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Tetris meets shoot-'em-up, Rampart is a game combining strategy and artillery action. Build your castle from Tetris-style pieces, place your cannons, bombard the enemy, try to repair, do it all over again. The original arcade release has a single-player and a two-player mode; later revisions incorporate three-player gameplay.


Rampart SEGA Master System Place your cannons.
Rampart Game Boy Color I win.
Rampart SNES Main menu
Rampart DOS Electronic Arts company logo

Alternate Titles

  • "ランパート" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

Holy crud this game is fun SNES Chris Wright (102)
Ready, Aim, Fire! DOS Duan Xuan (71)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) SNES Dec, 1992 5 out of 5 100
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Lynx Sep 10, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Interface Lynx 1992 86 out of 100 86
Power Play DOS Jul, 1992 81 out of 100 81
Datormagazin DOS Aug, 1992 4 out of 5 80
Power Play Lynx May, 1992 78 out of 100 78
Jeuxvideo.com Genesis Jan 06, 2011 15 out of 20 75
Video Games SEGA Master System Aug, 1992 70 out of 100 70
All Game Guide Game Boy Color 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameCola.net SNES Nov, 2007 3 out of 10 30


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1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Rampart appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Version differences

Two versions of Rampart were released on the NES - North America saw a version ported for Jaleco by Bitmasters (who would also do the Super NES and DOS ports), while in Japan Konami released their own in-house version of the game. Jaleco's version of "Rampart" is faithful to the original arcade version, while Konami's version is a more light-hearted take on the game with 4 different scenarios and more depth than the Jaleco version.

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