Multidirectional Shooters which are also known as arena shooters, allow freedom of movement and orientation in a two-dimensional environment. This may take place within a single-screen level such as Robotron: 2084, or allow players to navigate a larger playing field as the screen scrolls Fraxy.

Common TraitsEdit

Games (order by date game was released)Edit

  • Berzerk Released in 1980 for Arcade, 1982 for Atari 2600 and Vectrex, 1983 for Atari 5200
  • Bosconian Released in 1981 for Arcade and 2009 for Retro Arcade Featuring Pac-Man Plug It In and Play unit
  • Bedlam Released in 1983 for Vectrex
  • Patriots Remix, Repulse, Rockaroids Remix: Third Rock and Star Fire Spirits Released in 1999 for Vectrex (on Vecmania cartridge)
  • Sectis Released in 2010 for Vectrex

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