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

Invader Attack Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Invader Attack
We Are Cubes Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for We Are Cubes
Beat Hazard Ultra PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Beat Hazard Ultra
Unplugged Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Unplugged
Warped Retro Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Warped Retro

Selected Screenshots

Screenshot from Alien Downpour
Title screen (Trial version)
Screenshot from We Are Cubes
Title screen.
Screenshot from Megadeth: Invasion
Main menu (Trial version)
Screenshot from Unplugged
Main menu (Trial version)
Screenshot from Warped Retro
Game group created by Unicorn Lynx (174059), additional games added to group by Patrick Bregger (164961), POMAH (42112), piltdown_man (128820), yenruoj_tsegnol_eht (!!ihsoy) (2451), Victor Vance (7261), chirinea (40854), Flapco (9643), Harmony♥ (16458), Sciere (435476), Alaka (44607), Kabushi (179508), vileyn0id_8088 (17864), Terok Nor (24038), Игги Друге (45000), JudgeDeadd (17452) and vedder (21649)