A 1989 horizontal shoot 'em up, more notable today for its poorly translated intro movie than its gameplay.
Akai Katana Shin
Akai Katana for Xbox 360 contains three different modes, including a port of the original arcade version of Akai Katana.
Touhou 18.5 - 100th Black Market
A sequel to Touhou 18, commemorating Comiket 100 and the series' 25th anniversary.
R-Type Final 2
The sixth main installment of, as well as a crowdfunded revival of, the R-Type series of sci-fi shoot-'em-ups. Led by some of the team behind the 2003 game R-Type Final, R-Type Final 2 brings the action into full HD while bringing back the ludicrous amount of playable ships and introducing new customization elements and post-release updates.
A spiritual successor to the World War II shoot-'em-up P-47: The Phantom Fighter, with players taking on both Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan with a sole P-51 Mustang.
Thunder Dragon 2
A sequel to NMK's 1991 vertical-scrolling shoot-'em-up Thunder Dragon. It revamps the original's weapon system, with Player 1 and Player 2 sides having their own unique firepower.
Take control of the advanced sci-fi fighter craft GH-68 Thunder Dragon and battle a massive mechanized force in this vertical-scrolling shoot-'em-up from NMK and Tecmo.
Thunderbolt II is a vertical scrolling shooter from Gamtec, which was only released in Taiwan until 2019.
QuByte Classics: Thunderbolt Collection
The NES and Genesis versions of Thunderbolt II packaged together for contemporary platforms.
Sengoku Blade: Sengoku Ace Episode II
The sequel to the bizarre historical-fantasy shoot-'em-up Samurai Aces, switching it from aircrafts in a vertical perspective to superpowered character combat in a horizontal perspective.
Sonic Wings Special
A vertical-scrolling shoot-'em-up and a remix of the Sonic Wings (or Aero Fighters) trilogy. It was later ported back to arcades as Sonic Wings Limited.
A video redemption game and 3D remake of Midway's 1976 arcade game of the same name. Fire torpedoes from your submarine to sink enemy ships.
A sequel to the 1988 World War II shoot-'em-up P-47: The Phantom Fighter, including four different aircraft to choose from (each with their own weaponry).
A spin-off of the Raiden series of shoot-'em-ups, featuring multiple aircraft to choose from (each with their own performance and weaponry).
An arcade shoot-'em-up by NMK where you pilot a combat helicopter, rescuing fellow soldiers while destroying enemy fortifications. Its unique for combining the manual-scrolling, rescue-based aspect of Choplifter with a perspective similar to auto-scrolling shoot-'em-ups.
Astro Ninja Man
An indie Famicom shoot-'em-up from RIKI. As the titular ninja astronaut, endlessly fire blasts at incoming invaders.
Fantastic Danmaku Festival Part II
The sequel to a Touhou Project fangame, retelling the events of Perfect Cherry Blossom. It was later the first arcade entry in the entire series.
A shoot-'em-up similar to the studio's earlier Samurai Aces, Gunbird has five unorthodox adventurers seeking pieces of a magical mirror to gain a wish. It is also known for its deceptive budget release as "Mobile Light Force".
The first shoot-'em-up by arcade studio Psikyo, Samurai Aces is set in a bizarre science-fantasy Feudal Japan, as six pilots use their own unique aircraft (from old-fashioned gliders to stealth fighters) to take on an evil cult.
The fourth mainline entry in the Raiden series of shoot-'em-ups, putting players back in the cockpit of the Fighting Thunder fighter craft to push back yet another alien invasion.
Raiden Fighters Jet
The last entry in the Raiden Fighters shoot-'em-up trilogy. As a volunteer of the XTF-1 Project, take part in a variety of combat simulations to see if you have what it takes to pilot the experimental fighter craft "Ixion".
Raiden Fighters 2
The sequel to the 1996 shoot-'em-up Raiden Fighters, revamping the aircraft roster while introducing a two-player special attack, the Hybrid Attack, to the series.
An enhanced version of the 1993 shoot-'em-up Raiden II, featuring three different courses for multiple difficulties of play.
The fifth main entry in the Raiden series of shoot-'em-ups, developed to celebrate the series's 25th anniversary.
After a 10-year wait, the original Raiden shoot-'em-up series gets revived with new 3D graphics.
A vertical-scrolling shoot-'em-up by Seibu Kaihatsu, based on their earlier games Raiden and Raiden II. Rather than a fighter-craft on Earth, you take control of a starfighter in space.
War of Aero: Project MEIOU
A vertical-scrolling shoot-'em-up released by Yang Chang Electronic for arcades in 1993.
A side-scrolling shoot-'em-up by Allumer, released for arcades in 1991. It is heavily based on the 1987 Irem game R-Type.
A vertical-scrolling shoot-'em-up by Allumer, released for arcades in 1993. It is heavily based on the 1990 Seibu Kaihatsu game Raiden.
The first in Seibu Kaihatsu's signature shoot-'em-up series, Raiden puts players in the role in the titular spacecraft "Raiden" as they battle an alien invasion, 100 years into the future.
A direct sequel to the 1990 shoot-'em-up Raiden, putting players back in the cockpit of the futuristic "Raiden" fighter craft with some new weaponry.