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Based on the French comics series Asterix. Asterix and Obelix are great warriors of Gaul (today's France), that was conquered by the Roman Empire 50 B.C. Vercingetorix, the great leader of the Gauls, was defeated by Julius Caesar, and lost his shield to him. Now it's up to Asterix to recover this shield from the Romans!

In this platform game, you guide Asterix through various levels. You can move on an isometric overview map to access different locations. You can jump, run, and defeat your enemies by spinning and hitting them. There is a variety of items to collect and obstacles to overcome.


Astérix and the Power of the Gods Genesis Wake up, you big bully!
Astérix and the Power of the Gods Genesis Dead end, but at least with a treasure chest...
Astérix and the Power of the Gods Genesis Overview map
Astérix and the Power of the Gods Genesis Wee!

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Alternate Titles

  • "Astérix et le pouvoir des dieux" -- French title

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Mean Machines Apr, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Consoles Plus Mar, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Video Games Apr, 1995 70 out of 100 70 Mar 30, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Power Unlimited Feb, 1995 6 out of 10 60
Play Time May, 1995 60 out of 100 60 Dec 15, 2011 12 out of 20 60
Mega Fun May, 1995 58 out of 100 58
Gamers (Germany) Mar, 1995 8 out of 15 53


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Unicorn Lynx (181686) added Astérix and the Power of the Gods (Genesis) on Mar 11, 2005