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Information
Primary Name
P.O.W.: Prisoners of War
Alternate Names
Datsugoku
脱獄
Platform
Genre
Theme
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
2
Release Date
1988-00-00
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Datsugoku
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Japanese Famicom edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: SNK Corporation
NES
Developer: SNK Corporation
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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P.O.W.: Prisoners of War
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US NES edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: SNK Corporation
NES
Developer: SNK Corporation
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Arcade edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: SNK Corporation
Arcade
Developer: SNK Corporation
Media: Arcade Machine
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Story
A captured P.O.W. commando codenamed Snake (Bart in the NES version) must bomb his way out of a P.O.W. prison cell and escape. During gameplay, the player must fight through four levels where the mission is not only to escape, but to infiltrate the enemy base and destroy their leaders. There are brass-knuckles, body armor, knives, grenades, and machine guns that the players can use in order to aid them in their mission.

The levels are as follows:

* First Level: Escape from Prison Camp
* Second Level: Attacking the Industrial Area
* Third Level: Guerilla Attack in the Jungle
* Fourth Level: Destruction of Communications Headquarters

Gameplay
P.O.W. is a side-scrolling, beat 'em up game. The gameplay is simple - punch, fire equipped weapons, and pistol whip the enemy while moving through the levels. When both buttons are pressed simultaneously, the player unleashes a powerful flying kick.

Glitch
The arcade version has an occasional glitch in the fourth level (at the point at which the player is facing the boss of that level) in which an enemy soldier will roll indefinitely and cannot be killed, thus making it impossible to progress further.

Source: Wikipedia, "P.O.W.: Prisoners of War", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Video Game Rank: 5198
NES Rank: 196
Arcade Rank: 171
Num Ratings: 11
Average Rating: 6.07
Standard Deviation: 0.62
Num Views: 381
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