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.
Gun Frontier is a vertical scrolling shooter developed by Taito for the arcade and released in 1990.
Aero Fighters 2
Take control of one of eight unique (and sometimes bizarre) pilots and traverse the world in the first Neo Geo sequel to Video System's signature shoot 'em up series.
Aero Fighters 3
When enemy forces wipe out the modern jets of the Aero Fighters, they must scramble using heavily-modified World War II warplanes in the third installment of the Aero Fighters series.
Also known as Sonic Wings, Aero Fighters is a vertical-scrolling shoot-'em-up with a variety of real-life military aircraft to choose from, each of which are piloted by a distinct cast of pilots.
An arcade shoot-'em-up from the studio that later created the Aero Fighters series, starring two rabbit robots.