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Sunset Riders (SNES)

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Description

The Wild West...full of the criminal element. Sir Richard Rose, the most despicable face in the criminal lot, has enough power to control the mining facilities, cattle ranches, and trading communities and turn everything to his favor. With that much power, he could literally buy himself the Wild West and control everything!

The people need help, desperately. And just as things were looking grim, who should ride into town but 4 men who have made a pact: to put down Sir Richard Rose and make the Wild West a free and peaceful place to live.

Steve, Bob, Billy, and Cormano are the Sunset Riders, and they're about to live out the wildest shootout the Wild West has ever seen...

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Sunset Riders SNES Main menu
Sunset Riders SNES The final bosses of the game. But they will not be in the shade for as much time!
Sunset Riders SNES I love the ladies!
Sunset Riders SNES And Cormano!

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The Press Says

HonestGamers Apr 30, 2005 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) Dec, 1993 4.5 out of 5 90
Gaming since 198x Mar 10, 2012 4 out of 5 80
Nintendo Life Dec 20, 2009 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Total!! UK Magazine Nov, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Dec, 1993 7.8 out of 10 78
Nintendojo May 01, 2006 7.3 out of 10 73
Edge Oct, 1993 7 out of 10 70
GameCola.net Mar, 2004 6.8 out of 10 68
Total! (Germany) Sep, 1993 2.75 out of 6 65

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Trivia

Censored content

In Stage 6 of the SNES version of Sunset Riders, a major censoring had taken place...

The original arcade version's Stage 6 resembled the "Cowboys and Indians" battles of old Wild West movies from the 50s and 60s. Basically, your character was up against Native American warriors armed with bows and arrows, and the boss of the stage was a Native American shaman warrior (with a stereotypical name, of course) named Chief Scalpem. In the SNES version, ALL of the Native American warriors were removed and the generic bandits from the rest of the game were put in their place, yet Chief Scalpem remained the boss of the stage.

And from what I have heard, the Japanese Super Famicom version of Sunset Riders has its Stage 6 intact, remaining the same as the original arcade version!
Satoshi Kunsai (1811) added Sunset Riders (SNES) on Jun 11, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual (44706) and Satoshi Kunsai (1811)