Awesome Possum Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt (Genesis)

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In just a few years, mankind has succeeded in destroying the environment and endangering all living species. Under the guidance of the evil Dr. Machino, robotic machines were built to turn the Earth into a soulless place without live nature. There is only one hero who can save the living beings of the planet - you, a little possum. Fight Dr. Machino's robots and liberate the Earth!

This is an action platformer very similar in gameplay style to Sonic games. The possum can jump and run very quickly, as well as spin to hurt the enemies and breeze through the levels. Various robotic creatures will will try to kill you during your journey to Dr. Machino's lair. You can either avoid or try to defeat them on your way.


Awesome Possum Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt Genesis This is the hero!
Awesome Possum Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt Genesis Starting a level
Awesome Possum Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt Genesis Alone, drifting through ice...
Awesome Possum Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt Genesis Running away from a mean-looking little robotic vehicle

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Alternate Titles

  • "オーサムポッサム" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

without a doubt, one of the most generic rip-offs of Sonic Arejarn (3713) 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars
The worst platformer ever? optrirominiluikus (118) 0.67 Stars0.67 Stars0.67 Stars0.67 Stars0.67 Stars
Worst. Sega. Genesis. Game. EVER. Mango Man (5) 0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars0.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Dec, 1993 3.5 out of 5 70
Video Games Jan, 1994 67 out of 100 67
Game Players Dec, 1993 60 out of 100 60
Mean Machines Feb, 1994 39 out of 100 39 Jul 11, 2004 2 out of 10 20
Random Access Mar 27, 2013 2 out of 10 20
The Video Game Critic Feb 24, 2006 F 0


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Unicorn Lynx (181378) added Awesome Possum Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt (Genesis) on Mar 11, 2005