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Category description: Action games focus on fast reflexes and eye-hand coordination. Since the earliest arcade games, video games have required expert timing, memorization, and quick player responses. In contrast to more cerebral text adventures or strategy games, action games get the heart pumping and the pulse racing.
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Pea Shootin Pete

Views: 3,8601994SharewareAction Raoul SaidPack Media Company
If you've played Spitwad Willy, you've played Pea Shootin' Pete. While I'm not entirely sure about the history of this … VIEW
Tags: action  pang  shooter

Perestroika

Views: 3,9741990FreewareAction Locis
Also known as Toppler, this Russian made game (with text in Russian, but its not really necessary to play the game) was … VIEW

Pitfall

Views: 3,6921984FreewareAction Anonymous / Unknown
Pitfall is probably the original "falling down a well" game which likely inspired other similar games like Deep and … VIEW

Pizza Worm

Views: 4,5251997FreewareAction Zorlim Software
A "worm" style game similar to the QBasic classic "Nibbles". You play a worm who is in search of pizza. It plays much … VIEW

Plebs

Views: 2,7971999FreewareAction Duncan Scott
Plebs is a simple bouncing game, similar to the classic PC Booter game "Bouncing Babies." Here the object is to bounce … VIEW

Plebs (Ascii)

Views: 2,9241989FreewareAction Anonymous / Unknown
Plebs (with "(ASCII)" to differentiate it from the other game on DOSGames.com with the same name) is a strange text-mode … VIEW

Pray for Death

Pray for Death is a one-on-one fighting game which tries to transfer some of the excitement from arcade beat-em-ups like … VIEW

Prospector

Views: 4,0691991SharewareAction Lee Chapel
Prospector is a single-screen (non-scrolling) action game that combines elements of Donkey Kong and other games, perhaps … VIEW

Pssst!

Views: 1,9761993FreewareAction John Dow
Pssst! was originally developed for the ZX Spectrum back in 1983. Ten years later, John Dow ported it to MS-DOS PCs and … VIEW

Pyro II

Views: 3,2421990SharewareAction Michael O'Brien
Pyro 2.2 is a unique game with an interesting concept. Playing as a pyromaniac who intends to burn down a building, you … VIEW

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