Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware shooter games sorted by release date

Shooter video games are all about shooting targets and avoiding being shot down. The kind of game is often defined by the player perspective (FPS stands for First Person Shooter, TPS stands for Third Person Shooter), or by gameplay: shoot'em up, run and gun, shooting gallery.
xatax-1

Xatax

DOS19944/5 shoot 'em up
xquest-03

XQuest

DOS1994remake3.5/5 shoot 'em up
abuse-05

Abuse

DOSLinuxMac1995freeware3.9/5 run and gun, platform
ackack-attack-03

Ack-Ack Attack!

DOS1995remake4.1/5 shoot 'em up
starshipinv-6

Command Adventures: Starship

DOS19953.5/5 shoot 'em up
crusaderremorse-1

Crusader: No Remorse

DOS1995protected3.9/5
Crusader is an action-oriented computer game. The player controls a super soldier that defects from the current world government and joins the Resistance. The world is shown in an isometric view.
descent-1

Descent

DOS1995protecteddemo4.2/5 first-person shooter
Descent is a first person shooter with a unique six degree of freedom gameplay developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay Productions in 1995.. You control a spaceship and must pilot it in a mine, through a series of 3d levels. The goal of the game is to find a series of keys, shoot down enemy ships and find your way to the next level.
duck-hunt-03

Duck Hunt

DOS1995freewareremake3/5 shooting gallery, unconventional sports
Duck Hunt is a faithful remake based on the original light gun game Duck Hunt published by Nintendo in 1984. Duck Hunt was a shooting gallery game with a straightforward gameplay: use your gun to shoot down ducks. If you fail to shoot enough birds, the game ends.
hexen-5

Hexen: Beyond Heretic

DOS1995protected4.2/5 first-person shooter
invasionbatsdoom-1

Invasion of the Mutant Space Bats of Doom

DOS19953.8/5 shoot 'em up
jungle-strike-01

Jungle Strike

DOS19954.2/5 shoot 'em up
megaman-x-1

Mega Man X

DOS1995protected4/5 run and gun, platform
radix-beyond-the-void-03

Radix: Beyond the Void

DOS19954.1/5 first-person shooter
river-raid-remake-01

River Raid

DOS1995freewareremake4.1/5 shoot 'em up
space-invaders-clone-1

Space Invaders

DOS1995remake4/5 shoot 'em up
darkforces-3

Star Wars: Dark Forces

DOS1995protected4.3/5 first-person shooter
3d-noah-ark-01

Super 3-D Noah's Ark

DOS1995protected4.1/5 first-person shooter
terminalvelocity-3

Terminal Velocity

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac1995protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
terminator-future-shock-05

The Terminator: Future Shock

DOS19954.1/5 first-person shooter
The Terminator: Future Shock is an abandoned science fiction first-person shooter game based on the popular Terminator movies franchise, set in a dystopian world where machines has taken over the Earth. The Terminator: Future Shock was developed by Bethesda Softworks and released in 1995 for DOS.
ultimatedoom-1

Ultimate Doom

DOS1995protected4.1/5 first-person shooter
tekwar-09

William Shatner's TekWar

DOS19954/5 first-person shooter
witchaven1-06

Witchaven

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 first-person shooter
Witchaven is an abandoned fantasy first-person shooter (or "slasher", since you'll wield melee weapons) developed by Capstone and released by IntraCorp in 1995 for DOS and Windows. Witchaven includes RPG elements such as experience and leveling your character but it's primarily an action game with swords and spells.
alien-rampage-05

Alien Rampage

DOS19964.1/5 run and gun
alien-trilogy-03

Alien Trilogy

DOS19964.1/5 first-person shooter
amok-01

Amok

DOS19963.6/5 third-person shooter
crusadernoregret-4

Crusader: No Regret

DOS1996protected4/5
dukenukem3d-4

Duke Nukem 3D

DOS1996protecteddemo4.2/5 first-person shooter
Duke Nukem 3D is a classic first-person shooter that was developed by 3D Realms (formerly known as Apogee Software) and published by GT Interactive. It was released in 1996 for MS-DOS and later for various other platforms, including Windows, Mac OS, and gaming consoles.
interpose-03

Interpose

DOS19963.5/5 shoot 'em up
krazy-ivan-02

Krazy Ivan

Windows XP/98/9519963.6/5 first-person shooter, mech simulation
magic-carpet-2-05

Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1996protected3.9/5 first-person shooter