Abandonware action games - shoot 'em up

Shoot ‘em up games were extremely popular in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Players control a character in a vehicle or an aircraft with the only goal of destroying the largest number of enemies while dodging their bullets as long as they can. Through the years, shoot ‘em ups evolved to include variants like end of level boss characters, choices of weaponry and power-ups. Some of the most popular DOS shoot ‘em up games are: Raptor, Tyrian, Xenon 2.
abandonware GAME year rating
jamesbondlicence-1 007: Licence to Kill Domark Software / Quixel 1989
3.00
ajax-1 Ajax Konami / Konami 1989
2.67
batalia-1 Batalia The Right Brothers / The Right Brothers 1986
2.50
buckrogerszoom-1 Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom Sega / Sega 1984
3.40
starshipinv-1 Command adventures: Starship Merit Software / Future Vision 1995
3.17
dragonfly-1 Dragonfly -unknown- / -unknown- 1986
2.27
fleetsweep-1 Fleet sweep Mirror Images Software / Mirror Images Software 1983
2.57
invasionbatsdoom-1 Invasion of the mutant space bats of doom Pop Software / Pop Software 1995
3.50
netherworld-1 Netherworld Hewson / Hewson 1990
2.50
projectx-1 Project-X Team 17 / Team 17 1994
2.86
r-type-1 R-Type Electric Dreams Software / Irem Software Engineering 1989
3.67
raptor-1 Raptor: Call of the shadows Apogee / Mountain King Studios 1994
4.08
silpheed-1 Silpheed Sierra On-Line / Game Arts 1988
3.71
solar-winds-1-1 Solar Winds: The Escape Epic MegaGames / Stone Interactive Media 1993
3.00
stargoose-1 Star goose Logotron / Logotron 1988
3.71
striker-1 Striker -unknown- / -unknown- 1985
2.67
trafficdepartment-1 Traffic department 2192 Safari Software Ltd. / P Squared 1994
2.67
tyrian2000-1 Tyrian 2000 XSIV Games / Eclipse Software 1999
3.80
uridium-1 Uridium Mindscape / Hewson 1988
3.40
xatax-1 Xatax Pixel Painters Corporation / Pixel Painters Corporation 1994
2.86
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