Abandonware DOS title

The best side-scroller games

A side-scroller (or horizontal scrolling) is a video game in which the action is shown in a side perspective and the environment scrolls mainly on an horizontal axis. Characters usually have to move from the left to the right side of the screen to go on in the game.
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Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

DOS1990protected4/5 id software
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Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine

DOS1991protected4/5 id software
Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine is a science fiction action oriented platform game designed by Tom Hall, developed by id Software and released by Apogee Software in 1991 for DOS only. Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine is part of the Commander Keen game series, specifically it's the second episode of Commander Keen in Goodbye, Galaxy.
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Dark Ages Volume I - Prince of Destiny

DOS1991freeware4/5 Scenerio Software
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Golden Eagle

DOS19914/5 Loriciels
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In The Hunt

Windows XP/98/9519934/5 Irem Software Engineering
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International Athletics

DOS19924/5 True Emotions Software
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Jammit

DOS19944/5 GTE Entertainment
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Mega Man 3

DOS19924/5 Hi-Tech Expressions
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Mortal Kombat 3

DOS1995protected4/5 Midway Manufacturing Company
Mortal Kombat 3 is a fighting action game developed by Midway Manufacturing Company and released by GT Interactive Software in 1995 for DOS and Windows as well as for many other platforms. Mortal Kombat 3 is the third chapter of the acclaimed Mortal Kombat series that spawned many sequels, a few TV series and even movies (with various degree of suc...
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Night Breed

DOS19904/5
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Omni Play Basketball

DOS19904/5 DesignStar Consultants
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Onslaught

DOS19904/5 Arc Developments
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Realms of Chaos

DOSMacLinux1995protected4/5 Apogee Software
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The Untouchables

DOS19894/5 Ocean Software
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Ultimate Body Blows

DOS1994protected4/5 Team 17
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Bio Menace Episode 1: Dr. Mangle's Lab

DOS1993freeware4/5 Apogee Software
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Sorcerian

DOS19904/5 Nihon Falcom
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Stargunner

DOS19964/5 GT Interactive Software
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Super Solvers: Treasure Mountain!

DOS19904/5 The Learning Company
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Nicky Boom

DOS19924/5 Microids
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Rush'n Attack

DOS19894/5 Konami
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Mega Man X

DOS1995protected4/5 Capcom
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Xenophage: Alien BloodSport

DOS1996freeware3.9/5 Argo Games
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Heroes of the Lance

DOS1989protected3.9/5 U.S. Gold
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Vengeance of Excalibur

DOS19913.9/5 Synergistic Software
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Home Alone

DOS19913.9/5 Manley Associates
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Dangerous Dave

DOS1990protected3.9/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Baby Joe in: Going Home

DOS19913.9/5 Loriciels
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Hercules

Windows XP/98/951997protected3.9/5 Eurocom Developments