Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware action games sorted by release date

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.
ulises-1

Ulises

DOS19893.5/5 platform
alphawaves-1

Alpha Waves

DOS19903.9/5 platform
Alpha Waves (also known as Continuum) was the ultimate relaxing experience for PC. As a platform game, Alpha Waves it's an ok game; not bad, not very good, but if you consider the whole relaxing experience, it's worth a try. Alpha Waves stands the test of time, after all these years it's still fairly playable. Try it on a lazy evening and you might...
alteredbeast-1

Altered Beast

DOS19904.1/5 beat 'em up
Altered Beast is a classic side-scrolling beat 'em up arcade game developed and published by Sega. It was originally released in arcades in 1988 and later ported to various home consoles, including the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis.Players control a resurrected centurion who battles through five levels filled with undead creatures and other mythical beas...
batmanmovie-4

Batman: the Movie

DOS19904.1/5
billy-the-kid-01

Billy The Kid

DOS19903.8/5 shooting gallery
bounce-zone-3

Bounce Zone

DOS19902.8/5
colorado-02

Colorado

DOS19903.9/5
keen1-splash

Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars

DOS19904.2/5 platform
Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars is a platform video game developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1990 as shareware for MS-DOS. The game follows the adventures of an eight-year-old genius named Billy Blaze, who uses his homemade spaceship to travel to various alien planets to save the Earth from alien invaders known as V...
keen2-1

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

DOS1990protected4/5 platform
keen3-1

Commander Keen 3: Keen Must Die!

DOS1990protected4.2/5 platform
cougar-force-01

Cougar Force

DOS19903.9/5 beat 'em up, racing: motorcycle, flight simulation
crime-wave-03

Crime Wave

DOS19903.7/5 beat 'em up
dangerousdave-1

Dangerous Dave

DOS1990protected4/5 platform
duck-tales-gold-02

Duck Tales: The Quest for Gold

DOS19904.1/5 platform
horrorzombies-5

Horror Zombies from the Crypt

DOS19903.8/5 platform
ikari-warriors-3-04

Ikari III: The Rescue

DOS19903.5/5 beat 'em up
joust-vga-03

Joust VGA

DOS1990remake4.4/5 platform
kingdom-of-kroz-2-1

Kingdom of Kroz 2

DOS19903.2/5 maze
lady-love-03

LadyLove

DOS1990freewareNSFW4.3/5
lorna-04

Lorna

DOS1990NSFW4/5 beat 'em up
lost-adventures-kroz-1

Lost Adventures of Kroz

DOS1990freeware3.3/5 maze
mario-bros-vga-02

Mario Bros VGA

DOS1990remake3.8/5 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 that first appeared in Donkey Kong. Mario Bros VGA is a fixed-screen platform arcade game that truly shines when played in co-op with a friend.
nightbreed-02

Night Breed

DOS19903.8/5
ninjagaiden-1

Ninja Gaiden

DOS19903.6/5 beat 'em up
Ninja Gaiden, released in 1988 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and later to other platforms, is a side-scrolling action-platformer developed by Tecmo. It follows the story of Ryu Hayabusa, a skilled ninja on a quest for vengeance and justice.In the game, players control Ryu as he battles through six acts, each divided into several stage...
ninja-gaiden-2-02

Ninja Gaiden 2: The Dark Sword of Chaos

DOS19904.1/5 beat 'em up
noexit-02

No Exit

DOS19903.4/5 fighting
onslaught-07

Onslaught

DOS19904/5 beat 'em up, platform
pharaos-tomb-03

Pharaoh's Tomb

DOS19904.1/5
pinball-magic-02

Pinball Magic

DOS19903.7/5 pinball