Rocky Rodent

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Rocky Rodent
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North American cover art
Developer(s) Irem
Publisher(s) Irem
Designer(s) Eigo Kasahara
Programmer(s) Tetsuya Ikawa
Composer(s) Rikei Hirashima
Platform(s) Super NES
Release
  • NA: September 18, 1993
  • JP: July 30, 1993
Genre(s) Platform
Mode(s) Single-player

Rocky Rodent is a video game for Super Nintendo Entertainment System, released in 1993. It is known as Nitropunks: Mightheads (ニトロパンクス マイトヘッズ, Nitoropankusu Maitohezzu) in Japan.

Plot and gameplay[edit]

When Rocky begins eating at Pie Face Balboa's restaurant, he unintentionally eats an envelope with Balboa's protection money. As a result, mobsters take Balboa's daughter. Balboa asks Rocky to rescue his daughter, promising him an All-You-Can-Eat buffet for her return.

As Rocky Rodent, the player plays a rodent who must use four various hairstyles to rescue the daughter of the owner of Rocky's favorite eatery. Rocky Rodent is a platform game with six levels with multiple stages, similar to a cross between Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Mario Brothers. Text bubbles appear during cutscenes; making the game more like a comic book rather than a Saturday morning cartoon.

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