Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware shooter games

Shooter video games are all about shooting targets and avoiding being shot down. The kind of game is often defined by the player perspective (FPS stands for First Person Shooter, TPS stands for Third Person Shooter), or by gameplay: shoot'em up, run and gun, shooting gallery.
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Alien Rampage

DOS19964.1/5 run and gun
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Interphase

DOS19894.1/5 first-person shooter
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Wings of Fury

DOS19894.1/5 shoot 'em up
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Solar Winds: The Escape

DOS19934.1/5 shoot 'em up
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Corridor 7: Alien Invasion

DOS1994protected4.1/5 first-person shooter
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Cabal

DOS19894.1/5 shooting gallery
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.
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Radix: Beyond the Void

DOS19954.1/5 first-person shooter
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Super Star Wars

DOS19924.1/5 platform, run and gun
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Spacewar

DOS19854.1/5 shoot 'em up
Spacewar is one of the earliest digital computer games and is often considered the first interactive video game. It was created in 1962 by Steve Russell, Martin Graetz, and Wayne Wiitanen at the MIT. The game was developed on the PDP-1 minicomputer; this is a DOS port, released in 1985.Spacewar! features two spaceships, controlled by players, that ...
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Marathon

Windows XP/98/95Linux1994freeware4.1/5 first-person shooter
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Sopwith

DOS1984freeware4.1/5 shoot 'em up
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Unreal Gold

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac OS20004.1/5 first-person shooter
Unreal Gold is a first-person shooter (FPS) video game developed by Epic MegaGames and published by GT Interactive. It was originally released in 1998 for Windows. Unreal Gold is an enhanced edition of the original Unreal game, and it includes the base game along with its expansion pack.The game is set on a distant planet called Na Pali, and player...
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Blake Stone 1: Aliens of Gold

DOS1993protected4.1/5 first-person shooter
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Space Invaders

DOS1995remake4/5 shoot 'em up
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Xatax

DOS19944/5 shoot 'em up
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Crusader: No Regret

DOS1996protected4/5
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Star Goose!

DOS19884/5 shoot 'em up
Star Goose is a classic video game developed by Logotron and released in 1988 for various home computer systems of that era, including the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and Amstrad CPC. It is a top-down, vertically scrolling shooter that combines elements of shoot 'em up gameplay with exploration and power-up mechanics.
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Forgotten Worlds

DOS19914/5 shoot 'em up
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Robocop

DOS19894/5 run and gun, beat 'em up
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...
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Mega Man 3

DOS19924/5 run and gun, platform
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007: License to Kill

DOS19894/5 shoot 'em up
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Galaxian

DOS19834/5 shoot 'em up
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Infestation

DOS19904/5 first-person action-adventure, first-person shooter
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LineWars

DOS19904/5 shoot 'em up, space simulation
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LineWars 2

DOS19944/5 shoot 'em up, space simulation
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Stargunner

DOS19964/5 shoot 'em up
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Stellar 7

DOSMac OS19904/5 first-person shooter, tank simulation
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Strife

DOS1996protecteddemo4/5 first-person shooter
Strife from 1996 is a first-person shooter game developed by Rogue Entertainment and published by Velocity, based on the Doom engine. It's often remembered for being one of the earlier games to blend first-person shooter gameplay with RPG elements, such as dialogue with NPCs, quests, and an overarching storyline.In Strife, players assume the role o...
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The Untouchables

DOS19894/5 run and gun