Abandonware DOS title

abandonware games sorted by release date

phantasmagoria2-01

Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected3.9/5 adventure
powerslave-06

Powerslave

DOS19964/5 shooter
pray-for-death-06

Pray for Death

DOS1996protected4.2/5 action
quake_002

Quake

DOSWindows XP/98/951996protecteddemo4.2/5 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...
realms-of-arkania-3-03

Realms of Arkania 3: Shadows Over Riva

DOS1996protected4/5 rpg
road-rash-win-05

Road Rash

Windows XP/98/9519964.3/5 racing
Road Rash is an abandoned motorcycle racing game developed by Papyrus Design Group and released by Electronic Arts in 1996. Road Rash runs on Windows XP/98/95 but was also published for Amiga, Sega Genesis, Sega Master System, 3DO, Game Gear, PlayStation, Saturn, Game Boy. In Road Rash you're a motorcycle racer that needs to win against other racer...
secret-agent-escape-02

Secret Agent: The Escape

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

Seek and Destroy

DOS19964.2/5 shooter
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...
sensible-world-of-soccer-01

Sensible World of Soccer 96/97

DOS1996protected3.7/5 sports
simcopter-08

SimCopter

Windows XP/98/9519964/5 vehicle simulation
snood-03

Snood

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996freeware4.1/5 puzzle
starcontrol3_003

Star Control 3

DOS1996protected4/5 strategy
star-general-combo-02

Star General

Windows XP/98/95DOS1996protected4/5 strategy
Star General is a turn-based strategy game developed by Catware and published by SSI (Strategic Simulations, Inc.). It was released in 1996 for MS-DOS and later for Windows. The game is set in a science fiction universe where players take command of one of five different factions, each vying for control of the galaxy.In Star General, players comman...
stargunner-03

Stargunner

DOS19964/5 shooter
strife-04

Strife

DOS1996protecteddemo4/5 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 shooter
super-street-fighter-2-05

Super Street Fighter 2

DOS19964.3/5 action
Super Street Fighter II is an enhanced version of the iconic arcade fighting game Street Fighter II, developed and published by Capcom. It was released in 1993 as an upgrade to Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting and introduced several new features, characters, and gameplay mechanics to the series.Super Street Fighter II expanded the roster wit...
swiv3d-04

SWIV 3D

DOS19964/5 shooter
syndicatewars-5

Syndicate Wars

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1996protected4/5 strategy
Syndicate Wars is the sequel to the much acclaimed Syndicate developed by Bullfrog in its golden years. Like its predecessor, Syndicate Wars is a real-time tactics strategy game set in a cyberpunk dystopian world involving excessive violence, mega-corporations, bleak urban environment. Syndicate Wars also supports a multi-player co-op mode via LAN.
tempest-2000-03

Tempest 2000

DOS1996remake4.2/5 shooter
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...
tetrisacademysoft-1

Tetris (Academysoft)

DOS19963.7/5 puzzle
pandora-directive-04

Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac OS1996protected4/5 adventure
Tex Murphy: The Pandora Directive is the sequel to Under a Killing Moon and the 4th game in the Tex Murphy series. The Pandora Directive is a first-person 3D adventure game set in a dark sci-fi version of the U.S.A., more specifically in a futuristic San Francisco. The Pandora Directive was developed by Access Software and released in 1996 for...
dame-loaded-01

The Dame Was Loaded

DOS1996protected4.2/5 adventure
daggerfall-01

The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall

DOS1996freeware4.2/5 rpg
The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall is an old school first-person 3D RPG developed by Bethesda Softworks and released in 1996 for DOS. Daggerfall is the second chapter in popular The Elder Scrolls series. The open world gameplay, the procedural generation of dungeons and the freedom of exploring and taking on the quests at your own pace are some of the...
genemachine-1

The Gene Machine

DOS19963.8/5 adventure
settlers-2-04

The Settlers II: Veni, Vidi, Vici

DOSMac OS1996protected3.9/5 strategy
smurfs-02

The Smurfs

DOSWindows XP/98/9519964.2/5 action
time-slaughter-03

Time Slaughter

DOS1996freeware4.1/5 action