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.
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Blort!

DOS19873.7/5 shoot 'em up
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Guerrilla War

DOS19873.5/5 run and gun
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Into the Eagle's Nest

DOS19873.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Mach 3

DOS19873/5 third-person shooter
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Phantis

DOS19873.5/5 shoot 'em up
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Platoon

DOS19873.6/5 run and gun
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Storm

DOS19872.5/5 run and gun
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Wizball

DOS19873.6/5 shoot 'em up
Wizball is a  shoot 'em up video game developed by Sensible Software and originally released for various home computer platforms in 1987. The game was published by Ocean Software.In Wizball, players control a wizard who rides a magical green ball. The wizard's mission is to restore color to the world, which has been drained of its vibrant...
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X-Fighter

DOS19873.1/5 shoot 'em up
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Airborne Ranger

DOS19884.2/5 shoot 'em up
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Capone

DOS19883.8/5 shooting gallery
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Game Over

DOS19882.9/5 run and gun, platform
Game Over is an abandoned side scrolling shooter/platform game designed by Ignacio Ruiz Tejedor, Pedro Sudón Aguilar, developed and released by Dinamic Multimedia in 1988 for DOS. Game Over isn't exactly one of the best games ever made... be prepared for clunky controls and repetitive level design that may test your patience.
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Ikari Warriors 2: Victory Road

DOS19883.6/5 run and gun
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Menace

DOS19882.8/5 shoot 'em up
Menace is a classic shoot 'em up video game that was developed by DMA Design, a company later known as Rockstar North, and initially released in 1988. The game was originally released for the Amiga and Atari ST home computer systems and for DOS. The player's objective is to navigate their spacecraft through various levels filled with enemy ships, o...
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Rambo 3

DOS19883.6/5 run and gun
Rambo III is an action video game based on the 1988 action film of the same name, featuring the iconic character John Rambo, portrayed by Sylvester Stallone. The game was developed and published by various companies for different platforms, including Sega for its consoles and Ocean Software for home computers. The game follows the plot of the ...
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Side Arms Hyper Dyne

DOS19883.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Silpheed

DOS19884/5 shoot 'em up
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Star Goose!

DOS19884/5 shoot 'em up
Star Goose is a classic video game developed by Logotron and released in 1988 for various home computer systems of that era, including the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and Amstrad CPC. It is a top-down, vertically scrolling shooter that combines elements of shoot 'em up gameplay with exploration and power-up mechanics.
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Star Wars

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

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...
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Virus

DOS19883.9/5 third-person shooter
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Xenon

DOS19883.9/5 shoot 'em up
Xenon, released in 1988, was a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up video game developed by The Bitmap Brothers. Xenon was initially released for the Commodore 64, and later, it was ported to other platforms, including DOS, the ZX Spectrum and Amiga.In Xenon, players control a futuristic tank-like craft and navigate through levels filled with enemy ve...
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007: License to Kill

DOS19894/5 shoot 'em up
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Ajax

DOS19893.4/5 shoot 'em up
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Alien Syndrome

DOS19894.2/5 run and gun
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Autobots

DOS19893.2/5 shoot 'em up
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Baal

DOS19892.9/5 run and gun
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Blasteroids

DOS19893.8/5 shoot 'em up
Blasteroids is a video game developed and released by Atari, Inc. in 1987. It's a sequel to the classic arcade game Asteroids, which was released in 1979. In Blasteroids, players control a spaceship tasked with destroying asteroids and enemy ships while avoiding collisions and enemy fire. The game features updated graphics and gameplay mechanics co...
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Cabal

DOS19894.1/5 shooting gallery
Cabal is an abandoned arcade conversion of a popular shooter game set in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. Cabal was developed by TAD Corporation and released by Capcom in 1989 for DOS.
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Die Hard

DOS19893.4/5 third-person shooter