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The player is put in the role of Bruno, an anthropomorphic pig who has the task to defend his land which is currently under siege by wolves. Bruno comes equipped with a sword and the ability to throw donuts that he finds throughout the six levels of the game. Bruno also has the ability to jump and to also butt slam crates. No description of this game would be complete without mentioning the blowholes which are liberally sprinkled throughout each level. These blowholes will lift Bruno in the air so that he will be able to get to higher plateaus that he simply couldn't get to by just jumping normally.


Power Piggs of the Dark Age  SNES Arrows from above
Power Piggs of the Dark Age  SNES Checkpoint
Power Piggs of the Dark Age  SNES Before a level begins.
Power Piggs of the Dark Age  SNES Watch out for flames.

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Joypad Jul, 1996 80 out of 100 80
Power Unlimited Sep, 1997 6.8 out of 10 68
Video Games Nov, 1996 65 out of 100 65
Mega Fun Feb, 1997 58 out of 100 58
Total! (Germany) Nov, 1996 4.25 out of 6 35


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Alaka (72796) added Power Piggs of the Dark Age (SNES) on Jan 14, 2009