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Batman Forever

MobyRank MobyScore
DOS
55
4.0
Genesis
43
2.6
SNES
44
2.3
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Description

Batman Forever is the officially licensed game based on the 1995 movie. The bad guys this time around are The Riddler and Two-Face.

This game is an usual hybrid of side-scrolling platformer and one-on-one fighter. You make your way through levels that include some platform jumping elements, but you typically take on opponents one at a time like in a fighting game. You arsenal includes a lot of nifty bat-gadgets, and a collection of fighting moves that are unleashed with special button combinations.

The graphics were rendered completely with digitized actors and objects, but none of the actors from the movie make an appearance in the game.

Screenshots

Batman Forever Genesis Arkham Asylum?
Batman Forever SNES Title Screen
Batman Forever Genesis The bad guys use flamethrowers
Batman Forever Genesis Choose player: Batman or Robin

Alternate Titles

  • "バットマン フォーエヴァー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

What the heck, it's just fun. DOS Zorgob (24)
Batman needs you... SNES Dason Rise (20)
Mortal Kombat: The Adventure. With Batman offcource DOS Hannu Siivonen (18)

The Press Says

Mega Fun Genesis Sep, 1995 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Feb, 1996 72 out of 100 72
PC Player (Brazil) DOS Jul, 1996 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
MAN!AC Genesis 1996 65 out of 100 65
neXGam Genesis 2002 5.6 out of 10 56
Power Play DOS Mar, 1996 47 out of 100 47
GamePro (US) Genesis Dec, 1995 2 out of 5 40
Sega-16.com Genesis Jul 30, 2006 3 out of 10 30
The Video Game Critic SNES Jul 29, 2008 F 0
The Video Game Critic Genesis Nov 27, 2005 F 0

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Trivia

Riddler

For the movie, early concepts of the final showdown on Claw Island had a huge, muscled, Riddler when Batman finds him. While this concept never made it into the film, it was carried over into the game.

SNES version

The SNES version, for such an odd reason, had loading times.

Information also contributed by CaptainCanuck.

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