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15 Awesome Android Shoot 'Em Ups

15 Awesome Android Shoot 'Em Ups
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Bullet Hell Bliss

Shoot 'em up games (affectionately called 'shmups') have a long and storied history in the timeline of computer games, from the pioneering Spacewar (1962) and Space Invaders (1978) to genre classics such as R-Type, Raiden, and Tyrian. A genre marked by vibrant graphics, addictive gameplay, and razor thin margins between perfect success and explosive death, shooters have captivated gamers via arcade machines, desktop computers, and games consoles. It's no different in today's mobile gaming environment, with retro classicsbeing resurrected for mobile play, as well as new games taking inspiration from the best of the genre. If you're looking for a good game for your Android device this weekend, why not give these excellent 'shmups' a shot?

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    JohlBro Solloway-Peters , July 13, 2013 7:32 PM
    The Espgaluda series is another great one, similar to Dodonpachi (in price, as well), and Phoenix HD is brilliant, but only available on iOS. :/ 
    I miss this genre though, and I LOVE this article.
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