Lost In Translation/Ikari III - The Rescue

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Ikari III
The Rescue
Ikari III marquee.
No screen shot.
Ikari III control panel.
Manufacturer SNK
Released 1989
8-way Joystick
3 Button(s)
Main CPU 68000 (@ 10.000 MHz)
Z80 (@ 4.000 MHz)
Sound CPU Mono
YM3812 (@ 4.000 MHz)
UPD7759 (@ 640.000 kHz)
Raster (Horizontal)
256 x 224 pixels
60.00 Hz
2,048 Palette colours
Screens 1
ROM Info 28 ROMs
3,276,800 bytes (3.13 MiB)
MAME ID ikari3 · ikari3nr

About The Game

Ikari III - The Rescue in an arcade video game.

Two shirtless Rambo-type players fight their way behind enemy lines to rescue a kidnapped hostage. Various military types must be killed by fist, knife, foot or gun. The players are occasionally marauded by tanks and helicopters as they scroll through the field.


Released in January 1989.


  1. Ikari Warriors (1986)
  2. Victory Road (1986)
  3. Ikari III - The Rescue (1989)

Cabinet and Artwork


Nintendo Famicom (1990)
Commodore C64 (1990)

The contents of this page are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
The sources used include MAME (version 0.113u2) and history.dat (revision 1.28 - 2008-10-18).
Please see http://www.arcade-history.com for credits.