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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.


Astérix and the Great Rescue SEGA Master System The blue blocks can be smashed by Obelix with enough force.
Astérix and the Great Rescue Genesis Those things are sure to smash our hero
Astérix and the Great Rescue SEGA Master System The famous introductory text from the comics
Astérix and the Great Rescue Genesis Play as Asterix or Obelix

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Genesis May, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Sega Force Genesis Jan, 1994 78 out of 100 78
GamePro (US) Game Gear Jul, 1994 3.5 out of 5 70
Retrogaming History SEGA Master System Jan 14, 2010 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Feb, 1994 8 out of 12 67
Player One Genesis Dec, 1993 65 out of 100 65
All Game Guide Game Gear 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Jun, 1994 4 out of 10 40
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Genesis 2008 4 out of 10 40 Genesis Mar 04, 2010 3 out of 10 30


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