Scrolling shooter

Game genre theme

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

1413
games
91
platforms

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

Konami, Taito and Capcom 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 108
ZX Spectrum 108
Amiga 76
Atari ST 67
NES 67
Amstrad CPC 59
PCE 46
X68000 43
Mega Drive 39
MSX 39
MS-DOS 37
SNES 33
PS 31
Windows 27
Saturn 25
PCE CD 24
GB 19
Dreamcast 18
NEC PC9801 17
GBA 15
X360 13
Atari 400/800 13
Neo-Geo 13
PS2 12
Master System 12
MSX2 10
PSP 10
Mobile 9
ColecoVision 6

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