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Developer credits are listed as porting company first (as applicable), original developer second. Publishers are not listed in any particular order.

GameInformationDeveloper(s)Publisher(s)YearScrollingReviews
1943Awfully bad port of Capcom's Arcade original.U.S. Gold1989Vertical
AgonyBeautiful graphics, weird theme (you control an owl!). Gameplay not quite as hot.Psygnosis1992Horizontal
Air SupplyMagic Bytes1990Vertical
Aladdin's Magic LampNothing special except for the player's ship: you control a lamp.New Line1989Horizontal
Alien WorldStrongly influenced by Mr. Heli, but in no way near as good.Hi-Tec1992Horizontal
AmniosPsygnosis1991
AnarchySubstandard Defender clone.Psyclapse1991Horizontal
ApacheTeam 171993Horizontal
Apache FlightRaiden clone.Atlantis1992Vertical
Apano SinAwesome looking vert scroller.VAK Entertainment1993Vertical
ApidyaA true masterpiece. Despite having been created in Germany, it looks and plays very Japanese. Top-notch graphics, a weird theme (you control a bee) and awesome music by Chris Hülsbeck. Arguably the best sidescroller for the Amiga.Kaiko/Blue Byte1991Horizontal
ApocalypseSimilar to Choplifter.Virgin1993Horizontal
AquanautUnderwater Defender rip-off.Addictive1990Horizontal
ArmalyteAverage port of the highly overrated C64 original.Thalamus1992Horizontal
Atomic Robo KidActivision1990
BansheeExcellent 194X type of game. The graphics are slightly in the Chaos Engine/Steel Empire vein. AGA chipset only.Core1993Vertical
Battle SquadronOne of the best vert scrollers available. There's also a very good Mega Drive version.Innerprise1989Vertical
BattlestormTitus1991
Better Dead Than AlienNice little Space Invaders sort of game.Electra1988
BlastarStrange and confusing.Core1993
BlasteroidsGood port.Image Works1989
Black HornetHi-Tec1991Vertical
Black ShadowCRL1987Vertical
Blood MoneyOverrated game. And very frustrating, too. Much better on C64.DMA/Psygnosis1989Alex Vormbrock
Bomber BobVery bad cute-em-up in the vein of Twin Bee.Idea1988Vertical
Cabaret AsteroidsPerfect conversion of the original Asteroids.Vertical Development1991
CardiaxxElectronic Zoo1992Horizontal
Carcharodon - White SharksVery good graphics and sound. Smooth gameplay.Demonware1991Horizontal
ChallengerAnco1987Vertical
Chopper XBad Raiden clone.Mastertronic1989Vertical
CustodianHewson1989
CybernoidStrange shooter without any scrolling. Improved version of the C64 original.Hewson1988
Cybernoid II - The RevengeEven better than the first one.Hewson1989
Darius+Arcade conversion.Ace1989Horizontal
Dark FusionGremlin1991Horizontal
DatastormExcellent Defender clone.Visionary Design Technologies1989HorizontalSteven Frew
DefenderWicked Software1987Horizontal
Defender 2Arc1988Horizontal
DenarisRenamed re-release of Katakis.Factor 5/Rainbow Arts1989Horizontal
Disposable HeroVery nice gameplay. Excellent graphics.Gremlin Graphics1993HorizontalAkira
DNA WarriorAce1989Horizontal
Dragon SpiritAwful port. Much better on PCE.Domark1989Vertical
DominatorSystem 31989Horizontal
Dragon BreedLacklustre port of the Arcade original.Activision1991Horizontal
Dragon FighterIdea1992Horizontal
DragonscapeWicked1989
Dyter 07Reline1990Horizontal
Eggminator - It's Jokement DayMKS1994Horizontal
Emetic SkimmerBadly programmed clone of Survivor.Kingsoft1987
EnigmaAGA chipset only.Centillian/OTM1997Horizontal
Evolution CryserKingsoft1990Horizontal
Fantastic VoyageCentaur1992Horizontal
Fire!Probably the worst Defender clone ever.New Deal1990Horizontal
FirehawkCodemasters1993
Flying SharkPorted from the Arcade. The C64 got a much better conversion.Firebird1989Vertical
Forgotten WorldsPort of the Arcade game.US Gold1989Horizontal
Fortress UndergroundSimilar to Fort Apocalypse.Kingsoft1987
Foundations WasteScorpion/Exocet1989Vertical
FusionBullfrog/Electronic Arts1988
Future TankTime Warp1988
FreneticVery nice graphics. A bit hectic, though.Core1991Vertical
GalacticOnly released as a special edition on a coverdisk, very rare.1994Horizontal
Galaxy '89Clone of Galaga '88.Kingsoft1989
Galaxy '93Remake of Galaxy '89.Kingsoft1993
Gemini WingSo-so version of the arcade game.Virgin1989Vertical
GoldrunnerMicrodeal1988Vertical
Goldrunner 2Microdeal1989Vertical
Gunbee F99I haven't played it, but the screenshots suggest that it's a port of Detana!! Twinbee. AGA chipset only.Epic Marketing1998Vertical
Hades NebulaParanoid1987Vertical
H.A.T.E.Isometric shooter reminiscent of Zaxxon.Gremlin1989
Hell BentNovagen1989Vertical
Hostile BreedPalace1992Horizontal
Hunt For Red October 2AVM/Grandslam1990Horizontal
HybrisDiscovery1988Vertical
HyperdomeExocet1989Horizontal
IlyadUbi Soft1989Horizontal
InferiorEgo1996Horizontal
Insects in SpaceDefender clone.Hewson1990Horizontal
IntactMediocre in every aspect.Sphinx1990Vertical
Insanity FightLinel/Microdeal1987Vertical
IntruderUbi Soft1990Horizontal
IridonKingsoft1988Vertical
JackalKonami1988Vertical
JetstrikeRasputin/Alternative1993Horizontal
JugMicrodeal1989
Jupiter ProbeMicrodeal1987Vertical
KamikazeCode Masters1989Horizontal
KatakisEarly R-Type rip-off. One of the first games to feature 50Hz scrolling. Graphics and sound do not have aged well, but the gameplay is still at par with later releases. C64 version is a completely different game.Factor 5/Rainbow Arts1988Horizontal
Killing MachineAtlantis1992Vertical
Last DuelRacing/shmup-crossbreed. Ported from the Arcade version.US Gold1989Vertical
LeathernecksAwful game by Steve Bak.Microdeal1988Vertical
Legend Of The LostImpressions1990Horizontal
Lethal XcessTechnically impressive follow-up to Wings Of Death. Unfortunately, it's not designed as well as its predecessor.Eclipse1992VerticalAlex Vormbrock
LeviathanHorrible Zaxxon clone.English1987
Mega PhoenixDinamic1991
Mega TyphoonIslona1996Vertical
MegablastLK Avalon1998Vertical
MenaceDMA/Psyclapse1988Horizontal
Mortal WeaponMirage1995Horizontal
Mr. HeliPoor conversion of Irem's semi-cute Arcade classic. Better get the excellent PCE version.Firebird1989
NecronomLinel1992Horizontal
NetherworldHewson1988
NightdawnMagic Bytes1987
OutlandsPandora1989Vertical
OutzoneSimilar to Defender, with some puzzle elements added in.Lankhor1991Horizontal
OverkillLike Defender.Mindscape1993Horizontal
P-47Average Arcade conversion.Firebird1990Horizontal
PegasusGremlin1991Horizontal
PhalanxAwfully bad game.Kingsoft1987
Phalanx II - The ReturnKingsoft1987Horizontal
Phantom FighterEmerald/Martech1988Horizontal
PhobiaImage Works1989Horizontal
Photon StormArc1990
PlexuNew Line1990Horizontal
PlutosSlow and unoriginal. Not bad, though.Tynesoft1987Vertical
PowderEpic Marketing1989Horizontal
Project XTeam 171992Horizontal
Project X Special Edition '93Team 171993HorizontalPostman
ProtectorVirgin1989Horizontal
QuartzFirebird1988
RaidenPorted from the Arcade version.US Gold1995Vertical
RenaissanceFour-in-one collection containing exceptionally bad ports of Asteroids, Centipede, Galaxians and Space Invaders.Impressions1990
Return Of The JediDomark/Tengen1988
Return To GenesisFirebird1988Horizontal
Revenge Of The Mutant CamelsTypically weird game by Jeff Minter.Mastertronic1988Horizontal
RotorArcana1990
R-TypeFeaturing a fantastic newly composed title theme by Chris HülsbeckFactor 5/Rainbow Arts1988Horizontal
R-Type IIAverage port that doesn't do the game justice.Activision1991Horizontal
Saint DragonConversion of the Arcade original.Ocean1990Horizontal
SarcophaserRainbow Arts1988Horizontal
ScorpioOne of the first decent vert scrollers for the Amiga and the only one I know of to feature an R-Type style force device. Dated graphics and sound, but excellent playability.Kingsoft1989Vertical
Scramble SpiritsPort of the Arcade version.Grandslam1990Vertical
Seek And DestroyMindscape1993
SidearmsPorted from the Arcade version.US Gold1989
SidewinderArcadia1988Vertical
Sidewinder 2Mastertronic1990Vertical
SilkwormFabulous port of the Arcade version.Random Access/Sales Curve1989Horizontal
Sky FighterRainbow Arts1987Vertical
SlayerHewson1989Horizontal
Sonic BoomBad port of the Arcade original.Activision1990Vertical
Space AssaultMagic1991Horizontal
Space BattleAnco1987
Space Pilot '89Kingsoft1989
Space RangerMiserable Defender clone.Mastertronic1988Horizontal
StarraySuperb Defender clone.Logotron1988Horizontal
Star BreakerArc1989Horizontal
StarrushUbi Soft1992Horizontal
SteigarScreen 71989Horizontal
Super Space InvadersDomark1991
Super Stardust
SWIVThere are updated versions for SNES and MD.Storm1990Vertical
T-ZeroAwesome and super-detailed shooter. AGA chipset onlyClickboom1998Horizontal
The OathPretty decent game with very good graphics and sound.Attic1992Horizontal
ThunderjawsDomark1991Horizontal
TyphoonNice early vert scroller. Has nothing in common with the identically named Arcade game.Kingsoft1987Vertical
Ultra Violent WorldsAGA chipset only.CIS/Vorlon1998Vertical
U.N. SquadronArcade conversion.US Gold1991Horizontal
Uridium 2Excellent sequel to the 8-bit classic.Graftgold/Renegade1993HorizontalAkira
VaderAnco1987Vertical
Venom WingLevels scroll vertically and horizontally, just like in Salamander.Thalamus1990
ViolatorCodemasters1991Vertical
VortexVisionary Design1988
WantedBoring shooter with a Wild West theme.Infogrames1989Vertical
WarpSimilar to the overhead levels of Thunder Force II.Thalion1990
Wings Of DeathExcellently designed game with a strange fantasy theme.Thalion1991VerticalAlex Vormbrock
Wings Of FuryBroderbund1990Horizontal
WizballWeird, but cool.Sensible Software/Ocean1988Horizontal
X-OutInnovative shooter with wonderful graphics and music. Still, the gameplay lacks some finetuning.Rainbow Arts1989Horizontal
XenonBitmap Bros./Melbourne House1988Vertical
Xenon II - MegablastLegendary shooter with incredible stylish graphics.Bitmap Bros./Image Works1990Vertical
XP-8Weathermine1996
XR-35Anco1988Horizontal
Z-OutExcellently crafted gameplay. One of the best sidescrollers ever released for the Amiga. Second only to Apidya.Advantec/Rainbow Arts1990Horizontal
ZiriaxNice graphics.Software Business1989Horizontal
ZynapsOkayish Amiga version. Great on Spectrum and Amstrad CPC.Hewson1988Horizontal
ZyronKingsoft1987Vertical
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