Abandonware DOS title

The most popular abandonware action games

Action video games are a genre of video games that emphasize physical challenges, hand-eye coordination, and reaction time. These games typically involve fast-paced gameplay, where players control a character who must navigate through a dynamic environment filled with obstacles, enemies, and other challenges. The primary focus is on the player's ability to react quickly and make split-second decisions.

Recently added and trending action games

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Super Mariio Bros

DOS1994remake4.2/5 platform
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The Lion King

DOS19944.1/5 platform
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Street Fighter 2

DOS19924.3/5 fighting
Street Fighter 2 is one of the most popular fighting game ever released in the 90s. Street Fighter 2 was designed by Akira Nishitani and Akira Yasuda, developed and published by Capcom in 1991 for the arcades and then converted for many platforms from Spectrum ZX to DOS (in 1992).
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PC-Man

DOS1982remake4.2/5 maze
PC-Man is an abandoned top-down Pac-Man clone in every regard: from the shape of the protagonist, to the cute ghosts. PC-Man was designed by Greg Kuperberg, developed by Orion Software and released in 1982 for DOS. As PC-Man, you have to move through a one screen maze to collect dots (pills? wafers?) and avoid being touched by one of the usual Pac-...
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Disney's Aladdin

DOS19944.2/5 platform
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Alley Cat

DOS19844.3/5 platform
Alley Cat is an arcade platform game designed by Bill Williams, developed by Synapse and released for IBM in 1984. As a cat, your goal is to jump around the neighborhood, enter apartments - each being a mini-game - to find your lost loved one.
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Golden Axe

DOS19914.2/5 beat 'em up
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Pinball Fantasies

DOS19944.2/5 pinball
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Prince of Persia

DOSMac19904.2/5 platform
Prince of Persia is an abandoned DOS platform game set in Middle East, developed and released by Broderbund in 1990. Designer Jordan Mechner created a game that made a lasting impression of gamers thanks to a clever use of a tecnique called rotoscoping which makes the animation of the protagonist very realistic.
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Lode Runner

DOSMac19834.3/5
Lode Runner is a classic video game that was first created by Douglas E. Smith in 1983. Originally, Lode Runner was developed for the Apple II, and later versions were released for various other platforms, including DOS, the Commodore 64, Atari, and others.In Lode Runner, the player controls a character who must navigate through levels filled with ...
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Dilbert's Desktop Games

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5
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Gods

DOS19914.2/5 platform
Gods is a video game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and initially released in 1991. It is a platformer that combines action and puzzle-solving elements. The game was originally released for various platforms, including the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS.In Gods, players control a hero navigating through a series of levels filled with enemi...
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Volfied

DOS19914.3/5
Volfied is an abandoned action heavily inspired by the classic Qix (draw rectangles in a fixed screen to trap and destroy enemies). Volfied was designed by Fukio Mitsuji, developed by Taito and released by Empire Interactive in 1991 for DOS.
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Bomberman

DOS19924.1/5 maze
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Arkanoid

DOS19884.1/5 block breaker, action puzzle
Arkanoid is a classic arcade video game that was first released in 1986 by Taito. It is a breakout-style game, which means that the primary objective is to break a wall of bricks or blocks by bouncing a ball off a paddle at the bottom of the screen. The game takes its name and inspiration from Atari's Breakout, which was released in the 1970s. ...
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Duke Nukem

DOS19914.1/5 platform, run and gun
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...
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Atomic Bomberman

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 maze
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Metal & Lace

DOS1993NSFW3.7/5 fighting
Metal & Lace: The Battle of the Robo Babes is a video game developed by Megatech Software and published by Forest Interactive in 1993. It's an adult-themed fighting game for MS-DOS.In the game, players control customizable female robots known as "Robo Babes" in one-on-one combat. The emphasis on customization allows players to modify their robo...
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Bubble Bobble

DOS19894.2/5
Bubble Bobble is perhaps one of the most popular (and cute!) platform arcade games of all times. The goal of Bubble Bobble is simple: clear each screen from various monsters and reach the final stage. In order to get rid of enemies, dinosaurs Bub and Bob can spit bubbles to trap them, then pop the bubbles to kill them.
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Battle Arena Toshinden

DOS19964.3/5 fighting
Battle Arena Toshinden was the first game in the Toshinden series and was originally released for the Sony PlayStation in 1995 and later for DOS. Battle Arena Toshinden introduced 3D graphics to the fighting game genre, allowing characters to move in a three-dimensional space.The game featured a diverse roster of eight playable characters, eac...
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LadyLove

DOS1990freewareNSFW4.3/5
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Ugh!

DOS19924.3/5
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Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

Windows XP/98/9519954.1/5 platform
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure is a platform video game that was originally released in 1994. It is a sequel to the classic 1982 game Pitfall! but features updated graphics and gameplay mechanics. The game was developed by Activision and initially released for various platforms, including PC, the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNE...
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Rick Dangerous

DOS19894.2/5 platform
Rick Dangerous is an action-packed platformer game set in the 1940s. As the fearless explorer Rick, you'll navigate treacherous environments, avoid deadly traps, and defeat enemies to uncover ancient treasures. With retro graphics and challenging gameplay, it's a must-play for platforming enthusiasts.
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The Lost Vikings

DOS19934.2/5 platform, action puzzle
The Lost Vikings is an old DOS platform-puzzle game, developed by Silicon & Synapse and published by Interplay Productions in 1993. In The Lost Vikings you have to solve puzzles by controlling three characters (glorious vikings!), each with a single skill of its own.
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Donkey Kong

DOS19834.1/5
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Jill of the Jungle

DOS19924.1/5 platform
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Super Street Fighter 2

DOS19964.3/5 fighting
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Mario and Luigi

DOS2001remake4.1/5 platform