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December 22, 2012


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Great run n' gun shooters.

TurkEvulture Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
What are some of the absolute BEST run and gun shooters you've ever played? In other words, what're your favorites? Metal Slug X and 3 are two of my favorites in this awesome genre. Unfortunately, I've never played a Contra game in my life. But I have played Gunstar Super Heroes, which was a semi-remake of Gunstar Heroes, which was inspired by Contra.

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hexgirl911 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Student General Artist
I only played it for about an hour at my cousin's house but I really liked Dead Nation.
But it depends on what kind of perspective you like more.
Kiwi-Punch Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I loved the hell out of all of the Metal Slug games...In fact, I may just draw some fan art of it sometime soon.
kmwright Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
Metal Slug 3
Metal Slug: 2nd Mission
Metal Slug XX
Contra: Hard Corps (Japanese version)
Gunstar Heroes
IMDSound Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Run-n-gun? Like side-scrolling? If that's the case then all of the MetalSlugs! If any run and gun then I'd have to say Borderlands 2!
Megaman and Megaman X games are all fantastic. Megaman 3 and 4 were my favorites.
I do enjoy a good Metal Slug as well.
VomitBear Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012
Time Splitters was a fun split screen game.
So was the Nintendo James Bond game, I forget the title
TurkEvulture Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012
Those are first-person shooters. I'm talking about 2d run and gun shooters "shmups".
SUPER-JOHN-DOE Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012
Metal Slug and Gunstar Heroes FTW!
Contra rules too!
vic-viper-001 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Rapid Reload is one of my favorite run n' gun games. It's an old obscure PS1 game that was only released in Europe and Japan.... so unless you're keen on importing games, the only way to play it is to use an emulator, but even so, it's awesome!
TurkEvulture Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012
Hmm, that sounds interesting! I'm gonna check it out!
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