Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware shooter games

Shooter video games are all about shooting targets and avoiding being shot down. The kind of game is often defined by the player perspective (FPS stands for First Person Shooter, TPS stands for Third Person Shooter), or by gameplay: shoot'em up, run and gun, shooting gallery.
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CHAMP Asteroids

DOS1997remake3.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Solar Winds 2: Galaxy

DOS19933.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Dalek Attack

DOS19923.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1996protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
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Alien Cabal

DOS1997freeware3.9/5 first-person shooter
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Armor Alley

DOSMac19913.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Xenon

DOS19883.9/5 shoot 'em up
Xenon, released in 1988, was a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by The Bitmap Brothers. Xenon was initially released for the Commodore 64, and later, it was ported to other platforms, including DOS, the ZX Spectrum and Amiga.In Xenon, players control a futuristic tank-like craft and navigate through levels filled with enemy ve...
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Blasteroids

DOS19893.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Total Carnage

DOS19943.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Attack of the Mutant Camels

DOS2001freewareremake3.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Llamatron 2112

DOS19923.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Quake 2

Windows XP/98/95WindowsMac1997protecteddemo3.8/5 first-person shooter
Quake II is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and released in 1997. It is the sequel to the original Quake and was a significant milestone in the evolution of 3D graphics in video games. Quake II maintained the fast-paced, frenetic gameplay of its predecessor. It is a first-person shooter that emphasizes multiplayer ac...
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Terminal Terror

DOS19943.8/5 first-person shooter
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Capone

DOS19883.8/5 shooting gallery
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Invasion of the Mutant Space Bats of Doom

DOS19953.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Zaxxon

DOS19843.8/5 shoot 'em up
Zaxxon is a classic arcade video game that was first released by Sega in 1982 for the arcades and later for a number of platforms. It is considered one of the pioneering titles in the shoot 'em up or scrolling shooter genre. Zaxxon was notable for its use of isometric graphics, which gave the game a unique 3D perspective.
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Arnie 2

DOS19933.8/5 run and gun
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Chopper Duel

DOS1993freeware3.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Project-X

DOS19943.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Space Commanders

DOS1983remake3.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Magic Carpet

DOSMac1994protected3.8/5 first-person shooter
Magic Carpet is an action shooter game set in a fictional Middle East developed by Bullfrog and released by Electronic Arts in 1994 for DOS and Macintosh. Your goal is to fly around a magic carpet and collect mana to expand your castle. When you reach the required mana "equilibrium" you move on to the next world and so on.
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Side Arms Hyper Dyne

DOS19883.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Astro Fire

DOS1994freewareremake3.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Night Raid

DOS1992remake3.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Secret Agent: The Escape

DOS19963.8/5 first-person shooter
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SWIV 3D

DOS19963.8/5 third-person shooter
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X-COM: Alliance

Windows XP/98/952002canceled3.8/5 first-person shooter
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Traffic department 2192

DOS1994freeware3.7/5 shoot 'em up
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The Operative: No One Lives Forever

Windows XP/98/9520003.7/5 first-person shooter
The Operative: No One Lives Forever is a first-person shooter with stealth gameplay elements, developed by Monolith Productions and released by Fox Interactive in 2000 for Windows, Mac and PS2. As Cate Archer, a spy working for a secret organization in the 60s, you have to find out who killed your colleagues. No One Lives Forever is the first of th...
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Star Trek Combat Arena

DOS19893.7/5 shoot 'em up