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.

Recently added and trending action games

The Typing of the Dead
actionWindows XP/98/95
DX-Ball 2
actionWindows XP/98/95
  • keen5-4
    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.

  • cougar-force-01
    DOS19904/5 beat 'em up, racing: motorcycle, flight simulation
  • demon-blue-02
    DOS19924/5 platform
  • fire-and-ice-04
    DOS19934/5 platform
  • jumpman-lives-03
    DOS1991remake4/5 platform
  • litil-divil-02
    DOS1993protected4/5 action puzzle
  • mario-bros-vga-02
    DOS1990remake4/5 platform

    Mario Bros VGA is a fan made remake of the original Mario Bros by Nintendo, the game that popularized the character of Mario, the italian plumber first saw in Donkey Kong. Mario Bros VGA is a fixed-screen platform arcade game that truly shines when played in co-op with a friend.

  • navy-seal-02
  • onslaught-07
    DOS19904/5 beat 'em up, platform
  • pacpc-04
    DOS1995freewareremake4/5 maze
  • pango-02
    DOS1983remake4/5 maze
  • sdi-03
  • soccer-kid-01
    DOS19954/5 platform
  • starquake-1
    DOS19884/5 platform

    Starquake is a weird DOS science fiction platform game developed by Bubble Bus Software in 1988 and designed by Stephen Crow and Dave Collins. The Commodore 64 version boasts a wonderful soundtrack. Unfortunately, the PC version comes with CGA graphics and no soundtrack.

  • tmnt2-04
  • the-simpsons-04
    DOS19914/5 beat 'em up
  • typing-of-the-dead-02
    Windows XP/98/9519994/5 word puzzle, action puzzle

    The Typing of the Dead is a unique video game that is essentially a typing version of the classic rail shooter arcade game The House of the Dead. It was first released in 1999 as an arcade machine and later for other platforms.In The Typing of the Dead, players use a keyboard to eliminate oncoming waves of zombies and other creatures by typing word...

  • way-exploding-fist-03
    Windows2008freewareremake4/5 fighting
  • biomenace-2
    DOS1993freeware4/5 platform, run and gun
  • jumpman-1
    DOS19844/5 platform
  • metalmutant-2
    DOS19914/5 platform
  • mortalkombat3-01
    DOS1995protected4/5 fighting

    Mortal Kombat 3 is a fighting action game developed by Midway Manufacturing Company and released by GT Interactive Software in 1995 for DOS and Windows as well as for many other platforms. Mortal Kombat 3 is the third chapter of the acclaimed Mortal Kombat series that spawned many sequels, a few TV series and even movies (with various degree of suc...

  • darkages-1
    DOS1991freeware4/5 platform
  • primal-rage-03
    DOS19954/5 fighting
  • homealone-2
    DOS19914/5 platform
  • nickyboom-1
    DOS19924/5 platform
  • ultimate-body-blows-08
    DOS1994protected3.9/5 fighting
  • xenophage-03
    DOS1996freeware3.9/5 fighting
  • dangerousdave-1
    DOS1990protected3.9/5 platform
  • brutalpaws-1
    DOS19953.9/5 fighting