i need some shumps

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  1. yayforwii
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    any good ones for GBA? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. dexmix

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    you mean shmups?

    i always go for either Iridion II or phalanx

    i kind of like sigma star saga too, though some people hate it.

    you can also rock shmups for NES or the Original GB/GBC using an emulator like PocketNES or Goomba.
     
  3. pikirika

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    R-Type III
     
  4. pikirika

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    R-Type III

    Damit! Sorry for the double post.
     
  5. reaperman@home

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    well there's alien hominid--I love that game.

    As far as a bullets-from-hell, Vulkanon is free and about as hellish as it can get.
     
  6. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    Some of the compilations have old arcade shooters. Konami Classics, Activsion Anthology, etc.
     
  7. dexmix

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    dude, i freakin love alien hominid, i just wish there were more levels. that game rocked.
     
  8. reaperman@home

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    I'm surprised nobody's mentioned Invader yet. It's not as good as the first two I mentioned, but it's certainly better than what happened to the big names when they got ported to gba.
     
  9. pikirika

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    Gradius advance
     
  10. TLSpartan

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    Get PocketNES and put on Galaga and the first Gradius. Hours of my life right there [​IMG]
     
  11. Hadrian

    Hadrian Everybofy knows badgers like MASH POTATOES!

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    Get the PC Engine emulator, that consoles has some of the best shooters.
     
  12. reaperman@home

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    I don't know why but TG16 shooters never left me with a warm fuzzy feeling. I guess I should cringe for the flame war, but I feel the shooters felt too primative, as did the system in general, but especially the shooters. I guess Image Fight was okay, but it still left me with that 8-bit feeling. It was just a wierd time for hardware.

    Actually most of the GBA port-shooters leave me with a similar feeling. Like the hardware was being seriously underused. It's a shame treasure never put out a vehicle shooter for the system. Their games tend to be nothing short of incredible and a shooter should leave an 'over the top pretty' feeling in its wake.
     
  13. dexmix

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    i wish the homebrew community would come up with something in the vane of modern shmups.
     
  14. sasuke_kun12

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    galaga all teh way
     
  15. dexmix

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    Namco's 50th anniversary collection has a great version of Galaga. such a classic shooter.
     
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