Adventures of DinoRiki © 1989 Hudson Soft [Hudson Group].
North American release. Game developed in Japan. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Japanese release entry; "Shin Jinrui - The New Type [Model RES-SG]
Description from the back cover:
In prehistoric times, where ancient dinosaur creatures ruled, the adventures of Dino-Riki began. A courageous and intelligent young man, Dino-Riki, is determined to establish mankind's future in this violent age. Dino-Riki must explore and fight his way through deserts filled with quicksand, sinking lotus swamps, dark caverns and deep canyons. As Dino-Riki begins his adventure, he is armed with a shooting weapon that will change and progress from rocks to axes, from axes to boomerangs, from boomerangs to fiery torches, by collecting . There are many hidden items that will help Dino-Riki to increase his strength , life , fly like an eagle , one that will change Dino-Riki to Macho-Riki, the ancient warrior, and many more. Dino-Riki will need all the ancient knowledge and items he can find before facing the dinosaur bosses: Tyrannosaurus, Pteranodon, Monster Fly and Giant Cobra.