Abandonware DOS title

The most popular abandonware shooter games

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.

The Terminator: Future Shock

DOS19954.1/5 first-person shooter
The Terminator: Future Shock is an abandoned science fiction first-person shooter game based on the popular Terminator movies franchise, set in a dystopian world where machines has taken over the Earth. The Terminator: Future Shock was developed by Bethesda Softworks and released in 1995 for DOS.


Windows XP/98/95Linux1994freeware4/5 first-person shooter

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.

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...

Darius Gaiden

Windows XP/98/9519984.4/5 shoot 'em up

Alien Rampage

DOS19964.1/5 run and gun


DOS1993protected4.2/5 first-person shooter

Unreal Gold

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac20003.8/5 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...

Magic Carpet

DOSMac1994protected3.8/5 first-person shooter
Magic Carpet is an action shooter game set in a fictional Middle East developed by Bullfrog and released by Electronic Arts in 1994 for DOS and Macintosh. Your goal is to fly around a magic carpet and collect mana to expand your castle. When you reach the required mana "equilibrium" you move on to the next world and so on.


DOS1995protecteddemo4.2/5 first-person shooter
Descent is a first person shooter with a unique six degree of freedom gameplay developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay Productions in 1995.. You control a spaceship and must pilot it in a mine, through a series of 3d levels. The goal of the game is to find a series of keys, shoot down enemy ships and find your way to the next level.

Star Wars

DOS19884.2/5 space simulation, rail shooter, space combat

CHAMP Asteroids

DOS1997remake3.9/5 shoot 'em up


DOS19964.1/5 first-person shooter


DOS19883.9/5 shoot 'em up
Uridium is a classic shoot 'em up video game that was originally developed by Andrew Braybrook and published by Hewson Consultants in 1986 for various home computer platforms (including MS-DOS). In Uridium, players control a spaceship known as the Manta, and the objective is to destroy a series of enemy spacecraft, as well as ground-based inst...

Halloween Harry

DOS1993freeware4.1/5 run and gun, platform
Halloween Harry is a DOS science fiction multi-directional scroller shooter game. Halloween Harry - later renamed Alien Carnage - was published by Apogee, developed by Interactive Binary Illusions and designed by John Passfield and Robert Crane.

Wolfenstein 3D

DOSMac1992protecteddemo4.1/5 first-person shooter
Wolfenstein 3D is the first-person shooter that popularized the whole genre in the early 90s and is considered one of the greatest games ever made. Wolfenstein 3D was designed by John Romero and Tom Hall (id Software) and released as shareware by Apogee Software in 1992 for DOS. Wolfenstein 3D is based on the Wolf3D engine, programmed by John ...

Shadow Warrior

DOS1997protected3.9/5 first-person shooter

Alien Cabal

DOS1997freeware3.9/5 first-person shooter

The Terminator: Rampage

DOS19934/5 first-person shooter

Duke Nukem 3D: Reloaded

Windows2011canceled4.2/5 first-person shooter

Solar Winds: The Escape

DOS19934.1/5 shoot 'em up

Space Invaders

DOS1995remake4/5 shoot 'em up

In The Hunt

Windows XP/98/9519934.2/5 shoot 'em up

Astro Fire

DOS1994freewareremake3.8/5 shoot 'em up


DOS19834.2/5 first-person shooter

Die Hard

DOS19893.3/5 third-person shooter

Rush'n Attack

DOS19894/5 run and gun


DOSMacWindows XP/98/951997protected4.1/5 third-person shooter

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf

DOS19944.3/5 shoot 'em up