Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware shooter games

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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Redneck Rampage

DOS1997protected4/5 first-person shooter
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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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Chasm: The Rift

DOS19974/5 first-person shooter
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Bram Stoker's Dracula

DOS19934/5 first-person shooter
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Mega Man X

DOS1995protected4/5 run and gun, platform
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Powerslave

DOS19964/5 first-person shooter
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CyClones

DOS1994protected4/5 first-person shooter
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William Shatner's TekWar

DOS19954/5 first-person shooter
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The Terminator: Rampage

DOS19934/5 first-person shooter
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Paratrooper

DOS19824/5 shoot 'em up
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Silpheed

DOS19884/5 shoot 'em up
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Major Stryker

DOSWindows XP/98/951993freeware4/5 shoot 'em up
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Rush'n Attack

DOS19893.9/5 run and gun
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Virus

DOS19883.9/5 third-person shooter
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Shadow Warrior

DOS1997protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
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Outbound

Windows XP/98/952001freeware3.9/5 third-person shooter
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Terminal Velocity

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac OS1995protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
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Into the Eagle's Nest

DOS19873.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Thexder 2: Firehawk

DOS19903.9/5 run and gun
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Abuse

DOSLinuxMac OS1995freeware3.9/5 run and gun, platform
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Uridium

DOS19883.9/5 shoot 'em up
Uridium is a classic shoot 'em up video game that was originally developed by Andrew Braybrook and published by Hewson Consultants in 1986 for various home computer platforms (including MS-DOS). In Uridium, players control a spaceship known as the Manta, and the objective is to destroy a series of enemy spacecraft, as well as ground-based inst...
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Crusader: No Remorse

DOS1995protected3.9/5
Crusader is an action-oriented computer game. The player controls a super soldier that defects from the current world government and joins the Resistance. The world is shown in an isometric view.
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Eagle's Rider

DOS19913.9/5 shoot 'em up
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18th Airborne

DOS19933.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Solar Winds 2: Galaxy

DOS19933.9/5 shoot 'em up
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OverKill

DOS1992freeware3.9/5 shoot 'em up
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Rise of the Triad: Dark War

DOS1994protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
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Robotron 2084

DOS19833.9/5 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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Robocop 3

DOS19923.9/5 first-person shooter, racing: car