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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.

Recently added and trending action-adventure games

Wrath of the Demon
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David Wolf: Secret Agent
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Wolfsbane
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belowroot-1

Below The Root

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

Castle Adventure

DOS1984freeware4.2/5 interactive fiction, dungeon crawl
castle-wolfenstein-04

Castle Wolfenstein

DOS19844.1/5 maze
shamus-1

Shamus

DOS19843.7/5
beyond-castle-wolfenstein-04

Beyond Castle Wolfenstein

DOS19854/5 maze
shogun-1

Shogun

DOS19863.5/5
thegreatescape-1

The Great Escape

DOS1986protected4.1/5 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

Dizzy

DOS19873.9/5 platform
driller-2

Driller

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

Iznogoud

DOS19872.5/5
king-of-chicago-02

King of Chicago

DOSMac OS19873.1/5
la-abadia-del-crimen-03

La Abadia del Crimen

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

Where Time Stood Still

DOS1987protected3.9/5 isometric action-adventure
batmancaped-3

Batman: the Caped Crusader

DOS19884/5
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

Captain Blood

DOSMac OS19883.8/5 space exploration
Captain Blood is a space exploration video game released in 1988. It was developed by the French company ERE Informatique, and it was designed by Philippe Ulrich and Didier Bouchon.The game is set in a futuristic universe, where players take on the role of Captain Blood, a human abducted by an alien race known as the Thiiny. The gameplay revolves a...
captain-comic-02

Captain Comic, The Adventures of

DOS1988freeware3.8/5 metroidvania
DarkSide-incentive-03

Dark Side

DOS19883.3/5 first-person action-adventure
dungshalan-2

Dungeon of Shalan

DOS19883.5/5
feud-03

Feud

DOS19884/5 maze
impossible-mission-2-1

Impossible Mission 2

DOS19884.2/5 platform, tile-matching
lastninja1-3

Last Ninja

DOS19883.6/5 isometric action-adventure
thecolony-1

The Colony

DOS19883.2/5 first-person action-adventure
totaleclipse-1

Total Eclipse

DOS19883.8/5 first-person action-adventure
caves-of-thor-05

Caves of Thor

DOS19893.7/5 maze
david-wolf-04

David Wolf: Secret Agent

DOS19893/5 first-person action-adventure, racing: car, flight simulation
heroeslance-1

Heroes of the Lance

DOS1989protected3.9/5
le-fetiche-maya-02

Le Fetiche Maya

DOS19894.1/5