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Captain America and the Avengers (SNES)

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Description

Originating in the arcades, Captain America and the Avengers is a one- or two-player (simultaneous) side-scrolling beat 'em up in which four Marvel Comics licensed heroes (Captain America, Iron Man, Hawkeye and Vision) take on the evil Red Skull, who, by assembling a team of super-villains, seeks to conquer the world.

The game consists of five stages, primarily focusing on side-scrolling brawler gameplay, but some of the levels also feature side-scrolling shooting stages, where the heroes battle menaces in the air (Stage 2), under the sea (Stage 3), and in space (Stage 5). Boss villains in the game consist of Living Laser and Klaw, Whirlwind, Grim Reaper, Wizard, Mandarin, Juggernaut, Ultron, Controller, Crossbones, and the Red Skull. In addition to the four playable Avengers, Quicksilver makes brief appearances to drop energy replenishments, and the Wasp can add protection and firepower in the shooting areas.

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Captain America and the Avengers SNES Title Screen
Captain America and the Avengers SNES Character Select
Captain America and the Avengers SNES Red Skull masterminds the chaos
Captain America and the Avengers SNES Iron Man smashes foes

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The Press Says

Game Players Dec, 1993 63 out of 100 63
neXGam 2008 5.2 out of 10 52
Total!! UK Magazine Nov, 1993 31 out of 100 31
Super Play Magazine UK Nov, 1993 30 out of 100 30
High Score Aug, 1994 1 out of 5 20

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References to the game

An arcade machine of Captain America and the Avengers can be seen in the 1994 movie Airheads which stars Brendan Fraser, Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi.
WildKard (12149) added Captain America and the Avengers (SNES) on Aug 30, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Paul Jones (275), Aboliax (10), Pseudo_Intellectual (44368) and Игги Друге (39978)