DescriptionProfessor X's Danger Room is a training facility that can fully re-create environments in which the X-Men can practice their powers, similarly to the holodeck in Star Trek. One day, the danger room starts to go crazy, and randomly loading up dangerous simulations. It turns out that Magneto, the leader of the mutant Brotherhood and the main adversary of the X-men, has loaded a virus into the Danger Room's computer, and now the X-Men have to stop it.
X-Men is a side-scrolling action game based on the comic book series of the same name. The player can control one of four playable characters: Gambit, Nightcrawler, Wolverine, or Cyclops. In addition, it is possible to call upon four other X-Men in when necessary.
- "XM1" -- informal/slang
Part of the Following Groups
|The X-Citing X-Men Adventures!||ETJB (418)|
|Good ol' X-men, what a great game!||DudeOfMonson (106)|
The Press Says
|GameFan Magazine||Apr, 1993||85.5 out of 100||86|
|Power Unlimited||Nov, 1993||8.2 out of 10||82|
|Sega-16.com||May 04, 2006||8 out of 10||80|
|Sega Force||Aug 26, 1993||78 out of 100||78|
|All Game Guide||1998||70|
|The Video Game Critic||Jul 18, 2000||D||25|
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ResetAt one point, the game actually requires the user to reset the system, with a light press of the reset button. This causes issues in emulation and on the Sega Nomad handheld system, effectively rendering the game uncompletable. It was also possible to inadvertently fully reset the system by hitting the button too hard.
Related Web Sites
- Video review of X-Men-based games (WARNING: Language) (The Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe, reviews X-Men-based games, including X-Men.)
- X-Men (Sega) - Wikipedia (article about the game in the open encyclopedia)