Abandonware DOS title

The most popular 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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Sango Fighter

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinux1993freeware3.5/5 fighting
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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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Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

DOS1991protected4.1/5 platform
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Ms. Pac-Man

DOS19833.9/5 maze
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Batman: the Movie

DOS19904.1/5
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Psycho Pinball

DOS19954.2/5 pinball
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Epic Pinball

DOSMac OS1993protected3.7/5 pinball
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A Nightmare on Elm street

DOS19893.9/5 maze
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Comix Zone

Windows XP/98/9519954.1/5 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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Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

DOS19893.9/5 platform
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Ugh!

DOS19924.2/5
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Pinball Illusions

DOS19953.7/5 pinball
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Jetpack

DOS1993freeware4.1/5 platform
Jetpack is a classic 2D platformer video game developed by Adept Software and released for MS-DOS computers in 1993. Created by Adam Pedersen, it became popular for its addictive gameplay, simplicity, and level editor feature, allowing players to design and share their own levels.In Jetpack, players control a character equipped with a jetpack, navi...
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Last Action Hero

DOS19933/5 beat 'em up
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Bio Menace Episode 1: Dr. Mangle's Lab

DOS1993freeware4/5 platform, run and gun
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Bio Menace Episode 3: Master Cain

DOS1993freeware4.3/5 platform, run and gun
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Crystal Caves

DOS1991protected3.9/5 platform
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Magic Pockets

DOS19924/5 platform
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Zool

DOS19923.9/5 platform
Zool was to Amiga what Sonic was for Sega consoles: a cool protagonist (a ninja of the Nth dimension!) for a high adrenaline action platformer. Zool was designed by George Allen and published by Gremlin in 1992 and it was an instant success. It was ported for many platforms, DOS included, and followed by Zool 2 in 1993.
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The Smurfs

DOSWindows XP/98/9519964.2/5 platform
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Pack-Man

DOS1983remake3.4/5 maze
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Lucky Luke

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 platform
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Bomb Jack

DOS19844.3/5 platform, action puzzle
Bomb Jack is a classic arcade platform game developed and published by Tecmo in 1984. The goal of the game is to collect bombs while avoiding enemies; the whole game takes place in a fixed screen. Bomb Jack for DOS is a conversion from the arcade original version. The arcade and the conversions were a huge commercial success.
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

DOS19893.7/5 platform
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Dangerous Dave

DOS1990protected4/5 platform
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Fast Food Dizzy

DOS19894/5 maze
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The Blues Brothers

DOS19914.2/5 platform
The Blues Brothers is a platformer that follows the adventures of Jake and Elwood Blues as they try to put their band back together. The player controls one of the Blues Brothers through various levels, each filled with obstacles, enemies, and puzzles. The ultimate goal is to collect musical notes and instruments to assemble the band. develope...
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The Great Giana Sisters

DOS1987remake4/5 platform
The Great Giana Sisters is a platform video game developed by Time Warp Productions and published by Rainbow Arts. It was originally released in 1987 for the Commodore 64 and other platforms, and later unofficially ported to MS-DOS.The game follows the adventures of two sisters, Giana and Maria, as they journey through a dream world filled with var...