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X-Men vs. Street Fighter

MobyRank MobyScore
Arcade
...
3.9
PlayStation
68
3.6
SEGA Saturn
90
3.8
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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 Arcade Claws in face
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Chun-Li being massively blaze-finished by Ken Masters and his non-stopping Hyper Combo Shinryuu Ken.
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Ken Masters thinks a bit and performs the next counterattack against Juggernaut: an air Hadouken.
X-Men vs. Street Fighter Arcade Shocking

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Consoles Plus SEGA Saturn Jan, 1998 95 out of 100 95
neXt Level SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 90 out of 100 90
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jun, 1998 88 out of 100 88
NowGamer PlayStation Feb 26, 1998 8.2 out of 10 82
Defunct Games SEGA Saturn Aug 22, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Power Unlimited PlayStation Dec, 1998 8 out of 10 80
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot SEGA Saturn Dec 12, 1997 7.4 out of 10 74
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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