Nintendo Entertainment System Games Starting with Po to Ro

Pool of Radiance

NES Pool of Radiance

You and and your party first helped the city of Phlan defeat many evils.Your mission is to create a party and manoeuvre it through 1st-perspective dungeons and overhead-view turn-based sequences.


NES Pooyan

Pooyan is a port of the popular arcade game by the same name. You play the role of Pooyan and are tasked to protect its piglets from wolves. You start off near the pigs’ home. You are riding up and down in a cable car, shooting at wolves, who are riding balloons. Whent he wolves land on the ground, then will climb a ladder, near the cable-car, and catch Mrs. Pig. Be sure to shoot their balloons and they will splat on the ground instead.


NES Popeye

As Popeye, you are trying to win Olive Oyl’s love by collecting tokens of her love: those things she keeps dropping from the top of the screen.After collecting the required number of items, you advance to the next more difficult level. The game is filled with many obstacles to stop you from completing your task. Brutus wanders around the screen and is constantly trying to catch you. Collect a can of spinach and you can temporarily knock him out.

Prince of Persia

NES Prince of Persia

The Grand Vizier Jaffar has thrown you into a dark dungeon and plans to marry the girl of your dreams in an hour. You’re not going to let that happen are you? Try to escape from the dungeon, take out Jaffar’s guards, find your way through the sultan’s palace and defeat Jaffar himself. Now go, you’ve got 60 minutes!Prince of Persia is a 2D action-adventure / platformer with run & jump gameplay. Avoid deadly traps, solve some puzzles and engage in sword fights.


NES Puzznic

Maneuvre a selection of blocks of the same design into place inorder to clear them all.Be careful in arranging the blocks to prevent them from being blockaded. The game structure is slightly unusual. After you complete a batch of four levels, you get a choice of 2 sets of levels. What all this means is that there are 220 screens in the game. Each screen is played against a time limit. Losing a level results in a life being lost.


NES Q*bert

Q*Bert is a port from the popular early 1980s.You goal is simple: change all of the tiles on a pyramid to the target colour. On early levels, a single hop will change the tile to the desired color, but on later levels you may need to hop on a tile multiple times or even avoid hopping on a tile multiple times! But wait, it gets worse, there are many different creatures wandering around the board aimlessly. Any one of these will take your life.



In this game, you paint your territory. You draw rectangles and other shapes to claim your territory and you can either draw these rectangles fast or slow. Drawing the rectangles using the slow method awards you the most points. Once a rectangle is drawn, the console colours it in. While drawing the rectangles, you need to watch out for Qix and Sparks who travel around the border trying to prevent you from occupying enough territory to make it to the next level.


NES Quartet

You have a simple mission defeat the level-ending boss in order to obtain the key that will open the level exit. Your mission is made difficult by the planet’s inhabitants. Use your jet-pack to navigate the level, shooting any inhabitants in the way. The dead inhabitants leave behind items that will increase your score once collected. Keep moving as the inhabitants will regenerate and come after you again.

Quattro Adventure

NES Quattro Adventure

Quattro Adventure features four action-adventure games on one cartridge.1) Boomerang Kid: Your goal is to collect all your missing boomerangs. They are scattered throughout the outback with plenty of treacherous terrain. Be mindful of all the wildlife.2) Super Robin Hood: Marion is being held captive by Sheriff of Nottingham. Your goal as Robin Hood is to rescue her. The castle is heavily guarded and there are many passages to explore. Keep your wits about you and stay alive.

Quattro Sports

NES Quattro Sports

Quattro Sports features four different sports action games on one cartridge:1) Baseball Pros: Pitch fast balls, curve balls, bat and steal bases. Game play is simple featuring an overhead view point.2) Soccer Simulator: Features passing, shooting, throw-ins, penalties and fouls.3) Pro Tennis: Play tennis on grass, clay or gravel courts. Hit volleys, lobs and smashes.4) BMX Simulator: Bike racing on three different terrains.

Rad Racer

NES Rad Racer

Race to the goal within the given time limit. The course contains several checkpoints. Fail to pass anyone of these and your race is over. There are eight different stages with increasingly difficult roads, changing weather conditions and a variety of opponents. The game also includes a set red-blue 3-D glasses.

Rainbow Islands

NES Rainbow Islands

This is the sequel to Bubble Bobble. However, Bub and Bob now take on their human form.As the boys, you must clear each screen of the bad guys before proceeding to the next level. Game play is pretty much the same as the previous version with a bunch of new power-ups added.Oh yeah, you are now armed with, get this… umbrellas.


NES Rampage

Rampage is another top arcade hit that was ported to many game consoles and home computers during the late 1980s.The story is that George, Lizzy and Ralph were just ordinary people, until an experiment went terribly, terribly wrong. The end result is that they turned into a Gorilla, a Lizard and a Werewolf respectively. Upset about the whole issue, they decide to go round destroying buildings.


NES Rampart

Rampart occurs when one takes an equal part of tetris and adds an equal part of shoot-em-up play.Build your castle from Tetris-style pieces and place cannons in key places and then bombard the enemy while repairing your castle after attacks.


NES Renegade

The game is set on the streets of Brooklyn. Rescue your girlfriend from her kidnappers. The five levels take you through the subway, the docks and various streets. Much of the game’s violence is depicted in a fairly tongue-in-cheek style action including head butts. The game also makes an attempt at humour along the way.

Road Runner

NES Road Runner

This game was ported from the Arcade by Atari. You play the the Road Runner and must run along the road, avoiding trucks, land mines, falling rocks and avoiding getting caught by Wile E. Coyote. You must also eat birdseed along the way or you will become faint and Wile E. will catch you. And unlike the cartoons, you will be caught if you are not careful.You can get points for eating birdseed and making Wile E. get hit by trucks, falling rocks, etc.


NES Robocop

Alex Murphy was killed on the streets of Detroit. However, Omni Consumer Products (OCP) saw an opportunity to sell a new kind of law enforcement officer to the troubled city. They took what was left of Murphy, encased it in titanium armor, wiped his memory and created RoboCop. As robocop, your mission is to protect and serve. Different weapons can be picked up from enemies, and power-ups to restore health and energy.

Robocop 3

NES Robocop 3

Your mission is to rescue your colleagues who are being kept hostages. In order to free them, you have to deal with levels heavily populated by enemies trying to kill you. The game offers repair kits to heal your health at the end of each level. What stands out more in this game is that the bad dudes are much more tougher than previous games in the series.

Rock ‘n Ball

NES Rock 'n Ball

This pinball game offers two variations:1) The first is regular pinball game for one to four players. 2) The second option is called nineball. The object is to shoot the balls into the playfield and have them land in the holes to form a bingo pattern.3) Battle flipper. There is a set of flippers at both the top and bottom of the table, and two players try to knock the pinball past their opponents flippers. 4) Sports pinball.

Rocket Ranger

NES Rocket Ranger

In the 1940s, the Nazis built a base on the moon and plan. They discovered a mysterious substance called Lunarium to reduce people’s intelligence. Due to new technologies developed in the 21st century, including time travel, you were sent back in time to change the result of the war and destroy the moon base.The game includes a string of action sequences linked by cinematic animation sequences.

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