Scrolling shooter

Game genre theme

A shooter sub genre characterized by automatically advancing (autoscrolling) environments, both vertically or horizontally.

1906
games
110
platforms
Gives the impression of constant motion towards the goal, preventing any significant backtracking and limiting chances on full destruction of enemy forces.

The first Scrolling shooter video game was released in 1979.

Konami, Taito and Sega published most of these games.

Parent group

Shoot 'em up

Child group

Bullet Hell

Platforms

Arcade 268
C64 174
ZX Spectrum 115
Amiga 105
Atari ST 88
Amstrad CPC 71
NES 70
MSX 55
X68000 55
MS-DOS 55
PC Engine 54
Mega Drive 42
Saturn 41
PS 39
Windows 38
Atari 400/800 34
SNES 34
GameKing 30
PC Engine 26
NEC PC9801 23
GB 23
Dreamcast 21
Atari 2600 18
MSX2 18
Switch 18
BBC 18
GBA 18
Neo-Geo 17
Apple II E 17
PS2 16

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