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.
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/98/9519963.7/5 first-person shooter, mech simulation
magic-carpet-2-05

Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
marathon2-03

Marathon 2: Durandal

Windows XP/98/95Linux19964.2/5 first-person shooter
powerslave-06

Powerslave

DOS19964/5 first-person shooter
quake_002

Quake

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.2/5 first-person shooter
Quake is a first-person shooter (FPS) video game developed by id Software and released in 1996. It is the successor to id Software's immensely popular "Doom" series and is known for its groundbreaking 3D graphics, fast-paced gameplay, and multiplayer capabilities. The game was created by a team led by John Carmack and John Romero, two of the co-fou...
secret-agent-escape-02

Secret Agent: The Escape

DOS19963.8/5 first-person shooter
seek-and-destroy-06

Seek and Destroy

DOS19964.2/5 shoot 'em up
Seek and Destroy was a shoot'em up published by the well known Epic Megagames in 1996 that tried to change the usual shoot'em up gameplay for the better. Instead of wave after wave of enemies to shoot down, you are given short missions to accomplish with your helicopter or your tank (yes, you can choose). At first, missions could seem a bit repetit...
stargunner-03

Stargunner

DOS19964/5 shoot 'em up
strife-04

Strife

DOS1996protecteddemo4/5 first-person shooter
Strife from 1996 is a first-person shooter game developed by Rogue Entertainment and published by Velocity, based on the Doom engine. It's often remembered for being one of the earlier games to blend first-person shooter gameplay with RPG elements, such as dialogue with NPCs, quests, and an overarching storyline.In Strife, players assume the role o...
super-stardust-02

Super Stardust

DOS19964.3/5 shoot 'em up
swiv3d-04

SWIV 3D

DOS19963.8/5 third-person shooter
tempest-2000-03

Tempest 2000

DOS1996remake4.2/5 shoot 'em up
Tempest 2000 is a video game developed by Llamasoft and published by Atari Corporation. It was released in 1994 for DOS, Mac, the Atari Jaguar console, etc. Tempest 2000 is an enhanced remake of the original Tempest, which was released in arcades in 1981.In Tempest 2000, players control a claw-shaped ship that moves around the edges of geometric sh...
transland-3

Transland

DOS19963/5 first-person shooter
aliencabal-4

Alien Cabal

DOS1997freeware3.9/5 first-person shooter
assaulttrooper-2

Assault Trooper

DOS19973.5/5
blood-3

Blood

DOS1997protected4.2/5 first-person shooter
champ-asteroids-01

CHAMP Asteroids

DOS1997remake3.9/5 shoot 'em up
chasmrift-2

Chasm: The Rift

DOS19974/5 first-person shooter
colosso-revenge-01

Colosso Revenge

DOS1997freeware3.6/5 first-person shooter
colosso-secret-02

Colosso Secret

DOS1997freeware3.5/5 first-person shooter
escape-colosso-03

Escape from Dr. Colosso

DOS1997freeware3.6/5 first-person shooter
mdk-03

MDK

DOSMac OSWindows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 third-person shooter
quake2-03

Quake 2

Windows XP/98/95WindowsMac OS1997protecteddemo3.8/5 first-person shooter
Quake II is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and released in 1997. It is the sequel to the original Quake and was a significant milestone in the evolution of 3D graphics in video games. Quake II maintained the fast-paced, frenetic gameplay of its predecessor. It is a first-person shooter that emphasizes multiplayer ac...
redneck-rampage-02

Redneck Rampage

DOS1997protected4/5 first-person shooter
shadow-warrior-1

Shadow Warrior

DOS1997protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
jediknight-03

Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.2/5 first-person shooter
virtua-cop-04

Virtua Cop

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 rail shooter