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consists of 4 releases.
Released December 1985
Omega Five is an old-school 2D-style horizontal shump by Hudson for Xbox Live Arcade.
A shoot 'em up/fighting game based on the Tekkaman Blade anime.
Following the invasion of Earth by fish-like aliens, you must assume the role of a S.C.A.T. soldier and halt the onslaught!
Sol-Feace is a side-scrolling shooter that was a pack-in with the Sega CD. It was also released on the Sharp X68000 and Sega Genesis.
Burai Fighter is a side-scrolling/top-down shooter released for the NES, Game Boy and later the Game Boy Color adopting different names with each release. Featuring upgradable weapons and the ability to shoot in eight directions, the player must destroy the Burai and their seven bases.
Infamous for its excruciating difficulty, Abadox is a side-scroller shooter for the NES that had both vertical and horizontal levels.
A side-scrolling shooter released on multiple platforms by Capcom. The player could rotate their burly soldier protagonist, allowing them to shoot in many directions.
A horizontally scrolling shoot'em up published by Firebird for the Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum homecomputers.
An early Capcom horizontal shoot 'em up, featuring a mech protagonist. Capcom adapted Section Z's bi-directional firing for Side Arms, and also incorporated a power-up system where the player's mech merges with another to become far stronger.
Don the Power Suit of intergalactic bounty hunter Samus Aran as she recaptures the dangerous Metroid species from the evil Space Pirates. Released by Nintendo in 1986, this game introduced the "Metroidvania" style of open-world gameplay on consoles.
Also known as Salamander, Life Force is a spin-off of the 1985 shoot-'em-up Gradius featuring two-player multiplayer and both side-scrolling and vertical-scrolling stages.
A side scrolling arcade shoot 'em up and the first in Konami's famous series. The game became famous for its extreme difficulty and varied power-ups.
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