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.
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Dark Ages Volume I - Prince of Destiny

DOS1991freeware4/5 platform
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Ghostbusters

DOS2006remake4/5
Ghostbusters is a abandoned action game based on the 80s hit movie Ghostbusters. Ghostbusters was released in 2006 as a remake of the game of the same name developed by Activision in 1984 for a number of platforms including C64, Atari 2600, ZX Spectrum.
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Jumpman Lives!

DOS1991remake4/5 platform
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Litil Divil

DOS1993protected4/5 action puzzle
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Navy Seal

DOS19894/5
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Onslaught

DOS19904/5 beat 'em up, platform
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Pango

DOS1983remake4/5 maze
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Pharoah's Curse

Windows 3.x1998remake4/5 platform
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Primal Rage

DOS19954/5 fighting
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QBasic Nibbles

DOS1991freeware4/5
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Rad Warrior

DOS19864/5 metroidvania, platform
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Realms of Chaos

DOSMac OSLinux1995protected4/5 platform
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Savage Warriors

DOS19954/5 fighting
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Starquake

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.
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The Way of the Exploding Fist PC

Windows2008freewareremake4/5 fighting
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Ultimate Body Blows

DOS1994protected4/5 fighting
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Uncover It

DOS1994NSFW4/5 block breaker
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Xargon

DOS1993freeware4/5 platform, run and gun
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Bio Menace Episode 1: Dr. Mangle's Lab

DOS1993freeware4/5 platform, run and gun
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Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

DOS1991protected4/5 platform
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Mortal Kombat 3

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...
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Brutal: Paws of Fury

DOS19954/5 fighting
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Nicky Boom

DOS19924/5 platform
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Fast Food Dizzy

DOS19894/5 maze
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Dangerous Dave

DOS1990protected4/5 platform
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Super Solvers: Challenge of the Ancient Empires

DOS19904/5 platform, reveal the picture
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Shinobi

DOS19893.9/5 beat 'em up
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CHAMP Ms. Pac-man

DOS1994remake3.9/5 maze
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Death Sword

DOS19883.9/5 fighting
Death Sword (also known as Barbarian in Europe), is a fighting game developed by Palace Software, set in a fantasy world full of huge sword-wielding barbarians. Compared to modern brawlers, Death Sword gameplay may seem slow, but at the time it was considered adequate. Instead of rushing into multiple chain combos, the slow pace allow the players t...
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Colorado

DOS19903.9/5