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Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage

MobyRank MobyScore
Genesis
60
3.0
SNES
65
3.4
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Description

Loosely based on the comic book series, the story opens as Carnage breaks out of the insane asylum and wreaks mayhem. Spiderman immediately acknowledges the new job at hand and sets out to stop him.

You start off with Spidey but in certain parts you get to choose between him and Venom, which takes you through an alternate routes. The gameplay is your standard beat-em-up, the regular punching and jump-kicking, with the addition of the all important webbing - ie web swinging, web shield etc.

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Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage Genesis Intro
Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage Genesis The plot thickens...
Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage Genesis Comic texts
Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage Genesis Okay, okay... we got the point

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The Press Says

Nintendojo SNES Jul 23, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Nintendo Magazine System UK SNES 1994 81 out of 100 81
Game Players Genesis Nov, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Mega Fun SNES Nov, 1994 71 out of 100 71
Jeuxvideo.com Genesis Jun 19, 2012 14 out of 20 70
Sega-16.com Genesis Jan 11, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Total! (Germany) SNES Oct, 1994 3.25 out of 6 55
Just Games Retro SNES Jul 10, 2012 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Oct, 1994 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic Genesis Oct 27, 2007 D 25

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Trivia

Both the SNES and Genesis versions of Maximum Carnage were originally issued as a limited-edition red cartridge. Although today, the red "limited" versions appear to be more common than the standard grey/black versions.
Contributed to by Syed GJ (1547)