Action Games

Midwinter

Midwinter

Midwinter is a first-person action adventure game with strategy elements created by Mike Singleton for Maelstrom Games and published for Atari ST and PC in 1989, then ported to Amiga in 1990.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: action-adventure climate change disaster post-apocalyptic real-time tactics virtual world

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing is the first flight sim game set in the Star Wars universe created by LucasArts. It was released in 1993 for PC MS-DOS only and it was followed one year later by Star Wars: TIE Fighter.

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-14Tags: flight movies real-time science fiction space flight vehicular combat simulator

Hunter

Hunter

Hunter is a 3D action adventure created by Paul Holmes and published by Activision in 1991 for the Amiga and Atari ST. It is considered the first successful example of "sandbox" video game based on free roaming in a 3d environment.

Year: 1991 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-19Tags: 3d amiga original game helicopter naval sandbox shoot em up tank virtual world watercraft

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels is an isometric action platformer game created by Jon Ritman and Bernie Drummond and published by Ocean Software. Originally released on Commodore 64 and other 8 bi...

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: arcade isometric platform puzzle-solving

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters by Activision is a video game officially based on the 1984 Ghostbusters movie. It was released the same year of the film on several home computers, including Commodore 64, Apple II and MSX.

Year: 1984 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: licensed movies

Space Rogue

Space Rogue

Space Rogue is a 3D space flight RPG developed and published by Origin Systems in 1989 for the Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, and Mac. It was ported in 1990 to the Amiga, PC-98, and a few others.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: first-person rpg elements science fiction shoot em up space space flight top-down

Ninja Remix

Ninja Remix

Ninja Remix is the conversion for Amiga and Atari ST of the Commodore 4 hit created by System 3, The Last Ninja. This action adventure is probably the best game ever created for th...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: commodore 64 fighting isometric japan martial arts mythology ninja puzzle-solving

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance is the sequel to the popular action adventure The Last Ninja. Released initally for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC in 1988, it wa...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: commodore 64 fighting martial arts mythology ninja puzzle-solving

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Star Wars: Rebel Assault is a flight shooter based in the Star Wars universe and was developed and published by LucasArts in 1993 for Mac and DOS. The game renders actual footage and uses music from the movies.

Year: 1993 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-14Tags: arcade aviation flight licensed rail shooter science fiction space flight video backdrop

Castle Wolfenstein

Castle Wolfenstein

Castle Wolfenstein is a stealth shooter developed and published by Muse Software in 1981 for the Apple II. It made its way onto the Atari 8-bit and Commodore 64 in 1983 and DOS in 1984.

Year: 1984 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: apple 2 original game shoot em up stealth ww2

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto is an open world action-adventure developed by DMA Design and published by BMG Interactive. It was released in October 1997 for DOS, Windows and Playstation. It is...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: automobile crime & punishment driving non-linear north america open world

Batman: The Movie

Batman: The Movie

Batman: The Movie (or, more simply, Batman) is an action game based on the 1989 Batman film directed by Tim Burton. Developed by Ocean Software, it was released in 1989 for the Am...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade comics licensed platform puzzle-solving shoot em up

Syndicate Wars

Syndicate Wars

Syndicate Wars is the second title in the Syndicate series, created by Bullfrog Productions in 1996. Unlike the first game and the expansion, this new chapter was not released for the Amiga.

Year: 1996 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-18Tags: cyberpunk real-time

Mortimer and the Riddles of the Medallion

Mortimer and the Riddles of the Medallion

Mortimer and the Riddles of the Medallion is an educational action/puzzle game created by LucasArts and released for Windows 95 and Macintosh in 1996. The game uses the Rebel Assault game engine and it's designed for kids 5 and up.

Year: 1996 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-01-19Tags: educational first-person puzzle-solving