Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware action games

Action video games are a genre of video games that emphasize physical challenges, hand-eye coordination, and reaction time. These games typically involve fast-paced gameplay, where players control a character who must navigate through a dynamic environment filled with obstacles, enemies, and other challenges. The primary focus is on the player's ability to react quickly and make split-second decisions.
colorado-02

Colorado

DOS19904.1/5
iron-blood-02

Iron Blood

DOS19964.1/5 platform
arkanoid-1

Arkanoid

DOS19884.1/5 block breaker, action puzzle
Arkanoid is a classic arcade video game that was first released in 1986 by Taito. It is a breakout-style game, which means that the primary objective is to break a wall of bricks or blocks by bouncing a ball off a paddle at the bottom of the screen. The game takes its name and inspiration from Atari's Breakout, which was released in the 1970s. ...
coolspot-1

Cool Spot

DOS19944.1/5 platform
cosmos-adventures-1-03

Cosmo's Cosmic Adventures

DOS1992protected4.1/5 platform
fire-and-ice-04

Fire and Ice

DOS19934.1/5 platform
challenge-ancient-empires-02

Super Solvers: Challenge of the Ancient Empires

DOS19904.1/5 platform, reveal the picture
time-slaughter-03

Time Slaughter

DOS1996freeware4.1/5 fighting
magic-pockets-5

Magic Pockets

DOS19924/5 platform
keendreams-1

Commander Keen: Keen Dreams

DOS19924/5 platform
pyramidsegypt-4

Pyramids of Egypt

DOS19894/5 maze
prehistorik2-1

Prehistorik 2

DOS1993protected4/5 platform
bad-street-brawler-01

Bad Street Brawler

DOS19874/5 beat 'em up
paperboy2-05

Paperboy 2

DOS19914/5
Paperboy 2 is the sequel to the much acclaimed coin-op arcade hit Paperboy in which you have to deliver newspapers to subscribers while avoiding every kind of obstacle. Paperboy 2 is an isometric action game developed by Tengen and was released by Mindscape in 1991 for a number of platform. The DOS version of the game is abandoned.
risky-woods-02

Risky Woods

DOS1992protected4/5 platform
jetpack-1

Jetpack

DOS1993freeware4/5 platform
jbird-4

J-Bird

DOS1983remake4/5
lorna-04

Lorna

DOS1990NSFW4/5 beat 'em up
mortalkombat2-4

Mortal Kombat 2

DOS1994protected4/5 fighting
metalmutant-2

Metal Mutant

DOS19914/5 platform
giana-3

The Great Giana Sisters

DOS1987remake4/5 platform
The Great Giana Sisters is a platform video game developed by Time Warp Productions and published by Rainbow Arts. It was originally released in 1987 for the Commodore 64 and other platforms, and later unofficially ported to MS-DOS.The game follows the adventures of two sisters, Giana and Maria, as they journey through a dream world filled with var...
tristanpinball-1

Tristan Pinball

DOS19914/5 pinball
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Terminator 2: Judgment Day

DOS19914/5 beat 'em up
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is one of the many adaptations of the Terminator franchise. This one is based on the movie of the same name, but it's not as good as the movie, according to critics. Terminator 2 is an action game developed by Syntetic Dimensions and released by Ocean Software in 1991 for DOS. It was also published for C64, ZX Spectrum, A...
doubledragon-1

Double Dragon

DOS19884/5 beat 'em up
home-alone-2-2

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

DOS19924/5 platform
auf-wiedersen-monty-rem-01

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Windows XP/98/952001remake4/5 platform
champkong-1

CHAMP Kong

DOS1996remake4/5
keen2-1

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

DOS1990protected4/5 platform
keen5-4

Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine

DOS1991protected4/5 platform
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.
darkages-1

Dark Ages Volume I - Prince of Destiny

DOS1991freeware4/5 platform