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.

Virtua Cop 2

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 rail shooter
Virtua Cop 2 is an abandoned light gun first-person rail shooter game designed by Yu Suzuki, developed and released by Sega in 1997 for Windows, and also published for Saturn, Dreamcast and PlayStation 2. Virtua Cop 2 is the second title in the Virtua Cop series that became much popular in the arcades at the time.

Darius Gaiden

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 shoot 'em up

House of the Dead

Windows XP/98/9519984.1/5 rail shooter
House of the Dead is an old horror-themed rail shooter game, developed and released by Sega in 1998. The whole gameplay can be summarized in a single sentence "a first-person 3D shooting gallery with zombies". House of the Dead runs on older version of Windows, so you may need a virtual machine to play it properly.

Mega Man X3

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 run and gun, platform

Mega Man X4

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 run and gun, platform
Mega Man X4 is an abandoned side scrolling action-platform video game that was released for Windows, the Sony PlayStation and Sega Saturn in 1997 and 1998. Mega Man X4 is part of the Mega Man X series, which is a spin-off of the original Mega Man series, and it was developed by Capcom. Mega Man X4 is set in a dystopian future where h...

Tyrian 2000

DOS1999freeware4.1/5 shoot 'em up
Tyrian 2000 is an old DOS science fiction classic shoot'em up, developed by Eclipse Software and designed by Alexander Brandon, Jason Emery, Daniel Cook. Tyrian 2000 is one of the most popular shoot'em ups ever published for DOS and it's still remembered by retro gaming fans to this day.

Invaders 78

DOS2000freewareremake4.2/5 shoot 'em up

The Operative: No One Lives Forever

Windows XP/98/9520003.7/5 first-person shooter
The Operative: No One Lives Forever is a first-person shooter with stealth gameplay elements, developed by Monolith Productions and released by Fox Interactive in 2000 for Windows, Mac and PS2. As Cate Archer, a spy working for a secret organization in the 60s, you have to find out who killed your colleagues. No One Lives Forever is the first of th...

Unreal Gold

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS20004.2/5 first-person shooter
Unreal Gold is a first-person shooter (FPS) video game developed by Epic MegaGames and published by GT Interactive. It was originally released in 1998 for Windows. Unreal Gold is an enhanced edition of the original Unreal game, and it includes the base game along with its expansion pack.The game is set on a distant planet called Na Pali, and player...

Xenon 2000: Project PCF

Windows XP/98/952000remake4.1/5 shoot 'em up
Xenon 2000: Project PCF is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up video game and originally released in 2000. It is a sequel to the earlier game "Xenon 2: Megablast," which was developed by The Bitmap Brothers and released in 1989.In Xenon 2000, players control a spaceship and engage in fast-paced shooting action as they face off against waves of enemy ...

Attack of the Mutant Camels

DOS2001freewareremake3.8/5 shoot 'em up


Windows XP/98/952001freeware3.9/5 third-person shooter

Space Invaders 2001

Windows XP/98/952001remake3.6/5 shoot 'em up

X-COM: Alliance

Windows XP/98/952002canceled3.8/5 first-person shooter

Duke Nukem 3D: Reloaded

Windows2011canceled4.1/5 first-person shooter