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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Scubaman's Quest

Views: 2,4581994SharewareAction Alive Software
The scubaman's quest is apparently to collect treasure and avoid angry sharks and other angry sea creatures. You control … VIEW

Set the Hostages Free

Views: 3,0871981FreewareAction TexaSoft
Set the Hostages Free is an interesting game concept, created in 1981 (!) using color ASCII text-mode "graphics". Your … VIEW

Ski King

Views: 2,2951996FreewareAction Axe Productions
Apparently based on an Atari 800 BASIC game, Ski King is a simple downward scrolling action game where your sole … VIEW
Tags: action  sports  skiing


Views: 4,2391993FreewareAction BlueMoon Interactive
Neat flying/driving/jumping/3D game. As you can tell, it's hard to describe. Basically it's a 3D 'racing' game, but … VIEW
Tags: action  racing  flying  jumping  3d

SkyRoads: Xmas Special

Views: 2,7631994FreewareAction BlueMoon Interactive
SkyRoads: Xmas Special is a holiday themed release of the original Skyroads game which is an action/arcade 3D "racing" … VIEW
Tags: action  racing  flying  jumping  3d

Smashing Pumpkins into Small Piles of Putrid Debris

Views: 2,8021996FreewareAction Jumal Software
Smashing Pumpkins into Small Piles of Putrid Debris has the distinction of sharing the title for longest/weirdest game … VIEW


Views: 4,1111982FreewareAction SuperSet Software Corp
This simple text mode action game with simple but enjoyable Gauntlet-like gameplay. You're in a maze, and you need to … VIEW

Space Adventure

Views: 2,3701988FreewareAction Fireball Software
Space Adventure is a exploration based shooting game that was originally released for the BBC Micro, and ported … VIEW

Spitwad Willy

Views: 2,4011993SharewareAction Raoul Said
Despite the opportunities presented to make fun of its name ... this game really is enjoyable. You play Willy, and you … VIEW


Views: 1,6951997FreewareAction Jason M. Heim
If you can remember playing QBert, and would like to experience a similar game, you may want to try SpryJinx. It's … VIEW

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