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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 SNES Being fired upon
Rampart SNES Sunk a ship
Rampart SNES Title screen
Rampart SNES Main menu

Promo Images

Rampart Other
Rampart Magazine Advertisement
Rampart Screenshot
Rampart Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "ランパート" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

Holy crud this game is fun Chris Wright (105) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Dec, 1992 5 out of 5 100
Video Games Oct, 1992 79 out of 100 79
Power Play 1992 75 out of 100 75 Jan 06, 2011 15 out of 20 75
Play Time Dec, 1992 61 out of 100 61
N-Force Dec, 1992 51 out of 100 51 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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