Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware action games

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.
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Double Dragon II: The Revenge

DOS19884.2/5 beat 'em up
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Comix Zone

Windows XP/98/9519954.2/5 beat 'em up
Comix Zone is a peculiar science fiction and superhero themed action game.It was developed and released by Sega in 1995 for Windows and other platforms. What makes Comix Zone different from other similare titles is that the game world is framed like a comic book.
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Battle Arena Toshinden

DOS19964.2/5 fighting
Battle Arena Toshinden was the first game in the Toshinden series and was originally released for the Sony PlayStation in 1995 and later for DOS. Battle Arena Toshinden introduced 3D graphics to the fighting game genre, allowing characters to move in a three-dimensional space.The game featured a diverse roster of eight playable characters, eac...
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A-Maze

DOS19894.2/5 maze
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Dangerous Dave: Risky Rescue

DOS1993protected4.1/5 platform
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Disney's The Jungle Book

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.1/5 platform
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Electranoid

DOS19954.1/5 block breaker
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Trolls

DOS19924.1/5 platform
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Body Blows

DOS19934.1/5 fighting
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Arkanoid 2: The Revenge of Doh

DOS19894.1/5 block breaker, action puzzle
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Paperboy

DOS19884.1/5
Paperboy was one of (if not THE) arcade hit of 1985. It was developed by Atari for the arcades and later published by Mindscape for DOS in 1988. More conversion were made for quite a few other platforms. Paperboy gameplay is peculiar: you control a boy riding a bicycle and your goal is to deliver as many newspapers as you can to a number of ho...
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Solomon's Key

DOS19884.1/5
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Gauntlet 2

DOS19894.1/5 maze, dungeon crawl
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Pinball Dreams

DOS1993protected4.1/5 pinball
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Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame

DOSMac OS19934.1/5 platform
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Arachnophobia

DOS19914.1/5
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Jetpack: Christmas Special

DOS19934.1/5 platform
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Pac Maniac

DOS19934.1/5 maze
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X-Men: Children of the Atom

DOS1997demo4.1/5 fighting
X-Men: Children of the Atom is a fighting video game developed by Capcom and released in arcades in 1994. The game features characters from Marvel Comics' X-Men series, including popular mutants like Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, and Magneto, among others.The gameplay follows traditional fighting game mechanics, with players selecting a character and ...
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Eye of Horus

DOS19894.1/5 platform
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Frogger

DOS19834.1/5
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Altered Beast

DOS19904.1/5 beat 'em up
Altered Beast is a classic side-scrolling beat 'em up arcade game developed and published by Sega. It was originally released in arcades in 1988 and later ported to various home consoles, including the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis.Players control a resurrected centurion who battles through five levels filled with undead creatures and other mythical beas...
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Pac PC

DOS1995freewareremake4.1/5 maze
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Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

DOS1991protected4.1/5 platform
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Ninja Gaiden 2: The Dark Sword of Chaos

DOS19904.1/5 beat 'em up
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One Must Fall 2097

DOS1994freeware4.1/5 fighting
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Doofus

DOS19944.1/5 platform