River City Ransom

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river city ransom game

Fight through the street and beat up gang members in this side scrolling beat ’em up RPG. Join Alex and Ryan rescue a girl in River City Ransom! Eat food to replenish your health and upgrade your stats to become a stronger fighter. Punch and kick enemy thugs along the way!

River City Ransom is a retro open world role playing beat’em up game released back in 1989 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). The game is mainly a beat’em up sidescrolling game but with a few RPG elements. In this game, Ryan’s girlfriend has been kidnapped by some evil gang. The game also features some funny aspects like hilarious barfing sounds. Use the money you collect to upgrade your hero and become stronger so you can rescue the girl!

Click inside the screen to activate controls

Arrow Keys – Directional Buttons / Movement
Press “Z” Key – A button
Press “X” Key – B button
Space – Select
Enter – Start

To save your game:hover over the emulator screen and use the icons to save your progress.
Down arrow icon (save), Up arrow icon (load).

There have been 10 likes from 13 votes on this game.

Game Controls

Click screen to activate.
    = Directions
Z = A   X = B
 enter ↵  = Start
  space   = Select

Game Reviews


Play River City Ransom game online in your browser free of charge on Arcade Spot. River City Ransom is a high quality game that works in all major modern web browsers. This online game is part of the Adventure, Arcade, Emulator, and NES gaming categories. River City Ransom has 10 likes from 13 user ratings. If you enjoy this game then also play games Russian Car Driver and Hot Wheels: Stunt Track Driver. Arcade Spot brings you the best games without downloading and a fun gaming experience on your computers, mobile phones, and tablets. New arcade games and the most popular free online games are added every day to the site.