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Genre: Overhead scrolling run and gun

Group Description

Similar to the Genre: Side scrolling run and gun genre, this group features protagonists who are on foot and who constantly move forward with guns blazing in order to mow down a seemingly endless assault of enemy combatants. While the protagonist in these game may enter vehicles this is usually for only a temporary time period.

The gameplay should be viewed from either a top-down or bird's-eye view perspective.

Selected Covers

Heavy Barrel NES Front Cover
Front cover for Heavy Barrel
Mercs SEGA Master System Front Cover
Front cover for Mercs
Ikari Warriors PC Booter Front Cover
Front cover for Ikari Warriors
Contra: Legacy of War PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Contra: Legacy of War
Gun.Smoke Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Gun.Smoke

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from Heavy Barrel
Title
Screenshot from Mercs
Title screen (EGA)
Screenshot from Ikari Warriors
Intro
Screenshot from Contra: Legacy of War
Title screen
Screenshot from Gun.Smoke
Game group created by Alaka (63016)