Game Groups > Genre: Overhead scrolling run and gun

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.

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Title Released Platforms Genres Moby Score
box cover thumbnail Action News Heroes 2016 Xbox One Action
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box cover thumbnail Alien Syndrome 1992 Game Gear Action
6.8
box cover thumbnail Alien Syndrome 1986 Amiga, DOS (+8 more) Action
6.9
box cover thumbnail Apocalypse 1998 PlayStation Action
7.5
box cover thumbnail Assault: Retribution 1998 PlayStation Action
6.1
box cover thumbnail Bullet 1987 Arcade Action
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box cover thumbnail Caliber.50 1989 Arcade, Genesis Action
6.1
box cover thumbnail Commando 1985 PC Booter, Amiga (+22 more) Action
7.0
box cover thumbnail Contra: Legacy of War 1996 PlayStation, SEGA Saturn Action
6.4
box cover thumbnail Desert Assault 1991 Arcade, Antstream Action
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box cover thumbnail Desert Breaker 1992 Arcade Action
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box cover thumbnail Dogs of War 1989 Amiga, Atari ST Action
7.1
box cover thumbnail Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters 1989 DOS, Amiga (+6 more) Action
7.2
box cover thumbnail Expendable 1999 Windows, PlayStation (+2 more) Action
6.7
box cover thumbnail FixEight 1992 Arcade, Macintosh (+2 more) Action
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box cover thumbnail Front Line 1982 Atari 2600, NES (+13 more) Action
6.7
box cover thumbnail Gain Ground 1988 Genesis, Windows (+7 more) Action, Strategy / tactics
6.8
box cover thumbnail Guerrilla War 1987 PC Booter, NES (+10 more) Action
6.4
box cover thumbnail Gun.Smoke 1985 Commodore 64, NES (+6 more) Action
6.6
box cover thumbnail Gundhara - Juudan Arashi 1995 Arcade Action
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box cover thumbnail Heavy Barrel 1987 DOS, NES (+7 more) Action
6.7
box cover thumbnail Ikari Warriors 1986 PC Booter, Windows (+17 more) Action
6.5
box cover thumbnail Ikari Warriors II: Victory Road 1986 PC Booter, Windows (+13 more) Action
6.0
box cover thumbnail Jail Break 1986 Commodore 64, Windows (+6 more) Action
5.2
box cover thumbnail KiKi KaiKai 1986 MSX, TurboGrafx-16 (+7 more) Action
6.5
box cover thumbnail Knightmare 1986 MSX, Wii (+1 more) Action
7.7
box cover thumbnail Last Alert 1989 TurboGrafx CD Action
7.3
box cover thumbnail Legionnaire 1986 Commodore 16, Plus/4 Action
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box cover thumbnail Loaded 1995 PlayStation, SEGA Saturn (+2 more) Action
7.8
box cover thumbnail Los Angeles SWAT 1986 Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit (+2 more) Action
6.3
box cover thumbnail Mercs 1990 Genesis, Amiga (+7 more) Action
7.1
box cover thumbnail Mission 1985 2021 Windows, Nintendo Switch Action
n/a
box cover thumbnail Mister Viking 1984 Arcade Action
n/a
box cover thumbnail Ninja Commando 1992 Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD (+10 more) Action
6.7
box cover thumbnail Ninja Princess 1985 MSX, SG-1000 (+1 more) Action
n/a
box cover thumbnail Operation C 1991 Game Boy Action
8.0
box cover thumbnail Operation Carnage 1996 DOS Action
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box cover thumbnail Out Zone 1990 Arcade, Windows (+3 more) Action
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box cover thumbnail Outzone 1991 Amiga, Atari ST Action
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box cover thumbnail Pocky & Rocky 1992 SNES Action
7.8
box cover thumbnail Pocky & Rocky 2 1994 SNES Action
8.0
box cover thumbnail Pocky & Rocky with Becky 2001 Game Boy Advance, Wii U Action
n/a
box cover thumbnail Rambo III 1989 Genesis Action
7.1
box cover thumbnail Rambo: First Blood Part II 1986 SEGA Master System, Wii Action
6.7
box cover thumbnail Re-Loaded 1996 PlayStation, DOS (+7 more) Action
5.7
box cover thumbnail SAR: Search and Rescue 1989 PSP, PlayStation 3 (+2 more) Action
n/a
box cover thumbnail Sega Ages 2500: Vol.9 - Gain Ground 2004 PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 Action, Strategy / tactics
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box cover thumbnail Sgt. Rock: On the Frontline 2000 Game Boy Color Action
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box cover thumbnail Shock Troopers 1997 Linux, Windows (+14 more) Action
7.8
box cover thumbnail Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad 1998 Linux, Windows (+12 more) Action
7.0

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