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.
ultra-mortal-kombat-03

Ultra Mortal Kombat Vendetta

Windows XP/98/952001freeware4/5 fighting
champ-ms-pacman-05

CHAMP Ms. Pac-man

DOS1994remake3.9/5 maze
death-sword-02

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...
jazz-jackrabbit-holiday-hare-06

Jazz Jackrabbit Holiday Hare

DOS1994protected3.9/5 platform
colorado-02

Colorado

DOS19903.9/5
xenophage-03

Xenophage: Alien BloodSport

DOS1996freeware3.9/5 fighting
pong-1

Pong v.2.1 clone

DOS19843.9/5
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...
3d-maze-01

3D-Maze

Windows 3.x19913.9/5 maze
homealone-2

Home Alone

DOS19913.9/5 platform
microman-adventures-win3x-04

MicroMan

Windows 3.x1993freeware3.9/5 platform
soccer-kid-01

Soccer Kid

DOS19953.9/5 platform
hercules-05

Hercules

Windows XP/98/951997protected3.9/5 platform
hard-hat-mack-02

Hard Hat Mack

DOS19843.9/5 platform
goonies-01

The Goonies

DOS19853.9/5
barbarian-1

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

DOS19893.9/5 platform
willow-03

Willow

DOS19883.9/5
zool-3

Zool

DOS19923.9/5 platform
Zool was to Amiga what Sonic was for Sega consoles: a cool protagonist (a ninja of the Nth dimension!) for a high adrenaline action platformer. Zool was designed by George Allen and published by Gremlin in 1992 and it was an instant success. It was ported for many platforms, DOS included, and followed by Zool 2 in 1993.
capman-01

Cap Man

Windows XP/98/9519993.9/5 maze
livingstone-2-01

Livingstone 2

DOS19893.9/5 platform
super-cauldron-02

Super Cauldron

DOS19923.9/5 platform
tapper-02

Tapper

DOS19843.9/5
darkages-3-03

Dark Ages Volume III - Dungeons of Doom

DOS1991freeware3.9/5 platform
starblade-01

StarBlade

DOS19903.9/5
cougar-force-01

Cougar Force

DOS19903.9/5 beat 'em up, racing: motorcycle, flight simulation
elviraarcade-1

Elvira: the Arcade Game

DOS19913.9/5 platform
secretagent-6

Secret Agent

DOS1992protected3.9/5 platform
world-karate-championship-03

World Karate Championship

DOS19863.9/5 fighting
nightmareelmstreet-1

A Nightmare on Elm street

DOS19893.9/5 maze