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ArcadeAll Game Guide (1998)
X-Men is challenging, but not ridiculously hard. Expect to throw away a couple of bucks if you want to defeat Magneto and save the planet. All in all, X-Men is a great game, possibly one of the best of its time.
87
While the game is simple and quite short (it can take roughly 30 minutes to complete it), X-Men is well worth the $10, especially if you're nostalgic of early '90s arcade games, and beat-em-ups in general. If you're too young to remember those days, then it's still worth a look for the online multiplayer experience, just to see what those days were like.
87
PlayStation 3OMGN: Online Multiplayer Games Network (Dec 28, 2010)
While the game is simple and quite short (it can take roughly 30 minutes to complete it), X-Men is well worth the $10, especially if you're nostalgic of early '90s arcade games, and beat-em-ups in general. If you're too young to remember those days, then it's still worth a look for the online multiplayer experience, just to see what those days were like.
75
ArcadeRetro Archives (Feb 27, 2018)
X-Men version arcade a pour principal force d’être un beat-them-all développé par Konami, et pour principale faiblesse d’être un beat-them-all développé par Konami. S’appuyant sur un moteur et un système de jeu parfaitement rodés, le titre colle à la formule établie par la firme japonaise sans jamais prendre le risque de s’en écarter, livrant au final une expérience entièrement conforme à ce qu’on était en droit d’attendre – mais également totalement dénuée de la moindre forme de surprise. Reste au final un titre sympathique, amusant et même franchement agréable à plusieurs – à petites doses. Faute de quoi, on risque de faire beaucoup trop rapidement le tour des trop maigres possibilités du jeu.
75
Xbox 3601UP (Dec 20, 2010)
I'll admit, players who don't have the same nostalgic attachments might find X-men Arcade a tad dull or silly, but objectively, it's still a solid beat-em-up. If you did frequent arcades in the early '90s and remember just how fun X-men Arcade was, though, this is a must-purchase.
75
Xbox 360IGN (Dec 16, 2010)
X-Men Arcade has returned to the gaming world almost 20 years after it was released for one reason – nostalgia. And it’s that nostalgia that is going to make most of us fall in love with the game all over again.
71
PlayStation 3The Game Hoard (Jul 17, 2018)
X-Men’s cheesy poor translation makes the game charming and its co-op play options make it easy to pick up and play and have a blast, but it’s not exactly an exceptional beat-em-up. Your attack options are limited and enemies don’t push you to do much, but despite the faults in its design, it does capture the basic requirements of a brawler so well it helps hide the simplicity. Character options, explosive powers, and memorable moments help you forget that you spend most of your time hammering one button or unloading mutant powers in tepid boss battles. Taking on hordes of enemies and knocking them down nails the beat-em-up genre’s goal of making the player feel powerful, allowing it to earn a spot in many hearts despite how basic it seems under scrutiny.
70
Xbox 360Video Game Generation (Jan 15, 2012)
X-Men: Arcade is a fun game to spend an intoxicated evening playing with your friends. It brings back a bit of the old arcade feel that’s sorely missed in today’s world of home-based gaming. The game looks outdated, the dialogue is laughable, it’s an easy, incredibly short button masher starring a few decidedly lesser characters (namely Dazzler and Cyclops)…yet somehow it all works. X-Men: Arcade remains a coin muncher in every sense of the word, but that’s okay. That’s how arcade games always were, and I for one would welcome their unlikely return. Welcome to DIE!
70
Xbox 360Thunderbolt Games (Dec 21, 2010)
Without a death penalty, X-Men Arcade is a very different game than it was when originally released. That said, it’s also very true to its roots, maintaining, perhaps with fault, the look and feel of the original. Even still, X-Men Arcade is an enjoyable diversion that you’ll likely play for hours, particularly if you have Xbox Live or a couple of extra controllers for your friends to join in.
60
Xbox 360Hey Poor Player (Dec 21, 2010)
Overall, the game really doesn’t offer much but nostalgia, and I’m pretty sure that those who didn’t play the arcade game in the early nineties won’t get much of a kick from it, simply because it lacks any kind of depth. Nostalgia however gives it that last point it needs to give it a three out of five rating, much to my regret.
60
Xbox 360Gametactics (Jan 18, 2011)
X-Men is 400 points too expensive for my taste. The single player doesn’t have a leg to stand on with no challenge and the online multiplayer is buggy at best. The game’s best quality is the local multiplayer but there you’re limited to playing with just 4 people instead of getting the full 6 player experience of the best arcade version. What you’ve got left is a run of the mill beat’em up with the X-Men license.
58
ArcadeSinclair User (Jul, 1992)
Following the sort of stop the baddies script of the Marvel comic originals X-Men (and women) isn't major league excitement but certainly does have some action for the addicts... Big game, big sprites - but unless you are a big fan of the Marvel comic - probably not big fun.
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Xbox 360The Video Game Critic (Jan 04, 2011)
Whoever ported this game on Xbox Live was lazy and thoughtless. Either they don't know anything about video games or were just out to make a buck (probably both). You'll enjoy playing through it once, but after that X-Men's replay value becomes negligible.
 
Xbox 360411mania.com (Jan 04, 2011)
X-Men Arcade isn’t going to wow anybody with its presentation, story, or even gameplay. It’s a shame they couldn’t add extra characters or even an option for updated graphics, but at the same time it helps the game keep its original charm. Most players who didn’t spend all their quarters on this game aren’t likely to understand why people are so excited about this release, and they’ll scoff at the 800MP (or $10 on PSN) price tag. While I think most people would agree that 400MP (or $5 on PSN) would be a fairer price, the nostalgia is worth every penny if you experienced it nearly 20 years ago.
 
PlayStation 3411mania.com (Jan 04, 2011)
X-Men Arcade isn’t going to wow anybody with its presentation, story, or even gameplay. It’s a shame they couldn’t add extra characters or even an option for updated graphics, but at the same time it helps the game keep its original charm. Most players who didn’t spend all their quarters on this game aren’t likely to understand why people are so excited about this release, and they’ll scoff at the 800MP (or $10 on PSN) price tag. While I think most people would agree that 400MP (or $5 on PSN) would be a fairer price, the nostalgia is worth every penny if you experienced it nearly 20 years ago.