Genre: Fixed-screen shoot 'em up

Group Description

The initial form of shoot 'em ups was defined by the genre's progenitor, Space Invaders (1978): the player controls a character (usually a space ship) that can move within the limits of a single top-down screen. Traditionally, the movement is restricted to the sides only; shooters in which the character can be navigated up- and downwards within one screen also belong to this group, since the defining distinction of these games from other shoot 'em ups is the lack of scrolling and the inability to break the confines of one screen until all of the enemies on it have been eliminated and the player moves on to a new stage.

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Selected Covers

Unplugged Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Unplugged
Invader Attack Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Invader Attack
Warped Retro Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Warped Retro

Selected Screenshots

Main menu (Trial version)
Screenshot from Unplugged
Main menu (Trial version)
Screenshot from Warped Retro
Opening screen
Screenshot from Beat Hazard
Game group created by Oleg Roschin (174088), additional games added to group by Patrick Bregger (156083), POMAH (37746), piltdown_man (110655), yenruoj_tsegnol_eht (!!ihsoy) (2458), Victor Vance (6308), chirinea (36509), Flapco (6267), Harmony♥ (9519), Sciere (373769), Alaka (37894), Kabushi (159622), vileyn0id_8088 (15572), Terok Nor (22415), Игги Друге (44991), JudgeDeadd (15294) and vedder (20607)