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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 It's Hyper Combo time, with Cyclops' Mega Optic Blast and Juggernaut's Head Crush hitting Wolverine!
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 Rogue's offensive stops suddenly, thanks to Storm's electric-waving Hyper Combo Lightning Storm...
X-Men vs. Street Fighter PlayStation Due to Storm's punch-tornado-counterattack, Nash (Charlie) was forced to assume a defensive posture.

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Lens of Truth SEGA Saturn Mar 26, 2009 10 out of 10 100
High Voltage Online SEGA Saturn Sep 13, 2006 97 out of 100 97
Consoles Plus SEGA Saturn Jan, 1998 95 out of 100 95
Ultra Game Players SEGA Saturn 1998 91 out of 100 91
neXt Level SEGA Saturn Feb, 1998 90 out of 100 90
HappyPuppy PlayStation Jan 07, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jun, 1998 88 out of 100 88
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Games PlayStation Jul, 1998 69 out of 100 69
GamePro (US) PlayStation Nov 24, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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