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Arm cannons

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Player character's arm is actually a cannon/gun, or can wield a gun that envelopes the hand/forearm or is mounted on the arm (e.g. wrist gun).

83
games
29
platforms

Alternate name: Arm guns

The first video game about Arm cannons was released on August 6, 1986.

Capcom, Nintendo and THQ has published most of these games

Oldest example of any kind of arm cannon is possibly in Cyborg 009 (1964), and possibly oldest example of non-robot/mecha having such is in Cobra (1978). Neither are confirmed as earliest of either for now, as digging up examples of this is difficult at best.
See also: implant weapons
Not to be confused with hand cannons

Parent group

Guns

Platforms

Windows 13
PS 7
Linux 5
SNES 5
3DS 4
GBA 4
GameCube 4
MS-DOS 4
NES 4
PS2 3
Wii 3
GB 3
PS3 3
Xbox 2
Nintendo DS 2
Arcade 2
PSP 2
X360 2
PS4 1
Mac OS X 1
Switch 1
Famicom Disk System 1
GBC 1
Neo Geo Pocket Color 1
Mega Drive 1
WonderSwan 1
WonderSwan Color 1
Dreamcast 1
Game Gear 1

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