Astérix

Critic Score User Score
Game Boy
70
3.2
NES
...
3.7
SNES
71
3.1
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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 Obelix is taken away...
Astérix NES Vitalstatistix' letter
Astérix SNES Jumping from platform to platform.
Astérix SNES Over the bird

Alternate Titles

  • "Asterix" -- UK NES/SNES title

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) SNES Sep, 1993 10 out of 12 83
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
Nintendo Magazine System UK SNES 1993 73 out of 100 73
Mega Fun Game Boy Jun, 1993 73 out of 100 73
1UP! NES May 16, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Power Unlimited Game Boy Oct, 1993 7 out of 10 70
Video Games SNES Jul, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Video Games Game Boy Jun, 1993 67 out of 100 67

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