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Description

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.

Screenshots

Batman Forever Genesis Robin is safe on this platform
Batman Forever Genesis Arkham Asylum?
Batman Forever SNES Batman beating up some surprisingly well-dressed thugs
Batman Forever Genesis Found a little green thing

Promo Images

Batman Forever Magazine Advertisement
Batman Forever Magazine Advertisement Page 6

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

Mega Fun SNES Aug, 1995 84 out of 100 84
Hobby Consolas Genesis Oct, 1995 83 out of 100 83
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis Oct, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Mega Fun Genesis Sep, 1995 80 out of 100 80
Video Games SNES Aug, 1995 70 out of 100 70
PC Player (Germany) DOS Apr, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GamePro (US) Genesis Dec, 1995 2 out of 5 40
Score DOS Mar, 1996 3 out of 10 30
Sega-16.com Genesis Jul 30, 2006 3 out of 10 30
The Video Game Critic SNES Jul 29, 2008 F 0

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Trivia

Riddler

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.

Information also contributed by CaptainCanuck.

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