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Astérix and the Great Rescue (Genesis)

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The game is based on the popular French comics series Astérix. It is 50 B.C., and the entire Gaul (today's France) is conquered by the Romans. Only one village still remains independent, thanks to the incredible powers of its two great warriors, Asterix and Obelix. In the game, they must first of all liberate the village Orvio and rescue their friend Dogmatix.

The player can play as either Asterix or Obelix. They make their way through platform levels, fighting enemies by punching them, and jumping to access higher ares or to avoid falling down. There are also some items that the player can collect, such as bombs, with which the player can overcome obstacles and advance in the game.


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GamePro (US) May, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Sega Force Jan, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Mega Fun Oct, 1993 71 out of 100 71
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1994 8 out of 12 67
Player One Dec, 1993 65 out of 100 65
Game Players Jul, 1994 61 out of 100 61
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) May, 1994 5.2 out of 10 52
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) 2008 4 out of 10 40
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jun, 1994 4 out of 10 40 Mar 04, 2010 3 out of 10 30


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