Abandonware DOS title

The most popular 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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Blake Stone 2: Planet Strike

DOS1994protected4.1/5 first-person shooter
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Roller Coaster Rumbler

DOS19893.3/5 rail shooter
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Bram Stoker's Dracula

DOS19934/5 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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Flying Tigers

DOS19944.1/5 shoot 'em up
Flying Tigers is an abandoned vertical-scrolling sci-fi themed shoot 'em up game developed and released by Ticsoft in 1994 for MS-DOS only. Flying Tigers is the first chapter of the two parts Flying Tigers video game series.
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Nova 9: The Return of Gir Draxon

DOS19914.3/5 first-person shooter, tank simulation
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Gremlins 2: The New Batch

DOS19903.4/5 run and gun
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Rise of the Triad: Dark War

DOS1994protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
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Taito's Super Space Invaders

DOS19914.2/5 shoot 'em up
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Marathon

Windows XP/98/95Linux1994freeware4.1/5 first-person shooter
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Outbound

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

DOS19863.6/5 shoot 'em up
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Menace

DOS19882.8/5 shoot 'em up
Menace is a classic shoot 'em up video game that was developed by DMA Design, a company later known as Rockstar North, and initially released in 1988. The game was originally released for the Amiga and Atari ST home computer systems and for DOS. The player's objective is to navigate their spacecraft through various levels filled with enemy ships, o...
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Silpheed

DOS19884/5 shoot 'em up
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Stargate

DOS19833.6/5 shoot 'em up
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Amok

DOS19963.5/5 third-person shooter
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Xenon 2000: Project PCF

Windows XP/98/952000remake4/5 shoot 'em up
Xenon 2000: Project PCF is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up video game and originally released in 2000. It is a sequel to the earlier game "Xenon 2: Megablast," which was developed by The Bitmap Brothers and released in 1989.In Xenon 2000, players control a spaceship and engage in fast-paced shooting action as they face off against waves of enemy ...
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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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The Chaos Engine

DOS1994protected4.2/5 run and gun
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CyClones

DOS1994protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
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Flying Tigers 2

DOS19943.3/5 shoot 'em up
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Xerix II: The Caverns of Mars

DOS19943/5 shoot 'em up
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Revenge of Defender

DOS19893.5/5 shoot 'em up
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Shooting Gallery

DOS19903.7/5 shooting gallery, shoot 'em up
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Star Wars: Rebel Assault

DOSMac1993protected4/5 rail shooter
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Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac1996protected3.9/5 first-person shooter
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Invasion of the Mutant Space Bats of Doom

DOS19953.8/5 shoot 'em up
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X-COM: Alliance

Windows XP/98/952002canceled3.8/5 first-person shooter
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Terminal Velocity

Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMac1995protected3.9/5 first-person shooter