HEY Shmup List

Jul 9, 2019

When we were in Japan in late Sept/early Oct 2018, I went to the HEY! arcade in Akihabara which is known for their impressive shmup line up. Impressive indeed! I was thinking back to that trip and found that I noted down the shmups they had when I was there. For fun, here’s the list:

  • 1943 Kai
  • 19xx
  • After Burner 2
  • Air Buster
  • Area 88
  • Armed Police Batrider
  • Batsugun Special Version
  • Battle Bakraid
  • Battle Garegga
  • Daioh
  • Dangun Feveron
  • Darius 2
  • Darius Burst
  • Darius Gaiden
  • DeathSmiles
  • DeathSmiles Mega Black Label
  • Dodonpachi
  • Dodonpachi 2
  • Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu
  • Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu Black Label
  • Dodonpachi Daioujou Black Label
  • Dodonpachi Saidaioujou
  • Dragon Blaze
  • Espgaluda
  • Espgaluda 2
  • Esprade
  • Fantasy Zone
  • Final Star Force
  • G Darius
  • Gain Ground
  • Gigawing
  • Gradius
  • Gradius 3
  • Gunbird
  • Gunbird 2
  • Guwange
  • Heavy Unit
  • Ibara Kuro
  • Image Fight
  • In The Hunt
  • Ketsui
  • Kingdom Grand Prix
  • Lost Worlds / Forgotten Worlds
  • Mahou Daisakusen
  • Metal Black
  • Muchi Muchi Pork
  • Mushihimesama
  • Mushihimesama 1.5
  • Mushihimesama Futari
  • Mushihimesama Futari Black Label
  • Night Striker
  • Parodius - Fantastic Parodius (I think)
  • Parodius - Sexy Parodius (I think)
  • Pink Sweets
  • Progear
  • R-Type
  • R-Type 2
  • R-Type Leo
  • Radiant Silvergun
  • Raiden
  • Raiden DX
  • Raiden Fighters
  • Raiden Fighters Jet
  • RayCrisis
  • RayForce
  • RayStorm
  • Soukyugurentai / Terra Diver
  • Star Force
  • Strato Fighter
  • Strikers 1945
  • Strikers 1999
  • Strikers 2
  • Truxton 2
  • U.S. Navy
  • Ultra X Weapons
  • Varth
  • Viper Phase 1

They also had a few NESiCAxLive cabinets that had a bunch of games, I saw at least Crimzon Clover and Ikaruga.