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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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Spitwad Willy

Views: 3,3441993SharewareAction Raoul Said
Despite the opportunities presented to make fun of its name ... this game really is enjoyable. You play Willy, and you … VIEW

Spryjinx

Views: 2,3381997FreewareAction 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

Squarex

Views: 3,1941996SharewareAction Soleau Software
If you've ever wanted to play a strange cross between Pac-Man and Qix, this is the game for you! :) This game involves … VIEW
Tags: action  pacman  qix  squares

Stalactites

Views: 2,4341995SharewareAction PLBM Games
Stalactites is a fairly unique action game that is somewhat hard to describe. It plays like the type of game you might … VIEW

Starshift

Views: 1,6761998FreewareAction Jetro Lauha
Starshift is actually an "arcade preview" according to its developer of a larger game that was planned, but as far as I … VIEW

Striker

Views: 2,7441985FreewareAction Derek Williams
Striker is an arcade-style helicopter shooting game, with CGA graphics and five missions to complete. It's somewhat … VIEW

Super Street Fighter II Turbo

Views: 8,2911995DemoAction EurocomGametek
Street Fighter II first came to DOS PCs in 1992, with an absolutely terrible port of the original game Street Fighter … VIEW

Super Xonix

Views: 3,8761996FreewareAction Aaron Brand
This game is supposedly a version of the arcade classic "Xonix" ... however, you may know this game (as I do) by the … VIEW
Tags: action  qix

Superfly

Views: 3,3611994SharewareAction Arcanum Computing
The object of this unusual game is to keep swatting bugs (flies) until you can swat the "Super Fly" and move on to the … VIEW
Tags: action  bugs  insects

Syndicate

Syndicate is a beloved classic DOS action / strategy game where you play a hit man for one of a handful of global … VIEW

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