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List of Konami Shoot 'em Ups

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

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This list answers the questions, “What Shoot 'em up games has Konami made?” and "What are the best Konami Shoot 'em up games?"
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    A Jax

    A Jax, eventually renamed A-Jax, is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released...  more
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    Astro Invader, originally released in Japan as Kamikaze, is an early Konami arcade game and...  more
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    Axelay is a 1992 scrolling shooter video game developed and published by Konami of Japan for...  more
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    Bucky O'Hare is an arcade game produced by Konami in 1992....  more

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    Contra, distributed as Gryzor in Europe and Oceania, is a 1987 run and gun action game...  more

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    Contra Force is an action shooting game released by Konami for the Nintendo Entertainment...  more
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    Contra III: The Alien Wars

    Contra III: The Alien Wars, released in Japan as Contra Spirits and in the PAL region as Super...  more
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    Contra: Hard Corps is a side-scrolling run and gun-style shoot-'em-up video game released by...  more
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    Contra: Shattered Soldier, originally released in Japan as Shincontra, is a video game that is...  more
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    Crisis Force is a vertical-scrolling shooting game released by Konami exclusively in Japan for...  more
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    Devastators is a 1988 third-person shoot 'em up arcade game by Konami. Devastators was made...  more
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    Nemesis 3: The Eve of Destruction is a 1987 computer game, developed and published by Konami...  more
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    Fantastic Parodius - Pursue the Glory of the Past, known outside of Japan as Fantastic...  more
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    Gradius is a 1985 horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed and published by...  more

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    Nemesis 2 is a side-scrolling shoot 'em up video game released for the MSX computer in 1987 by...  more
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    Gradius Gaiden is a 1997 horizontal scrolling shooter video game developed and published by...  more
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    Gradius II: Gofer no Yabou, known as Vulcan Venture in arcades outside Japan, is a...  more
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    Gradius III is a 1989 scrolling shooter video game developed and published by Konami,...  more
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    Gradius IV: Fukkatsu is the fourth arcade installment in a series of scrolling shooter video...  more
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    Gradius V is a Japanese-developed shoot 'em up video game published by Konami for the Sony...  more
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    Gyruss is a shoot 'em up video arcade game developed by Konami, and released in 1983. It was...  more

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    Jackal, also distributed under the title of Top Gunner, is an overhead run'n gun-style...  more
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    Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius, known on the Sega Saturn and PlayStation as Jikkyō Oshaberi Parodius...  more
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    Juno First is a shoot 'em up arcade game developed by Konami and released in 1983. It was...  more
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    Knightmare, known in Japan as Majou Densetsu, is a 1986 MSX vertical scrolling shooter...  more