is part of the Ghosts 'n Goblins franchise.

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Mercs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1990 Mercs, originally released as Senjō no Ōkami II, is a 1990 top-down run and gun arcade game developed and published by Capcom for the arcades. It is a followup to the 1985 Commando. It was ...more

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Resident Evil: The Darkside Ch... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
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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Resident Evil: The Umbrella Ch... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
2007 Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles, known as Biohazard: The Umbrella Chronicles in Japan, is a rail shooting video game co-developed by Capcom and Cavia. The game was released for the Wii on ...more

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Hyper Dyne Side Arms is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1986 Hyper Dyne Side Arms is a 1986 side-scrolling shoot-'em-up arcade game developed by Capcom. The player takes control of a flying mecha suit who must battle an alien army. Side Arms uses a ...more

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SonSon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
SonSon is an arcade video game by Capcom released in July 1984. It is loosely based on the novel Journey to the West. The player assumes the role of a monkey boy and fights their way from one ...more

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U.N. Squadron is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1989 U.N. Squadron is a 1989 side-scrolling shooting game released by Capcom for the CPS arcade hardware and for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Super Famicom. The game was released in ...more

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Varth: Operation Thunderstorm is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1992 Varth: Operation Thunderstorm is an arcade game in the vertical scrolling shooter genre, published by Capcom in 1992. The game did not see a console port following its initial release, but 14 ...more

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Vulgus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1984 Vulgus is a vertically scrolling shooter video game developed and published by Capcom in Japan in 1984 and released in North America by SNK the same year. The word "Vulgus" comes from ...more

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Willow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Capcom Shoot 'em Ups
1989 Willow is the name of several video games based on the 1988 film of the same name. Two different games were released by Capcom for arcades and the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1989. The ...more