XBLA top down shooters?

#1 Posted by zudthespud (3281 posts) -

So i watched the latest Quick Look Video and it reminded me how fun these games can be. Are there any decent ones on XBLA? Preferably 2 player. I looked at a couple of previous of XEVIOUS but it looked a little primitive.

Thanks.

#2 Posted by Breadfan (6589 posts) -

There is Smash TV, it is not like XEVIOUS in the ship shooting sense, but it is a lot of fun.

#3 Posted by License_To_Bill (792 posts) -

Get Ikaruga.

#4 Posted by zudthespud (3281 posts) -
License_To_Bill said:
"Get Ikaruga."
just what i was looking for, i'll give it a go. Thanks.
#5 Posted by Captain_Fookup (1519 posts) -

Smash TV is the shit, Aegis Wing is a left right shooter and it's free. I may download R-Type Dimensions this weekend, been craving some R-Type for a long time.

#6 Posted by DJ_Lae (629 posts) -

All you need is Ikaruga.

It's balls-bustingly hard, of course, but it's awesome.

#7 Posted by RHCPfan24 (8609 posts) -

Ikaruga is great, and Smash TV is the best old school shoot em up there too.

#8 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

There's Ikaruga, 1942: Joint Strike, and both Assault Heroes games are pretty good. I'm pretty sure the first AH is a "XBLA Favorite" or whatever those discounted games are called.

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