Activities theme

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


The first video game about Rescue was released in 1980.

Sega, Ocean and Psygnosis has published most of these games

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 44
Atari ST 38
Arcade 36
MSX 31
Master System 30
Mega Drive 20
Tandy Coco 19
Apple II E 19
Famicom Disk System 18
GB 18
Mac OS Classic 14
Atari 400/800 13
PCE 11
VIC-20 10
X360 10
PS2 9
Game Gear 9
Mac OS X 9
PS3 8
C16/Plus4 8
ColecoVision 7
Atari 2600 7
X68000 7

By year

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