Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware action games

Action video games are a genre of video games that emphasize physical challenges, hand-eye coordination, and reaction time. These games typically involve fast-paced gameplay, where players control a character who must navigate through a dynamic environment filled with obstacles, enemies, and other challenges. The primary focus is on the player's ability to react quickly and make split-second decisions.
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Ninja Gaiden 2: The Dark Sword of Chaos

DOS19904.1/5 beat 'em up
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Solomon's Key

DOS19884.1/5
donkey-4

Donkey Kong

DOS19834.1/5
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Toobin

DOS19894.1/5
Toobin is an abandoned action game developed by Domark Software and released in 1989. Toobin runs on DOS but was also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Game Boy Color, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum. It's a conversion from a popular arcade game (at the time).
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Budokan: the Martial Spirit

DOS19894.1/5 fighting
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Duck Tales: The Quest for Gold

DOS19904.1/5 platform
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Altered Beast

DOS19904.1/5 beat 'em up
frogger-2

Frogger

DOS19834.1/5
cdman2-1

CD-Man v2.0

DOS19924.1/5 maze
frankenstein-02

Frankenstein

DOS19944.1/5 platform
mine-shaft-01

Mine Shaft

DOS19834.1/5 maze
sdi-03

S.D.I.

DOS19894.1/5
eyeoforus-1

Eye of Horus

DOS19894.1/5 platform
dynablaster-01

Bomberman

DOS19924.1/5 maze
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Gauntlet

DOS19864.1/5 maze, dungeon crawl
qixtaito-2

Qix

DOS19894.1/5
doofus-02

Doofus

DOS19944.1/5 platform
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Cosmo's Cosmic Adventures

DOS1992protected4.1/5 platform
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Karateka

DOS19864.1/5 beat 'em up
Karateka is a martial arts themed action / fighting game released by Broderbund in 1986 for DOS. Karateka is the first game designed by Jordan Mechner, the father of the Prince of Persia franchise. Karateka was also published for Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum.
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Xonix

DOS1984remake4.1/5
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Bad Dudes VS Dragon Ninja

DOS1988protected4.1/5 beat 'em up
nebulus-1

Nebulus

DOS19884.1/5 platform
Nebulus, also known as Tower Toppler in some regions, is a classic video game released in the 1980s. It was developed by John M. Phillips and published by Hewson Consultants. The game was initially released for various home computer systems, including the Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, and others. It later saw ports to different platforms. Neb...
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Mario and Luigi

DOS2001remake4.1/5 platform
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Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

DOS1991protected4.1/5 platform
bubble-ghost-02

Bubble Ghost

DOS19884.1/5 maze
prehistorik-1

Prehistorik

DOS1991protected4.1/5 platform
jetpack-xmas-03

Jetpack: Christmas Special

DOS19934.1/5 platform
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Captain Dynamo

DOS19934.1/5 platform