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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.

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X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Suspecting that Zangief was ready to strike back, Chun-Li hit-attacks him using her move Hazan Shu.
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Gouki (Akuma) using his Hyper Combo Tenma Gou Zankuu to leave Ryu's life meter in "DANGER" state...
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Nash (Charlie) attacks Rogue with his move Sonic Boom: she strikes back using the "Advancing Guard".
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation In a forced attempt to strike back Apocalypse's Drill move, Chun-Li uses her Hyper Combo Kikou Shou.

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Consoles Plus SEGA Saturn Jan, 1998 95 out of 100 95
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) SEGA Saturn May 14, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Mar, 1998 87 out of 100 87
NowGamer PlayStation Feb 26, 1998 8.2 out of 10 82
Defunct Games SEGA Saturn Aug 22, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Power Unlimited PlayStation Dec, 1998 8 out of 10 80
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
GamePro (US) PlayStation Nov 24, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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