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"Aurikon" picture.

"Aurikon" pictured above.

1 Hit Wing Commander

"1Hit Wing Commander"

Head to head World War II battle. Similar in gameplay to the classic Atari Combat.

Requires accurate timing skills and fairly rapid button presses.

(c) 2005 Evil Entities

Alien Abduction

"Alien Abduction"

Abduct all the aliens within a time limit. Requires moderate to highly accurate timing skills.

(C) 2005



Highly adjustable and accessible treasure hunt/shoot-em-up game. Features a wealth of difficulty, graphics and control method adjustment. 2006 Retro Remakes prize winner.

(C) 2006 (PC and Mac)

Atom Cruncher

"Atom Cruncher"

Shoot the red circles, don't shoot the blue crosses. Requires moderate timing skills and fairly rapid button presses.

(C) 2005 Trevor 'Smila' Storey



Flee from or destroy an onslaught of baddies. Highly accessible shoot-em-up. Requires accurate timing skills as the game progresses.

(C) 2005 Aggressive Game Designs

Blood Bath

"Blood Bath"

Rambo themed one-switch one man army. SPACE bar to fire a cycling choice of weapons.

(C) 2005

Cheat 7

"Cheat 7"

Shoot incoming planes. Game ends when 20 planes escape. Game suits a wide variety of abilities.

(C) 2005 Step 5 written by Patrick Becker

Dr. Who

"Dr. Who"

Shoot the Daleks. Requires fast reactions and button presses.

(C) 2005 Trevor 'Smila' Storey

The Dragon's Crystal

Shoot-em-up similar in some ways to Atari's Dragon Spirit. Requires moderate timing skills.

(C) 2005 Black Rat Studios written by D. Eugene Perry

Flossy Siege

"Flossy Siege"

Drop various objects on top of attacking crocodiles to repel their attacks. Requires very accurate timing skills.

(C) 2005 ovinebydesign



Simple shoot-em-up. When the Gunslinger twitches - press your button to fire.

(C) 2005 Joel Blackwell

Ketchup Factory

"Ketchup Factory"

Defend yourself by shooting at incoming tomatoes. Requires accurate timing skills.

(C) 2005 Georg Rottensteiner (Endurion).

Mission Control

Mission Control

Shoot the green ships, avoid the blues, and get the power ups. Requires accurate timing skills.

(C) 2005 Bedroom Coder written by Dan Evans (Deadmaster).

Pax Britannica

Gamma IV entrant. One to four player deep-sea tactical shoot-em-up. Superb!

See the GameBase Accessibility Review on Pax Britannica for more accessibility info.

(C) 2010 No Fun Games by Henk Boom, Renaud Bédard, Matthew Gallant, Daniel Burton and Ben Abraham.

The Pyramid

"The Pyramid"

Retro Remakes 2006 Competition Winner. One of the most accessible games to date, and great fun to boot. Highly recommended.

(C) 2006, 2014 PugFugly Games written by Chris Roper. Updated for use with Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Save the Satellite

"Save the Satellite"

Defend yourself against incoming baddies. Requires moderate to very accurate timing skills and rapid button presses.

(C) 2005 Cali.

Scorch Went Bonkers

"Scorch Went Bonkers"

Highly accessible competitive shoot-em-up for one to five players. Requires good judgement (or luck!).

(C) 2005 Jakub Wasilewski



Save the Human Race. Tense game with similarities to Robotron: 2084. Requires a quick memory, good anticipation and moderate to fast reactions.

(C) 2005 Leonardo 'Saleo' Sala

Space Charge

"Space Charge"

Space themed shoot-em-up. Requires moderately quick reactions.

(C) 2005 Normo

Spotty Storm

"Spotty Storm"

Abstract shoot-em-up. Requires a powerful PC to run correctly.

(C) 2005 Firelight Multimedia (Astu)


"Squid Yes! Octopus Not So!"

Perhaps the fiercest most hectic one-switch game of all time that is still huge fun to play.

Thanks to the inclusion of a 4Noah one-switch utility this arena shooter can be played with the LEFT MOUSE CLICK alone. Outside of the practice modes fast reactions are needed and ideally the ability to double and treble click.

(C) 2009 Bag Full of Wrong by Robert D Fearon

The Life In Matter

"The Life In Matter"

Dodge and collect game where you try to spiral to the centre of the screen. Requires increasingly fast reactions as the game progresses.

(C) 2005 Iteration Games


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