Action games

Action games for the Atari. Highlights in this genre include Xenon II by the Bitmap Brothers, the four player arcade conversion Gauntlet II and the STE enhanced vertical shooters Wings of Death and Lethal Xcess.


Program Version Date
 Action 
5th Gear
Aces High 2010-01-01
Air Fighter
ALF - The First Adventure 1989-01-01
Alien Busters IV 1996-01-01
Arcticfox 1986-01-01
Army Moves 1988-01-01
Artura
Astaroth 1989-01-01
Back to the Future II 1990-01-01
Ballerburg 2.1
Ballerburg
Ballerburg (Patched)
Batman - The Movie 1989-01-01
Bobi 1989-01-01
Bouncing Bubbles
Bunion Canyon
Cannon Fodder 1993-01-01
Captain America - Defies the Doom Tube 1988-01-01
Catch Me
Chariots of Wrath 1989-01-01
Clown-O-Mania 1990-01-01
Corsair 1997-01-01
Crown of Creation 3D 1.4A
D/Generation 1992-01-01
Damonoid 1988-01-01
Dark Century 1990-01-01
DC Snowball Fight
Defend the Earth
Delta Patrol 1985-01-01
Dick Tracy
Dogs of War
Dragon Breed 1990-01-01
E-Swat 1990-01-01
Eliminator 1988-01-01
Enforcer 1988-01-01
Escape
Final Legacy 1988-01-01
Fire and Brimstone 1990-01-01
First Samurai 1991-01-01
Fred 1990-01-01
Fusion 1988-01-01
GEM Panic 0.91
Ghost Mine
Ghosts'n Goblins
Goldrunner II 1988-01-01
Grinders 1998-01-01
Hammerfist 1990-01-01
Hawkeye 1989-01-01
Hell Raiser
Hudson Hawk 1991-01-01
Hyperforce 1989-01-01
Indiana Jones and The Fate Of Atlantis 1991-01-01
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1986-01-01
Indiana Jones III - Action
Jetpac 1992-01-01
Jungle Hero 1989-01-01
Jupiter Probe 1987-01-01
Leander 1991-01-01
Lethal Excess - Wings of Death II
Licence to Kill
Major Motion 1986-01-01
Masters Of The Universe 1988-01-01
Mata-Hari 1988-01-01
Mazewar ST 1991-01-01
Men at War
Menace
Metal Masters 1991-01-01
Mission Elevator 1987-01-01
Moon Blaster 1990-01-01
Niemals Nie
Night Shift 1991-01-01
Night Walk 1988-01-01
Nightbreed 1990-01-01
Nightdawn 1989-01-01
NOVA Crossfire 1.0
Onslaught 1989-01-01
Operation Angelica 1989-01-01
Operation Garfield
Panic
Panza Kick Boxing 1990-01-01
Pit Fighter 1991-01-01
Plax Atax 1991-01-01
PRK-Spiel 1988-01-01
Quick 1.1
Rainbow Warrior 1989-01-01
River Of No Return
Robocop
Robocop III 1992-01-01
Robotz
Rocket Ranger 1989-01-01
Rogue Trooper 1991-01-01
S.D.I. - Strategic Defence Initiative 1986-01-01
Saboteur III 2012-01-01
Sabre Team 1992-01-01
Savage 1988-01-01
Shadow of the Beast 1989-01-01
Shadow of the Beast 2 1991-01-01
She-Fox/Vixen 1988-01-01
Sidewinder 1988-01-01
Sly Spy 1989-01-01
Space Battle 1.02014-02-15
Space Station
Speed Master
Spy who loved me
St Dragon
Storm 1993-01-01
subaqua 1.3a
Super Stuntman
The Immortal 1990-01-01
The Jade Stone 1988-01-01
The Last Trooper 1989-01-01
The Punisher 1990-01-01
The Sword and the Rose
Thunder Cats 1988-01-01
Thunderstrike 1990-01-01
Titanic Blinky 1991-01-01
Trex Warrior - 22nd Century Gladiator 1991-01-01
Typhoon Thompson 1988-01-01
Vectron
Virus
Voyager 1989-01-01
Wanderer 3D
Wanted 1988-01-01
Warp 1989-01-01
WEG
Weird Dreams 1989-01-01
Whitewater Madness 1989-01-01
Wings of Death 1990-01-01
Wizball 1987-01-01
Xenon 1988-01-01
Yolanda 1990-01-01
Z-Out
Zodiax
Zombie Apocalypse
Zone Warrior
Zynaps 1988-01-01
 Action - Adventure 
Another World 1991-01-01
Baal 1988-01-01
Back to the Golden Age 1990-01-01
Barbarian
Batman - The Caped Crusader 1988-01-01
Beastlord
Blood Fever
Bob Morane - Chevalerie 1987-01-01
Bob Morane - Jungle 1987-01-01
Bob Morane - Ocean 1988-01-01
Brataccas 1986-01-01
Brides of Dracula 1992-01-01
Cadaver
Colorado 1990-01-01
Crafton & Xunk 1987-01-01
Dark Castle
Eye of Horus 1989-01-01
Fantastic World 1
Fantastic World 2
Fanwor 1.132011-03-13
Flood 1990-01-01
Galactic Empire 1991-01-01
Garfield - Big, Fat, Hairy Deal 1988-01-01
Gauntlet III - The Final Quest 1991-01-01
Gilgalad
Gods 1991-01-01
Head over Heels
Heimdall 1991-01-01
Hlípa 1992-01-01
Hunter 1991-01-01
Impossible Mission II
In 80 Days Around the World 1987-01-01
Jetsons - The Computer Game 1991-01-01
King of Chicago 1989-01-01
Lands of Havoc 1985-01-01
Last Ninja II
Last Ninja III
Mad Flunky 1988-01-01
Mafiosi 1990-04-11
Magnetic Tank
Mean Streets
Moebius 1987-01-01
Night Hunter 1988-01-01
Ninja Remix 1990-01-01
North Sea Inferno 1990-01-01
Pandora 1988-01-01
Pink Panther 1989-01-01
Raffles 1989-01-01
raw 0.1.02014-04-21
Roy of the Rovers 1989-01-01
Sinbad and the Throne of the Falcon 1988-01-01
Star Trek - The Rebel Universe 1987-01-01
Starblade 1990-01-01
Starquake 1988-01-01
Starquake 2 (WIP)
Stormbringer 1988-01-01
Stryx
Switchblade 1990-01-01
Switchblade II 1991-01-01
Tai-Pan
The Kristal 1990-01-01
The Simpsons
Theme Park Mystery
Thunderbirds 1989-01-01
Time Bandit 2.01985-01-01
Top Cat - Starring in Beverly Hills Cats 1991-01-01
Tusker 1989-01-01
Voodoo Nightmare 1990-01-01
Warlock
Ween 1993-01-01
Where Time Stood Still 1988-01-01
 Action - Arcade 
1943
A.P.B. 1989-01-01
Aaargh! 1989-01-01
Afterburner 1988-01-01
Alien Syndrome
Alien Thing 1995-01-01
Altered Beast 1989-01-01
Assault and Battery 1994-01-01
Asteroid Controller 1.01992-01-01
Atomic Robo-Kid
BattleZone 1986-01-01
Bionic Commando
Black Hole 1994-01-14
Black Tiger 1990-01-01
Bonanza Bros. 1991-01-01
Cabal 1989-01-01
Captain Fizz 1988-01-01
Classiques 1
Combat
Crack Down 1989-01-01
Crack'ed 1987-01-01
Crush 1991-01-01
Deathstrike 1987-01-01
Doctor Boris 1988-01-01
Dragon Spirit 1989-01-01
Droid 1991-01-01
Empire Strikes Back
Exterminator 1991-01-01
Fast Food
Feuerwehr 1988-08-01
Flintstones 1988-01-01
Forgotten Worlds 1989-01-01
Ghouls'n Ghosts 1989-01-01
Gridway
Hex 1986-01-01
High Steel 1989-01-01
Hydra 1991-01-01
Ikari Warriors 1987-01-01
Joe Blade II 1988-01-01
Jungle Boy 1991-01-01
Kaboom
Midnight Resistance
Moon Patrol
Mr. Heli
Mudpies 1985-01-01
NARC 1990-01-01
Nightbreed - The Interactive Movie 1990-01-01
Ninja Spirit 1988-01-01
OPUS No. 1
Other Place 1.21992-04-20
P47 1988-01-01
Pop! 1993-01-01
Prison 1989-01-01
Psyborg 1992-01-01
R-Type
R-Type II
Rampage 1988-01-01
Rampart 1991-01-01
Return of the Jedi
Road Blasters 1989-01-01
Rolling Thunder 1988-01-01
S.D.I. 1989-01-01
Shadow Dancer 1991-01-01
Shinobi
Space Harrier 1988-01-01
Space Harrier II 1990-01-01
Spidertronic 1988-01-01
Squish 1992-01-01
Star Wars 1987-01-01
Steel Talons 1996-01-01
Steg the Slug 1992-01-01
Strider 1989-01-01
STUN Runner
Targhan 1989-01-01
Tempest 1989-01-01
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends 1992-01-01
Tiger Road 1989-01-01
Two for Two
U.N. Squadron 1990-01-01
Vindicators 1989-01-01
Warlock's Quest 1988-01-01
Who Framed Roger Rabbit 1988-01-01
Xevious
 Action - Bomberman 
Bang and Blast Man
Bomb Squad 1.01996-10-02
Dynablaster 1993-01-01
Dynabusters
Mr. Boomer
Super Bomberman
 Action - Ego-Shooter 
BadMood 0.12014-12-06
Dark Side 1988-01-01
Des Lasers et des Hommes
Destruction Imminent 1998-10-13
Duke Nukem 3D 1.0
Hellgate
KillThings
Maze
Midi-Maze II 1.5
nuQuake 0.22011-12-13
PmDoom 0.592014-09-12
PmHeretic 0.55
PmHexen 0.512016-05-01
Quake 0.5
Running 1.0
Running-2
Spear of Destiny
Substation
The Maze 0.4g1998-03-20
TyrQuake 2015-01-05
Wolfenstein 0.52015-05-02
 Action - Ego-Shooter/Tools 
dePAK 1.02011-12-01
 Action - Gauntlet and clones 
Action Bughunt 1994-01-01
Baller PW
Desolator
DGDB (Color)
DGDB (Mono)
DGDB 2
Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters
Gauntlet I 1988-01-01
Gauntlet II 1988-01-01
Into the Eagle's Nest 1987-01-01
Puffy's Saga 1988-01-01
Pyramax 1990-01-01
Ranarama 1988-01-01
Shackled 1988-01-01
The Chaos Engine 1993-03-01
Xybots
 Action - Run and Gun 
Alcatraz 1992-01-01
AMC - Astro Marine Corps 1990-01-01
Arctic Moves 2011-01-01
Beverly Hills Cop 1990-01-01
Beyond the Ice Palace 1988-01-01
Crime Wave 1990-01-01
Custodian 1989-01-01
Cybercop 1991-01-01
Dan Dare III - The Escape 1989-01-01
Dark Fusion 1989-01-01
Darkman 1991-01-01
Defenders of the Earth 1990-01-01
Exolon 1988-01-01
Fernandez Must Die 1988-01-01
Mercs 1991-01-01
Navy Seals
Obliterator 1988-01-01
Predator 1987-01-01
Rambo III 1988-01-01
Real Ghostbusters 1988-01-01
Red Ace 1988-01-01
Robocop II 1990-01-01
Rubicon 1992-01-01
Soldier of Light
Stormtrooper 1988-01-01
Technocop 1988-01-01
Terminator 2
The Untouchables 1989-01-01
Thunder Jaws 1991-01-01
Time Soldier 1989-01-01
Total Recall 1990-01-01
Trantor - The last Stormtrooper 1987-01-01
Turrican
Turrican II
War Machine 1989-01-01
 Action - Shoot'em Up 
Aerial Combat ST 1994-01-01
Aerial Kombat II 1994-01-01
Aerial Kombat III - The Final Encounter 1995-01-01
Air to Air Combat 1992-01-01
Albedo 1988-01-01
Alphamax
Altaïr 1987-01-01
Arch-Mage 1993-01-01
Armoured Operation 1993-01-01
AstroPanic 94! Rev E 1995-01-01
AstroPanic! 1986-01-01
Attackwave
Awesome 1991-01-01
Better Dead Than Alien
BITTNER 3.5K 1990-12-23
Caves of Rigel
Cola Wars
Cosmic Pirate
Critical Mass
Cybernoid 1988-01-01
Cybernoid II 1989-01-01
Domination 1990-01-01
Dominator 1989-01-01
Dragon Scape 1989-01-01
Evo Fighter
Fireblaster 1988-01-01
Floyd the Droid - On the Run 1986-01-01
Future Sport 1989-01-01
G-Orb 1991-01-01
Grap 1990-01-01
Hardcore
Heavy Metal 1989-01-01
Hellfire
HyperSpace 1.1
Killing Game Show 1990-01-01
Leavin' Teramis 1989-01-01
Legend of the Lost 1990-01-01
Megablast 0.3
Metropolis AD 2000 1987-01-01
Minter 3.5K 1990-12-01
Neptun 1991-01-01
Netherworld 1988-01-01
Nova 1.21990-01-01
Photon Storm
Quartz 1988-01-01
Rotox 1990-01-01
SAS Combat Simulator 1989-01-01
Shoot the Moon 1987-01-01
Sky Strike 1989-01-01
Space Jet 1990-01-01
Space Pilot 1986-01-01
Space Port 1987-01-01
Spacefighter 2 1988-01-01
Spacola
STORM
Superman - The Man of Steel 1989-01-01
Trifide
Turn'n Burn 1990-01-01
Utopos 1.611995-01-01
Vector Invasion 1987-12-23
Whirligig
Wicked
Xynix 1.451990-11-16
XYZM
Zedonoid 1991-01-01
Zenith
 Action - Shoot'em Up (3D) 
ADS - Advanced Destroyer Simulator 1990-01-01
Advanced Tactical Fighter II 1990-01-01
Ammotrack 1988-01-01
Backlash 1987-01-01
Bad Company 1989-01-01
Butcher Hill 1989-01-01
Chase 1988-01-01
Eagle's Rider 1989-01-01
Encounter 1990-01-01
F1 Tornado 1992-01-01
Galactic Conqueror 1988-01-01
Hiscon Rescue 1990-01-01
Infestation 1990-01-01
Lancaster 1989-01-01
Live and Let Die 1988-01-01
Mach 3 1987-01-01
Magic Fly 1990-01-01
Matrix Marauders
Phantasm 1988-01-01
Phoenix
Rave 1996-08-01
Resolution 101 1990-01-01
Savage Space
ST Wars 1987-01-01
Star Raiders 1986-01-01
Starglider
Starglider II
T-Bird 1989-01-01
The Last Arcadian 1992-01-01
Thunder Blade 1988-01-01
Thunder Burner
Trash Heap 1987-01-01
Twylyte 1989-01-01
Vaxine
Zero-5 1994-01-01
 Action - Shoot'em Up (Horizontal) 
Alien World 1992-01-01
Anarchy 1990-01-01
Andes Attack 1988-01-01
Aquanaut 1989-01-01
Armalyte 1991-01-01
Avina Blue 1991-01-01
Blood Money
Bold 1.1b2014-05-01
Bomber Bird
Boom (Preview)
Bug Bash
Defender II
Dyter-07 1990-01-01
Exterminate 1990-01-01
F-16 1990-01-01
Fire! 1989-01-01
Game Over II 1988-01-01
Gridrunner 1989-01-01
Hostile Reception 1990-01-01
Hyperdome 1988-01-01
Jaws 1989-01-01
Jug
Llamazap
Luxor 1988-01-01
Mission Deadzone 1990-01-01
Monty Python's Flying Circus 1990-01-01
Onyx
Operation Hormuz 1989-01-01
R-Type Deluxe 2015-12-24
Return to Genesis
Revenge of the Mutant Camels
Revenge of the Mutant Camels 2
Silkworm 1989-01-01
Skyrider
Steel 1989-01-01
Super Gridrunner
Time Blast
Under Pressure 1991-01-01
Uridium
X-Out 1990-01-01
Yomo 1990-01-01
 Action - Shoot'em Up (Isometric) 
H.A.T.E. - Hostile All Terrain Encounter 1989-01-01
Leviathan 1987-01-01
 Action - Shoot'em Up (Vertical) 
Action Fighter 1989-01-01
Air Supply 1990-01-01
Alien Patrol
Alone in a Haunted Monastery
Andromeda
Apache Flight 1992-01-01
Arcadia ST 1992-01-01
Arkon 1992-01-01
Artificial Dreams 1988-01-01
Astro Tunnel
Atax 1988-01-01
Battle Probe 1988-01-01
Blazing Thunder
Bomber Command 1987-01-01
Bootiful Babe 1989-01-01
Bug 1993-01-01
Caleban
Chopper X 1989-01-01
Companion I 1988-01-01
Crabos
Deathstar 1989-01-01
Exodrom
Fear (Preview) 2011-01-01
Firehawk 1993-01-01
Flight Levels
Flying Shark 1988-01-01
Foundations Waste 1988-01-01
Frenetic
Gemini Wing 1990-01-01
Goldrunner 1987-01-01
Hades Nebula 1987-01-01
Headlong 1992-01-01
Hell Bent 1988-01-01
I, Ball 1987-01-01
Island Strike 1996-01-01
Kamikaze 1990-01-01
Little Wing
Maelstrom 1988-01-01
Mission Genocide 1987-01-01
Orion's Run 0.7c
Painium Disaster
Plutos
Raiden Preview
Scramble Spirits 1990-01-01
Screaming Wings 1987-01-01
Slap Fight 1988-01-01
Sonic Boom 1990-01-01
Star Goose! 1988-01-01
Swiftar 1989-01-01
SWIV 1991-01-01
Terra Nova 1987-01-01
Thunder Wing 1989-01-01
Trauma 1987-01-01
Triton III 1989-01-01
Violence 1992-01-01
War Heli 1987-01-01
Warhawk
X2 2016-12-25
Xenon II - Megablast 1989-01-01
Xenotron 2.31990-01-01
Zap
Zog 1990-01-01
Zxym
 Action - Shooting Gallery 
Arena Earth 1990-01-01
Beast Busters 1990-01-01
Bob Morane - Science Fiction
Die Hard II - Die Harder 1992-01-01
Firestar 1991-01-01
Forest Fire 1.01989-01-01
Operation Skumm 1996-01-01
Operation Thunderbolt 1989-01-01
Operation Wolf
Predator 2 1991-01-01
Prohibition 1987-01-01
Safari Guns 1989-01-01
Shit Hawks 1990-04-08
Shooting Carnival
Space Gun 1992-01-01
Spitting Fish 1993-01-01
Ti-Shoot 1.61991-05-10
Veteran 1988-01-01
 Action - Spacewar 
STar Treck
The Arena Of Death 1989-01-01
 Arcade 
Azarian 0.871987-01-01
Berzerk 1994-05-04
Bomb Jack 1988-01-01
Bubble + 1990-01-01
G-Loc 1991-01-01
Galaxy Force 1988-01-01
Kwiks
Monkey Business
Renaissance I 1990-01-01
Santa Run 1.2
Skweek 1989-01-01
Super Skweek 1990-01-01
 Beat'em up 
Aazohm Krypht
After the War 1989-01-01
Alien Storm 1991-01-01
Barbarian (Palace)
Battletoads
Beats of Rage 2012-01-01
Cartoon Capers
Charlie Chaplin
Double Dragon
Double Dragon 3
Double Dragon II - The Revenge 1989-01-01
Dragon Lord
Dragon Ninja
Dynamite Dux 1989-01-01
Dynasty Wars 1990-01-01
Fallen Angel 1989-01-01
Final Fight 1991-01-01
Gladiators 1989-01-01
Golden Axe 1990-01-01
Graffiti Man 1987-01-01
Human Killing Machine
I Ludicrus 1989-01-01
Karateka 1988-01-01
Mafdet and the Book of the Dead 1988-01-01
Ninja Mission 1987-01-01
Ninja Rabbits 1991-01-01
No Exit 1991-01-01
Ranx 1990-01-01
Red Heat 1989-01-01
Renegade
Skull & Crossbones
Spitting Image
Street Fighter I 1988-01-01
Street Fighter II 1993-01-01
Street Gang 1988-01-01
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles - Arcade
Wild Streets
646 Programs total.