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Smash T.V. (Genesis)

Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Genesis release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.9
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.1
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.5
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.2
Overall User Score (12 votes) 3.2

Critic Reviews

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Overall, I like Super Smash T.V. If you like it as I did, then you probably still play it once in a while, and that's something that gives this game a longer shelf life than most arcade ports of the era. This one also comes dirt cheap, so if you're interested to shooting a Sunday away, then buy it. I know I'D BUY THAT FOR A DOLLAR!
Video Games
Die totale Action: Bei Super Smash TV wird geballert, was die Feuertasten hergeben. Da ihr in der Automatenvariante z.B. nach rechts lauten, gleichzeitig aber nach oben ballern konntet, spielt Ihr Super Smash TV auf Wunsch mit zwei Joypads. Habt Ihr nur eines oder müßt Ihr Euch die beiden Pads teilen (im Zweispielermodus) , ist die Steuerung anfangs verwirrend; mit Übung geht sie aber dennoch gut von der Hand. Grafisch wird mehr Quantität, als Qualität geboten: Dutzende von Mini-Sprites wuseln, ballern und sterben - nur die Endgegner sind eine Ecke dicker und optisch beeindruckend. Wer auf Marathongeballere ohne Schnörkel und Überraschungen steht, darf zugreifen.
The Video Game Critic
The graphics are pretty good, and look similar to the arcade version. The quality of the voice samples is pretty lousy though - the announcer sounds raspy. The main problem with Smash TV is that it's meant to be played with two joysticks, not one control pad. Actually, the game DOES allow you to use two control pads in the one-player mode, but it's far too awkward. You can tweak the controls to determine if the shots should be fired away from where you're running, toward where you're running, or in a locked position. It's all just a big kludge though, because none of the settings really capture the feel of the arcade game. Unfortunately, without good control, this game isn't much fun.