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    P.O.W.: Prisoners of War

    Game » consists of 2 releases. Released Jun 30, 1989

    P.O.W. (Prisoners of War) started off as an arcade beat-em-up. The game became popular enough to receive an NES port.

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    P.O.W. is a scrolling beat 'em-up, allowing simultaneous two-player gameplay. Players control escapees from a POW camp, who have to punch, kick, stab and shoot their way out. This is one of the first scrolling beat 'em-ups to allow players to also use guns to attack enemies. Whilst there is little change in the enemies faced, mostly palette variations of the same 3 types, it does seem to allow more enemies to be on the screen at once.


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