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Superman (Nintendo 64)

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Description

Lex Luthor pulls off another stunt, this time he and Braniac have developed a virtual reality version of Metropolis to trick the people of the fair city. And Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen are the first to be tricked.

It's all to pull in Superman, the world's strongest hero, in order to take him down. But as the man himself, your job is to destroy any and all hopes of the bad guys chances.

Using all of his many powers (including heat vision, flight and x-ray vision), you must fight your way through air, sea, underground and indoor levels of bad guys, bosses and puzzle elements in order to reach Lois and destroy Lex's mission.

4 player multiplayer modes are also included as you take control of the many characters for some beat 'em up action.

The United States release contained an exclusive collector's edition Superman comic book inside the package.

Screenshots

Superman Nintendo 64 Main Menu
Superman Nintendo 64 Licensed by Nintendo: because you wouldn't want to be playing an unlicensed game of torture.
Superman Nintendo 64 Superman will never see his friends again!

Alternate Titles

  • "Superman - The New Superman Aventures" -- Tag-lined Franglais title
  • "Superman - The New Superman Adventures" -- Alternate title
  • "Superman 64" -- Common title

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User Reviews

Games like this deserve to burn! Arejarn (773) 0.25 Stars0.25 Stars0.25 Stars0.25 Stars0.25 Stars
Worst game of all time Matt Neuteboom (941) 0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars
From Hero to Zero! Kadeem Gomez (38) 0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars0 Stars

The Press Says

Game industry News (GiN) Aug 11, 1999 3.5 out of 5 70
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 29, 1999 9 out of 20 45
Nintendojo Apr 11, 1999 4 out of 10 40
IGN Jun 02, 1999 3.4 out of 10 34
Gamezilla Aug 09, 1999 31 out of 100 31
GameGenie 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
All Game Guide 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
MAN!AC Aug, 1999 14 out of 100 14
GameSpot Jun 08, 1999 1.3 out of 10 13
Game Revolution Jul 01, 1999 F 0

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Trivia

Graphics

The game's developers could not render any background and as an excuse wrote it off a "kryptonite fog".

PlayStation version

A PlayStation version was in the works, but was cancelled.

Awards

  • Nintendo Power
    • Issue #196 - #1 Worst Nintendo Game
  • Total! (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2000 – Biggest N64 Flop in 1999
Information also contributed by Big John WV and Matt Neueboom

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Kartanym (10778) added Superman (Nintendo 64) on May 20, 2003