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.
goldenaxe-3

Golden Axe

DOS19914.2/5 beat 'em up
homealone-2

Home Alone

DOS19913.9/5 platform
ninja-rabbit-returns-02

International Ninja Rabbits

DOS19913.6/5 beat 'em up
joe-mac-ninja-03

Joe and Mac Cavemen Ninja

DOS19914.5/5 platform
jumpman-lives-03

Jumpman Lives!

DOS1991remake4/5 platform
lone-wolf-mirror-04

Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death

DOS19913.8/5 platform
metalmutant-2

Metal Mutant

DOS19914/5 platform
monuments-of-mars-02

Monuments of Mars

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1991freeware3.3/5 platform, metroidvania
paperboy2-05

Paperboy 2

DOS19914/5
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-03

Pit Fighter

DOS19913.7/5 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...
prehistorik-1

Prehistorik

DOS1991protected4.1/5 platform
prophecyviking-3

Prophecy: The Viking Child

DOS19913.5/5 platform
nibbles-bas-03

QBasic Nibbles

DOS1991freeware4/5
rolling-ronny-03

Rolling Ronny

DOS19913.5/5 platform
sleeping-gods-lie-04

Sleeping Gods Lie

DOS19913.9/5 first-person action-adventure
terminator2judgement-1

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...
bluesbrothers1-2

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...
lost-patrol-03

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-03

The Rocketeer

DOS19912.8/5 racing: unusual vehicles, shoot 'em up
the-simpsons-04

The Simpsons

DOS19913.8/5 beat 'em up
tristanpinball-1

Tristan Pinball

DOS19914/5 pinball
volfied-0004

Volfied

DOS19914.3/5
Volfied is an abandoned action heavily inspired by the classic Qix (draw rectangles in a fixed screen to trap and destroy enemies). Volfied was designed by Fukio Mitsuji, developed by Taito and released by Empire Interactive in 1991 for DOS.
wrathdemon-2

Wrath of the Demon

DOS19914.1/5 platform
zzt-2

ZZT

DOS1991freeware4.2/5 maze, action puzzle
aquanoid-1

Aquanoid

DOS1992remake3.8/5 block breaker
barbie-01

Barbie

DOS19923.4/5 platform