Abandonware DOS title

Vertical scrolling games sorted by release date

A vertical-scroller is a video game in which the action is shown in a top down perspective and the environment scrolls from top to bottom. Characters usually don't have to move to scroll the screen (expecially in shoot'em ups).
overkill-04

OverKill

DOS1992freeware3.9/5 Tech-Noir
popeye2-02

Popeye 2

DOS19923.3/5 Bizarre Developments
postman-pat-3-02

Postman Pat 3: To the Rescue

DOS19923.5/5 Alternative Software
captain-dynamo-02

Captain Dynamo

DOS19934.1/5 Codemasters
furyfurries-3

Fury of the Furries

DOS19934/5 Kalisto Entertainment
goal-07

Goal!

DOS19933.9/5 Dini & Dini Productions
major-stryker-03

Major Stryker

DOSWindows XP/98/951993freeware4/5 Apogee Software
sink-or-swim-05

Sink or Swim

DOS19933.5/5 Zeppelin Games
flying-tigers-1-03

Flying Tigers

DOS19944.1/5 Ticsoft
Flying Tigers is an abandoned vertical-scrolling sci-fi themed shoot 'em up game developed and released by Ticsoft in 1994 for MS-DOS only. Flying Tigers is the first chapter of the two parts Flying Tigers video game series.
flying-tigers-2-04

Flying Tigers 2

DOS19943.3/5
highway-hunter-03

Highway Hunter

DOS19943.2/5 Safari Software
international-soccer-06

International Soccer

DOS19944/5 Zeppelin Games
raiden-05

Raiden

DOS19944.1/5 Seibu Kaihatsu Inc.
Raiden is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up game developed by Seibu Kaihatsu and first released in arcades in 1990 and later for many home computers and consoles. Raiden follows the classic vertical scrolling shoot 'em up format. Players control a spaceship known as the R-9C "Red-Ray" and navigate vertically scrolling levels filled with wave...
raptor-1

Raptor: Call of the Shadows

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1994protecteddemo4.1/5 Cygnus Studios
Raptor: Call of the Shadows is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by Cygnus Studios and published by Apogee Software. The game was first released in 1994 for MS-DOS and later ported to other platforms. In Raptor, players control a fighter jet through various levels filled with enemy aircraft, ground targets, power-ups and boss...
total-carnage-07

Total Carnage

DOS19943.8/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
highwayfighter-2

Highway Fighter

DOS19954/5 Safari Software
invasionbatsdoom-1

Invasion of the Mutant Space Bats of Doom

DOS19953.8/5 Pop Software
river-raid-remake-01

River Raid remake

DOS1995freewareremake4.2/5
tyrian2000-02

Tyrian 2000

DOS1999freeware4.1/5 Eclipse Software
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.
xenon-2000-05

Xenon 2000: Project PCF

Windows XP/98/952000remake4.1/5 Bitmap Brothers
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 ...