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Abandonware action-adventure games sorted by release date

Action-adventure video games combine elements of both the action and adventure genres, offering a mix of fast-paced gameplay and exploration within a narrative-driven context. These games often feature a central storyline, character development, and a world for players to explore. The genre encompasses a broad range of gameplay styles and settings.

Most popular action-adventure games

La Abadia del Crimen
Dark Side
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
action-adventureWindows XP/98/95
  • belowroot-1
    DOS19843.7/5 platform, metroidvania

    Below the root is an atipycal early 2 dimensional adventure game based on the Zilpha Keatley Snyder novels: the Green Sky Trilogy. The player can choose one of many characters, each with different skills and embark in a quest to eliminate the distrust between two races: the Erdling and the Kindar.

  • castle-adventure-04
    DOS1984freeware4.2/5 interactive fiction, dungeon crawl
  • castle-wolfenstein-04
    DOS19844.2/5 maze
  • shamus-1
  • beyond-castle-wolfenstein-04
    DOS19854.1/5 maze
  • shogun-1
  • thegreatescape-1
    DOS1986protected4/5 isometric action-adventure

    As a prisoner of war, you must find a way to escape a prison in Germany in 1942. The prisoner has a daily routine which will follow if not controlled by the player for a certain amount of time.

  • dizzyb-03
    DOS19874.1/5 platform
  • driller-2
    DOS19874.3/5 first-person action-adventure

    Driller (also known as Space Station Oblivion) is an abandoned action-adventure game developed by Incentive and released by Epyx in 1987 based on the Freescape Engine. In Driller, you control an excavation probe in a real 3d environment, through a first person view. The goal of the game is to place a drilling rig in each of the 8 regions of the moo...

  • iznogoud-01
  • king-of-chicago-02
  • la-abadia-del-crimen-03
    DOS19874.1/5 isometric action-adventure

    La Abadía del Crimen (The Abbey of Crime) is an action-adventure developed in Spain by Paco Menéndez in the mid-1980s. It was initially created for the Amstrad CPC and later ported to other popular home computer systems of the time, such as the ZX Spectrum and MSX. The game was released in 1987.

  • wheretimestood-1
    DOS1987protected4.1/5 isometric action-adventure
  • batmancaped-3

    Batman: The Caped Crusader is an action-adventure video game released in the late 1980s. It was developed and published by Ocean Software and was available on various home computer systems of that era, including the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Amiga, Atari ST and, of course, DOS. The game was a graphic action-adventure that combine...

  • captainblood-2
    DOSMac19883.8/5 space exploration

    Exxos released Captain Blood for PC, Amiga and Atari ST in 1988. Captain Blood is a peculiar science fiction game developed by french ERE Informatique which defies genres: it's part adventure, part space exploration, part simulation.

  • captain-comic-02
    DOS1988freeware3.8/5 metroidvania
  • DarkSide-incentive-03
    DOS19883.3/5 first-person action-adventure
  • dungshalan-2
  • feud-03
    DOS19884/5 maze
  • impossible-mission-2-1
    DOS19884.2/5 platform, tile-matching
  • journeyearth-5
  • lastninja1-3
    DOS19883.6/5 isometric action-adventure
  • sinbad-falcon-03
  • thecolony-1
    DOS19883.2/5 first-person action-adventure
  • totaleclipse-1
    DOS19883.8/5 first-person action-adventure
  • asterix-operation-getafix-02
  • caves-of-thor-05
    DOS19893.4/5 maze
  • heroeslance-1
  • le-fetiche-maya-02
  • bill-and-ted-04