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Rocky Rodent SNES Title screen


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Mafia member Don Garcia has kidnapped Melody, the daughter of the owner of the Rose Restaurant. Rocky Rodent agrees to rescue her in exchange for an all-you-can-eat meal.

In order to find Melody, Rocky Rodent has to complete a number of fast-paced, side-scrolling platformer levels. While he can also defeat enemies by jumping on them, his most important weapons are four different hairstyles: His first hairstyle allows him to skewer and throw his enemies, destroy porous blocks as well as cling to and jump up certain ledges. A mohawk can be thrown at enemies like a boomerang or thrown into certain walls, from where it serves as a trampoline. Braids can be used as a grappling hook and a corkscrew-like haircut lets him bounce on his head to jump higher than normal. When Rocky is attacked by an enemy, he loses his current haircut. If he is attacked while not wearing any special haircut, he loses a life.


Rocky Rodent SNES A cutscene
Rocky Rodent SNES Take that!
Rocky Rodent SNES Using his new haircut to reach a higher platform
Rocky Rodent SNES Intro

Promo Images

Rocky Rodent Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "Nitro Punks: Might Heads" -- Japanese title
  • "ニトロパンクス マイトヘッズ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Game Power Dec, 1993 87 out of 100 87
Power Unlimited Jan, 1994 8 out of 10 80
Total! (Germany) Nov, 1993 2 out of 6 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Sep, 1993 30 out of 40 75
Gamers (Germany) Dec, 1993 11 out of 15 73
Nintendo Magazine System UK 1993 73 out of 100 73
Game Players Nov, 1993 71 out of 100 71 Dec 10, 2021 7 out of 10 70
Video Games Aug, 1993 64 out of 100 64


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Mobygamesisreanimated (11175) added Rocky Rodent (SNES) on Jun 25, 2007
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