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.

Most popular side-scroller applications

Mega Man X4
shooterWindows XP/98/95
The Lion King

Side-scroller applications

  • defender-4
    DOS19834.2/5 Williams Entertainment
  • moon-patrol-03
    DOS19834.2/5 Irem Software Engineering
  • sea-dragon-02
    DOS19833/5 Adventure International
  • stargate-1
    DOS19833.5/5 Williams Entertainment
  • bc-quest-for-tires-01
    DOS19843.6/5 Sydney Development
  • flightmare-04
  • sopwith-2
    DOS1984freeware4.1/5 BMB Compuscience
  • striker-2
  • yie-ar-kung-fu-2-03
  • fiveasidesoccer-1
    DOS19863.1/5 Mastertronic
  • karateka-2
    DOS19864.1/5 Broderbund

    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.

  • ninja-mastetronic-03
    DOS19862.5/5 Acclaim Entertainment
  • bad-street-brawler-01
    DOS19874.2/5 Beam Software
  • karnov-02
    DOS19873.3/5 Data East
  • phantis-02
    DOS19873.5/5 Dinamic Multimedia
  • platoon-1
    DOS19873.6/5 Ocean Software
  • streesportsbasketball-5
    DOS19873.3/5 Epyx
  • super-star-ice-hockey-07
    DOS19874.1/5 DesignStar Consultants
  • giana-3

    The Great Giana Sisters is a platform video game developed by Time Warp Productions and published by Rainbow Arts. It was originally released in 1987 for the Commodore 64 and other platforms, and later unofficially ported to MS-DOS.The game follows the adventures of two sisters, Giana and Maria, as they journey through a dream world filled with var...

  • wizball-02
    DOS19873.5/5 Sensible Software

    Wizball is an abandoned shoot'em up created by Jon Hare and Chris Yates, the guys behind Sensible Software. Wizball was published for PC by Ocean Software in 1987. The premise of Wizball is quite odd: the realm of Wizworld was deprived by all colors by an evil guy. You, as the titular wizard, in form of a... ball with a face (hence the title) must ...

  • 4thinches-1
    DOS1988protected3.2/5 Accolade
  • awesome-earl-skate-03
  • bad-dudes-02
    DOS1988protected4.1/5 Data East
  • captain-comic-02
  • doubledragon-1
    DOS19884/5 Technos Japan
  • double-dragon-2-03
    DOS19884.1/5 Technos Japan
  • freddy-hardest-03
    DOS19883.6/5 Dinamic Multimedia
  • gameover-1
    DOS19882.9/5 Dinamic Multimedia

    Game Over is an abandoned side scrolling shooter/platform game designed by Ignacio Ruiz Tejedor, Pedro Sudón Aguilar, developed and released by Dinamic Multimedia in 1988 for DOS. Game Over isn't exactly one of the best games ever made... be prepared for clunky controls and repetitive level design that may test your patience.

  • menace-02
    DOS19883.3/5 DMA Design

    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...

  • night-hunter-06
    DOS19883.8/5 UBI Soft