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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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Night Raid

Views: 3,9271993SharewareAction Argo GamesSoftware Creations
Similar to Ack-Ack Attack, but with a bit more polish. From the publishers of the excellent Hexxagon game comes this one … VIEW

Ninja Blitz

Views: 1,6302020FreewareAction Tomaes
Ninja Blitz is a simple action game, which is a variation on the VIC-20 game Blitz from 1981. In this text-mode game the … VIEW

Nogginnockers 2

Views: 4,3031996FreewareAction Bloodlust Software
Bloodlust Software is probably most often remembered for their unfortunately named yet incredibly historically important … VIEW

One Must Fall 2097

Views: 8,2781994Full versionAction Diversions EntertainmentEpic Megagames
One Must Fall 2097 is a futuristic one-on-one fighting game in the style of other popular fighting games of the time … VIEW

Operation Carnage

Views: 4,3821996Full versionAction Midnight SynergyBeaucomm Interactive
Operation Carnage (originally a shareware title but now released by its developer for free) is a Smash TV inspired arena … VIEW

Outlaw 97

Views: 2,9281994SharewareAction Sandbird Software
Outlaw 97 is a visually-upgraded remake of the Atari 2600 game "Outlaw". Two players choose their fighters from a Street … VIEW

Pango

Views: 6,2331983FreewareAction Sheng-Chung LIU
This game is a PC version of the arcade classic game which is known in the arcade as "Pengo". In Pango the object is to … VIEW
Tags: action  classic  blocks  maze  cga

Paper Airplane

Views: 4,1351993SharewareAction Matt Bell
Paper Airplane is one of many games created using the GameMaker engine/GCS by Recreational Software Designs. This game … VIEW

Pea Shootin Pete

Views: 4,4541994SharewareAction Raoul SaidPack Media Company
If you've played Spitwad Willy, you've played Pea Shootin' Pete. While I'm not entirely sure about the history of this … VIEW
Tags: action  pang  shooter

Perestroika

Views: 4,9751990FreewareAction Locis
Also known as Toppler, this Russian made game (with text in Russian, but its not really necessary to play the game) was … VIEW

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