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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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Stalactites

Views: 2,2931995SharewareAction PLBM Games
Stalactites is a fairly unique action game that is somewhat hard to describe. It plays like the type of game you might … VIEW

Starshift

Views: 1,4651998FreewareAction 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: 2,4571985FreewareAction 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: 7,7221995DemoAction 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: 3,6571996FreewareAction 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: 3,1931994SharewareAction 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: 4,1911991FreewareAction Sami Tammilehto
The Castle follows the tradition of two-player angle & velocity battle games such as the simplistic Gorillas (included … VIEW

The Tomb

Views: 3,6181992SharewareAction 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: 2,5601992SharewareAction Murray Brandon
Threads is a Missile Command clone which looks decent, but due to some gameplay issues ends up being merely okay. The … VIEW

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