Abandonware DOS title

Abandonware shooter games sorted by release date

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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Heavy Barrel

DOS19893.4/5 run and gun
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If It Moves, Shoot It!

DOS19893.3/5 shoot 'em up
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Interphase

DOS19894.1/5 first-person shooter
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Iskib

DOS19892.7/5 run and gun
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Jackal

DOS19894.1/5 run and gun
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Last Duel: Inter Planet War 2012

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

DOS19893.6/5 shoot 'em up
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Obliterator

DOS19892.9/5 run and gun
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Operation Wolf

DOS19894.3/5 rail shooter, shooting gallery
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R-Type

DOS19894/5 shoot 'em up
R-Type is a horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up developed and published by Irem in 1987. The game quickly gained popularity for its challenging gameplay and impressive graphics at the time. R-Type is known for its tough and memorable enemy designs, as well as challenging boss battles. The game features various power-ups that enhance the player...
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Revenge of Defender

DOS19893.5/5 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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Roller Coaster Rumbler

DOS19893.3/5 rail shooter
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Rush'n Attack

DOS19894/5 run and gun
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Safari Guns

DOS19893.5/5 shooting gallery, rail shooter
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Sarge

DOS19893.3/5 shoot 'em up
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Sky Shark

DOS19893.7/5 shoot 'em up
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Space Harrier

DOS19893.7/5 rail shooter, third-person shooter
Space Harrier is a 3rd-person view rail-shooter developed by Sega in 1985. Space Harrier was a hit in the arcades, and later it was converted for a number of platforms, including DOS (4 years later!). The sequels - Space Harrier 3D and Space Harrier II - were never ported to DOS.
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Star Trek Combat Arena

DOS19893.7/5 shoot 'em up
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Star Wars 2

DOS19894.1/5 shoot 'em up
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The Invaders

DOSWindows XP/98/951989remake3.6/5 shoot 'em up
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The Untouchables

DOS19894/5 run and gun
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Thunderblade

DOS19893.4/5 shoot 'em up
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Trantor: The Last Stormtrooper

DOS19893.1/5 run and gun
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Westphaser

DOS19893.2/5 shooting gallery, shoot 'em up
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Wings of Fury

DOS19894.1/5 shoot 'em up
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Blood Money

DOS19903.9/5 shoot 'em up
Blood Money is an abandoned classic sci-fi themed side-scrolling shoot'em up. Blood Money was designed by David Jones, developed by DMA Design and released by Psygnosis in 1990 for DOS, Amiga, Atari ST, C64. Blood Money features different vehicles for different levels, power ups and an energy bar that depletes when colliding with enemies or the env...
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Crossbow: The Legend of William Tell

DOS19903/5 shooting gallery
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Dawn Raider

DOS19903.6/5 shoot 'em up