|Blue and White||Shoot 'em up||13.4 MB||Click here to download|
Tails Gear is a new vertical shooter by Blue and White, featuring options which follow your ship and can be commanded to stay in a fixed position until recovered at a later time.
Hold the Z key to activate your secondary weapon and display the hit point. Colliding with enemy ships do not cause any damage, though the game doesn't seem to allow any input with a keyboard when the continue menu pops up. A joypad works fine though. Two stages only.
|Tamanegi||Unknown||Shoot 'em up||3.00 MB||Click here to download|
Tamanegi is a short vertical shooter which features only three levels. Collect items to increase your upgrade indicator, then press the V key to choose your powerup. Hold the X key to activate your shields, and use the C key to launch a bomb.
|Tanks A Lot||Mikael Tillander||Shoot 'em up||5.19 MB||Click here to download|
Tanks A Lot is a decent one level demo in which you hop into a tank with reinforcements on tow as you add to your star collection. A reinforcement will be sent to assist you for every fifty star collected. Use the Z, X and C keys to direct your shots.
|Tatan||hiz||Shoot 'em up||2.23 MB||Click here to download|
Tatan is a simple vertical shooter by HIZ with minimal movement controls, but still manages to offer a couple minutes' worth of action. Use the space key to switch sides, and aim your shots by moving the target around with the mouse.
One short level only.
|Tempest: Event Horizon||D. Eugene Perry||Shoot 'em up||4.35 MB||Click here to download|
Tempest: Event Horizon is a remake of the classic Atari tube shooter from the 80s. Fly a ship around different geometric formations and battle against several different enemies. The different attack patterns of the enemies as well as a limit of seven bullets on screen originating from your ship means that careful planning is needed to get through the different maps. Features easy, normal and hard play. Also included are the infamous invisible levels.
A level editor can be used to create more maps. Hold the Z key to shoot or press the X key to activate the Super-Zapper. Tap the space key to reverse directional controls.
|Terav||Ben Roth||Shoot 'em up||4.21 MB||Click here to download|
Terav is an arcade game with minimalistic graphics but excellent gameplay. Enemy sprites are made out of the fairly standard shapes but uses a wide array of attack patterns. You control a tank with the ability to jump a short distance into the air, which does add a unique gameplay element because the ground is rarely flat.
The difficulty is just right, meaning that with enough practice and tries some progress can actually be made. There are plenty of power-ups to collect and bonuses to unlock.
|Tester Phase One||Isshiki||Shoot 'em up||1.41 MB||Click here to download|
Tester Phase One is a fast-paced vertical shooter created by the developer of Made in Wired, where the player's ship is equipped with a standard issue primary firing weapon and a special reflect attack used to deflect projectiles fired by enemy ships. The reflect mode can be activated pressing the X key, although once the full charge is depleted there is a small delay before it can be used again.
Your progress is only saved after every tenth level, with all previously attempted stages available for selection from the main menu.
|Thrust Xtreme||Wiebo de Wit||Shoot 'em up||3.02 MB||Click here to download|
From the creator of Grid Assault comes Thrust Xtreme, a remake featuring updated graphics but with Wiebo's distinct style from his earlier effort intact. The menu and sprite designs are instantly recognizable, though gameplay is slightly sedated with precise key presses a vital ingredient for success.
Your ship has limited fuel which can be replenished by activating your tractor beam near any of the fuel tanks. Balance is required to hover in one spot while staying close to ground objects.
The objective of the game is to attach a rope to the round object found in each level, then carry them out safely into space in order to progress. Some players might be discouraged by the difficulty or awkward controls, though fans of the original will definitely be delighted with this production.
|Titanion ||Kenta Cho, ABA Games||Shoot 'em up||5.29 MB||Click here to download|
In Titanion, the ship you pilot has a capture beam that can be used to coax enemy craft to your side. These deserters will form a line formation and act as options, increasing your firepower in the process.
There is a standard level progression implemented, with all captured enemies retained from one stage to the next.
|Abogado Powers||Shoot 'em up||8.94 MB||Click here to download|
As usual, another shooter from Japan that doesn't disappoint. One unique feature in Tobi Divine is a pod that can be directed and sent out to destroy enemies at any angle. The X and C keys are used to control the pod in different ways.
Holding down the primary shot button will allow you to fire rapidly. A small target indicating your hit point will be shown as well when you have the Z key depressed.
The demo is pretty short but does showcase enough to get any shmup veteran excited.