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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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Pitfall

Views: 6,2371984FreewareAction 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: 6,4391997FreewareAction 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: 4,4331999FreewareAction 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: 4,0031989FreewareAction 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: 5,9671991SharewareAction Lee Chapel
Prospector is a single-screen (non-scrolling) action game that combines elements of Donkey Kong and other games, perhaps … VIEW

Proton

Views: 2,1571987FreewareAction Clove Software
Proton is a sort of simple Lazer Tag type game where two teams of combatants shoot at each other trying to score points. … VIEW
Tags: action  lazertag  cga

Pssst!

Views: 3,3661993FreewareAction 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

Pune

Views: 2,3061995SharewareAction Hardware Not Included
Pune is a snake variant which offers simultaneous shared keyboard play for two players. (Up to 6 in the registered … VIEW

Pyro II

Views: 5,5321990SharewareAction 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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