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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Cobra

Views: 3,0491989SharewareAction Creative Dimensions
Cobra is a snake / Nibbles like game with CGA graphics and a gradual progression in difficulty which introduces new … VIEW
Tags: action  snake  nibbles  cga

Cobra Gunship

Views: 1,5101997SharewareAction Elysium Digital
Cobra Gunship is a side-scrolling mission-based shooting game in the style of Choplifter where you fly your helicopter … VIEW

Colossal Cave Adventure

Views: 27,4371990Public DomainAction Kevin Black
This is a bit before my time ... however, it's worth playing at least once, just to see one of the first text adventure … VIEW

Construction Bob Escapes from Hell

Views: 6,5331995SharewareAction OSP Entertainment
Construction Bob Escapes from Hell is a strange arcade-style collection of three games: A somewhat Frogger-like minecart … VIEW
Tags: action  arcade  hell  satan

Crash

Views: 12,1631996FreewareAction DIGITAL Nightmares
Crash is a simple Snake or TRON cycles clone game. It starts off well, with a nice title screen and menu system, and the … VIEW
Tags: action  tron  snake  nibbles

Cyberdogs

Views: 12,1051998FreewareAction Ronny Wester
A top view Gauntlet style shooter. It's simple, fast and a heck of a lot of fun, especially in two player mode. First, … VIEW

Cycle Warz

Views: 7,6411993SharewareAction VectorScope Software
This is a clone of the Tron / Snakes / Nibbles light-cycle style game where the object is to make your opponent(s) crash … VIEW
Tags: snake  action  nibbles  tron

D/Generation

Views: 12,9921991DemoAction Mindscape Inc
D/Generation is a unique isometic view action/puzzle game set in a large office building. You play a package delivery … VIEW

Deadly Maze

Views: 2,7591988SharewareAction Software Concepts
Deadly Maze (called "A Deadly Game of Maze" in the docs) is a one-on-one maze deathmatch game where the goal is to kill … VIEW
Tags: action  maze  3d  modem  ega

Death Rally

Views: 17,0091996Shareware (Full version available)Action Apogee SoftwareGT Interactive
Top-down racing games are sort of a sub-genre of the larger racing genre, and Death Rally is a good example of how to do … VIEW

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