Side-scrolling games sorted by release date
DOS19834.2/5 Williams Entertainment
DOS19834.3/5 Irem Software Engineering
DOS19833/5 Adventure International
DOS19833.5/5 Williams Entertainment
DOS19843.6/5 Sydney Development
DOS1984freeware4.1/5 BMB Compuscience
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.
DOS19862.5/5 Acclaim Entertainment
DOS19874/5 Beam Software
DOS19873.3/5 Data East
DOS19873.5/5 Dinamic Multimedia
DOS19873.6/5 Ocean Software
DOS19874.1/5 DesignStar Consultants
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...
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 ...
DOS1988protected4.1/5 Data East
DOS19884/5 Technos Japan
DOS19884.1/5 Technos Japan
DOS19883.6/5 Dinamic Multimedia
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.
DOS19882.8/5 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...
DOS19883.8/5 UBI Soft