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Description

The Romans, who fail to conquer one final Gaul village, kidnap Getafix, the druid brewing the magic potion that gives all the inhabitants supernatural strength. Vitalstatistix, the village chief, orders Asterix and Obelix to find him, keep him out of Caesar's hands and bring him back at any cost.

In seven rounds, you can play either with Asterix or Obelix, and in the bonus stages (accessible when you collect fifty bones in a single round), you control the little Dogmatix. The heroes can jump, punch, swim, throw obstacles, grab vines or ropes and they have distinct moves. Obelix moves slower, but is able to manipulate objects, while Asterix has much more speed. Both characters can be played alternately according to the level. In the two-player mode, you each choose a character and clear areas in turns.

Aside from the traditional moves, there are special potions that melt ice, create makeshift bridges or blow up blocks. The game contains many familiar characters and scenery from the comic books.

Screenshots

Astérix SEGA Master System Getafix in front of Caesar.
Astérix SEGA Master System Your first enemy.
Astérix SEGA Master System Asterix swimming a little.
Astérix SEGA Master System Your third boss will send bees to attack you.

Promo Images

Astérix Magazine Advertisement Inner front cover

Alternate Titles

  • "Astérix in Egypt" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

Sega-16.com Aug 10, 2015 10 out of 10 100
Mega Force Nov, 1993 91 out of 100 91
Computer and Video Games (CVG) May, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Jeuxvideo.com May 27, 2010 18 out of 20 90
1UP! Dec 30, 2015 90 out of 100 90
neXGam Dec 27, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Retrogaming History Oct 09, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Sega Power Dec, 1993 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Pixel-Heroes.de Dec, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Play Time Apr, 1992 72 out of 100 72

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Trivia

Prototype/Beta version

A prototype/beta version of this game appeared and was reviewed in some video game magazines as Astérix in Egypt. The screenshots show differences in graphics and level design.

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Sciere (711446) added Astérix (SEGA Master System) on Jul 27, 2005
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