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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 Creatures like fish and crabs try to stop you.
Astérix Game Boy There might be a Roman hidden in that trunk...
Astérix Game Boy First encounter with a Roman
Astérix Game Boy secret chamber

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Alternate Titles

  • "Asterix" -- UK NES/SNES title

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ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Boy Jun, 1993 11 out of 12 92
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) SNES Sep, 1993 10 out of 12 83
Power Unlimited SNES Oct, 1993 8 out of 10 80
Game Players SNES Jun, 1994 76 out of 100 76
Score SNES Sep, 1995 7 out of 10 70
Video Games NES Oct, 1993 70 out of 100 70
Power Unlimited Game Boy Oct, 1993 7 out of 10 70
neXGam SNES 2002 6.8 out of 10 68
Video Games Game Boy Jun, 1993 67 out of 100 67
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Apr, 1993 46 out of 100 46


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