Ikari Warriors is a port of an arcade game by SNK. The game is a top down shooter like Commando. Ikari Warriors was inspired by the Rambo movies and its name is a reference to the name of the Japanese version of the film.
Ikari Warriors features Ralf and Clark, who are trying to reach the village of Ikari. Enemy units include tanks, enemy soldiers and helicopters.
The game contains 4 long stages that can be played by two players simultaneously. Gameplay consists of moving up through the levels destroying enemies using machine guns or grenades. The game allows players to enter enemy tanks and use them to run down or shoot enemies. After a certain amount of fuel, or after getting damaged by explosions and grenades the tank will explode. The player will die if they don't escape before that happens. In later stages the player can also get an enemy helicopter.