Genre: Chase-view / Space Harrier-style shooter

Group Description

This group contains shooters viewed from a perspective behind the player character as he automatically advances forward on a pre-defined path through pseudo- or real 3D environment. As opposed to rail shooters, the player character can move freely around the screen to shoot at or dodge enemies and other dangerous objects. The player has little or no ability to affect the movement speed.

This genre was given particular attention by Sega, starting with Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom (1982), and popularized by Space Harrier (1985).

To be eligible for this group, the player character must be both visible and controllable -- games where the character moves automatically and the player only needs to aim are classified as rail shooters and belong in that group.
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Selected Covers

Crimson Dragon Xbox One Front Cover
Front cover for Crimson Dragon
Microcosm DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Microcosm
Panorama Cotton Genesis Front Cover
Front cover for Panorama Cotton
Total Eclipse 3DO Front Cover
Front cover for Total Eclipse
Solar Eclipse SEGA Saturn Front Cover
Front cover for Solar Eclipse

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Izmir
Title Screen
Screenshot from Microcosm
Title screen
Screenshot from Olmang Jolmang Paradise
Title screen
Screenshot from Panorama Cotton
Title screen
Screenshot from Arch Angel
Game group created by Unicorn Lynx (174079), additional games added to group by Trypticon (10734), GTramp (53376), yenruoj_tsegnol_eht (!!ihsoy) (2458), Victor Vance (7144), Infernos (14775), Sciere (426459), Kohler 86 (7295), Alaka (42699), Kabushi (174715), Игги Друге (44979), Parf (7302) and 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (58341)