Rolo to the Rescue

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Rolo to the Rescue
Rolo to the Rescue cover.jpg
North American cover art
Developer(s) Vectordean
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Series James Pond
Platform(s) Sega Mega Drive/Genesis
  • NA: 1992
  • EU: 1992
  • JP: April 29, 1993
Genre(s) Action
Mode(s) Single-player

Rolo to the Rescue is a video game produced by Electronic Arts for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, released in 1992. The game is a two-dimensional action game with platforming elements, starring Rolo the elephant. Several other animal characters are playable once Rolo rescues them.

General Info[edit]

In-game screenshot

Rolo to the Rescue is about a young elephant who is trying to rescue his mother from the circus. Rolo also saves his animal friends along the way, and each animal has a special ability that is needed to successfully reach the end of each level. For example, the rabbit is able to jump very high, the squirrel can climb, the mole can dig, and the beaver can swim. MegaTech awarded the game 89%,[1] while Mega placed the game at #31 in their Top Mega Drive Games of All Time.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ MegaTech rating, EMAP, issue 22, page 99, October 1993
  2. ^ Mega magazine issue 26, page 74, Maverick Magazines, November 1994