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Dual Stick Shooters That Deliver Tons Of Action

Dual stick shooters deliver an accessible brand of shooters for touch based devices. You simply use the left hand joystick for movement and the right hand joystick to aim. These games normally simplify the controls to amplify the action with tons of enemies to take out.

Zombiewood - Guns! Action! Zombies!
Age of Zombies™

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Destructible environments
Kick Ass Commandos

Kick Ass Commandos

Anarchy Enterprises

Kick Ass Commandos is an intense and insanely fun dual-stick shooter packed with explosions for days.

In Kick Ass Commandos, you're here to kick butt and chew bubble gum. And guess what? You're all out of gum.

Beat Hazard Ultra
Beat Hazard Ultra

Beat Hazard Ultra

Cold Beam Games Ltd

Gameplay Powered by YOUR Music

Gameplay Powered by YOUR Music!

Join thousands of people rocking out to their favorite music. Experience YOUR music collection like never before with this intense music driven arcade shooter.

Blast away to your favorite tracks. Watch your firepower pulse to the energy of the music.

- 100% - 'Must own for action gamers' - AppSpy
- 100% - 'Must Have' - Slide...

Over The Top Action
Minigore 2: Zombies

Minigore 2

Mountain Sheep

New challenges await John Gore in the form of the undead in this smash hit

The furries are gone and a new threat is emerging from the dark corners of Hardland. You must help John Gore fight his way through sunny lakes, graveyards and freezing plains into a stormy forest where the legendary Metusalem has brought to life murderous chefs, giant lumberjacks, killer penguins, a single moose, three hundred rabbits and the entire undead army of the Cossack General. Will you survive?

Customize your virus
ATOMINE

ATOMINE

Broken Arms Games Pty Ltd

An action packed dual stick shooter with procedurally generated levels and a rogue-like set up.

ATOMINE is a beautifully minimalistic dual-stick shooter about computer viruses.

Space Grunts
Space Grunts

Space Grunts

Pascal Bestebroer

Support, tip and tricks: http://www

Support, tip and tricks: http://www.orangepixel.net/forum/

"This is a turn-based game for people who don't like turn-based games, and a roguelike shooter for people who hate roguelike shooters." - TouchArcade 4/5


Space Grunts combines fast paced arcade action with turn-based gameplay.

The year 2476, Earth's space-federation has been building moon-bases across the galaxy. One of those moon-bases has been sending a distress signal.

Space...

Neon Dream Z-z-z
Neon Dream Z-z-z

Neon Dream Z

Ed Holyat

The lights have dimmed, you have fallen asleep and entered dream land Z-z-z

The lights have dimmed, you have fallen asleep and entered dream land Z-z-z. Your dreams have become a nightmare when your lovable stuffed friends have turned into night glowing zombies.

Buggzy, Buzzy bear, Zelephant and more are roaming! Put them back to sleep and become a champion by using your arsenal of shooting toys - rifle, rapid fire red laser...

Inferno+
Inferno+

Inferno+

Radiangames

The spectacular twin-stick action-RPG blasts onto iPhone and iPad

The spectacular twin-stick action-RPG blasts onto iPhone and iPad!

Welcome to Inferno+, the highly-anticipated title from Radiangames, creator of Super Crossfire, Fireball SE, and Ballistic SE. Inferno+ is an expanded and improved version of the award-winning Inferno on Xbox Live.

Blast your way through 40 atmospheric levels. Explore the gauntlet of stylish environments, destroy hordes of enemies, and upgrade your ship along...

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Towelfight 2
Towelfight 2
Towelfight 2

Towelfight 2

Butterscotch Shenanigans, LLC

Follow the ultra-suave Hardik in this action adventure RPG that borders on insanity. Shoot animals out of your face through furious boss fights, procedurally generated levels, and a huge number of powerups and unique weapons as you battle across the realm.

Laser blasting bees, speed boosting unicorns, spiraling praying mantises, whales...

Zombiewood - Guns! Action! Zombies!
Zombiewood - Guns! Action! Zombies!
Zombiewood - Guns! Action! Zombies!

Zombiewood - Guns! Action! Zombies!

Gameloft

Lights! Camera! Zombies! Zombiewood is an awesome free action shooter game. Survive the zombie apocalypse with thousands of other players!

***** “Best game for zombie action”
***** “Zombie killing has never been so fun”

The frontier has fallen and zombies have invaded Los Angeles; the once glitzy and lavish streets - lush with...

Darkside™
Darkside™
Darkside™

Darkside™

Clockwork Pixels

Awarded 90% on Touch Arcade and 148 Apps! Blast alien hostiles into oblivion before they destroy the mining colonies, all while watching out for orbiting chunks of space rock.

- 100's of fast paced levels packed with aliens.
- Three game modes: Arcade, Missions & Survival.
- Ten awesome power...

Fantashooting
Fantashooting
Fantashooting

Fantashooting

Sky Carpenter Digital Entertainment co.ltd

No. 1 iPhone game in Hong Kong,
No. 1 iPhone game in Taiwan,
No. 1 iPhone game in Singapore,
No. 1 iPhone game in China,
No. 1 iPhone action game in Japan,
No. 1 iPad strategy game in Japan,
No. 1 iPad strategy game in China.

*Game Features*
•3D dual stick shooter game.

•A light-hearted action game...

Call of Mini™ Double Shot
Call of Mini™ Double Shot
Call of Mini™ Double Shot

Call of Mini™ Double Shot

Triniti Interactive Limited

the OUTBREAK has moved ONLINE with even more MULTIPLAYER MODES! GRAB GUNS FOR TWO and start PUMPING LEAD!

► ► ► ► ►

DOUBLE SHOT is now fully multiplayer! Go head to head in deathmatch, or take on wave after wave of bosses in Cooperative mode!

► ► ► ► ►

JOIN...

Monster Shooter: The Lost Levels
Monster Shooter: The Lost Levels
Monster Shooter: The Lost Levels

Monster Shooter: The Lost Levels

Huuuge Games Sp. z o.o.

More levels, more enemies, more weapons... GET THE BEST MONSTER SHOOTER EVER - NOW!
Monster Shooter: The Lost Levels is the totally ad-free, premium edition of quite possibly the best dual-stick shooter mobile game ever – with brand-new content and exclusive features!

★★★ "Exploding Alien Faces Is Quite Fun, Actually" - TouchArcade...

Robokill - Rescue Titan Prime
Robokill - Rescue Titan Prime
Robokill - Rescue Titan Prime

Robokill - Rescue Titan Prime

Wandake

** Wandake Game Studios presents the most addictive game on iPad: "Robokill – Rescue Titan Prime" **

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Robokill is one of the most deluxe iPad games to date that really takes advantage of being made for the iPad instead of just a port of an existing iPhone title. This is the...

Max Adventure
Max Adventure
Max Adventure

Max Adventure

Imangi Studios, LLC

Earth has been invaded.

All the adults have been captured.

The fate of the planet depends on you.

Can you save the world?

Battle the alien horde, navigate through maze-like neighborhoods, save your friends, and send the aliens back where they came from. And maybe even answer your burning questions....

The_Hunted
The_Hunted
The_Hunted

The_Hunted

F5 Games

Get ready for a new kind of multiplayer experience...

"The Hunted throws you into multiplayer battles where vision is everything." - Touch Arcade

Nine Hunters from across the galaxy have been abducted, cloned, and forced to fight in the arena. Gather your friends and jump in to live out these action-packed multiplayer...

Robokill ®
Robokill ®
Robokill ®

Robokill ®

Wandake

WANDAKE GAME STUDIOS PRESENTS THE ULTIMATE DUAL STICK SHOOTER ACTION GAME "ROBOKILL"

Now with iPhone 5 support !!

Minimum requirement: iDevices with iOS 4.0 installed.

Gameplay Video: http://vimeo.com/17841396
Game Tutorial Video: http://vimeo.com/18013155

FEATURES:
- 460 rooms with 13 intense missions
- Stunning graphics optimized especially for iPhone
- Blazing fast gameplay
- Uber-responsive controls
- Awesome original soundtrack
- A smooth...

Difficult boss battles
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

Nicalis, Inc.

Gameplay
The Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his...

SAS: Zombie Assault 3
SAS: Zombie Assault 3
SAS: Zombie Assault 3

SAS: Zombie Assault 3

Ninja Kiwi

Elite SAS operatives handle the darkest missions, the worst hot zones - things we are not meant to know. Inserted without backup, either alone or as a 4 person squad, you will be sought by the walking dead, by hordes of unspeakable numbers. Your only option - paint the ground...

Robokill 2: Leviathan Five
Robokill 2: Leviathan Five
Robokill 2: Leviathan Five

Robokill 2: Leviathan Five

Wandake

Wandake Game Studios presents the follow up to the smash-hit Robokill: Robokill 2: Leviathan Five!

Robokill 2 blends classic arcade action with RPG elements. Battle your enemies in this adrenaline packed dual stick shooter, with over 600 rooms spread over 12 different missions and 3 different chapters. More than 25 new...

Robokill 2
Robokill 2
Robokill 2

Robokill 2

Wandake

** Wandake Game Studios presents the follow up to the smash-hit
Robokill, "Robokill 2: Leviathan Five!"**
Now on iPhone with full iPhone 5 support!

Robokill 2 blends classic arcade action with RPG elements. Battle your
enemies in this adrenaline packed dual stick shooter, with over 600
rooms spread over 12 different...

Alive 4-ever RETURNS
Alive 4-ever RETURNS
Alive 4-ever RETURNS

Alive 4-ever RETURNS

Meridian Digital Entertainment Limited

Your nightmares continue in action-packed zombie slaughter game...



"Alive 4-Ever RETURNS gives us another look at just how a dual-stick shooter should be delivered." - Touch Arcade

"...a far better game than its predecessor and establishes it as one of the best shooters on the iPhone." - 4.5/5 GAMEPRO

"...this is definitely bigger,...

Minigore HD
Minigore HD
Minigore HD

Minigore HD

Mountain Sheep

Can you survive the onslaught of furries in the dark wilderness of Hardland? Help John Gore avoid his enemies and fill them full of lead in this action-packed arcade shooter. Intuitive dual-stick controls and stunning, fluid visuals make for one of the most addictive and characterful games on the App...

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Ultraviolet Dawn

Ultraviolet Dawn

Sad Cat Software

From the makers of critically-acclaimed "Project Phoenix" comes a new, exciting creation. "Ultraviolet Dawn" is a hybrid space-shooter/trading game with a completely open Universe comprising over 1,000 stars to explore. "Ultraviolet Dawn" is our most beautiful and refined game to date.

There is no single predefined way to play - everything is entirely up to you. You chose what you want to be and how you want to play. You can be a peaceful merchant, shuttling goods between stars. You can be an outlaw, attacking innocent ships and capturing their cargo. You can be a smuggler, trading in illegal goods banned by the the Intergalactic Federation. You can even run missions, both legal and illegal.

There is so much to the game. Not only can you upgrade your ships weapons, but you can also upgrade equipment, such as adding more powerful engines or faster regenerating shields. You can even trade your ship in and fly something else entirely, whether a captured pirate ship or a large, bulky cargo carrier.

* Be good or evil: peaceful trader, indepenent bounty hunter, or a pirate outlaw - the choice is completely yours.
* Over 1,000 stars in an entirely open-ended universe to explore.
* 8 different ships to pilot.
* Unique goods trading system, with realistic demand and supply price calculations.
* Ability to hire teammates for help, with teammate formations provided.
* Fully upgradeable weapons systems.
* Upgradable ship equipment systems - engines, shields, and much more.
* Three difficulty levels.
* Local and global high scores.
* Saveable at any point in time.
* Intense, driving music and awesome sound effects.

Videos:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEEIZ_Z9r1Y
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v2v8Dl-9yI

Follow us on Twitter:
http://twitter.com/SCSGames

Oh No! It's An Alien Invasion: The Ruins Below

Oh No! It's An Alien Invasion: The Ruins Below

Nelvana Digital

SURVIVE THE DANGEROUS RUINS BELOW AND TAKE BACK YOUR SECRET BASE!

The Brainlings have attacked the Swell-Mart leaving you with only one option: Go to the Ruins Below!

Defeat all the Brainlings in this frantic dungeon crawler where the action never stops! Use powerful weapons to defeat all the Brainlings in each room. Collect useful items like weapon upgrades, bombs, and powerups along the way. Be prepared for the final boss battle at the end of each level!

• Play as Nate, Lily or Jumbo Ninja
• Survive the Ruins Below and take back your hideout!
• Watch out for enemy traps, cheese monsters, and bombs!
• Upgrade weapons like the Water Blaster, Meatball Gun, and Megazooka
• Fight challenging bosses like Megaling, Brainling Ball, and Briiian!

Robot Tsunami

Robot Tsunami

Ground Up Games Pty Ltd

Robot Tsunami DOES NOT offer ANY FORM of in-app purchase or advertising!

REVIEW COMMENTS:
What's on iPhone: "...very complete, a really high quality arcade game"
Crazy Mike's Apps: "... as far as the graphics and sounds go, this game delivers a solid dual stick shooter game that is jam-packed with gameplay"
App Addict: "Polished and enemy filled action"
96 Apps: "...the graphics in this game are second to none. You will be hard-pressed to find a game that features better graphics than this game does"
Indie Game Enthusiast: "It's a fun dual-stick shooter with solid controls"
148 Apps: "This Unreal Engine-based experience looks sharp and performs admirably"
Gameooos: "It is a severe test of your skillful control, quick deploy of defensive devices and strategic selection of weapons"
Coming Touch: "This game is crazy with a rapid pace"
Apps Zoom: "... more than acceptable isometric graphics. Sound is remarkable. Gameplay is thrilling"
PhoneDog: "...cool battle arenas, a ton of weapons, interesting enemies and great graphics.", "The graphics and music are fantastic"

DESCRIPTION:
Robot Tsunami is an insane, fast paced and unique arcade style twin stick shooter, tower defence & shoot 'em up game all in one.
The best way to get an idea of the fun, frenetic action & sheer quality this game provides is to watch the short game play trailer:

LAUNCH TRAILER:
http://www.groundupgames.com/robottsunami_videos_ipadair.html


FEATURES:
- Compete in 6 arena based campaigns each with 80 customised waves of battle
- Take-on 30 special events in challenge mode
- Campaigns & challenges get progressively faster and more insane as the battles get larger and more intense
- Face-off against hordes of 12 different classes of rampaging robots; each with their own intelligence, fighting style, behaviours and weapons
- Deploy 7 types of weapon turret, plus decoys, laser fences, laser walls & teleporters to wage war on a vast army of manic robots
- Leverage the awesome power of your 6 dual firing mode weapons to lay waste to the enemy
- 17 blistering music tracks
- Fantastic value for money with over 40 hours of game-play

For further information, please visit the company website : http://www.groundupgames.com

In-game languages supported: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish

Recommended hardware: iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S&C, iPad2, iPad3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Mini & iPad Mini Retina.
Unsuitable hardware: iPod Touch, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 & iPad.

Join the Ground Up Games community:
YOUTUBE:   http://www.youtube.com/user/GroundUpGamesPtyLtd
 FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/GroundUpGames
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/GroundUpGames

Alive 4-ever RETURNS EX Free

Alive 4-ever RETURNS EX Free

Meridian Digital Entertainment Limited

Your nightmares continue in action-packed zombie slaughter game...



"Alive 4-Ever RETURNS gives us another look at just how a dual-stick shooter should be delivered." - 4/5 Touch Arcade

"...a far better game than its predecessor and establishes it as one of the best shooters on the iPhone." - 4.5/5 GAMEPRO

"...this is definitely bigger, badder and more exciting than ever before. Seriously... grab it!" - 5/5 APP SPY



Alive 4-ever RETURNS EX, a sequel to the popular zombie shooter game of the same name, a game that received rave reviews, and was positioned as one of the best games available in the App Store in 2009.

Alive 4-ever RETURNS EX features a brand new and improved game engine that provides even more stunning visuals and special, including zooming and realistic environmental effects. New weapons include dual handguns, grenades for mass killing, rocket launchers, and sticky bombs that slow down the zombies. Alive 4-ever RETURNS EX also features improved RPG elements, including as new skills and power-ups, and two brand new modes of play. With Survival Battle and Horde Battle modes it’s time to get bloody!

Features:

- 4 Player Co-Op
- Fabulous Visual Effects
- RPG Elements Such As Power-Ups & Picking-Up New Skills
- 13 Amazing Skills
- 18 Disgusting Types Of Zombies
- 37 Different Kinds Of Destructive Weapons
- 36 Bonus Equipment
- 40 Stages Of Challenges
- Supersize BOSSES!
- 3 Unique Game Modes
- More Than 40 Achievements Through OpenFeint

For technical support or any inquiries about the game, please email [email protected]

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Meridian Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/MeridianChannel