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Batman Forever is the officially licensed game based on the 1995 movie. The bad guys this time around are The Riddler and Two-Face.

This game is an usual hybrid of side-scrolling platformer and one-on-one fighter. You make your way through levels that include some platform jumping elements, but you typically take on opponents one at a time like in a fighting game. You arsenal includes a lot of nifty bat-gadgets, and a collection of fighting moves that are unleashed with special button combinations.

The graphics were rendered completely with digitized actors and objects, but none of the actors from the movie make an appearance in the game.


Batman Forever Genesis Batman is riding a platform
Batman Forever SNES Untangle the riddles
Batman Forever SNES Batman beating up some surprisingly well-dressed thugs
Batman Forever Genesis Choose player: Batman or Robin

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Alternate Titles

  • "バットマン フォーエヴァー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

What the heck, it's just fun. DOS Zorgob (27)
Batman needs you... SNES Dason Rise (20)
Mortal Kombat: The Adventure. With Batman offcource DOS Hannu Siivonen (18)

Critic Reviews

Mean Machines Genesis Oct, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Total! (Germany) SNES Aug, 1995 2 out of 6 80
Mega Fun Genesis Sep, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Video Games Genesis Aug, 1995 70 out of 100 70
Game Players SNES Nov, 1995 59 out of 100 59
GamePro (US) SNES Nov, 1995 2 out of 5 40 Genesis Jul 30, 2006 3 out of 10 30
Defunct Games Genesis Jul 20, 2012 D- 16
Electric Playground SNES Nov 17, 1995 6.5 out of 100 6
The Video Game Critic Genesis Nov 27, 2005 F 0


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For the movie, early concepts of the final showdown on Claw Island had a huge, muscled, Riddler when Batman finds him. While this concept never made it into the film, it was carried over into the game.

SNES version

The SNES version, for such an odd reason, had loading times.

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