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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Striker

Views: 9,5851985FreewareAction Derek Williams
Striker is an arcade-style helicopter shooting game, with CGA graphics and five missions to complete. It's somewhat … VIEW

Super Bubble Mania

Super Bubble Mania is a derivative of the popular Super Buster Bros / Pang type game. (You may be familiar with the DOS … VIEW

Super Street Fighter II Turbo

Views: 2,193,9121995DemoAction 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: 8,4031996FreewareAction 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: 7,9541994SharewareAction 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

Takatron: 2098

Views: 2,3781998FreewareAction M. Brent
Takatron is a Robotron-inspired shooting game with a Lion King theme. Yup, really. The author describes it thusly: "Take … VIEW

TankGame

Views: 2,2271995FreewareAction Tri-Cat Software
TankGame is a clone of the classic "tank battle" game, perhaps the most famous example being Combat on the Atari 2600. … VIEW

TextWars

Views: 1,9171991FreewareAction Jon Dearden
TextWars is a text-mode game where your "ship" (you get to choose which ASCII character to use, woo!) is flying / … VIEW

The Castle

Views: 9,7141991FreewareAction Sami Tammilehto
The Castle follows the tradition of two-player angle & velocity battle games such as the simplistic Gorillas (included … VIEW

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