Rolling Thunder (ローリングサンダー) is a side-scrolling action game produced by Namco (now known as Namco Bandai Games) originally released in 1986 as a coin-operated arcade game which ran on the Namco System 86 hardware. It was distributed internationally outside Japan by Atari Games. The player takes control of a secret agent who must rescue his female partner from a terrorist organization.
Rolling Thunder was followed by a single sequel for the arcades titled Rolling Thunder 2 in 1990. A Genesis version of Rolling Thunder 2 was released in 1991, followed by a Genesis-exclusive sequel titled Rolling Thunder 3, released exclusively in North America in 1993.
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