A shoot-them-up is an action-packed game genre where players control a character or spaceship, aiming to destroy numerous enemies with a variety of weapons. Players navigate through levels, dodging enemy attacks, while strategically utilizing power-ups to enhance their firepower.
A selection of contemporary « Shoot them up » video games, deeply inspired by the aesthetics and spirit of the 1980.

GRIDD: Retroenhanced

Gridd: retroenhanced

GRIDD: Retroenhanced is a retro-futuristic ‘Shoot them up‘ crafted by Italian Antab Studio, drawing inspiration from the 80s cyberpunk culture and the digital landscape of TRON with its endless grid. Players navigate through progressively challenging levels, facing diverse and formidable obstacles and enemies, all aiming to dismantle the security mainframe. The game boasts a unique visual realm with stunning animations and vibrant colors. Its soundtrack echoes a strong Synthwave essence, featuring the skilled Australian musician ‘Dream Fiend’ on synthesizers. Prepare for an exciting challenge!

Download: PC, Xbox One

Soundcloud :Soundtrack

Hotline Miami 2

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

Developed by Dennaton Games and released by ‘Devolver Digital,’ Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is a 2D top-down shooter (a nod to the original GTA). It features an 80s Synthwave soundtrack with legends like Mitch Murder, Carpenter Brut, Perturbator, and others. The game is notorious for its intense violence, resulting in copious amounts of bloodshed onscreen. Definitely tailored for an adult audience, it revolves around the trial of the protagonist from the first game and a group of ruthless hitmen donning animal masks, mercilessly eliminating offenders and criminals. This game stands out for its unique and unforgettable atmosphere.

Download: PC, PS3, PS4, PS Vita

Amazon :Soundtrack
Dennaton Games :Editor

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