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Astérix and the Great Rescue

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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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Consoles Plus Game Gear Sep, 1994 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) Genesis May, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Sega Force Genesis Jan, 1994 78 out of 100 78
Retrogaming History SEGA Master System Jan 14, 2010 7 out of 10 70
Player One Genesis Dec, 1993 65 out of 100 65
All Game Guide Game Gear 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Defunct Games Game Gear Sep 24, 2005 60 out of 100 60
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Genesis May, 1994 5.2 out of 10 52
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Jun, 1994 4 out of 10 40 Genesis Mar 04, 2010 3 out of 10 30


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