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Genre: Dual / Twin-stick shooter

Group Description

This group serves for a very specific kind of Shoot 'em Up game that uses two joysticks or thumbsticks to control the main character. One stick is used to move in any direction, while the other is used to fire in any direction. Due to the nature of this control scheme it's possible to walk in one direction while firing in another.

This group is intended both for games that drop the player(s) in fixed arenas, games with forced scrolling levels and games that allow the player(s) to explore the environment at will as long as the controls adhere to the standard specified above.

Limitations
  • For games released on multiple platforms it has to be playable using two sticks on at least one platform (including the original Arcade version if applicable) without user modifications.
  • Minor mini-games do not count, the majority of the game should be a dual/twin-stick shooter.
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Arena 30001984Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, Oric, ZX SpectrumMicroDeal2.00
All Zombies Must Die!2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Kuju Entertainment Ltd.2.50
Monster House2006Nintendo DSTHQ Inc.2.50
Total Carnage1991Amiga, Amiga CD32, Arcade, DOS, Jaguar, SNESMalibu Games2.91
Beat Hazard2009Linux, Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Cold Beam Games Ltd3.10
Bullet Candy2006Macintosh, WindowsCharlie's Games3.10
Robotron: 20841982Apple II, Arcade, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, Lynx, PC Booter, VIC-20, Xbox 360, ZX SpectrumAtari Corporation3.30
Assault Heroes 22008Xbox 360Sierra Online3.33
Robotron X1996PlayStation, WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.36
Assault Heroes2006PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.3.38
I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1N IT!!!12009Xbox 360Ska Studios, LLC3.40
Zombie Apocalypse2009PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.3.42
Omega Five2008Xbox 360Hudson Entertainment, Inc.3.50
Gatling Gears2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Electronic Arts, Inc.3.61
Smash T.V.1990Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Gear, Genesis, NES, SEGA Master System, SNES, Xbox 360, ZX SpectrumAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.63
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved2005Windows, Xbox 360Bizarre Creations, Ltd.3.89
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 22008Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.93
Super Stardust HD Complete2008PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.3.94
Super Stardust HD2007PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.4.22
Robotron 641998Nintendo 64Crave Entertainment, Inc.4.25
Mutant Storm2002Linux, Macintosh, Windows, XboxGarageGames, Inc.4.50
Everyday Shooter2007PlayStation 3, PSP, WindowsSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.4.50
Bullet Candy Perfect2009Linux, Macintosh, WindowsCharlie's Games4.71
Death by Cube2010Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc....
Beat Hazard Ultra2011Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Cold Beam Games Ltd...
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Selected Covers

Assault Heroes 2 Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Assault Heroes 2
Super Stardust HD PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Super Stardust HD
Smash T.V. SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Smash T.V.
Omega Five Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Omega Five

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from Smash T.V.
Main menu
Screenshot from Bullet Candy Perfect