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X-Men vs. Street Fighter

MobyRank MobyScore
Arcade
...
3.5
PlayStation
68
3.5
SEGA Saturn
90
3.6
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Description

X-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.

Screenshots

X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Chun-Li tries to counterattack Dhalsim, but she is burn-stopped by his long-range move Yoga Flame...
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Title screen (Japanese version)
X-Men vs. Street Fighter Arcade So much love
X-Men vs. Street Fighter Arcade Charlie's special attack

Alternate Titles

  • "X-Men vs. Street Fighter EX Edition" -- Japanese title

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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 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 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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