A series of Japanese shoot ’em ups (and a few fighting games… and a whole host of other things, too) that are widely credited with playing a significant role in popularising the “bullet hell” subgenre. They also demonstrated the fact that what are technically “indie games” can go on to be international transmedia phenomena. And they have frighteningly extensive lore.
Developer: ZUN/Team Shanghai Alice (mainline series)
Publisher: Team Shanghai Alice
Available on: PC-98, Windows PC (mainline series)
Numerous spinoff games are available on a wide variety of console and computer platforms!
Articles about Touhou Project
Actual screenshots will follow when I cover the series as a… whole? Or at least part of it anyway… oh dear God, what am I letting myself in for…