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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 DOS What's Jake looking at?
Batman Forever Genesis A level with time limit
Batman Forever Genesis What are you doing, I'll miss my train!
Batman Forever DOS You can select one optional tool

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

Total! (Germany) SNES Aug, 1995 2 out of 6 80
Mega Fun Genesis Sep, 1995 80 out of 100 80
PC Player (Brazil) DOS Jul, 1996 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Players SNES Nov, 1995 59 out of 100 59
neXGam Genesis 2002 5.6 out of 10 56
Power Play DOS Mar, 1996 47 out of 100 47
All Game Guide Genesis 1999 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
High Score DOS Aug, 1996 2 out of 5 40
Sega-16.com Genesis Jul 30, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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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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