Abandonware DOS title

Side-scrolling games sorted by release date

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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Ninja Gaiden

DOS19903.6/5 Tecmo
Ninja Gaiden, released in 1988 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and later to other platforms, is a side-scrolling action-platformer developed by Tecmo. It follows the story of Ryu Hayabusa, a skilled ninja on a quest for vengeance and justice.In the game, players control Ryu as he battles through six acts, each divided into several stage...
Omni-play-Basketball-05

Omni Play Basketball

DOS19904/5 DesignStar Consultants
onslaught-07

Onslaught

DOS19904/5 Arc Developments
p47-03

P47 Thunderbolt

DOS19903.7/5 NMK Co.
princeofpersia4d-4

Prince of Persia

DOSMac19904.2/5 Broderbund
Prince of Persia is an abandoned DOS platform game set in Middle East, developed and released by Broderbund in 1990. Designer Jordan Mechner created a game that made a lasting impression of gamers thanks to a clever use of a tecnique called rotoscoping which makes the animation of the protagonist very realistic.
ranx-2

Ranx: The Video Game

DOS19903.8/5 UBI Soft
rastan-05

Rastan

DOS19903.5/5 Taito
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Shadow Knights

DOS19903.3/5 Softdisk Publishing
sirwood-1

Sirwood

DOS19903.3/5 Opera Soft
sorcerian-2

Sorcerian

DOS19904/5 Nihon Falcom
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Super Solvers: Treasure Mountain!

DOS19904/5 The Learning Company
amazingspiderman-1

The Amazing Spider-Man

DOS19903.9/5 Oxford Digital Enterprises
xenocide-01

Xenocide

DOS19903.7/5 Pangea Software
armor-alley-02

Armor Alley

DOSMac19913.9/5
baby-joe-in-going-home-02

Baby Joe in: Going Home

DOS19913.9/5 Loriciels
keen4-1

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

DOS1991protected4/5 id software
keen5-4

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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Crystal Caves

DOS1991protected3.9/5 Apogee Software
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Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

DOS1991protected4.1/5 id software
darkages-1

Dark Ages Volume I - Prince of Destiny

DOS1991freeware4/5 Scenerio Software
darkages-2-05

Dark Ages Volume II - The Undead Kingdom

DOS1991freeware3.6/5 Scenerio Software
darkages-3-03

Dark Ages Volume III - Dungeons of Doom

DOS1991freeware3.9/5 Scenerio Software
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Duke Nukem

DOS19914.1/5 Apogee Software
Duke Nukem 1 was released in 1991 by Apogee Software for MS-DOS, and it marked the beginning of the Duke Nukem franchise. Duke Nukem is a side-scrolling action platformer game with a sci-fi theme. In this original game, players control Duke Nukem, a muscular action hero tasked with saving the world from the evil Dr. Proton. Dr. Proton has taken con...
elviraarcade-1

Elvira: the Arcade Game

DOS19913.9/5 Flair Software
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Forgotten Worlds

DOS19914/5 Capcom
gods-4

Gods

DOS19914.2/5 Bitmap Brothers
Gods is a video game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and initially released in 1991. It is a platformer that combines action and puzzle-solving elements. The game was originally released for various platforms, including the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS.In Gods, players control a hero navigating through a series of levels filled with enemi...
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Golden Axe

DOS19914.2/5 Sega