Abandonware DOS title

The most popular side-scroller games

A side-scroller (or horizontal scrolling) is a video game in which the action is shown in a side perspective and the environment scrolls mainly on an horizontal axis. Characters usually have to move from the left to the right side of the screen to go on in the game.
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Shinobi

DOS19893.9/5 Sega
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First Samurai

DOS19923.9/5 Vivid Image
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Netherworld

DOS19902.9/5 Hewson Consultants
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Xenocide

DOS19903.7/5 Pangea Software
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Crystal Caves

DOS1991protected3.9/5 Apogee Software
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Double Dragon II: The Revenge

DOS19884.2/5 Technos Japan
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Magic Johnson's Basketball

DOS19893.3/5 Sculptured Software
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Sorcerian

DOS19904/5 Nihon Falcom
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Dangerous Dave: Risky Rescue

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Cosmic Spacehead

DOS19933.3/5 Codemasters
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Xatax

DOS19944/5 Pixel Painters Corporation
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Aquaphobia

DOS1992freeware3/5
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Iskib

DOS19892.7/5
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Seymour Goes to Hollywood

DOS19933.8/5 The Big Red Software Company
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Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

DOS1990protected4/5 id software
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Creatures Village

Windows XP/98/95Mac OS2001protected3.8/5 Creature Labs
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Super Mario Fusion: Revival

Windows2011freewareremake3.9/5
Super Mario Fusion: Revival is a freeware fan-made game project that aims to combine elements from various classic video games, primarily the Super Mario series and the Sonic the Hedgehog series, into a single game. It's essentially a crossover fan game where players can experience levels and gameplay mechanics inspired by both franchises. The...
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Blood Money

DOS19903.9/5 DMA Design
Blood Money is an abandoned classic sci-fi themed side-scrolling shoot'em up. Blood Money was designed by David Jones, developed by DMA Design and released by Psygnosis in 1990 for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, C64. Blood Money features different vehicles for different levels, power ups and an energy bar that depletes when colliding with enemies or the env...
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Baal

DOS19892.9/5 Psygnosis
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Day of the Pharaoh

DOS19893.1/5 Chip
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Crime Wave

DOS19903.7/5 Access Software
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Revenge of Defender

DOS19893.5/5 Epyx
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Ardentryst

WindowsLinux20094.1/5
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Xargon

DOS1993freeware4/5 Epic MegaGames
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The Simpsons

DOS19913.8/5 Konami
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Billy The Kid

DOS19903.9/5 Level 9 Computing
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Dark Ages Volume II - The Undead Kingdom

DOS1991freeware3.6/5 Scenerio Software
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Vynil Goddess from Mars

DOS19953.8/5 Six Pound Sledge Studios
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Time Slaughter

DOS1996freeware4.1/5 Bloodlust Software
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International Ninja Rabbits

DOS19913.6/5 Flair Software