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    Rolo to the Rescue

    Game » consists of 3 releases. Released March 1993

    A game about an elephant named Rolo. You rescue animals and use them in your adventure. Has over 60 levels and no save feature.

    Short summary describing this game.

    Rolo to the Rescue last edited by Mento on 02/12/23 10:45AM View full history


    Rolo to the Rescue is a platformer game released exclusively on the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. It was developed by Vectordean, who are better known for their James Pond franchise. In Japan the game is known as Zou! Zou! Zou! Rescue Daisakusen ("Elephant! Elephant! Elephant! Great Rescue Plan"), though it retains the same Rolo to the Rescue title screen seen in other versions of the game.


    The objective in every level is to find a puzzle piece that unlocks the next level and rescue all the animals that are locked in cages. The keys are held by certain enemies. The levels vary from underground caves to deserts. The enemies can be killed by either jumping on them or shooting an object such as a rock on them from Rolo's trunk.

    There are four types of animals with different special skills. The mole can dig through walls, the rabbit jumps high in the air, the beaver can swim over water obstacles, and the squirrel can climb walls. By rescuing an animal the animal joins Rolo's group. If Rolo or any of the other animals is hit by an enemy, the player loses one of the animals in the group. The player can also leave an animal out from the group to make room for another.


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