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Description

X-Men vs. Street Fighter is a fighting game, the first in which characters from the Marvel Comics universe (in this case, the X-Men) compete against Capcom's own creations, the heroes of the Street Fighter series.

The X-Men characters are mostly the same as in X-Men: Children of the Atom and Marvel Super Heroes; three new characters are Rogue, Gambit and Sabretooth. The Street Fighter cast is based on that of Street Fighter Alpha 2; however, the appearance and combat styles of some of them have been altered, to match the abilities of the X-Men heroes.

The gameplay system is similar to that of the aforementioned games, adding a tag-team gameplay feature. The player controls one character at a time, while the other awaits off-screen. The starting character can tag the waiting one in at any time by hitting specific buttons; the tag partner will jump in with an attack and taunt the enemy. Resting character gradually recuperate their health. The two partners can execute the so-called "variable attacks", which depend on the combination of buttons pressed.

The tag team feature has been omitted from the PlayStation version due to memory limitations.

Screenshots

X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Due to Storm's punch-tornado-counterattack, Nash (Charlie) was forced to assume a defensive posture.
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Vega (M. Bison) executes the Dash command while his Psycho Bomb hit-damages Wolverine with 6 hits...
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Rogue's offensive stops suddenly, thanks to Storm's electric-waving Hyper Combo Lightning Storm...
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation It's Hyper Combo time, with Cyclops' Mega Optic Blast and Juggernaut's Head Crush hitting Wolverine!

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Alternate Titles

  • "X-Men vs. Street Fighter EX Edition" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

The Playstation Vs 2D Fighters PlayStation Zovni (10627)

Critic Reviews

Digital Extremes SEGA Saturn 1998 10 out of 10 100
Ultra Game Players SEGA Saturn 1998 91 out of 100 91
Joystick (French) SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jun, 1998 88 out of 100 88
NowGamer PlayStation Feb 26, 1998 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpot SEGA Saturn Dec 12, 1997 7.4 out of 10 74
Video Games PlayStation Jul, 1998 69 out of 100 69
IGN PlayStation Jun 11, 1998 6 out of 10 60
Gamereactor (Denmark) PlayStation Aug 20, 1998 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot PlayStation Mar 17, 1998 3.6 out of 10 36

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Awards

  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • March 1997 (Issue 92) - Arcade Game of the Year runner-up (Readers' Choice)

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