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 66
ZX Spectrum 62
Amstrad CPC 59
Windows 50
Amiga 46
Atari ST 40
Arcade 37
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
PCE 11
X360 10
Game Gear 10
VIC-20 10
PS2 9
Mac OS X 9
C16/Plus4 8
X68000 8
PS3 8
Atari 5200 7
PS 7

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