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Remakes of old abandoned games: shooter

Games running on DOS date back to the XX century and, well, there’s no other way you can define them - they’re just dated. Graphics, user experience, and sounds vastly progressed over the years: Today’s games belong to an entirely different world.

Many of the old games that used to run on DOS have been recreated from scratch to varying degrees of faithfulness, whether by the hands of big gaming companies or indie developers. Some of these remakes are available as free games, while others can only be played online, and some are available for purchase.

Here’s a list of remakes and ported games for the benefit of nostalgic enthusiasts and new generations of gamers alike.


Shooter

Shooter video games are all about shooting targets and avoiding being shot down. The kind of game is often defined by the player perspective (FPS stands for First Person Shooter, TPS stands for Third Person Shooter), or by gameplay: shoot'em up, run and gun, shooting gallery.
Original game Remakes / ports
BlasteroidsBlasteroidsSuperverse
DefenderDefenderDefendguin
DescentDescentDXX - Rebirth
Into Cerberon for Doom3
DoomDoomDooM remix project
Doom 2: Hell on EarthDoom 2: Hell on EarthDooM remix project
Duke Nukem 3DDuke Nukem 3DJonoF's Duke 3D
Duke Nukem 3D High resolution pack
Magic CarpetMagic CarpetOgrian carpet
R-TypeR-TypeR-Type Dimensions EX
Rise of the Triad: Dark WarRise of the Triad: Dark WarBirgers WinROTT page
Tyrian 2000Tyrian 2000OpenTyrian port
Ultimate DoomUltimate DoomDooM remix project
WizballWizballWizball remake
XenonXenonXenon 1 - a remake
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