Total Nerd List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups

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List of popular Shoot 'em up games developed by Cave, listed alphabetically with cover photos art available. These famous Shoot 'em up games were all developed by Cave, so if you're a fan of the company you might recognize many of these titles. This list of fun Cave 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 Cave Shoot 'em up games? Well this is the perfect resource for exactly that.

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Dangun Feveron is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Dangun Feveron 1998 Dangun Feveron is a vertical scrolling shooter game developed by Cave and published by Nihon System Inc. in 1998. The gameplay is typical of manic shooters, with numerous swarms of enemies ...more

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Deathsmiles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Deathsmiles 2008 Deathsmiles is a horizontal side scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game by Japanese developer Cave, released in late 2007. It is notable for its aesthetic style, featuring heavy occult and gothic ...more

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Do-Don-Pachi Dai-Fukkatsu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Do-Don-Pachi Dai-Fukkatsu 2008 DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu is the fifth arcade game in Cave's DonPachi series. The game was publicly unveiled at AOU2008 Amusement EXPO.

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DoDonPachi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
DoDonPachi 1997 DoDonPachi is a vertically scrolling manic shooter arcade game developed by Cave and published by Atlus in 1997. It was the second game developed by Cave, and the sixth on Cave's first ...more

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DoDonPachi Dai-Ou-Jou is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
DoDonPachi Dai-Ou-Jou 2002 DoDonPachi DaiOuJou is the fourth arcade game in Cave's DonPachi series. The history section of DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu on iPhone calls it "DoDonPachi Blissful Death" in localisation; ...more

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DoDonPuchi Zero is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups

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DonPachi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
DonPachi 1995 DonPachi is a vertically scrolling manic shooter video game developed by Cave and published by Atlus in 1995. It was the first game developed by Cave, and the second on Cave's first generation ...more

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ESP Ra.De. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
ESP Ra.De. 1988 ESP Ra.De., also known as Esprade, is a vertically scrolling manic shooter arcade game developed by Cave and published by Atlus in 1998. This is the first of Cave's manic shooters not part of ...more

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Espgaluda is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Espgaluda 2003 Espgaluda is a manic shooter by Cave, released in 2003. It is the spiritual prequel to the company's renowned ESP Ra.De. and is followed by Espgaluda II.

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Espgaluda II is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Espgaluda II 2005 Espgaluda II is a manic shooter originally released by Cave in the arcades in 2005 as a sequel to Espgaluda. An Xbox 360 release, titled Espgaluda II Black Label, was released in 2010 in Japan.

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Guwange is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Guwange 1999 Guwange is a vertical scrolling shooter developed by Cave and published by Atlus in 1999.

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Ibara is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Ibara 2005 Ibara is a 2005 vertical scrolling shooter developed by Japanese developer Cave and published by Taito.

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Ketsui: Kizuna Jigoku Tachi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Ketsui: Kizuna Jigoku Tachi Ketsui ~Kizuna Jigoku Tachi~ is a vertical shoot 'em up arcade game by Cave. It was released in Japanese arcades in 2003. A Nintendo DS boss rush version was released on October 23, 2008 in ...more

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Mushihime-sama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Mushihime-sama 2004 Mushihimesama is a manic shooter developed by Cave and released by Taito in 2004. It was ported to the PlayStation 2 in 2005 and iOS in 2011. An Xbox 360 port was released in May 2012. A ...more

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Mushihime-sama Futari is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Mushihime-sama Futari Mushihimesama Futari, a bullet hell shooter by Cave, was released in arcades on October 27, 2006 and as a sequel to Mushihimesama. Mushihime-sama Futari was released on the Xbox 360 in Japan on ...more

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Pink Sweets: Ibara Sorekara is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Pink Sweets: Ibara Sorekara 2006 Pink Sweets: Ibara Sorekara is a manic shooter by Cave, with heavy Raizing influences. It was released in Japanese arcades during the second Quarter of 2006. Pink Sweets is the sequel to Ibara, ...more

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Progear is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Progear 2001 Progear is an arcade video game developed by CAVE and published by Capcom on the CPS-2 arcade system board in 2001. This was Cave's only horizontal scrolling shooter until Deathsmiles in 2007. ...more

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Red Katana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups
Red Katana

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Star Soldier vs dodonpachi DAI... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Cave Shoot 'em Ups