Scrolling shooter

Game genre theme

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

1501
games
94
platforms

The first video game about Scrolling shooter was released in 1980.

Konami, Taito and Sega has published most of these games

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

Parent group

Shoot 'em up

Child group

Bullet Hell

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Platforms

Arcade 244
C64 134
ZX Spectrum 105
Amiga 96
Atari ST 79
NES 67
Amstrad CPC 61
PCE 48
X68000 43
MS-DOS 42
MSX 41
Mega Drive 39
SNES 33
PS 31
Windows 30
Saturn 25
PCE CD 25
GB 19
NEC PC9801 19
Dreamcast 18
GBA 15
Master System 15
Atari 400/800 15
Neo-Geo 13
X360 13
PS2 12
MSX2 10
PSP 10
Mobile 9
PS4 7

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