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The presidential candidate's daughter has been kidnapped! It is your job to get past enemy lines and rescue her. This is the third game in the Ikari Warriors series, and features similar arcade/action gameplay. The screen is a top down view which scrolls vertically, with numerous bad guys to defeat. You start the game with just your fists, and as the levels progress you can find weapons and other objects to help you out.


Ikari III: The Rescue Arcade Game Over
Ikari III: The Rescue DOS Outnumbered! (EGA)
Ikari III: The Rescue NES Japan Title screen
Ikari III: The Rescue NES Are you guys throwing soldiers at me?!

Promo Images

Ikari III: The Rescue Screenshot
Ikari III: The Rescue Screenshot
Ikari III: The Rescue Screenshot
Ikari III: The Rescue Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "アーケードアーカイブス 怒III" -- Japanese Switch / PS4 spelling
  • "怒III" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Ikari III" -- Japanese title
  • "Arcade Archives: Ikari III -The Rescue-" -- Switch / PS4 title

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Critic Reviews

Classic-games.net NES Aug 30, 2021 7 out of 10 70
PSP Minis PSP May 07, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Questicle.net NES May, 2012 B- 67
Video Game Den NES Jul 05, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Defunct Games PSP May 04, 2012 C+ 58
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library NES 2016 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
The Video Game Critic NES Mar 16, 2004 C 50
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) NES Apr, 1991 18 out of 40 45
Commodore User Arcade Mar, 1989 Unscored Unscored
The One for 16-Bit Games Arcade Apr, 1989 Unscored Unscored


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Whereas the original Ikari Warriors games featured machine-guns as standard weaponry, the third in the series introduced hand-to-hand combat. In fact, the entire first level is hand-to-hand, with only the "boss fight" sequence using a rifle.
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