Abandonware DOS title

The most popular side-scroller games

A side-scroller (or horizontal scrolling) is a video game in which the action is shown in a side perspective and the environment scrolls mainly on an horizontal axis. Characters usually have to move from the left to the right side of the screen to go on in the game.
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Colorado

DOS19903.9/5 Silmarils
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Bad Dudes VS Dragon Ninja

DOS1988protected4/5 Data East
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Face Off!

DOS19894.3/5 MindSpan
Face Off! is an abandoned hockey sports game developed by MindSpan (known for their Hardball series) and released by Gamestar in 1989 for DOS and also for Commodore 64. Face Off supports multiplayer in competitive or cooperative modes.
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Eye of Horus

DOS19894.1/5 Denton Designs
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Heroes of the Lance

DOS1989protected3.9/5 U.S. Gold
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Bio Menace Episode 3: Master Cain

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Apogee Software
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Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

DOS19924/5 id software
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Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

DOS1990protected4/5 id software
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Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine

DOS1991protected4/5 id software
Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine is a science fiction action oriented platform game designed by Tom Hall, developed by id Software and released by Apogee Software in 1991 for DOS only. Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine is part of the Commander Keen game series, specifically it's the second episode of Commander Keen in Goodbye, Galaxy.
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Earthworm Jim 2

DOS1996protected4.4/5 Shiny Entertainment
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Surf Ninjas

DOS19943.5/5 Creative Edge Software
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Day of the Pharaoh

DOS19893.1/5 Chip
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Cosmic Spacehead

DOS19933.3/5 Codemasters
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Dalek Attack

DOS19923.8/5 Alternative Software
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Onslaught

DOS19904/5 Arc Developments
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Disney's The Jungle Book

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 Virgin Interactive
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Gateworld

DOS19933.1/5 HomeBrew Software
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Jazz Jackrabbit Holiday Hare

DOS1994protected3.9/5 Epic MegaGames
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Baby Joe in: Going Home

DOS19913.8/5 Loriciels
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Blood Money

DOS19903.9/5 DMA Design
Blood Money is an abandoned classic sci-fi themed side-scrolling shoot'em up. Blood Money was designed by David Jones, developed by DMA Design and released by Psygnosis in 1990 for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, C64. Blood Money features different vehicles for different levels, power ups and an energy bar that depletes when colliding with enemies or the env...
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Fallen Angel

DOS19892.5/5 Emerald Software
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Asterix: Operation Getafix

DOS19893.9/5 Coktel Vision
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Lollypop

DOS19943.7/5
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The Godfather

DOS19913.2/5 Creative Materials
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Omni Play Basketball

DOS19904/5 DesignStar Consultants
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Gremlins 2: The New Batch

DOS19903.4/5 Elite Systems
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Dylan Dog: Murderers

DOS19923.7/5 Simulmondo
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Dark Ages Volume III - Dungeons of Doom

DOS1991freeware3.9/5 Scenerio Software
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Dark Ages Volume II - The Undead Kingdom

DOS1991freeware3.6/5 Scenerio Software
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Pray for Death

DOS1996protected4.2/5 Light Shock Software