DescriptionX-Men vs. Street Fighter is a fighting game, the first in which characters from the Marvel Comics universe (in this case, the X-Men) compete against Capcom's own creations, the heroes of the Street Fighter series.
The X-Men characters are mostly the same as in X-Men: Children of the Atom and Marvel Super Heroes; three new characters are Rogue, Gambit and Sabretooth. The Street Fighter cast is based on that of Street Fighter Alpha 2; however, the appearance and combat styles of some of them have been altered, to match the abilities of the X-Men heroes.
The gameplay system is similar to that of the aforementioned games, adding a tag-team gameplay feature. The player controls one character at a time, while the other awaits off-screen. The starting character can tag the waiting one in at any time by hitting specific buttons; the tag partner will jump in with an attack and taunt the enemy. Resting character gradually recuperate their health. The two partners can execute the so-called "variable attacks", which depend on the combination of buttons pressed.
The tag team feature has been omitted from the PlayStation version due to memory limitations.
- "X-Men vs. Street Fighter EX Edition" -- Japanese title
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|The Playstation Vs 2D Fighters||PlayStation||Zovni (9345)|
The Press Says
|Digital Extremes||SEGA Saturn||1998||10 out of 10||100|
|Lens of Truth||SEGA Saturn||Mar 26, 2009||10 out of 10||100|
|Absolute Playstation||PlayStation||Jun, 1998||88 out of 100||88|
|Joystick (French)||SEGA Saturn||Feb, 1998||88 out of 100||88|
|Mega Fun||SEGA Saturn||Mar, 1998||87 out of 100||87|
|All Game Guide||Arcade||1998||80|
|Mega Fun||PlayStation||Aug, 1998||78 out of 100||78|
|Gamereactor (Denmark)||PlayStation||Aug 20, 1998||6 out of 10||60|
|IGN||PlayStation||Jun 11, 1998||6 out of 10||60|
|GameSpot||PlayStation||Mar 17, 1998||3.6 out of 10||36|
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