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Best shoot em up's (non Japanese/bullet hell)

09-21-2010, 05:45 AM
#1
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Best shoot em up's (non Japanese/bullet hell)

I'm looking for some good shoot em ups for iPhone/iPod Touch. I'm also not a fan of bullet hell shooters, so please don't recommend anything along those lines.

The best shoot em up I've seen so far for the platform is the port of Tyrian, but that's not available anymore and I'm sure there's some good original games that I'm not aware of. I also liked Space Invaders Infinity Gene but was looking for something more robust.

Last edited by EnigmaticOddity; 09-21-2010 at 07:45 AM.
09-21-2010, 08:03 AM
#2
Joined: May 2010
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go an try
- Assault squadron (not really a bullet hell so I will list this here)
- Roswell (beautiful designed shmup)
- Warblade (retro supershooter, love the time trial mode)
- Superlaser
- Skyforce and
- Icarus-X (but this game is hard as **** I really suck at it, though tons of fun )

forgot: http://appshopper.com/games/maa-monsters-against-aliens
I REALLy liked that one and for .99 its a great deal

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09-21-2010, 10:51 AM
#3
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iFighter 1945.

Invaders Must Die.
09-21-2010, 11:32 AM
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Check out Isotope(if you don't have it already). Solid shooter!

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09-21-2010, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by ipod_david View Post
go an try
- Assault squadron (not really a bullet hell so I will list this here)
- Roswell (beautiful designed shmup)
- Warblade (retro supershooter, love the time trial mode)
- Superlaser
- Skyforce and
- Icarus-X (but this game is hard as **** I really suck at it, though tons of fun )

forgot: http://appshopper.com/games/maa-monsters-against-aliens
I REALLy liked that one and for .99 its a great deal
That's most of them, but I'll also mention Ultrablast, Air Attack and...there's always R-Type, of course.

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09-21-2010, 11:39 AM
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isotope is a DS Shooter I thought he wanted to know some stright forward vertical shmups

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There's this thing they invented way back in the 80's, it's called a "Joke". You may want to look into it...
Instagram: i5_david, feel free to add me
09-21-2010, 11:55 AM
#7
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isotope is a DS Shooter I thought he wanted to know some stright forward vertical shmups

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Originally Posted by EnigmaticOddity View Post
I'm looking for some good shoot em ups for iPhone/iPod Touch. I'm also not a fan of bullet hell shooters, so please don't recommend anything along those lines.

The best shoot em up I've seen so far for the platform is the port of Tyrian, but that's not available anymore and I'm sure there's some good original games that I'm not aware of. I also liked Space Invaders Infinity Gene but was looking for something more robust.

Didn't notice anywhere they wanted to know some straight forward vertical shmups?

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Last edited by GodSon; 09-21-2010 at 12:17 PM.
09-21-2010, 01:52 PM
#8
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Ok, then... go for it!!! Isotope is the best DS shooter (with critical wave and meteor blitz)

(I falsy assumed that)

Quote:
Originally Posted by thatusernameistaken
There's this thing they invented way back in the 80's, it's called a "Joke". You may want to look into it...
Instagram: i5_david, feel free to add me