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  • n. Plural form of shmup.


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  • I have, at this moment, at least 113 "shmups" installed on my computer (mostly from


  • We tried playing some shmups together on XBL, and she kinda got the hang of Geometry Wars 2.

    Girlfriend Games

  • September 06, 2007 More abstract shooters or shmups

    Miriam Ruiz

  • Less 1942 than 1916, Above and Below takes shmups back to WWI iPhone 4G almost certainly exists, video evidence surfaces iPhone's Chaos Rings out now in New Zealand App Store

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  • Although they are not shmups, I think they will be the best of their kind on the Wii. News

  • Cave, famous for its insane bullet hell shmups, is taking full advantage of the reduced risk of self-publishing downloadable games.


  • Shooter fans in the mood for something with a bit more of a classical sensibility than the insane "bullet hell" shmups being made these days should look forward to May 5.


  • MonkeyPaw to bring you shmups, a 2d-fighter and male buttocks to a PlayStation 3 near you.

    Gamezone: Game Reviews and More!

  • Less 1942 than 1916, Above and Below takes shmups back to WWI

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  • Although only three games are confirmed for release on PSN thus far, it appears PS3 owners can expect even more shmups in the future.



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