Abandonware DOS title

The most popular 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.
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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...
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Mine Shaft

DOS19834.1/5 maze
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Lollypop

DOS19943.7/5 platform
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Ghosts 'n Goblins remake

Windows2004freewareremake4.1/5 run and gun, platform
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Elvira: the Arcade Game

DOS19913.9/5 platform
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Arctic Adventure

DOS19913.4/5 platform
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

DOS19893.6/5 platform
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) is an arcade game released in 1989 by Konami. It is based on the popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. The game was initially released as a coin-operated arcade game and later adapted for various home gaming platforms. The game follows the adventures of the four anthropomorphic turtles who must emb...
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Renegade

DOS19883.8/5 beat 'em up
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Ultimate Body Blows

DOS1994protected4/5 fighting
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Karateka

DOS19864.1/5 beat 'em up
Karateka is a martial arts themed action / fighting game released by Broderbund in 1986 for DOS. Karateka is the first game designed by Jordan Mechner, the father of the Prince of Persia franchise. Karateka was also published for Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum.
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Body Blows

DOS19934.1/5 fighting
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Axet

DOS1994freeware3.7/5 block breaker
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Aldo Again

DOS1989remake3.8/5 platform
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CD-Man v2.0

DOS19924.1/5 maze
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The Blues Brothers

DOS19914.2/5 platform
The Blues Brothers is a platformer that follows the adventures of Jake and Elwood Blues as they try to put their band back together. The player controls one of the Blues Brothers through various levels, each filled with obstacles, enemies, and puzzles. The ultimate goal is to collect musical notes and instruments to assemble the band. develope...
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Bio Menace Episode 2: The Hidden Lab

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 platform, run and gun
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Satan

DOS19893.8/5 platform
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A-Maze

DOS19894.2/5 maze
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3D-Maze

Windows 3.x19913.9/5 maze
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Goody

DOS19873.5/5 platform
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Prehistorik

DOS1991protected4.1/5 platform
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Lawn Mower

DOS19873.8/5
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One Must Fall 2097

DOS1994freeware4.1/5 fighting
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Beats of Rage

DOS2003freeware3/5 beat 'em up
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Commander Keen 3: Keen Must Die!

DOS1990protected4.2/5 platform
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Glider 4.0

Windows 3.xMac OS19943.8/5
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Brutal: Paws of Fury

DOS19954/5 fighting
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Pac-in-Time

DOS19933.8/5 platform
Pac-in-Time is an abandoned action side-scrolling platformer game developed by Kalisto Entertainment and released by Mindscape in 1993 for DOS. Pac-in-time was but also published for other platforms such as Amiga, Game Boy, Mac, SNES. Pac-in-Time is essentially Fury of the Furries reskinned with Pac-Man as the main character.
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Time Bandit

DOS19894.4/5 maze
Time Bandit is a classic top-down arcade-style video game that was released in 1982 for various home computer systems, such as the Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, and others. It was developed by MichTron. In Time Bandit, players control a character who must navigate through a series of maze-like levels, battling various enemies and collecting treasure a...