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Genre: Side scrolling run and gun

Group Description

Run and gun (or "run 'n' gun") is a sub genre of shoot 'em up where the player fights on foot, and usually has the ability to jump. Some of the most famous examples are found in the Metal Slug series.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Snake Plissken X Jack Burton2018Browser, Windows...
Running VoltGun2017Browser, WindowsSinclair Strange...
Operation Hardcore2016Macintosh, Nintendo Switch, WindowsGreenlight Games Ltd....
Steam Heart2016Browser, WindowsSinclair Strange...
Gunslugs II2015Android, Browser, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, Nintendo 3DS, Ouya, WindowsEngine Software B.V....
After the Credits2015BrowserAcid Wizard Studio...
Super Cyborg2014Android, Fire OS, WindowsArtur Games...
Chaos Domain2014iPad, iPhone, WindowsHoly Warp...
Nightmare Busters2013SNESSuper Fighter Team...
Gunslugs2013Android, BlackBerry, Browser, Fire OS, GameStick, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, Nintendo 3DS, Ouya, PS Vita, WindowsAbstraction Games B.V....
Clash Force2012iPad, iPhone, WindowsShiny Dolphin Games LLC...
Heavy Recoil: Convoy Chaser2012Macintosh, Ouya, Windows, Xbox 360Wide Pixel Games...
Hard Corps: Uprising2011PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc....
8-Bit Commando2011Linux, Macintosh, Windows2DEngine.com...
Metal Slug XX2010PSP, Xbox 360Atlus U.S.A., Inc.3.65
Contra ReBirth2009WiiKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc....
Metal Slug 72008Nintendo DSIgnition Entertainment Ltd. USA3.29
Metal Slug Mobile 32007J2MEI-Play...
Contra 42007Nintendo DSKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc.4.07
Metal Slug 62006Arcade, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3SNK Playmore Corporation3.84
Metal Slug: Mobile Impact2005J2MEI-Play...
Gunstar Super Heroes2005Game Boy AdvanceSEGA of America, Inc.3.77
Alien Hominid2004Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360O~3 Entertainment2.86
Metal Slug Advance2004Game Boy AdvanceSNK NEOGEO USA Consumer Corporation3.88
Metal Slug: Mobile2004J2MEDigital Bridges Ltd....
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Selected Covers

Contra ReBirth Wii Front Cover
Front cover for Contra ReBirth
Metal Slug Advance Game Boy Advance Front Cover
Front cover for Metal Slug Advance
Metal Slug 6 PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Metal Slug 6
Alien Hominid Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Alien Hominid
Running VoltGun Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Running VoltGun

Selected Screenshots

Title screen.
Screenshot from Metal Slug Advance
The title screen. Leave it long enough and a demo will play. Not much to see here.
Screenshot from Metal Slug 6
Title screen
Screenshot from Alien Hominid
Title screen
Screenshot from Running VoltGun
Game group created by Flapco (15789), additional games added to group by Alaka (58676) and lights out 10000 (18846)