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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Dark Ages Volume I - Prince of Destiny

DOS1991freeware4/5 Scenerio Software
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European Championship 1992

DOS19924/5 Tecmo
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Golden Eagle

DOS19914/5 Loriciels
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International Athletics

DOS19924/5 True Emotions Software
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Jammit

DOS19944/5 GTE Entertainment
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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

DOSMac OSLinux1995protected4/5 Apogee Software
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Savage Warriors

DOS19954/5 Kalisto Entertainment
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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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The Untouchables

DOS19894/5 Ocean Software
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Ultimate Body Blows

DOS1994protected4/5 Team 17
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Xargon

DOS1993freeware4/5 Epic MegaGames
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Mario Teaches Typing

DOSMac OS19924/5 Interplay Productions
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R-Type

DOS19894/5 Irem Software Engineering
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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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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Mega Man X

DOS1995protected4/5 Capcom
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Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

DOS1991protected4/5 id software
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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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Nicky Boom

DOS19924/5 Microids
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Asterix: Operation Getafix

DOS19894/5 Coktel Vision
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Dangerous Dave

DOS1990protected4/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Shinobi

DOS19893.9/5 Sega
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Rush'n Attack

DOS19893.9/5 Konami
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Colorado

DOS19903.9/5 Silmarils
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Super Mario Fusion: Revival

Windows2011freewareremake3.9/5
Super Mario Fusion: Revival is a freeware fan-made game project that aims to combine elements from various classic video games, primarily the Super Mario series and the Sonic the Hedgehog series, into a single game. It's essentially a crossover fan game where players can experience levels and gameplay mechanics inspired by both franchises. The...
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Stormlord

DOS19893.9/5 Hewson Consultants
Stormlord is an abandoned DOS platform game set in a fantasy world, developed and published by Hewson Consultants in 1989 and designed by Raffaele Cecco. There was some controversy about the scantily clothed fairies in the game.
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Xenophage: Alien BloodSport

DOS1996freeware3.9/5 Argo Games