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Aim direction limit

Video game concept

Player can aim in a very limited number of directions (usually in range of 1 to 8).

92
games
35
platforms

The first video game about Aim direction limit was released in 1982.

Atari, Sega and Interplay has published most of these games

Please add tag note with the number of identified directions player is limited to.

Examples:
* 1 : only in front, common in auto-scrolling shmups (should only be noted outside of them)
* 2 : left and right, front and back, etc.
* 3: usually left, right and up/forward
* 4 : usually front, left, right, and back
* 5 : left, right, up, and upward diagonals
* 8 : same as above but diagonally too

The above examples are not the only variations possible, but the most common.

Platforms

Linux 14
Windows 13
MS-DOS 9
Mac OS X 7
Mega Drive 6
Arcade 3
NES 3
C64 3
Amstrad CPC 2
PS4 2
PS Vita 2
Atari 400/800 2
Apple II E 2
Mac OS Classic 2
Amiga 2
Atari ST 1
Tandy Coco 1
Intellivision 1
C16/Plus4 1
BeOS 1
Android 1
ZX Spectrum 1
Jaguar 1
32X 1
NEC PC8801 1
Atari 7800 1
3DS 1
SNES 1
Wii U 1
Pandora 1

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