Abandonware DOS title

Run and gun shooters sorted by release date

Run and gun games - sometimes called scrolling shooters - are a mix of platform games and shoot 'em ups. The player is in control of a character - usually a soldier loaded with guns - who walks and shoots in real gravity environments. Contra, Rambo 3, Alien Breed are three of the most popular run and gun games.

Most popular run and gun games

Mega Man X4
shooterWindows XP/98/95
Mega Man
Duke Nukem
  • guerrilla-war-01
    DOS19873.5/5 SNK Corporation
  • platoon-1
    DOS19873.6/5 Ocean Software
  • storm-1
    DOS19872.6/5 Mastertronic
  • bionic-commando-06
    DOS19883/5 Capcom
  • 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.

  • ikari-warriors-2-03
    DOS19883.6/5 SNK Corporation
  • rambo3-1
    DOS19883.5/5 Ocean Software
  • alien-syndrome-07
    DOS19894.2/5 Sega
  • baal-04
    DOS19892.9/5 Psygnosis
  • heavy-barrel-02
    DOS19893.6/5 Data East
  • iskib-03
  • jackal-03
    DOS19894.2/5 Konami
  • obliterator-1
    DOS19892.9/5 Psygnosis
  • robocop-2
    DOS19894/5 Data East

    Robocop is an abandoned beat 'em up / run and gun shooter game developed and released by Data East in 1989 for a number of platforms, including DOS. Robocop is a conversion from an arcade game released by Data East in 1988 and it was based on the movie of the same name, Robocop, by Paul Verhoeven. Your goal is to get to the final boss by shoot...

  • rushattack-3
    DOS19894/5 Konami
  • the_untouchables-02
    DOS19894/5 Ocean Software
  • trantor-last-stormtrooper-01
    DOS19893.1/5 Probe Entertainment
  • dick-tracy-04
    DOS19903.3/5 Titus Interactive
  • gremlins-2-01
    DOS19903.4/5 Elite Systems
  • megaman-1
    DOS19903.8/5 Capcom
  • mystical-04
    DOS1990protected3.5/5 Infogrames
  • sirwood-1
    DOS19903.3/5 Opera Soft
  • thexder2-03
    DOS19903.9/5 Game Arts
  • dukenukem3-3
    DOS19914.2/5 Apogee Software

    Duke Nukem 1 was released in 1991 by Apogee Software for MS-DOS, and it marked the beginning of the Duke Nukem franchise. Duke Nukem is a side-scrolling action platformer game with a sci-fi theme. In this original game, players control Duke Nukem, a muscular action hero tasked with saving the world from the evil Dr. Proton. Dr. Proton has taken con...

  • the-godfather-02
    DOS19913.5/5 Creative Materials
  • alcatraz-03
    DOS19923.6/5 221B Software Development
  • electroman-02
    DOS1992freeware3.3/5 xLand Games
  • megaman3-08
    DOS19924.1/5 Hi-Tech Expressions
  • super-star-wars-01
    DOS19924.2/5 LucasArts
  • alienbreed-1
    DOS1993protected3.7/5 Team 17