What do u call such games?

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  1. stealthmaker

    stealthmaker Ancient Guru

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    what do u call these games that have like space ships in them that shoot stuff and get upgreads and so on.. u know those 2d games... im trying find a game that came with pc mag some years ago but i cant rememeber the name of the game and i dont know what the gener is called so i cant look it up online...
    which brings this to mind... any recommendations ?? :p
     
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    Freelancer man...it rocks
     
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    Maybe the game ur looking is StarWars:Rogue Squadron??
    Try this words to google search:Space Sim,Space Action,Space Strategy,Space Shooter
     
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    You can also try Hegemonia or Haegemonia.Its a space RTS with fantastic 3d graphics,shaders and sound
     

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    stealthmaker Ancient Guru

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    no the game im looking for is a bit old.. not really that known... its not 3d.. its sth like RAPTOR was... but in the game im looking for u play sideways not upwards...
     
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    There are literally hundreds of games matching that description, it was a very popular genre taking after Galaxians and such.
     
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    They are called shooters.

    Can you give us any more info about it? Maybe what year it was in pc mag, the devs that made it, publisher ect?
     
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    Those 2d Sideways-scrolling shoot-em-ups like R-Type, you mean? Some peeps call em 'SHMUPS' there are hundreds of em.
     
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    ahhhh....shmups.......*wipes tear from eye*.love 'em.so does shagga.one word for you stealthmaker.that word is 'mame'.get mame32 and your in shmup heaven.my collection is now running in the high 200's.don't ask for rom's here though-it's a bit of a 'grey' area regarding legality.you know where the 'pm' button is ;)
     
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    all i can remembre is that in this game the ship could fly and go underwater as well.. i remember i really liked it.. thou i dont remember who was the developer of the game.. but it was about 1998 i think that i played it maybe 99
     

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