DescriptionThe enemy is unstoppable. They maintain vigilant guard over their front lines! The only way to defeat them is to get behind their lines. But how? By allowing a soldier to get captured, perhaps he could escape and single-handedly defeat the enemy forces in his way.
In P.O.W., the player is a soldier who has been imprisoned in a Prisoner of War camp and must escape. In order to accomplish this, he must defeat a variety of enemies. The foes will attack you hand-to-hand, with knives, guns, and from helicopters. Boss enemies will guard the end of each level.
To fight back, you can use hand-to-hand, and pick up weapon power-ups, found on the ground, in rooms, or dropped by enemies. These weapons include a knife, which can be used to stab or be thrown, guns and grenades.
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- "脱獄" -- Japanese spelling
- "Datsugoku" -- Japanese title
|POW!!!||NES||Theo Jones (11)|
|Top Secret||NES||Mar, 1993||100|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||NES||Sep, 1989||29 out of 40||72|
|Power Play||Arcade||Jan, 1989||63 out of 100||63|
|Commodore User||Arcade||Nov, 1988||6 out of 10||60|
|All Game Guide||Arcade||1998||60|
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- Electronic Gaming Monthly
- December 1989 (Issue 5) - Worst Spelling Error in a Game (Congradurations) (tied with Thunder Force II)