Category: Action

Screenshot from BHunter

BHunter Action categoryShooter category

If you’ve ever wanted to pilot a flying car, BHunter is excellent wish fulfillment. Its shoddy world-building may not keep your interest past that.

Screenshot from Blob Wars: Metal Blob Solid

Blob Wars: Metal Blob Solid Action categoryPlatform category

Though not the hard-hitting action title its gruff hero might imply, Metal Blob Solid offers well-designed levels and demonstrates the amateur ingenuity of the early open-source game movement.

Screenshot from Gravity Balls

Gravity Balls Action categoryMacintosh category

Hilariously frustrating but never hopeless, this indie Mac physics game revels in losing control.

Screenshot from In Search of Dr. Riptide

In Search of Dr. Riptide Action category

This short undersea action game has twisty stages and ungraceful combat, both highlighted by the option to switch your character.

Screenshot from Lemmings Paintball

Lemmings Paintball Action categoryStrategy category

Lemmings and paintball complement each other better than you’d expect, and Lemmings Paintball‘s sloppiness is less the fault of its ridiculous concept than of its execution.

Screenshot from RoboMaze II

RoboMaze II Action category

Even if the keyboard controls weren’t busted, the terrible physics and intermittently awful level design render this otherwise interesting spin on Die Hard unplayable.

Screenshot from Traffic Department 2192

Traffic Department 2192 Action category

With a solid base, Traffic Department 2192 trades in decent if childishly portrayed action for surprisingly long after expending its showmanship.

Screenshot from Tunnels of Armageddon

Tunnels of Armageddon Action category

The tough, wavering thrill of racing through this game’s eponymous tunnels does fine mostly ignoring the extra complications thrown on top.

Screenshot from Zephyr

Zephyr Action categoryRacing categoryShooter category

Zephyr has all the charm and production values of a dystopian sci-fi classic, but the gameplay is sort of a mess.