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Astérix

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy
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3.4
NES
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SNES
71
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Description

The year is 50 BC. Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well, almost entirely... One small Gaulish village continues to defy the occupying forces, the villagers protected by a magic potion which makes them invincible. But now Obelix has vanished! The Romans have confirmed his capture and taken him to an unknown destination.

Astérix is a platform game based on the eponymous comic books, where the short and mustached Gaul has to progress through levels located all across Europe, fighting Romans and various aggressive animals along the way, to rescue his friend Obelix before Caesar throws him to the lions....

Screenshots

Astérix NES Jumping on floating platforms
Astérix Game Boy Grab that key!
Astérix Game Boy There might be a Roman hidden in that trunk...
Astérix NES Language choice

Alternate Titles

  • "Asterix" -- UK NES/SNES title

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User Reviews

A short-lived platformer NES The_Ferryman (14)

The Press Says

Power Unlimited SNES Oct, 1993 8 out of 10 80
Games Master SNES Sep, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Game Players SNES Jun, 1994 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Game Boy Apr, 1993 75 out of 100 75
Nintendo Magazine System UK SNES 1993 73 out of 100 73
Mega Fun SNES Aug, 1993 71 out of 100 71
1UP! NES May 16, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Power Unlimited Game Boy Oct, 1993 7 out of 10 70
Total! (Germany) NES Oct, 1993 2.75 out of 6 65
Total! (Germany) SNES Jul, 1993 3.25 out of 6 55

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Contributed to by Hervé Piton (1663), Wizo (29332) and אולג 小奥 (168858)