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[Shoot Em Ups] still have a hardcore following amongst masochistic maniacs who actively enjoy dipping into titles like Perfect Cherry Blossom, which sort of resembles a firework display being sick.
Charlie Brooker, Charlie Brooker's Gameswipe

Oh God. Even the bullets shoot bullets.
—Zeon_1992 (A Kongregate commenter) on Bullet Heaven.

I even tried making bullets that shoot bullets that shoot bullets that shoot bullets that shoot bullets, but that turned into way too many bullets and went out of control.
—The developer's comment to the above.

If you can beat this, you can dodge rain.
—YouTube commenter on Mushihime Sama Futari's True Final Boss

Johnny: Give it up, Mega Man. I'm too fast for you to hit. By the time you take aim and fire, I'm already in a different place. Why, I'll bet you can't-- [BOOMPH]
Mega Man: I wasn't aiming for you. I was firing randomly until you ran into one of my shots.

"This game is so hard, it would actually be easier to go outside in a thunderstorm and try to dodge rain. It would be easier to walk barefoot, without your toes or heels touching the floor. It'd be easier to pick fly shit out of pepper while wearing boxing gloves."

She twirled in the air, joyfully spreading love and bullets as she went.
Imperfect Metamorphosis describing how even the friendly Touhou NPCs will try to kill you

"With a limitless stock of bullets in the compartments of these weapons, our firepower is unparalleled in coverage and destructive strength! These munitions have beaten back the repeated attacks of lone wolf pilots and our achievements have earned us a top position within our industry. We have developed thousands of weapons here in Japan much like what was simulated today. If you are so inclined...we could have you face them in combat."
Dr. Ingram K. Daugh, DoDonPachi Maximum

"The function of this new program would be simple,” McKinsey explained. “When we detect an unidentified aircraft, we’ll fill our skies with a hail of lead so hot it glows fucking blue. Essentially, any poor sumbitch who flies into our airspace will be entering a man-made hell consisting entirely of bullets."

"To be honest, I’ve been playing a ton of those bullet hell games and lemme tell ya, they’re awesome,” Lt. Gen. McKinsey continued. “I’m ready to base our whole operation on these things."

Thou shalt avoid all.
Cardinal Sins: Judgement Silversword, Apocalypse stage intro

Touhou Project is a series of Japanese shooters in the genre known as "Bullet Hell", so named because f*BLEEP* Hell, that's a lot of bullets.
Outside Xbox's Mike Channell on Touhou, "8 Hardest Difficulty Modes You Will Never Finish"


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