System: NES | Genre: Action | Published by: Hudson Soft | Release Date: 1989
The Adventures of Dino Riki (Buy on eBay) takes place in prehistoric times and features the courageous and intelligent hero Dino Riki. In this vertical scrolling action game, the hero is equipped with a weapon that upgrades from rocks to axes to boomerangs and finally fiery torches. An unusual power-up also allows Dino Riki to transform into Macho Riki who can shoot clones of himself at enemies. Other power-up items include hearts, meat, boots for speed, bird for flight, diamonds, and the mighty star which destroys all enemies on the screen.
The game features four different stages across land, ruined cities, and mountains. Each stage concludes with a boss battle against the adversaries Tyrannosaurus, Pteranodon, Monster Fly, and Giant Cobra.
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