Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware action games sorted by release date

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.
beast-01

Beast

DOS19843.8/5 maze
bomb-jack-01

Bomb Jack

DOS19844.3/5 platform, action puzzle
Bomb Jack is a classic arcade platform game developed and published by Tecmo in 1984. The goal of the game is to collect bombs while avoiding enemies; the whole game takes place in a fixed screen. Bomb Jack for DOS is a conversion from the arcade original version. The arcade and the conversions were a huge commercial success.
bouncingbabies-1

Bouncing Babies

DOS19843.5/5
davids-kong-02

David's Kong

DOS1984remake3.3/5
froggerjr-2

Frogger Jr.

DOS19843.6/5
gremlins-1-01

Gremlins

DOS19842.8/5
hard-hat-mack-02

Hard Hat Mack

DOS19843.9/5 platform
janitor-joe-02

Janitor Joe

DOS19843/5 platform
jumpman-1

Jumpman

DOS19844/5 platform
montezuma-revenge-04

Montezuma's Revenge

DOS19844.2/5 metroidvania, platform
oils-well-02

Oil's Well

DOS19843.4/5 maze, action puzzle
pong-1

Pong v.2.1 clone

DOS19843.9/5
qbert-06

Q*Bert

DOS19843.9/5
styx-1

Styx

DOS19843.9/5
tapper-02

Tapper

DOS19843.9/5
xonix-1

Xonix

DOS1984remake4.1/5
antix-05

Antix

DOS1985remake4.2/5
silly-master-blaster-03

Silly Master Blaster

DOS19853.6/5 pinball
goonies-01

The Goonies

DOS19853.9/5
willyworm-1

Willy the Worm

DOS19853.6/5
yie-ar-kung-fu-04

Yie Ar Kung Fu

DOS19853.8/5 fighting
dragons-chivalry-03

Dragons: A Challenge in Chivalry

DOS19863.6/5 block breaker
elevator-1

Elevator

DOS1986freeware3.4/5
gauntlet-1-02

Gauntlet

DOS19864.1/5 maze, dungeon crawl
hamburger-hell-02

Hamburger Hell

DOS1986remake2.8/5
karateka-2

Karateka

DOS19864.1/5 beat 'em up
Karateka is a martial arts themed action / fighting game released by Broderbund in 1986 for DOS. Karateka is the first game designed by Jordan Mechner, the father of the Prince of Persia franchise. Karateka was also published for Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum.
ninja-mastetronic-03

Ninja

DOS19862.5/5 beat 'em up
pyramid-power-04

Pyramid Power

DOS1986remake3.8/5
rad-warrior-04

Rad Warrior

DOS19864/5 metroidvania, platform