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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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Starshift

Views: 1,8561998FreewareAction 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: 3,0431985FreewareAction 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: 8,8411995DemoAction 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: 4,0821996FreewareAction 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: 3,5551994SharewareAction 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

The Castle

Views: 4,6441991FreewareAction Sami Tammilehto
The Castle follows the tradition of two-player angle & velocity battle games such as the simplistic Gorillas (included … VIEW

The Tomb

Views: 4,0511992SharewareAction Nexus Software
The Tomb (not to be confused with Pharaoh's Tomb, also available on DOSGames.com) is a remake of, or at least highly … VIEW

Threads

Views: 2,8821992SharewareAction Murray Brandon
Threads is a Missile Command clone which looks decent, but due to some gameplay issues ends up being merely okay. The … VIEW

Threat

Views: 3,2851995SharewareAction FragmentThe Game Factory
Threat is a top-down shooting game. Although each level has its own mission, generally speaking your goal is to shoot … VIEW

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