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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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VGA Sharks

Views: 2,0801993SharewareAction Alive Software
VGA Sharks is a simplistic action game from Alive Software (now "Alivesoft"). The aim of the game is to collect various … VIEW
Tags: action  fish  ocean  sharks

ViVi Vicious Viper

Views: 1,8731990FreewareAction Spare Time Software
ViVi is a Snake / Nibbles clone where the object is to gobble up all of the edible items on the screen while avoiding … VIEW
Tags: action  snake  tron  nibbles

Vlak

Views: 2,6921993FreewareAction GOLEM
VLAK is one of the few games on this site that is not in English, but that won't prevent you from playing it. (Vlak is … VIEW
Tags: action  snake  nibbles  ega

WetSpot 2

Views: 1,7501997FreewareAction Enhanced Creations
WetSpot 2 is similar to the classic game Pengo (or clones like Pango) where the object is to kick around blocks to … VIEW

Wilf II

Views: 1,9311991SharewareAction Graham Cluley
The object of Pacman-like Wilf II (aka "Wibbling Wilf") is to cover each of the levels/mazes with jam (dropped as you … VIEW
Tags: action  pacman  cga

Worm Wars 3

Views: 2,7612006FreewareAction Christian Knudsen
Worm Wars 3 will look somewhat familiar to anyone who played the classic QBasic game Nibbles, but it includes many … VIEW

X-Fighter

Views: 2,6181985FreewareAction Wordworks Software
X-Fighter (or is that "xfighter"?) is a simplistic shooting game played on a large grid. The object is to shoot the … VIEW

Xenophage: Alien BloodSport

Views: 3,9961996Full versionAction Argo GamesApogee Software
Apogee's only Street Fighter II style fighting game (maybe made to compete with Rise of the Robots which was released … VIEW

XQuest

Views: 2,4941996FreewareAction Mark Mackey
Bounce off the wall, collect gems, try not to die. I can't make it sound exciting, but it's not a bad game. It's sort of … VIEW

Xyphr

Views: 2,1421992SharewareAction Eugene Lin
While Xyphr may seem, from its screenshot, to resemble such classic games as Space Harrier, Afterburner, Top Gun, or … VIEW

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