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.
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Halloween Harry

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 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.
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Star Wars

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

DOSLinuxMac OS1995freeware3.9/5 run and gun, platform
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Solar Winds: The Escape

DOS19934.1/5 shoot 'em up
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Virtua Cop

Windows XP/98/9519974.1/5 rail shooter
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Solar Winds 2: Galaxy

DOS19933.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Duke Nukem 3D: Reloaded

Windows2011canceled4.2/5 first-person shooter
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Quake 2

Windows XP/98/95WindowsMac OS1997protecteddemo4/5 first-person shooter
Quake II is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and released in 1997. It is the sequel to the original Quake and was a significant milestone in the evolution of 3D graphics in video games. Quake II maintained the fast-paced, frenetic gameplay of its predecessor. It is a first-person shooter that emphasizes multiplayer ac...
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Battlezone

DOS19834.2/5 first-person shooter
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Darius Gaiden

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 shoot 'em up
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Raptor: Call of the Shadows

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS1994protecteddemo4.1/5 shoot 'em up
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...
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Zaxxon

DOS19843.8/5 shoot 'em up
Zaxxon is a classic arcade video game that was first released by Sega in 1982 for the arcades and later for a number of platforms. It is considered one of the pioneering titles in the shoot 'em up or scrolling shooter genre. Zaxxon was notable for its use of isometric graphics, which gave the game a unique 3D perspective.
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Catacomb Abyss

DOS1992protected3.6/5 first-person shooter
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Taito's Super Space Invaders

DOS19914.2/5 shoot 'em up
Super Space Invaders is a video game developed and published by Taito Corporation, released in 1991. It's a sequel to the classic arcade game Space Invaders, which was originally released in 1978 and is one of the most iconic video games of all time.In Super Space Invaders, the core gameplay mechanics remain similar to the original Space Invaders, ...
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Assault Trooper

DOS19973.6/5
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Hexen: Beyond Heretic

DOS1995protected4.2/5 first-person shooter
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Alien Breed

DOS1993protected3.6/5 run and gun
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R-Type

DOS19894/5 shoot 'em up
R-Type is a horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up developed and published by Irem in 1987. The game quickly gained popularity for its challenging gameplay and impressive graphics at the time. R-Type is known for its tough and memorable enemy designs, as well as challenging boss battles. The game features various power-ups that enhance the player...
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Alien Rampage

DOS19964.1/5 run and gun
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Star Wars: Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.2/5 first-person shooter
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Star Wars: Dark Forces

DOS1995protected4.2/5 first-person shooter
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Robocop 3

DOS19923.9/5 first-person shooter, racing: car
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Alien Cabal

DOS1997freeware3.9/5 first-person shooter
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Marathon

Windows XP/98/95Linux1994freeware4.1/5 first-person shooter
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Powerslave

DOS19964/5 first-person shooter
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The Terminator: Rampage

DOS19934/5 first-person shooter
blood-3

Blood

DOS1997protected4.2/5 first-person shooter
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Raiden

DOS19944.1/5 shoot 'em up
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...
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Paratrooper

DOS19824/5 shoot 'em up
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Space Invaders 2001

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