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Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by dunpeal2064 Mon May 07, 2012 5:40 pm

Saw the fighter thread and it made me curious as to what some of your favorite shoot em ups are.

I myself have to give this some thought, but I look forward to hearing what you guys enjoy the most :D
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Re: Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by brunoafh Mon May 07, 2012 5:57 pm

Very tough question. Five of my favorites that just never get old and I always find myself going back to, in no particular order.

Radiant Silvergun
Thunder Force III
Musha Aleste
Batsugun
Lords of Thunder
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Re: Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by foxhound1022 Mon May 07, 2012 6:00 pm

Ummm.... Why is this in the fighters sub-forum?

Oh, well. Don't crucify me for my picks, I still have a lot to try out yet. In no particular order:

Zero Gunner 2
Raiden Fighters 2
DDP:Resurrection
Mars Matrix
Battle Garegga

Close:

Ketsui
Sonic Wings Special
DonPachi
Soukygourentai
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Re: Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by Hazerd Mon May 07, 2012 6:29 pm

What if it's a run n gun like Metal Slug or Contra, do those count? :wink:
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Re: Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by dunpeal2064 Mon May 07, 2012 6:42 pm

If you consider it a shmup, feel free to list it! (I thought Exes would be the one to bring up the genre line with Cannon Spike :lol:)

Accidentally put this in Fighters xD can one of you modfolk move it?
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Re: Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by Bradtemple87 Mon May 07, 2012 6:51 pm

Progear
Dodonpachi
Einhander
Mushihimesama Futari 1.5
Guwange

Close choices:

Deathsmiles
Esp Ra De
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Re: Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by dunpeal2064 Mon May 07, 2012 6:59 pm

I'm surprised Guwange made it over Ra.De for you Brad! They are both so good!

Ill have my list done soon... I had a harder time doing this than I thought I would.
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Re: Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by Lokkenjawnz Mon May 07, 2012 7:01 pm

Progear
Raiden II
Ketsui
Aerofighters II
DoDonPachi

In no particular order. That was really hard to narrow down, damn.
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Re: Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by Bradtemple87 Mon May 07, 2012 7:07 pm

dunpeal2064 wrote:I'm surprised Guwange made it over Ra.De for you Brad! They are both so good!

Ill have my list done soon... I had a harder time doing this than I thought I would.


I really love Guwange
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Re: Your Top 5 Favorite Shmups?

by Hazerd Mon May 07, 2012 8:01 pm

I wish alot of Shmups wouldnt of had the names changed when they were being translated to NA, it gets so confusing when every region has a completely different name for the same game, its things like this in the gaming world that are messed up!

My picks are pretty mainstream popular and nothing niche, not that i dont enjoy the niche or hidden gems.

1. Contra 3
2. Gradius 3
3. U.N. Squadron (SNES version)
4. Aero Fighters
5. Darius Twin
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