Activities theme

Significant part of the plot involves rescuing, or attempting to rescue, one or more people.


Sega, Ocean and Atari has published most of these games

See also: rescuees and captives (in case such exist but are not so vital for the plot)
Not limited to people, but also animals, anthropomorphic toasters and other things that supposedly are "alive".

Parent group

Goals / objectives

Child group

Damsel in distress


NES 93
Linux 73
C64 65
ZX Spectrum 62
Amstrad CPC 58
Windows 50
Amiga 43
Atari ST 37
Arcade 36
MSX 31
Master System 30
Mega Drive 20
Tandy Coco 19
Apple II E 19
GB 18
Famicom Disk System 18
Mac OS Classic 14
Atari 400/800 13
X360 10
PCE 10
VIC-20 10
PS2 9
Game Gear 9
Mac OS X 9
C16/Plus4 8
PS3 8
Atari 5200 7
PS 7
ColecoVision 7

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