Abandonware DOS title

The most popular 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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Flying Tigers 2

DOS19943.3/5 shoot 'em up
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Wings of Fury

DOS19894.1/5 shoot 'em up
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Alien Trilogy

DOS19964.1/5 first-person shooter
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Super 3-D Noah's Ark

DOS1995protected4.2/5 first-person shooter
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Paratrooper

DOS19824/5 shoot 'em up
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LineWars 2

DOS19944/5 shoot 'em up, space simulation
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Alien Breed

DOS1993protected3.6/5 run and gun
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Total Carnage

DOS19943.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Side Arms Hyper Dyne

DOS19883.8/5 shoot 'em up
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18th Airborne

DOS19933.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Catacomb Armageddon

DOS1993protected3.1/5 first-person shooter
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Mega Man X

DOS1995protected4/5 run and gun, platform
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SWIV 3D

DOS19964/5 third-person shooter
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Invasion of the Mutant Space Bats of Doom

DOS19953.8/5 shoot 'em up
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Xenon 2000: Project PCF

Windows XP/98/952000remake4.1/5 shoot 'em up
Xenon 2000: Project PCF is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up video game and originally released in 2000. It is a sequel to the earlier game "Xenon 2: Megablast," which was developed by The Bitmap Brothers and released in 1989.In Xenon 2000, players control a spaceship and engage in fast-paced shooting action as they face off against waves of enemy ...
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Quake 2

Windows XP/98/95WindowsMac OS1997protecteddemo4/5 first-person shooter
Quake II is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and released in 1997. It is the sequel to the original Quake and was a significant milestone in the evolution of 3D graphics in video games. Quake II maintained the fast-paced, frenetic gameplay of its predecessor. It is a first-person shooter that emphasizes multiplayer ac...
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Heavy Barrel

DOS19893.4/5 run and gun
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Rise of the Triad: Dark War

DOS1994protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
knightmare-2

Knightmare

DOS19863.6/5 shoot 'em up
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Solar Winds 2: Galaxy

DOS19933.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Soviet

DOS19904.1/5 shoot 'em up, vehicular combat
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Wizball

DOS19873.6/5 shoot 'em up
Wizball is a  shoot 'em up video game developed by Sensible Software and originally released for various home computer platforms in 1987. The game was published by Ocean Software.In Wizball, players control a wizard who rides a magical green ball. The wizard's mission is to restore color to the world, which has been drained of its vibrant...
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Forgotten Worlds

DOS19914/5 shoot 'em up
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Stargate

DOS19833.6/5 shoot 'em up
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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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Uridium

DOS19883.9/5 shoot 'em up
Uridium is a classic shoot 'em up video game that was originally developed by Andrew Braybrook and published by Hewson Consultants in 1986 for various home computer platforms (including MS-DOS). In Uridium, players control a spaceship known as the Manta, and the objective is to destroy a series of enemy spacecraft, as well as ground-based inst...
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CyClones

DOS1994protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
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XQuest

DOS1994remake3.5/5 shoot 'em up
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Last Duel: Inter Planet War 2012

DOS19893.5/5 shoot 'em up, vehicular combat