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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....


Astérix SNES Life lost
Astérix NES Jumping on floating platforms
Astérix NES Language choice
Astérix NES Punch out the Romans

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Alternate Titles

  • "Asterix" -- UK NES/SNES title

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A short-lived platformer NES The_Ferryman (14)

Critic Reviews

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
Mega Fun NES Jan, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Nintendo Magazine System UK SNES 1993 73 out of 100 73
Mega Fun Game Boy Jun, 1993 73 out of 100 73
Video Games SNES Jul, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Video Games NES Oct, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Play Time Game Boy Jul, 1993 67 out of 100 67
Total! (Germany) NES Oct, 1993 2.75 out of 6 65


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