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Capcom no parece atender a modas ni a corrientes, lo cual no deja de ser un acto de valentía. Lo que ocurre es que sigue apostando por un estilo que lleva muchos años en el cartel y eso siempre desgasta un poco. «X-Men» es un muy buen juego, un gran juego que incorpora algunas novedades interesantes, pero que queda reservado a los incondicionales del género, o mejor dicho, a los seguidores del estilo marcado por dos compañías como Capcom y SNK. Si sois fieles a él, este título es una buena opción. Si no, ya sabéis que en esta máquina hay otras alternativas para luchar.
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X-Men: Children of the Atom is one of the greatest games Capcom has done. It beats Street Fighter Alpha by a long run and it totally trashes any of the Darkstalkers games. The game has the options, the moves, and best of all the comic sheer pleasure. Get yourself this brawler.
If you liked the arcade game, you'll love this seamless Saturn translation. All the characters, all the backgrounds, all the sounds, all the moves: everything is here. You don't have to feed quarters into this one. What more is there to say?
Capcom proves again, that they are the kings of coin-op translation. Although X-Men isn't Capcom's best arcade to home port (frames of animation are missing in the game) you would have to put the two side by side to tell the difference. The gameplay is perfect, the control is spot-on and the sound is...well, it is the arcade sound. Whether you're a fan of the arcade game or just enjoy good fighting games. X-Men is for you. "Great Game".
Video Games & Computer Entertainment
Many hardcore gamers out there in video-game lollipop land had a low opinion of Capcom's arcade fighter X-Men: Children of Atom, but I'm one reviewer who thought it was the bee's knees. Your reaction to the arcade version will determine how much you like the Saturn adaptation because it's virtually identical to it's arcade pappy.
What's not to love? Colorful, fast and fun, X-Men is a blast and a half. If you own a Saturn and have already mastered Virtua Fighter 2, then check out what's happening in the mutant world of the X-Men. Who says we don't need another (super)hero?
And even though the X Men is limited by design, it does offer enough new for Street Fighter II fans that "have to have it all". It can't stand up against other Saturn fighters, but it's a worthy import. Good show.
So what do you say about X-Men: Children of the Atom? It's far from revolutionary, but it's a really good example of the 2D fighting game formula.
All Game Guide
Even though it's the old Street Fighter in a new, Marvel Comics sponsored bottle, X-Men: Children of the Atom is a fun -- if frustrating -- fighting game. If you're a fan of the mighty mutants, you certainly can't go wrong with this game.
The Video Game Critic
Children of the Atom may be old, but it's spry.