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shmups - Any recommendations?

01-11-2016, 04:43 PM
#1
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 7
shmups - Any recommendations?

Hi I just sign up today, just wanted to say that I really love shmups game and if you have recommendation please let know. I have also MAME installed so I can play shmup with the iCade controller.
01-11-2016, 05:43 PM
#2
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 623
Quote:
Originally Posted by SoldierCat View Post
Hi I just sign up today, just wanted to say that I really love shmups game and if you have recommendation please let know. I have also MAME installed so I can play shmup with the iCade controller.
Welcome! I don't really play shmups anymore, but try searching TA articles for recommendations also.

01-11-2016, 06:30 PM
#3
Welcome to TA.

On the main TA page, there's a bunch of game genres on the right hand side, if you scroll down. eg:

http://toucharcade.com/category/games/shooter/

Or try 'Shooters' in the search box above.

The games by Cave are popular.

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Last edited by Red1; 01-11-2016 at 06:32 PM.
01-11-2016, 07:01 PM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,765
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Originally Posted by SoldierCat View Post
Hi I just sign up today, just wanted to say that I really love shmups game and if you have recommendation please let know. I have also MAME installed so I can play shmup with the iCade controller.
Welcome. I am sure you will get some long lists in the coming hours or day or 2. A new favorite just recently out is AirAttack 2 with 22 levels and daily challenges. As noted, the offerings by Cave are all generally well recieved. Developer Sunny Tam has a couple great SHMUPs. Phoenix HD is another huge favorite of mine. Many people enjoy Sky Force 2014 as well.

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showth...ighlight=SHMUP

This is a recent thread. Search on SHMUP gives quite a lot of relevant hits, but also has hits for the controllers as well.

GameCenter ID : oldestgamer

Last edited by pluto6; 01-11-2016 at 07:06 PM.
01-12-2016, 03:32 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Philippines
Posts: 1,515
All of the games made by Cave. IMHO all of theme are excellent, well if you like bullet hell shmups
01-12-2016, 04:17 PM
#6
Joined: Jan 2015
Location: Liberty city
Posts: 2,748
Apocalypse meow
Air attack
Air attack 2
Sky force 2014

Shooting stars
Shooty skies
01-12-2016, 07:05 PM
#7
Joined: Jan 2012
Location: Philippines
Posts: 22,188
My favorite shmups:

Phoenix HD (bullet hell)
AirAttack 2 (traditional)
Danmaku Unlimited 2 (bullet hell)
.Decluster Zero (bullet hell)
DariusBurst (traditional)
Super Crossfire (gimmicky galaga/space invaders-like)
Galactic Nemesis (galaga/space invaders-like, but with free movement)
Plasma Sky (galaga/space invaders-like, but with free movement)
Touch Force (gimmicky bullet hell)
Glorkian Warrior (galaga/space invaders-like)

I heard good things about Operation Dracula, but i didnt pick that one up.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword

Last edited by Exact-Psience; 01-12-2016 at 11:42 PM.
01-12-2016, 10:28 PM
#8
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 7
Tanks for all the reply guys, I never expect they were so many shmup on ios and good also.
01-12-2016, 11:50 PM
#9
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: minnesota
Posts: 1,280
Plasma sky is awesome on the iCade.
01-13-2016, 07:25 AM
#10
Joined: Sep 2014
Location: Greece
Posts: 1,328
My top 3

AirAtack2
Plasma Sky
Skyforce 2014