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I really like the way X-Men is layed out. The characters are small and well animated making the levels seem huge and cavernous, and the gameplay is right on. I also like controlling four different characters in one game. Another excellent SNES title with outstanding music.
SNESNintendo Magazine System UK
A very challenging game indeed, marred only by the lack of continues or a password system. Otherwise, highly recommended even if you don't like Marvel Comics.
Overall, Spider-Man and X-Men is a fun experience. It is by no means an easy game and takes many replays to complete. However, for anyone seeking a challenge this will be a treat. Don't let the poor graphics turn you off. As soon as you hear the music and start playing you'll forget all about that and lose yourself in a polished, highly enjoyable gaming experience.
Game GearVideo Games & Computer Entertainment
Play it mad, DJ. Spidey and his mutant pals are caught inside your Game Gear and you have to help them. Use Storm, Cyclops, Gambit and Wolverine to get through the various levels. Tough and fun; if you're looking for a hot hero game, this is it.
However. as it stands, I can't help feeling there's a bit of a gap in the gameplay department.
Game GearGame Players
In addition, the only information to which you always have access is your score. Meanwhile, your number of extra men only occasionally pops up, while your energy bar appears only after you've been hit. By then, as any gamer knows, it's just a wee bit to late to make the fight-or-run-in-fear decision.
Game GearElectronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)
Allowing you to play as several superheroes is a big plus with this one. The levels are huge, but the game is a little on the difficult side. This one will take several plays before mastering all the characters' moves.
Game BoyGamePro (US)
You'd have to be a devoted Spider-fan to love this game.
Game GearGamePro (US)
The game itself isn't all that challenging, what's challenging is finding a reason to replay the early levels over and over again while you try to survive to the end.
A terrific concept turns into a not-too-god game. When three X-Men disappear, Spidey and the crew try to spoil the plot. Too hard to continue, and you must repeat the first boring level too often.
Gillar man Spindeln och X-men kanske man kan stå ut med de fel och brister detta spel har. Men av samma anledning kanske man inte pallar det!
Grafiken i spelet är långtråkig. Ljudet är inte så mycket bättre det. Musiken är enformig. Det finns egentligen bara en sak att säga om detta spel: gäsp.
SNESThe Video Game Critic
Spiderman must disarm the bombs in a certain order. This is annoying and tedious, but get used to it, because you'll have to replay this stage every time you put in the game! That's right, the selectable levels (featuring X-Men characters) aren't available until after you complete the first stage! Subsequent stages are diverse but bizarre. Gambit battles giant chess pieces while avoiding a huge rolling balls. Storm swims through her stages, and Wolverine battles giant toys in a fun house. I couldn't tell if I was playing X-Men or Mickey Mouse's Castle of Illusion! The X-Men characters are a little easier to control than Spiderman, but the gameplay is just so-so, and the game is in dire need of a password feature.