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.

Dark Ages Volume II - The Undead Kingdom

DOS1991freeware3.6/5 platform

Dark Ages Volume III - Dungeons of Doom

DOS1991freeware3.9/5 platform

Duke Nukem

DOS19914.1/5 platform, run and gun
Duke Nukem 1 was released in 1991 by Apogee Software for MS-DOS, and it marked the beginning of the Duke Nukem franchise. Duke Nukem is a side-scrolling action platformer game with a sci-fi theme. In this original game, players control Duke Nukem, a muscular action hero tasked with saving the world from the evil Dr. Proton. Dr. Proton has taken con...

Elvira: the Arcade Game

DOS19913.9/5 platform


DOS19914.2/5 platform
Gods is a video game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and initially released in 1991. It is a platformer that combines action and puzzle-solving elements. The game was originally released for various platforms, including the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS.In Gods, players control a hero navigating through a series of levels filled with enemi...

Golden Axe

DOS19914.2/5 beat 'em up
Golden Axe is a classic arcade game developed by Sega and released in 1989. It's a side-scrolling beat 'em up game set in a fantasy world where players choose one of three characters: a barbarian, a dwarf, or an amazon, each with their own strengths and abilities.The game follows the quest of these heroes to rescue the King and Princess of Yuria fr...

Home Alone

DOS19913.9/5 platform

International Ninja Rabbits

DOS19913.6/5 beat 'em up

Joe and Mac Cavemen Ninja

DOS19914.2/5 platform
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja is a side-scrolling platformer video game developed and released by Data East in 1991. Known as "Joe & Mac" in North America and "Caveman Ninja" in other regions, the game gained popularity for its humorous take on prehistoric themes, cooperative gameplay, and challenging levels.The game is set in a colorful and car...

Jumpman Lives!

DOS1991remake4/5 platform

Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death

DOS19913.8/5 platform

Metal Mutant

DOS19914.1/5 platform

Monuments of Mars

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1991freeware3.3/5 platform, metroidvania

Paperboy 2

Paperboy 2 is the sequel to the much acclaimed coin-op arcade hit Paperboy in which you have to deliver newspapers to subscribers while avoiding every kind of obstacle. Paperboy 2 is an isometric action game developed by Tengen and was released by Mindscape in 1991 for a number of platform. The DOS version of the game is abandoned.

Pit Fighter

DOS19913.8/5 fighting
Pit Fighter is an arcade-style fighting game that was originally released in arcades in 1990 by Atari Games. It was later ported to various home gaming platforms, including DOS, the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), and others. It was one of the first arcade games to feature digitized live-action charactersThe game is a...


DOS1991protected4.1/5 platform

Prophecy: The Viking Child

DOS19913.5/5 platform

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Rolling Ronny

DOS19913.6/5 platform

Sleeping Gods Lie

DOS19913.9/5 first-person action-adventure

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

DOS19914/5 beat 'em up
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is one of the many adaptations of the Terminator franchise. This one is based on the movie of the same name, but it's not as good as the movie, according to critics. Terminator 2 is an action game developed by Syntetic Dimensions and released by Ocean Software in 1991 for DOS. It was also published for C64, ZX Spectrum, A...

The Blues Brothers

DOS19914.2/5 platform
The Blues Brothers is a platformer that follows the adventures of Jake and Elwood Blues as they try to put their band back together. The player controls one of the Blues Brothers through various levels, each filled with obstacles, enemies, and puzzles. The ultimate goal is to collect musical notes and instruments to assemble the band. develope...

The Lost Patrol

DOS19913.7/5 shooting gallery
The Lost Patrol is an abandoned multi-type action game set in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam war. The Lost Patrol was developed by Astros Productions (DOS version) and released by Ocean Software in 1991 for DOS, Amiga and Atari ST.

The Rocketeer

DOS19912.8/5 racing: unusual vehicles, shoot 'em up

The Simpsons

DOS19913.8/5 beat 'em up

Tristan Pinball

DOS19914/5 pinball