The long and rich history of the Asterix comics continue with its newest game entry, Asterix and Obelix: Kick Buttix. The story of the game involves Asterix and Obelix returning to their village in Gaul, after a day of hunting. They come to find that all their fellow village people have been captured. Along with there capture is also the theft of their magic potion, a potion which gives them super human strength. Caesar has captured the gauls and spread them out to the furthest corners of the Roman Empire. Asterix and Obelix must find and free their friends and get the potion before it reaches Caesar.
The gameplay consists of the ability to switch between Asterix and Obelix at different times, using each ones skills to your advantage. Through the adventure you will unlock and gain powerful combos and attack moves to help you. This large adventure takes you through six different countries made up of 47 areas, totaling in 40 plus levels. The gameplay is varied from battling hundreds of romans at once to riding/racing sequences and puzzle solving. The graphics have vibrant colors, picturesque backgrounds, exciting special effects and humorous animations. The sound includes zany effects, a range of music from roman to egyptian, and good-humoured voice acting.