Abandonware DOS title

Game company profile: Virgin Interactive

Games by Virgin Interactive

A chronological list of games published or developed by Virgin Interactive from 1986 to 1998 on Abandonware DOS for DOS, Windows, Linux or Mac.
  • shogun
  • double-dragon-ii-the-revenge
    1988DOSaction beat 'em up
  • caesars-palace
    1989DOSstrategy poker, cards
  • demon-s-tomb-the-awakening
    1989DOSadventure interactive fiction
  • risk-the-world-conquest-game
    1989DOSstrategy board game
  • the-computer-edition-of-scrabble
    1989DOSstrategy board game
  • conflict
    1990DOSsimulation political simulation
  • ivan-iron-man-stewart-s-super-off-road
    1990DOSracing racing: off-road

    Ivan 'Iron Man' Stewart's Super Off Road is an abandoned diagonal-down off-road racing game developed by Leland and released by Virgin Interactive in 1990 for DOS, but also published for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, C64, ZX Spectrum and a lot of 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. Super Off Road is a classic fixed-screen track-racing similar to Super Sprint and was converted from the arcade hit of the same name.

  • omni-play-basketball
    1990DOSsports basketball
  • spirit-of-excalibur
    1990DOSrpg action RPG
  • conan-the-cimmerian
    1991DOSrpg action RPG
  • jimmy-white-whirlwind-snooker
    1991DOSsports pool / snooker
  • magnetic-scrolls-collection
    1991DOSadventure interactive fiction

    Magnetic Scrolls was one of the finest developer companies dedicated to Interactive Fiction. The Magnetic Scrolls Collection is a trilogy of Magnenic Scrolls adventures remade using the Wonderland engine: Fish!, Corruption, The Guild of Thieves. The new window-based interface made text-adventuring easy even for gamers not used to a text-only interface and the three games included are more than enough for many hours of reading and playing.

  • monty-python-s-flying-circus
  • realms
    1991DOSstrategy real-time strategy
  • risk
    1991Windows 3.xstrategy board game
  • sarakon
    1991DOSpuzzle tile-matching
  • vengeance-of-excalibur
    1991DOSrpg action RPG
  • archer-maclean-s-pool
    1992DOSsports pool / snooker
  • dune-ii-the-building-of-a-dynasty
    1992DOSstrategy real-time strategy

    Dune II, released in 1992, is a pioneering real-time strategy game developed by Westwood Studios. Set in the world of Frank Herbert's Dune, players command noble houses in a battle for control over the planet Arrakis. With base-building, resource management, and tactical combat, the game introduced key elements of the genre and influenced future RTS titles such as Starcraft, Warcraft and Red Alert.

  • dune
    1992DOSstrategy real-time strategy
  • floor-13
    1992DOSsimulation political simulation
  • heimdall
  • kgb
    1992DOSadventure point and click adventure
  • legend-of-kyrandia
    1992DOSadventure point and click adventure

    The Legend of Kyrandia: Book One is the first installment in The Legend of Kyrandia series of point-and-click adventure games developed by Westwood Studios and released in 1992 for DOS, Amiga, Mac, etc.. The story revolves around Malcolm, who has seized power and turned Brandon's grandfather, Kallak, into stone. To save Kallak and the kingdom, Brandon must embark on a journey filled with puzzles, challenges, and interactions with various characters and creatures.

  • lure-of-the-temptress
    1992DOSadventurefreeware point and click adventure

    Lure of the Temptress is an DOS fantasy adventure game, developed by Revolution Software, designed by Dave Cummins and published by Virgin Interactive in 1992. Lure of the Temptress was the first game to use Virtual Theatre, a game engine also developed by Revolution Software. Lure of the Temptress was later released as freeware in 2003.

  • mcdonald-land
    1992DOSaction platform
  • monopoly-deluxe
    1992DOSWindows 3.xstrategy board game

    Monopoly Deluxe is an abandoned turn-based top-down Monopoly adaptation  of the classic board game, developed by Parker Brothers and released by Virgin Interactive in 1992. Monopoly Deluxe was published for DOS, Windows 3.1, and Macintosh.

  • shuttle-the-space-flight-simulator
    1992DOSvehicle simulation space simulation
  • goal
    1993DOSsports soccer
  • lands-of-lore-the-throne-of-chaos
    1993DOSrpgprotected dungeon crawl, first-person party-based RPG

    Lands of Lore: The Throne of Chaos is a classic role-playing video game released by Westwood Studios in 1993. It is the first installment in the Lands of Lore series and is known for its immersive gameplay, storyline, and impressive graphics for its time. Lands of Lore is an first-person party-based role-playing game (RPG) that combines elements of real-time combat with traditional RPG mechanics. Players navigate a first-person perspective as they explore a fantasy world, engage in combat, solve puzzles, and interact with NPCs (non-player characters).

  • legend-of-kyrandia-2-hand-of-fate
    1993DOSadventure point and click adventure
  • the-7th-guest
    1993Windows XP/98/95adventureprotected puzzle adventure
  • warriors-of-legend
    1993DOSrpg action RPG
  • beneath-a-steel-sky
    1994DOSadventurefreeware point and click adventure
  • cannon-fodder
    1994DOSstrategyprotected real-time tactics
  • cool-spot
    1994DOSaction platform
  • disney-s-aladdin
    1994DOSaction platform
  • legend-of-kyrandia-3-malcolm-s-revenge
    1994DOSadventure point and click adventure
  • nascar-racing
    1994DOSracing racing: car
  • overlord
    1994DOSvehicle simulation flight simulation
  • sensible-golf
    1994DOSsports golf
  • the-lion-king
    1994DOSaction platform
  • command-amp-conquer
    1995DOSstrategyfreeware real-time strategy
  • disney-s-the-jungle-book
    1995DOSWindows XP/98/95actionprotected platform
  • ka-50-hokum
    1995DOSvehicle simulation naval simulation
  • screamer
  • the-11th-hour
    1995Windows XP/98/95adventureprotected puzzle adventure
  • command-amp-conquer-red-alert
    1996DOSstrategyfreeware real-time strategy

    Command & Conquer: Red Alert is a real-time strategy (RTS) video game developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive in 1996. It is part of the Command & Conquer series and is set in an alternate history where World War II never occurred, leading to a different global conflict.The success of Red Alert led to several sequels, expansions, and even a remastered edition that was released in 2020, which updated the graphics and sound while preserving the classic gameplay.

  • jagged-alliance-deadly-games
    1996DOSstrategyprotected turn-based tactics
  • pray-for-death
    1996DOSactionprotected fighting
  • toonstruck
    1996Windows XP/98/95DOSLinuxMacadventureprotected point and click adventure
  • blade-runner
    1997Windows XP/98/95Linuxadventureprotected point and click adventure

    Blade Runner is one of those point & click adventure games that somewhat manages to fully capture the spirit of a cult movie without copying the original plot. Fans of the Blade Runner movie will enjoy this game, even without Harrison Ford.

  • broken-sword-2-the-smoking-mirror
    1997Windows XP/98/95adventureprotected point and click adventure
  • lands-of-lore-2-guardians-of-destiny
    1997DOSWindows XP/98/95rpgprotected
  • dune-2000
    1998Windows XP/98/95strategy real-time strategy

    Dune 2000 is an abandoned science fiction classic real-time strategy game based on the popular Dune franchise. The Dune "universe" took form in the books of science fiction writer Frank Herbert and went on to include movies, TV series, comics, and of course video games. Dune 2000 is one of the finest RTS of its era; it was developed by Westwood Studios and released by Virgin Interactive for PC in 1998 and features both single player and multi player game modes.