Abandonware DOS title

Coin-op conversions: from the arcades to your home sorted by release date

Arcades were extremely popular in the 80s and the 90s. Before poker machines and things like that, people used to go to pubs or arcades to play video games called coin ops (coin operated machines). Almost all of them were converted to consoles or home computers.

Most popular coin-op conversion games

Virtua Cop 2
shooterWindows XP/98/95
Crazy Taxi
racingWindows XP/98/95
Street Fighter 2

Coin-op conversion games

  • robocop-2
    DOS19894/5 Data East

    Robocop is an abandoned beat 'em up / run and gun shooter game developed and released by Data East in 1989 for a number of platforms, including DOS. Robocop is a conversion from an arcade game released by Data East in 1988 and it was based on the movie of the same name, Robocop, by Paul Verhoeven. Your goal is to get to the final boss by shoot...

  • rushattack-3
    DOS19894/5 Konami
  • sarge-02
  • shinobi-1
    DOS19893.9/5 Sega
  • skyshark-04
    DOS19893.5/5 Toaplan
  • spaceace-1
    DOS19894.1/5 ReadySoft
  • space_harrier-1
    DOS19893.7/5 Sega

    Space Harrier is a 3rd-person view rail-shooter developed by Sega in 1985. Space Harrier was a hit in the arcades, and later it was converted for a number of platforms, including DOS (4 years later!). The sequels - Space Harrier 3D and Space Harrier II - were never ported to DOS.

  • strider-2
    DOS19893.5/5 Capcom
  • thunderblade-05
    DOS19893.4/5 Sega
  • toobin-2
    DOS19894.2/5 Domark Software

    Toobin is an abandoned action game developed by Domark Software and released in 1989. Toobin runs on DOS but was also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy Color, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum. It's a conversion from a popular arcade game (at the time).

  • alteredbeast-1
    DOS19904.1/5 Sega
  • bladesofsteel-1
    DOS19904.1/5 Konami
  • double-dribble-03
    DOS19903.7/5 Novotrade Software
  • dragons-lair-2-1
    DOS1990protected4.1/5 Sullivan Bluth Interactive Media
  • escape_from_the_planet_of_the_robot_monsters-06
  • exterminator-1
    DOS19903.5/5 The Assembly Line
  • hard-drivin-06
    DOS19903.7/5 Atari
  • ironmanoffroad-6
    DOS19904.2/5 Leland

    Ivan 'Iron Man' Stewart's Super Off Road is an abandoned diagonal-down off-road racing game developed by Leland and released by Virgin Interactive in 1990 for DOS, but also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum and a lot of 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. Super Off Road is a classic fixed-screen track-racing similar to S...

  • joust-vga-03
  • klax-1
    DOS19903.8/5 Atari
  • powerdrift-02
    DOS19904.1/5 Sega
  • puzznic-2
    DOS19904.2/5 Taito
  • rastan-05
    DOS19903.6/5 Taito
  • stun-runner-03
    DOS19903.6/5 Atari
  • trog-04
    DOS19904.3/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
  • turbo-outrun-03
    DOS19904.2/5 Sega

    Turbo OutRun is an abandoned DOS action racing game set in North America, developed and published by Sega in 1990. Turbo OutRun is a conversion from the arcade classic of the same name and it's the sequel of the popular OutRun. The OutRun games are regarded as iconic and representative of the late 80s/early 90s, often cited by retrowave enthusiasts.

  • cisco-heat-04
    DOS19914.3/5 Jaleco

    Cisco Heat is an abandoned racing game set in North America developed by Jaleco and released by Image Works in 1991 for DOS and other platforms. Cisco Heat was converted from the original arcade version. The difference between other similar racing games of the time is that the player drives a police car.

  • forgotten-worlds-07
    DOS19914/5 Capcom
  • goldenaxe-3
    DOS19914.2/5 Sega
  • joe-mac-ninja-03
    DOS19914.5/5 Data East