5 Great 16-bit Shmups

I think the 16-bit generation of shmups was my favorite. The shooters of this era feature the perfect blend of speed and complexity, without feeling overwhelming. The genre really started hitting it’s stride and there were dozens of classic titles released in the early 90’s. On today’s episode of 5 Games we are going to take a look at 5 great shmups released on 16-bit home consoles.