Shmup

What is shmup short for?

Shoot 'em up

A genre of video games like Space Invaders where players fly a spacecraft or control another vehicle and shoot lots of oncoming enemies.

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"I love the fast pace and action of shmup games."

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Last Updated: January 4, 2013

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