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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 Title screen
Astérix Game Boy Beware of the birds!
Astérix Game Boy Title screen
Astérix NES The hero

Alternate Titles

  • "Asterix" -- UK NES/SNES title

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The Press Says

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
1UP! NES May 16, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Power Play SNES Aug, 1993 68 out of 100 68
neXGam SNES 2002 6.8 out of 10 68
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Jun, 1993 2.75 out of 6 65
Total! (Germany) NES Oct, 1993 2.75 out of 6 65
Total! (Germany) SNES Jul, 1993 3.25 out of 6 55
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Apr, 1993 46 out of 100 46


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