Score Rush: Top 10 Console Exclusive Shmups of All Time

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
By: Matthew Doucette

Nothing too official, but worth mentioning that Score Rush was nominated twiced, by prominent shmup gamers, as one of the top 10 console exclusive shmups of all time:


TrevHead (TVR) of Indie and Doujin Gamer nominations:

  1. Recca
  2. Gradius V
  3. Musha
  4. Gynoug (Wings of Wor)
  5. Spriggan
  6. Enhander
  7. Wings of Thunder
  8. Harmfull Park
  9. Gun Nac
  10. Score Rush :)

DJ Incompetent of shmups (twitter) nominations:

  1. The Guardian Legend
  2. Gradius V
  3. Super Aleste
  4. Geometry Wars 2
  5. Gradius Gaiden
  6. Score Rush :)
  7. Gradius Rebirth
  8. R-Type Delta
  9. Blazing Lazers
  10. Einhander



That is all!



About the Author: I am Matthew Doucette of Xona Games, an award-winning indie game studio that I founded with my twin brother. We make intensified arcade-style retro games. Our business, our games, our technology, and we as competitive gamers have won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Our business has won $190,000 in contests. Our games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, have won game contests, and have held 3 of the top 5 rated spots in Japan of all Xbox LIVE indie games. Our game engines have been awarded for technical excellence. And we, the developers, have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions -- relating to the games we make. Read about our story, our awards, our games, and view our blog.