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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.

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X-Men vs. Street Fighter Arcade Gambit uses stick to attakc
X-Men vs. Street Fighter Arcade Title screen
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Character selection
X-Men vs. Street Fighter Arcade Winners poses

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Digital Extremes SEGA Saturn 1998 10 out of 10 100
Consoles Plus SEGA Saturn Jan, 1998 95 out of 100 95
neXt Level SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 90 out of 100 90
HappyPuppy PlayStation Jan 07, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jun, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Video Games SEGA Saturn Jan, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Mar, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Defunct Games SEGA Saturn Aug 22, 2004 81 out of 100 81
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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