Abandonware DOS title

Games released in 1989 sorted by rating

thesentinel-4

The Sentinel

DOS19894.1/5 puzzle
portsofcall-1

Ports of Call

DOS19894.1/5 simulation
carriercommand-1

Carrier command

DOS19894.1/5 vehicle simulation
colonelbequest-3

The Colonel's Bequest

DOS1989protecteddemo4.1/5 adventure
The Colonel's Bequest is a graphic adventure game developed and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released in 1989 for various platforms, including MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST. The game was created by Roberta Williams, co-founder of Sierra On-Line.The game is part of the "Laura Bow" series, with the full title being "Laura Bow: The Colonel's Bequ...
journey-adv-03

Journey: The Quest Begins

DOS19894.1/5 adventure
sherman-m4-03

Sherman M4

DOS19894.1/5 vehicle simulation
ancient-land-of-ys-03

Ys: The Vanished Omens

DOS19894.1/5 rpg
Ys: The Vanished Omens (also known as The Ancient Land of Ys) is an abandoned top-down open-world action RPG designed by Masaya Hashimoto, developed by Nihon Falcom and released by Kyodai Software Marketing for DOS in 1989. Ys: The Vanished Omens was published (earlier) for quite a few other home computers and console.
688attacksub-1

688 Attack Sub

DOS19894.1/5 vehicle simulation
interphase-01

Interphase

DOS19894.1/5 shooter
foolserrand-1

The Fool's Errand

DOS1989freeware4.1/5 puzzle
wings-of-fury-02

Wings of Fury

DOS19894.1/5 shooter
road-runner-01

Road Runner

DOS19894.1/5 racing
cabal-02

Cabal

DOS19894.1/5 shooter
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.
qixtaito-2

Qix

DOS19894.1/5 action
blockout-3

Blockout

DOSMac OS19894.1/5 puzzle
lostdutch-3

Lost Dutchman Mine

DOS19894.1/5 simulation
barbarian2-1

Axe of Rage

DOS19894.1/5 action
timesoflore-4

Times of Lore

DOS19894.1/5 rpg
Times of Lore is an abandoned action RPG designed by Chris Roberts, developed and released by Origin Systems in 1989 for DOS and many more 8 bit and 16 bit platforms. Compared to Ultima (the much more popular franchise also by Origin) Times of Lore is a washed down RPG, more similar to a NES game. In fact, Roberts was inspired by The Legend of Zelda.
nuclearwar-1

Nuclear War

DOS19894/5 strategy
Nuclear War is an abandoned turn-based strategy game designed by Eric Hyman and Jon Van Caneghem. Nuclear War was developed and released by New World Computing in 1989 for Amiga and, later, for DOS, and it's loosely based on a card game of the same name. Nuclear War took a satirical approach to the grim possibility of a global nuclear war and succe...
pyramidsegypt-4

Pyramids of Egypt

DOS19894/5 action
sword-of-samurai-06

Sword of the Samurai

DOS1989protected4/5 strategy
budokan-04

Budokan: the Martial Spirit

DOS19894/5 action
rockstar-1

Rockstar!

DOS19894/5 simulation
vette-5

Vette!

DOS19894/5 racing
zorkzero-1

Zork Zero: The Revenge of Megaboz

DOS19894/5 adventure
spacerogue-2

Space Rogue

DOS19894/5 rpg
Space Rogue is a science fiction RPG developed by Richard Garriott's Origin and desined by Paul Neurath. Space Rogue combines a 3D space simulation with a top down view RPG gameplay. As a space pilot you can hunt bounties, buy and sell goods, land on starbases or outposts and talk to NPCs, do quests, etc.
johnmaddenfoot-3

John Madden Football

DOS19894/5 sports
John Madden Football was the first of a series of american football sports games sponsored by the coach of the same name. The first John Madden Football is an abandoned game developed and released by Electronic Arts in 1988 for Apple II and Commodore 64 and later released for DOS (in 1989). The Madden series became extremely popular and the sequels...
red-storm-rising-05

Red Storm Rising

DOS19894/5 vehicle simulation
robocop-2

Robocop

DOS19894/5 shooter
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...
sex-vixens-from-space-02

Sex Vixens from Space

DOS1989NSFW4/5 adventure