Get ready for classic shoot-'em-up action in Toaplan's Fire Shark, now on PC with modern updates. An evil and overwhelmingly powerful military force is about to take over not only a small country, but the whole world... Defeat the enemy and accept your place of honor!
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Positive (11) - 81% of the 11 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 24, 2023

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About This Game


Toaplan's 1989 vertical shmup classic Fire Shark rises from the ashes, armed to the teeth with a brand-new beginner mode, online leaderboards, quick saves and much more! In this sequel to Flying Shark/Sky Shark, you control the incredible power of homing missiles, rapid-fire machine guns, free-falling bombs, and high-tech lasers. In Japan, this game is known as “Shark! Shark! Shark!” (or “Same! Same! Same!”).

"On a parallel Earth in 19X9, a malevolent superpower seeks to conquer every region on the map. All seems lost until a super-powered biplane emerges from the smoky haze. It's the only pilot capable of saving a billion lives… The gleaming FIRE SHARK!”


  • Endure white knuckle shoot-’em-up action throughout intense stages and boss fights! Despite its simple appearance, it's jam-packed with Toaplan action if you're brave enough to play.
  • Set the skies ablaze with the Super Fire, a powerful weapon whose blast resembles the legendary phoenix's wings!
  • Fly solo or invite a friend to the skies in co-op.
  • Marvel at the stunning graphics and beautiful settings in this arcade classic.


  • Minimal Input Lag: Emulation, input processing, and rendering all complete on the same frame.
  • Quick Save using F1-F10, Reload with Shift+ F1-F10
  • Online leaderboards for Single Credit, No Assist, and Assisted plays.
  • Instrument panels with extra gameplay information and artwork.
  • Rewind the game between 10-18 minutes, depending on the action.
  • Experience the game in Mirror Mode
  • Capture sharable replays to immortalize your interstellar victories (or funny moments).
  • Assist Features such as auto-fire at multiple rates.
  • Very Easy Mode: Lower the difficulty to breeze through the adventure.
  • Pixel perfect or full-screen scaling in windowed or full-screen mode.
  • Rotate the gameplay in 90-degree increments.
  • Steam Achievements
  • Choose between Raw Input on Windows or Steam Input.
  • Hone your skills in the ultra-customizable practice mode!

※ If you want to play this game on a Steam Deck, you may need to force the use of "Steam Linux Runtime" in the compatibility menu in the game options

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Storage: 10 MB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM
    • Storage: 10 MB available space
      • Memory: 256 MB RAM
      • Storage: 10 MB available space

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