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.

X-Men: Children of the Atom

DOS1997demo4/5 fighting
X-Men: Children of the Atom is an abandoned fighting action game developed by Capcom and released by Acclaim Entertainment in 1997 for DOS and it's a conversion from the arcade version. X-Men: Children of the Atom was also published for consoles: Sega Saturn and PlayStation. As the title suggests, it's based on the Marvel comics characters known as...

DX-Ball 2

Windows XP/98/951998freeware4.2/5 block breaker, action puzzle

Jump 'n Bump

DOS1998freeware3.6/5 platform

Pharoah's Curse

Windows 3.x1998remake3.6/5 platform

Wizard of Wor 98

DOS1998remake3.8/5 maze

Cap Man

Windows XP/98/9519993.6/5 maze

Jet Set Willy remake

DOS1999freewareremake3.6/5 platform

The Typing of the Dead

Windows XP/98/9519994/5 word puzzle, action puzzle
The Typing of the Dead is a unique video game that is essentially a typing version of the classic rail shooter arcade game The House of the Dead. It was first released in 1999 as an arcade machine and later for other platforms.In The Typing of the Dead, players use a keyboard to eliminate oncoming waves of zombies and other creatures by typing word...

Extreme Shopper

Windows 3.x20002.5/5 platform

Gal Pani X

Windows XP/98/952000freewareNSFW4.1/5
Gal Pani X is an action-puzzle game reminiscent of the classic arcade Qix, developed by D2 and released in 2000 for Windows. Gal Pani X is an adult-themed Doujin game: it was made by fans and wasn't for profit.

Auf Wiedersehen Monty

Windows XP/98/952001remake4/5 platform

Mario and Luigi

DOS2001remake4.1/5 platform

The Castle of Dr. Malvado

DOS20013.9/5 platform

Ultra Mortal Kombat Vendetta

Windows XP/98/952001freeware4.4/5 fighting

Ghosts 'n Goblins remake

Windows2004freewareremake4.3/5 run and gun, platform


Windows2004remake3.2/5 platform


Ghostbusters is a abandoned action game based on the 80s hit movie Ghostbusters. Ghostbusters was released in 2006 as a remake of the game of the same name developed by Activision in 1984 for a number of platforms including C64, Atari 2600, ZX Spectrum.

Finders Keepers

Windows2007remake3/5 platform
Finders Keepers is an abandoned free platformer game with a medieval setting. It's a remake of the original Finders Keepers, developed by David Jones and released by Mastertronic in 1985 for a number of 8 bit platforms (C64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Amstrad CPC).

The Way of the Exploding Fist PC

Windows2008freewareremake4/5 fighting

Super Mario Fusion: Revival

Windows2011freewareremake4/5 platform
Super Mario Fusion: Revival is a freeware fan-made game project that aims to combine elements from various classic video games, primarily the Super Mario series and the Sonic the Hedgehog series, into a single game. It's essentially a crossover fan game where players can experience levels and gameplay mechanics inspired by both franchises. The...


Windows2013freewareremake3.9/5 platform