Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware action games

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.
aquanoid-1

Aquanoid

DOS1992remake3.8/5 block breaker
pacintime-splash

Pac-in-Time

DOS19933.8/5 platform
Pac-in-Time is an abandoned action side-scrolling platformer game developed by Kalisto Entertainment and released by Mindscape in 1993 for DOS. Pac-in-time was but also published for other platforms such as Amiga, Game Boy, Mac, SNES. Pac-in-Time is essentially Fury of the Furries reskinned with Pac-Man as the main character.
night-hunter-06

Night Hunter

DOS19883.8/5 platform
pinball-world-05

Pinball World

DOS19953.8/5 pinball
jazzjackrabbit-7

Jazz Jackrabbit

DOS1994protected3.8/5 platform
beyond-black-hole-01

Beyond the Black Hole

DOS19893.8/5
renegade-1

Renegade

DOS19883.8/5 beat 'em up
vynil-goddess-mars-06

Vynil Goddess from Mars

DOS19953.8/5 platform
pit-fighter-03

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...
beast-01

Beast

DOS19843.8/5 maze
dark-castle-05

Dark Castle

DOS19873.8/5 platform
nightbreed-02

Night Breed

DOS19903.8/5
glider-02

Glider 4.0

Windows 3.xMac OS19943.8/5
Krustys_Super_Funhouse-07

Krusty's Super Funhouse

DOS19933.8/5 platform
Krusty's Super Funhouse is an abandoned action game developed by Audiogenic and released by Acclaim Entertainment in 1993 for DOS and for many other platforms, both consoles and home computers. Krusty's Super Funhouse is based on the popular character from The Simpson animated TV series.
ghostb2-1

Ghostbusters 2

DOS19893.8/5
Ghostbusters 2 is an abandoned action game based on the movie of the same name, set in New York. Ghostbusters 2 was developed by Dynamix and released by Activision in 1989. It's part of a series of games based on the popular Ghostbuster franchise, being the olny one developed for DOS.
bunny-bricks-03

Bunny Bricks

DOS19933.8/5 baseball, block breaker
horrorzombies-5

Horror Zombies from the Crypt

DOS19903.8/5 platform
luigi-spaghetti-01

Luigi and Spaghetti

DOS19923.8/5 platform
manic-miner-02

Manic Miner remake

DOS1997remake3.8/5 platform
Manic Miner is a quintessential platformer game that emerged in the early 1980s, developed by Matthew Smith for the ZX Spectrum. It stands as a hallmark of the 8-bit gaming era, celebrated for its innovative design and enduring charm. This is a quite faithful remake.In Manic Miner, you guide Miner Willy through a series of twenty treacherous cavern...
pcbert-02

PC*Bert

DOS1997freeware3.8/5
templeofkroz-4

Temple of Kroz

DOS1990freeware3.8/5 maze
williams-arcade-01

Williams Arcade Classics

DOS19953.8/5 platform, shoot 'em up
epicpinball-1

Epic Pinball

DOSMac OS1993protected3.7/5 pinball
street-fighter-1

Street Fighter

DOS19883.7/5 fighting
metallace-1

Metal & Lace

DOS1993NSFW3.7/5 fighting
Metal & Lace: The Battle of the Robo Babes is a video game developed by Megatech Software and published by Forest Interactive in 1993. It's an adult-themed fighting game for MS-DOS.In the game, players control customizable female robots known as "Robo Babes" in one-on-one combat. The emphasis on customization allows players to modify their robo...
silverball-1

Silverball

DOS19933.7/5 pinball
Silverball is an abandoned DOS pinball action game developed by Digital Extremes, designed by James Schmalz and published by MicroLeague Multimedia in 1993. Silverball is one of the best pinball games of the 90s published for DOS, part of the Epic Pinball series.
bushido-03

Bushido

DOS19833.7/5 beat 'em up
zool2-2

Zool 2

DOS19943.7/5 platform