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Rolo to the Rescue is a side-scrolling platform action game. The player controls Rolo, an elephant who escaped from the circus. Rolo's main task is to find and rescue four other animals - a squirrel, a rabbit, a beaver, and a mole. Once rescued, each of those friends become player-controlled characters with special abilities that can help the player along the way -- the squirrel can climb, the rabbit jumps, the beaver swims, and the mole digs.


Rolo to the Rescue Genesis Title screen
Rolo to the Rescue Genesis Menu
Rolo to the Rescue Genesis World map
Rolo to the Rescue Genesis Starting

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Alternate Titles

  • "ゾウ!ゾウ!ゾウ!レスキュー大作戦" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Zō! Zō! Zō! Rescue Daisakusen" -- Japanese Title

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Sega Force Aug 26, 1993 85 out of 100 85
Mega Fun Apr, 1993 83 out of 100 83
Play Time Apr, 1993 81 out of 100 81 Feb 15, 2010 16 out of 20 80
Video Games Feb, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Play Time 1993 79 out of 100 79
Power Play Mar, 1993 78 out of 100 78
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Mar, 1993 9 out of 12 75
Thunderbolt Games Feb 06, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Score Apr, 1994 70 out of 100 70


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Roland Kippenhan (196) added Rolo to the Rescue (Genesis) on Apr 13, 2003
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