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Scrolling shooter

Game genre theme

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

1313
games
86
platforms

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

Konami, Taito and U.S. Gold 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

Platforms

Arcade 226
ZX Spectrum 106
C64 105
Amiga 75
Atari ST 65
NES 56
Amstrad CPC 53
PCE 45
X68000 42
Mega Drive 38
MSX 38
MS-DOS 36
SNES 32
PS 31
Saturn 23
Windows 22
PCE CD 21
GB 18
Dreamcast 18
Neo-Geo 13
GBA 13
Atari 400/800 12
X360 12
PS2 11
MSX2 10
NEC PC9801 10
Master System 10
Mobile 9
PSP 8
ColecoVision 6

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