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15th Aug '16 10:09:53 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* In one chapter of the Tip of the Spear mission from ''VideoGame/HaloReach'', during your ride to the Spire, you use the [[FutureCopter Falcon]]'s mounted grenade launcher to take out ground targets, including Shade turrets, Fuel Rod turrets, and Wraiths. Exodus also has a rail shooter chapter, this time using the machine gun.

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* In one chapter of the Tip "Tip of the Spear Spear" mission from ''VideoGame/HaloReach'', during your ride to the Spire, you use the [[FutureCopter Falcon]]'s mounted grenade launcher to take out ground targets, including Shade turrets, Fuel Rod turrets, and Wraiths. Exodus "Exodus" also has a rail shooter chapter, this time using the machine gun.
8th Aug '16 1:06:30 PM finalsurvivor1
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** ''Kirby's Dream Land'', the first game, used it for the level 3 boss fight with Kaboola instead. This boss was left out of the rehash of the game in ''Kirby Super Star'', but finally made a comeback in ''Kirby Super Star Ultra''.

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** ''Kirby's Dream Land'', the first game, used it for the level 3 boss fight with Kaboola instead. This boss was left out of the rehash of the game in ''Kirby Super Star'', but finally made a comeback in ''Kirby Super Star Ultra''.Ultra'', now renamed Kabula.



** ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'' features this to a larger degree then past titles, with multiple stages utilizing the robo's Jet mode for shooter segments.

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** ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'' features this to a larger degree then past titles, with multiple stages utilizing the robo's Jet mode for shooter segments. [[spoiler:Kabula even makes a return as a special boss]].



* The final boss of ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards'' is fought in this manner, though you're not chasing the boss, instead circling around it avoid its attacks and taking aim at various parts to cripple it and expose its weak point.

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* The final boss TrueFinalBoss of ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards'' is fought in this manner, though you're not chasing the boss, instead circling around it avoid its attacks and taking aim at various parts to cripple it and expose its weak point.
27th Jul '16 4:52:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* Quite a number of {{Mini Game}}s from ''MiniRobotWars'' are like this.

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* Quite a number of {{Mini Game}}s from ''MiniRobotWars'' ''VideoGame/MiniRobotWars'' are like this.
26th Jul '16 7:53:10 PM wolftickets1969
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* ''VideoGame/AngryVideoGameNerdAdventures'' has multiple auto-scrolling shooter sequences, such as the VideoGame/SilverSurfer sequence in "Future Fuckballs 2010", the [[Film/TheGiantClaw Giant Claw]] fight in "Dungeons and Dickholes" and the shark ride in "Thy Farts Consumed". The sequel, ''[=ASSimilation=]'' has a few as well. The first one is "Sush 'Em Up" in Tokyo. A part of "Hippo Hell" turns into a shmup level when the Nerd jumps onto a helicopter. That is immediately followed by "You'll get caught up" which is a straight shmup level that is a reference to the commercial for the 1990's board game "Crossfire".

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* ''VideoGame/AngryVideoGameNerdAdventures'' has multiple auto-scrolling shooter sequences, such as the VideoGame/SilverSurfer sequence in "Future Fuckballs 2010", the [[Film/TheGiantClaw Giant Claw]] fight in "Dungeons and Dickholes" and the shark ride in "Thy Farts Consumed". The sequel, ''[=ASSimilation=]'' has a few as well. The first one is "Sush 'Em Up" in Tokyo.Nerd Gaiden, where he mounts a flying tanuki with [[PlayingWithFire fiery]] [[BallsOfSteel testicles]] and fights a [[Anime/MyNeighborTotoro Totoro]] {{expy}} named Scrotoro. A part of "Hippo Hell" turns into a shmup level when the Nerd jumps onto a helicopter. That is immediately followed by "You'll get caught up" which is a straight shmup level that is a reference to the commercial for the 1990's board game "Crossfire".
26th Jul '16 7:46:26 PM wolftickets1969
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* The "Chase" and "Armada" levels in ''VideoGame/TheRocketeer'' for the SNES. Then again, it's a GameplayRoulette.

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* The "Chase" and "Armada" levels in ''VideoGame/TheRocketeer'' for the SNES.SNES are side-scrolling shooters. Then again, it's a GameplayRoulette.
30th Jun '16 12:48:58 PM TheBuddy26
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# The standard [[ShootEmUp space shooter]] game where your character is automatically moving down a left to right or bottom to top path, shooting down numerous [[{{Mooks}} enemy spaceships]] and collecting power ups. Think say, ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', ''VideoGame/RType'' or ''VideoGame/{{Ikaruga}}'', and this is the exact gameplay style used. There will always be a boss battle at the end against either a [[BattleshipRaid giant UFO/space ship/mecha]] or a [[ReactorBoss reactor]].

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# The standard [[ShootEmUp space shooter]] game where your character is automatically moving down a left to right or bottom to top path, shooting down numerous [[{{Mooks}} enemy spaceships]] and collecting power ups. Think say, ''VideoGame/{{Gradius}}'', ''VideoGame/RType'' or ''VideoGame/RType'', ''VideoGame/{{Ikaruga}}'', or ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'', and this is the exact gameplay style used. There will always be a boss battle at the end against either a [[BattleshipRaid giant UFO/space ship/mecha]] or a [[ReactorBoss reactor]].
21st Jun '16 3:10:55 AM Wymar
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* The first and third ''VideoGame/DistortedTravesty'' games have BulletHell shmup segments. YMMV if they're really unexpected though, [[GenreBusting since the games try to incorporate as many video game genres into them as possible]].
3rd Jun '16 8:48:15 AM OlfinBedwere
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** ''V'' (GB) has a Shmup level right before the final stage.

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** ''V'' ''VideoGame/MegaManV'' (GB) has a Shmup level right before the final stage.
24th May '16 6:50:45 AM Rakurai
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* The final boss of ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards''.
** Once again in ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot''.

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* The final boss of ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards''.
''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards'' is fought in this manner, though you're not chasing the boss, instead circling around it avoid its attacks and taking aim at various parts to cripple it and expose its weak point.
** Once again With 2D shooter segments already present in ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot''.multiple levels of ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'', it opts to change things up for the final battle by making it a 3D rail shooter instead.
24th May '16 6:46:01 AM Rakurai
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** ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'' features this to a larger degree then past titles, with multiple stages utilizing the robo's Jet mode for shooter segments.
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