Simply put, this is the finest example of the genre you will find on any platform, home or arcade, to date.
Space Invaders Infinity Gene
Space Invaders, the game that defined video games for generations, is back with a new twist!
Sine Mora is a side-scrolling shooting game dealing with time manipulation.
In Alien Hominid HD, you'll take on the role of a diminutive but hilariously deadly alien who must recover his spaceship from Earth.
The Genesis version of Gunstar Heroes makes an appearance on the Xbox 360.
If you're interested in pure Galaga nostalgia, Galaga for mobile is a perfect port.
Zeit Squared is a side-scrolling action game with a twist of time-travel elements.
Akai Katana Shin
Unleash the power of the Blood Katana The Empires war has ravaged the world and the people are suffering in its relentless pursuit of domination using the feared Blood Katanas.
Galaga Legions reinvents the classic shooter for the Xbox Live Arcade.
Galaga Legions DX
Galaga Legions DX is the follow-up title from the team behind PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX.
Japan's gothic-lolita shmup hit, DeathSmiles, makes its way to the U.S. in 2010.
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project
Manhattan Project is occasionally frustrating, but when it's good, it's very, very good.
Assault Heroes is an arcade-style top-down shooter for Xbox Live Arcade.
Heavy Weapon: Atomic Tank
PopCap's Heavy Weapon, previously available as a web-based PC game, now comes to Xbox Live Arcade with new online modes.
Those thirsting for an amazing old school shooting experience can relax - your game has arrived.
Assault Heroes 2
Assault Heroes 2 brings its intense shooter action into outer space in this sequel, with vehicles you can hijack and enhanced co-op.
From the team that created the award-winning Greed Corp comes Gatling Gears.
Metal Slug 3
Metal Slug 3 brings its signature run 'n' gun shooting action to Xbox LIVE Arcade.
This scrolling shooter will have enemies attacking you from all angles, so look sharp.
Mamorukun Curse! is an action-packed top-down shooter that has players make use of the "Curse Bullet" mechanic to wipe away enemy bullets, curse enemies, or even curse yourself.