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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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Carmageddon

This demo version of the formerly popular car racing / gore game give you a taste of what the full game had to offer; … VIEW
Tags: action  driving  cars  violent  3d

Catacomb

Views: 2,5601990DemoAction Softdisk Publishing
Before the Catacomb series went 3D, it started as a 2D action / maze / Gauntlet-like game. Similarly to how Wolfenstein … VIEW
Tags: action  maze  gauntlet  ega

Catacombs of Nemon, The

Views: 3,4991983FreewareAction Ron Dubren Associates
The Catacombs of Nemon is not an RPG/adventure game, as you might assume from its name. In fact in this game you play as … VIEW

Colossal Cave Adventure

Views: 3,2151990Public 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

Crash

Views: 3,2371996FreewareAction 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: 2,9381998FreewareAction 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: 1,9191993SharewareAction 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: 3,0281991DemoAction Mindscape Inc
D/Generation is a unique isometic view action/puzzle game set in a large office building. You play a package delivery … VIEW

Death Rally

Views: 4,0691996SharewareAction 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

Deep II: The Center of the Earth

Views: 2,2011993FreewareAction ALO-Soft
Deep II is a "falling down a pit" (pitfall) type game. The object is to maneuver around the obstacles while collecting … VIEW

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