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Doom II

Doom II

Doom II is Id Software's follow-up to their award winning Doom. Published by GT Interactive, it was released for DOS in 1994, just one year after its predecessor. Unlike most sequels, this one is actually...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D

Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter developed by Id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1992 for DOS. It has since been ported for several systems including PC-98, Mac, Windows, PlayStation...

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-20Tags: shooter fps

Contra

Contra

Contra is a run-and-gun style platformer developed by Konami and published by Erbe Software initially in 1987. It was released in arcades and on ZX Spectrum and Amstrad PC to start with. The NES version...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-03-19Tags: platformer shooter arcade

Doom

Doom

Doom is the legendary first-person shooter created by Id Software and released for DOS in 1993. It was Id Software’s follow-up to their genre-defining Wolfenstein 3D. This was the first game to popularize...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: horror sci-fi/futuristic shooter fps

Quake

Quake

Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996. Unlike the Doom engine before it, the Quake engine offered full real-time 3D rendering and...

Year: 1996 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: shooter

Blood

Blood

Blood is a horror first-person shooter created by Monolith Productions and published by GT Interactive in 1997 for MS-DOS. The game was designed by Nicholas Newhard, which was also the lead programmer....

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-09-26Tags: horror shooter fps

Mega Man X

Mega Man X

Mega Man X is a popular platform game developed by Capcom, released for the SNES in 1993 and ported to PC in 1995. It holds the distinction of being the first Mega Man game for the SNES, as well as the...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: anime/manga arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Heretic

Heretic

Released in 1994 for DOS only, Heretic is the first game in the Heretic / Hexen franchise. It uses the engine from id Software's DOOM and transplants that game's first person shooter gameplay into a fantasy...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-26Tags: fantasy shooter

Frontier: Elite II

Frontier: Elite II

The 350th game on GamesNostalgia is our favourite game ever: Frontier: Elite II. You can download here the PC version, which had a more advanced graphics engine, featuring texture mapping, compared to...

Year: 1993 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2018-05-03Tags: flight sci-fi/futuristic shooter space sim trading

Hexen: Beyond Heretic

Hexen: Beyond Heretic

Hexen: Beyond Heretic is a first-person shooter developed by Raven Software and released in 1995 as a sequel to Heretic, published one year before. It is the second chapter of the Serpent Riders series....

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: fantasy shooter fps dark fantasy doom engine

Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder: war has never been so much fun, is an action-strategy shoot 'em up game developed by Sensible Software and published by Virgin Interactive for the Amiga in 1993. The huge success of the...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-12-05Tags: real-time amiga original game shooter strategy humour

Raptor: Call of the Shadows

Raptor: Call of the Shadows

Raptor: Call of The Shadows is a vertical-scroller shoot 'em up developed by Cygnus Studios, published by Apogee Software in 1994. It was originally published for DOS, but has since been ported to Windows,...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-16Tags: shooter

Descent

Descent

Descent is a 3D sci-fi first-person shooter notable for the "six axis" movement, developed by Parallax Software and released by Interplay in 1995. The game was originally released to MS-DOS, but was ported...

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-20Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Another World

Another World

Another World, also known as Out of This World, is a cinematic platformer action-adventure designed by Éric Chahi for Delphine Software and released in 1991 initially for Amiga and Atari ST, later for...

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-07-02Tags: puzzle-solving sci-fi/futuristic shooter