50 Best Bullet-hell games

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The best 50 Bullet-hell games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Bullet-hell games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Rabi-Ribi released the 1 September 2017

4# Sine Mora EX - 2017

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With many ways to manipulate time, Sine Mora features over 50 weapon combinations to complete each beautiful stage that fits to the player's skills with scaling difficulty. Key Features " Engrossing story integrated seamlessly into the action to elevate the user experience Unique, time extension based gameplay 7 beautifully crafted, diverse stages Over 50 different weapon combinations with time manipulating devices Great accessibility - Story Mode is tailored to not scare away absolute newcomers to the genre Risk and reward - multiple difficulty levels in Arcade Mode with deep scoring and hidden rank system for the more experienced players Music composed by Akira Yamaoka, Sound Director of Silent Hill and Shadows of the Damned Featuring boss designs by Mahiro Maeda, one of the most prominent Japanese anime creators (Blue Submarine No. Sine Mora EX Features: " 16:9 Aspect ratio (instead of 16:10 which is still an option) Full English Voice Overs (Original Hungarian ones are still available as an option) Local co-op for up to 2 players in Story mode 3 New versus modes: Race, Tanks, Dodgeball New challenge levels Improved Rendering

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5# Rabi-Ribi - 2017

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Dodge bullets, missiles and lasers in battle as you wrap your head around that bunny girl costume! Combo away with your mighty Piko Hammer or spam various spells from afar with your fiery fairy friend. Explore and explode through Rabi-Rabi Island as you collect power-ups and uncover secrets...

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6# Zenzizenzic - 2015

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Zenzizenzic is a fast-paced, adrenaline-infused twin stick bullet hell shoot 'em up and open world roguelike. Featuring a beautifully abstract art style and a thumping, full throttle soundtrack, it's sure to get your thumbs sweating and your blood pumping!

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8# Steredenn - 2017

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Steredenn is a frenetic and chaotic space shooter, carved in big beautiful pixels, with insane boss battles. Embark in your ship and engage the fight against dreadful space pirates in a never-ending combat for your survival. Enjoy the infinite replayability of the game with its unforgiving gameplay, intense boss fights, (almost) randomly generated environments, twisted space events and a surprisingly large arsenal of weapons.

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9# Score Rush Extended - 2016

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Award-winning 4 player overhead scrolling 2D shmup, the world's first widescreen bullet-hell shmup, with multidirectional dual-stick controls. Originally an experimental game, it became 1 game in Japan. Locally cooperative, globally competitive. Play alone or with your friends -- as a team! -- to compete against scores from other single player and multiplayer teams.  The most fundamental and philosophically pure shoot 'em up ever. Truly tests how good you are at dodging and shooting enemies. Empower the player philosophy. Increased challenge comes from increased game difficulty not player weakness. Allows domination. No gimmicks. No hidden points or bonuses. To get the highest score, dominate the game.

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12# Danmaku Unlimited 2 - 2014

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Danmaku Unlimited 2 brings a modern, original take on the classic Japanese arcade genre rarely seen on mobile devices! -Pure vertical shoot'em up in the vein of classic Japanese arcade titles -Battle countless enemies as you fight across 5 beautiful, action-packed stages -Weave and dodge against unique, exhilarating bullet patterns in epic multi-phase boss battles.

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13# Ghost Blade HD - 2017

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Ghost Blade HD is an intense bullet-hell shoot 'em up game, with satisfying and addictive score-based gameplay. With its inspiration going back to the shooting games of the 1990s era, Ghost Blade HD ties old memories to current tones and techniques.

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16# .Decluster Zero: Bullet Nocturne - 2015

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'.Decluster Zero (dot decluster zero)' is a Japanese style bullet-hell shooter with abstract and pixelated neo-retro graphics. - Expanded homing laser system - Touch and hold a second finger... - Bullets around the player are slowed down (Capture Mode) - New scoring system (Homing laser basics are the same as before: requires meter and cancels bullets.) - Japanese style bullet-hell shooter - Terrific bullet hell experience - 5 various levels + 1 - Beautiful bullet patterns - Boss battles which take your breath away - 4 levels of difficulty that actually make a difference - Soundtracks to make you high - Optimized controls for mobile - Restart from any level you reached - Adjustable gameplay area - Various settings - Replay video through Everyplay - Game Center support - Leaderboard/Achievement - Leaderboard for each difficulty/level - Universal app for iPhone/iPad/Apple TV - MFi controller support

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17# Don't Shoot Yourself! - 2015

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Your bullets are your own worst enemy in this never seen before puzzle SHMUP.Avoid 100 of your bullets in a small ring as they bounce off different kinds of barriers. Skillfully control your bullet pattern to outsmart the walls and break through to the next level!

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18# Phoenix - 2016

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Phoenix 2 is a blistering arcade Shoot'Em Up with jaw-dropping graphics where you defeat waves of increasingly menacing enemies in daily new missions. Find and upgrade the ship that fits your play style and matches up well in the missions. All players across the world play this daily mission and share their scores on our leaderboards.

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19# Savant - Ascent - 2013

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A malicious orb has cast Savant out of his tower and transformed his surroundings into dangerous enemies!Dodge and shoot your way back up the tower, and blast down waves of enemies as you make your way towards the top! As you progress, you unlock CDs that not only give you new tracks to play to, but also grant you powerful new abilities!

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20# OPERATION DRACULA - 2015

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'Could prove to be one of the most accurate representations of the Japanese bullet hell shmup outside of Japan' - Touch Arcade 5/5 Operation Dracula is a rip roaring bullet hell shooter that will scramble your brain and your fingers! - Wailing Japanese guitar solos - Built in Music Player with more than 30 awesome gaming music - Extreme Challenge - not for the feint at heart!

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21# QP Shooting - Dangerous!! - 2014

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QP Shooting - Dangerous!! is a bullet hell type shoot’em’up starring the pudding-loving dog girl QP seen in 100% Orange Juice. Nothing can stand between QP and her pudding - not even difficulty options to reduce the experienced gamer to tears!

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23# Raiden V - 2016

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A quarter-century after the arcade hit Raiden first left its mark on the shooting genre, the series now comes to the Xbox One in its most modern and advanced form yet! Join the war for Earth's future, where the tide of battle holds constant surprises, in this game that's easy to learn, but difficult to master. Using Xbox One cloud functionality to its fullest, now all players can easily access their data, allowing you and your comrades-in-arms to enter the fray side-by-side!

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