Setting: Western / Old West

Group Description

A western, also known as dusters, is a style popularized in pulp novels and motion picture serials.

Westerns as a game style are generally associated with cowboys and take place in the Old West (the western half of the continental United States of America). Many common themes involve the European colonization of America (roughly the 16th to late 19th centuries) and the frontier towns established or simply a depiction of vastness out on the range away from civilization and urbanization.

Limitations
  • For the purposes of this game group, there is an emphasis is on traditional, meaning that it must be a true western without any genre-blending. For example, Wild Wild West and Wild Guns do not qualify, because of their alternate-universe and sci-fi elements, respectively. These have a separate group: Non-traditional Westerns.
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Game TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherUser Score
Helldorado2007Windows1C Company3.48
No Man's Land2003WindowsCDV Software Entertainment AG2.71
Dead Man's Hand2004Windows, XboxAtari, Inc.3.24
Outlaws1997WindowsLucasArts Entertainment Company LLC3.99
Gun: Showdown2006PSPActivision Publishing, Inc....
Stampede1981Atari 2600, IntellivisionActivision, Inc.3.40
Happy Trails1983IntellivisionActivision, Inc.4.38
Gun2005GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.60
Ghost Town1981Apple II, Browser, Commodore 64, Electron, TRS-80Adventure International3.73
Rising Zan: The Samurai Gunman1999PlayStationAgetec, Inc.3.50
Wanted Dead or Alive2003WindowsXS Games, LLC4.25
Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge2006WindowsAtari, Inc.3.13
Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood2009PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Ubisoft, Inc.4.10
Crazy Chicken Wanted2004Windowsak tronic Software & Services GmbH1.25
Legends of the Wild West: Golden Hill2009WindowsAlawar Entertainment, Inc....
Dead or Alive1987Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Electron, ZX SpectrumAlternative Software Ltd.0.64
Law of the West1985Apple II, Commodore 64, NES, PC-88, PC-98Accolade, Inc.4.22
Gunslinger Collection 19953DOAmerican Laser Games, Inc.5.00
Mad Dog McCree19913DO, Arcade, CD-i, DOS, iPhone, Macintosh, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, SEGA CD, WindowsAmerican Laser Games, Inc.3.49
Billy the Kid Returns!1993DOSAmerican Software Laboratories...
Wild West Quest 22009Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsAnarchy Enterprises5.00
Wild West Quest2008Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsAnarchy Enterprises2.40
The Bad, The Ugly and The Sober2008WindowsAkella4.21
Armadillo Gold Rush2007BREW, J2ME, Windows MobileAppAbove Games LLC5.00
Badlands Pete1990Amiga, Atari STARC4.00
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Selected Covers

Stampede Atari 2600 Front Cover
Front cover for Stampede
Law of the West Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Law of the West
Armadillo Gold Rush BREW Front Cover
Front cover for Armadillo Gold Rush
Ghost Town TRS-80 Front Cover
Front cover for Ghost Town
No Man's Land Windows Front Cover
Front cover for No Man's Land

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Stampede
law of the west title screen
Screenshot from Law of the West
Main menu
Screenshot from Armadillo Gold Rush
Start screen
Screenshot from Ghost Town
Our hero has to prove himself worth of being the chief of the tribe
Screenshot from No Man's Land