Astérix (SNES)

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The year is 50 BC. Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well, almost entirely... One small Gaulish village continues to defy the occupying forces, the villagers protected by a magic potion which makes them invincible. But now Obelix has vanished! The Romans have confirmed his capture and taken him to an unknown destination.

Astérix is a platform game based on the eponymous comic books, where the short and mustached Gaul has to progress through levels located all across Europe, fighting Romans and various aggressive animals along the way, to rescue his friend Obelix before Caesar throws him to the lions....


Astérix SNES The City is full of Romans.
Astérix SNES Over the bird
Astérix SNES Jumping from platform to platform.
Astérix SNES Title screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Asterix" -- UK NES/SNES title

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Sep, 1993 10 out of 12 83
Power Unlimited Oct, 1993 8 out of 10 80
Games Master Sep, 1993 79 out of 100 79
Game Players Jun, 1994 76 out of 100 76
Play Time Sep, 1993 75 out of 100 75
Mega Fun Aug, 1993 71 out of 100 71
Score Sep, 1995 7 out of 10 70
Power Play Aug, 1993 68 out of 100 68
neXGam 2002 6.8 out of 10 68 Mar 02, 2008 6 out of 10 60


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Wizo (29551) added Astérix (SNES) on Mar 04, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Hervé Piton (4575) and Oleg Roschin (181731)