Total Nerd List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups

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

Games include everything from Sonic the Hedgehog to Space Invaders.

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Action Fighter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1986 Action Fighter is an overhead vehicular combat game released by Sega in 1986. It mimics the style of other games such as Spy Hunter and Traverse USA. The player begins the game riding a ...more

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Aerial Assault is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1990 Aerial Assault is a horizontal scrolling shooter video game for the Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear.

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After Burner III is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1992 After Burner III is a video game released for the FM-Towns home computer in Japan and later ported to the Sega Mega-CD in Japan, Europe and North America. It is the third game in the After ...more

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Alien 3: The Gun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups

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Alien Storm is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1991 Alien Storm is a 1990 beat 'em up arcade game by Sega. It was later ported to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and Sega Master System. The Sega Mega Drive version was also released on Wii's Virtual ...more

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Alien Syndrome is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1987 Alien Syndrome is a run and gun arcade game developed by Sega in 1987.

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Arrow Flash is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1990 Arrow Flash is a horizontal scrolling shooter video game developed by Sega and released by Renovation Products in the United States and by Sega in Japan in 1990 for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. ...more

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Astro Blaster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1981 Astro Blaster is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Sega in 1981.

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Astro Warrior is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1986 Astro Warrior is a shoot 'em up video game developed and manufactured by Sega for the Master System in 1986.

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Astron Belt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1983 Astron Belt is an early laserdisc video game and third-person space combat rail shooter, released in 1983 by Sega in Japan and licensed to Bally Midway for release in the United States. ...more

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Bio-Hazard Battle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1992 Bio-Hazard Battle, released in Japan as Crying: Aseimei Sensou, is a 1992 side-scrolling shoot 'em up released for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and for the Sega Mega Play arcade platform. On ...more

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Borderline is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
Borderline is a 1981 arcade game by Sega. The player controls a Jeep and has to destroy enemy refineries. There are four stages with different gameplay. The first stage plays very much like a ...more

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Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups

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Carnival is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1980 Carnival is a fixed shooter arcade game created by Sega in 1980. It has the distinction of being the first video game with a bonus round.

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Crack Down is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1990 Crack Down is a run and gun arcade game originally released by Sega in 1989, and ported to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis in 1990. It was also ported and released to a number of home computer ...more

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Cyber Police ESWAT is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1989 Cyber Police ESWAT is a 1989 scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Sega. In 1990, Sega released a Sega Mega Drive/Genesis version known in North America as ESWAT: City Under

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Dynamite Duke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
Dynamite Duke is a 1989 action arcade game developed by Seibu Kaihatsu. It was later ported to the Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive and Sharp X68000. Being a Cabal-based shooter, it can be ...more

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Eliminator is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1982 Eliminator was a multi-directional shooter space combat game, created and released by Sega in 1981. This space shooter game, which was similar to the monochrome Star Castle, was notable for its ...more

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ESWAT: City under Siege is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1990 ESWAT: City under Siege, released in Japan as Cyber Police ESWAT, is a 1990 side scrolling platform video game for the Sega Mega Drive and Genesis video game consoles. City under Siege was based ...more

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Fantasy Zone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1986 Fantasy Zone is a surreal arcade game released by Sega in 1986. It was later ported to a wide variety of consoles, including the Sega Master System. The player controls a sentient spaceship ...more

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Flashgal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
Flashgal 1985 Flashgal is a 1985 scrolling shooter arcade game by Sega.

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Forgotten Worlds is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Sega 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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Galaxy Force is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
Galaxy Force is a sprite-scaling rail shooter arcade game, released by Sega in 1988 and built upon the Sega Y Board. The game which is in the tradition of Sega's successful Space Harrier is set ...more

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1994 Jurassic Park is a rail shooter arcade game developed and released by Sega in 1994. It is based on the 1993 film of the same name. The game was followed by two arcade sequels, The Lost World: ...more

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Let's Go Jungle!: Lost on the ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
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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Line of Fire is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1989 Line of Fire is a shooting video game, played from a first person perspective, and developed by Sega. The cabinet features two positional guns, and a design which allows the player to sit down ...more

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Menacer 6-game cartridge is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
The Menacer is a light gun peripheral released by Sega in 1992 for its Sega Genesis and Sega CD video game consoles. It was created in response to Nintendo's Super Scope and as Sega's successor ...more

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Mercs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Sega 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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Michael Jackson's Moonwalker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1989 Michael Jackson's Moonwalker is the name of several video games based on the 1988 Michael Jackson film, Moonwalker. U.S. Gold published various games for home computers, released in 1989, whilst ...more

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N-Sub is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
N-Sub is a 1980 arcade game developed and published by SEGA. N-Sub was later ported by SEGA to the SG-1000 and the SC-3000 in 1983, although these releases were only available in Japan and ...more

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Planet Harriers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
Planet Harriers is a 3D rail shooter arcade video game published by Sega, developed by their Amusement Vision division, and is part of the Space Harrier series. It uses a twin cabinet, which ...more

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Quartet is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1987 Quartet is a 1986 arcade game by Sega. Quartet allows one to four players to guide a set of characters through a base taken over by an army of robots. Players control either Joe, Mary, Lee or ...more

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Rambo III is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1988 Rambo III is a series of video games based on the film of the same name. Like in the film, their main plots center on former Vietnam-era Green Beret John Rambo being called back to duty one last ...more

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Rambo: First Blood Part II is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
Rambo: First Blood Part II is an overhead action shoot-'em-up video game loosely based on the film Rambo: First Blood Part II that was released in North America by Sega for the Master System in ...more

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S.D.I. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1986 S.D.I. is a 1986 action adventure computer game developed and published by Cinemaware. The game is set during the Cold War.

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Sega Ninja is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1985 Sega Ninja is a 1985 arcade game released by Sega. The game features Princess Kurumi, the titular female ninja, battling enemies using throwing knives and throwing stars. The game was originally ...more

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Space Fury is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1981 Space Fury is a multi-directional shooter arcade game created by Sega and released on June 17, 1981. The game was an early example of color vector graphics and it also featured speech

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SRD: Super Real Darwin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
SRD: Super Real Darwin is a 1987 vertical scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Data East. It is the sequel to Data East's 1986 arcade game, Darwin 4078. The player takes ...more

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Star Trek is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1982 Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator is a space combat simulation arcade game based on the original Star Trek television program, and released by Sega in 1983. It is a vector game, with ...more

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Super Locomotive is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1982 Super Locomotive is a side-scrolling train arcade video game developed by Sega and released in 1982.

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Super Thunder Blade is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1988 Super Thunder Blade is a shooter for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis console, published by Sega. It was one of three launch titles for the console in Japan, as well as being one of the six launch ...more

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The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Re... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
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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The House of the Dead 4 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
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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The Lost World: Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park is a light gun arcade game from Sega. It was released in 1997, and is based on the film of the same name. The film's director, Steven Spielberg, received one of the ...more

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Thunder Blade is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1988 Thunder Blade is an arcade, flight-based, third-person rail shooter originally released for video arcades in 1987. In the game, players control a helicopter to destroy enemy vehicles. The game ...more

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TransBot is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1986 TransBot, known in Japan as Astro Flash, is a video game for the Sega Master System originally released in 1986. It is a sci-fi-themed shoot 'em up inspired by Transformers.

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Zaxxon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1982 Zaxxon is a 1982 isometric shooter arcade game developed and released by Sega. Some sources claim that Japanese electronics company Ikegami Tsushinki also worked on the development of Zaxxon. ...more

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Zaxxon's Motherbase 2000 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1995 Zaxxon's Motherbase 2000 is a shoot 'em up released in 1995 for the Sega 32X. It is the only Zaxxon game to use polygon graphics, though it still uses an isometric perspective as seen in ...more

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Zektor is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Sega Shoot 'em Ups
1982 Zektor is a multi-directional shooter arcade game created by Sega in 1982, which challenges the player to pilot a space ship in a quest to recapture eight cities that have been captured by alien ...more