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Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge
Publisher: Flying Edge
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Sound driver:
Sega Mega Drive
Sound Images v1.4
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.95[1] T-81136
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.99[2] T-81136-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F T-81136-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? T-81136-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas T-81136-50
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? FARC08SMC



Sega Game Gear
US
$? T-81158



Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge is an action game starring both the Spider-Man and X-Men comic book franchises. It was released for both the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Game Gear.

UK advertising suggests a Sega Master System version was also planned at one stage[5].

History

Development

The Mega Drive Arcade's Revenge was converted from the Super NES version, and did not arrive on the platform until a full year later.

Production credits

Mega Drive version

Software Creations Development Team
  • Programming: Peter Andrew, Peter Harrison
  • Artwork: Gavin Eagleton
  • Music: Sound Images
Acclaim Development By: "The Black Team"
  • Mark Flitman, Donn Nauert, Mike Arkin, Tom Rademacher, Joe Allocco, Linda Spelman
  • Special Thanks: Mike Follin, Stephen Ruddy, Kevin Edwards, Coffee
Source: In-game credits

Game Gear version

Software Creations Development Team
  • Programmed by: Mike Ager, Craig Mitchell
  • Graphics by: Gavin Eagleton
  • Music by: Alistair Brimble
Acclaim Development by The Black Team
  • Mark Flitman, Mike Archer, Tyrone Miller, Joe Allocco, J.J Mazziotto, Linda Spelman
Source: In-game credits

Magazine articles

Main article: Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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EGM US 050.pdfEGM US 050.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #50: "September 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • GamePro (US) #51: "October 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[6]
  • Game Players (US) Vol. 6 No. 12 "December 1993" (1993-xx-xx)[7]
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SegaVisions US 15.pdfSegaVisions US 15.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Visions (US) #15: "October/November 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
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MegaPlay US 20.pdf

PDF
Game Gear print advert in
Mega Play (US) #20: "February 1994" (199x-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #59: "June 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[8]
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SegaVisions US 17.pdf

PDF
Game Gear print advert in
Sega Visions (US) #17: "February/March 1994" (199x-xx-xx)
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SegaMagazine UK 01.pdfSegaMagazine UK 01.pdf

PDF
Print advert in
Sega Magazine (UK) #1: "January 1994" (1993-12-10)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
95 №50, p30[1]
70 №45
84 №25, p136/137
45 №14, p59
84 №6, p34/35
71 №23, p74/75
78 №13, p88-90[3]
46 №48, p68/69
80 №25, p68
80 №6, p38-40[9]
Sega Mega Drive
73
Based on
10 reviews

Mega Drive, US
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Cover
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Cart
Spiderman X-Men Arcade's Revenge MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, EU
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Cover
SMatXMiAR MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
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Manual
Mega Drive, AU

Mega Drive, SE (Rental)

Mega Drive, FR

Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge MD FR Manual.pdf
Manual

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
88 №155, p102[10]
89 №23, p78/79[11]
51 №9, p77
Sega Game Gear
76
Based on
3 reviews

Game Gear, US
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Cover
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Cart
SMatXMiAR gg us manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
1MB 1993-06 Cartridge (US/EU)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 050.pdf, page 32
  2. File:SegaForceMega UK 06.pdf, page 40
  3. 3.0 3.1 File:MeanMachinesSega13UK.pdf, page 88
  4. File:GamePro US 056.pdf, page 174
  5. File:SegaMagazine UK 01.pdf, page 3
  6. File:GamePro US 051.pdf, page 94
  7. File:GamePlayers US 0612.pdf, page 164
  8. File:EGM US 059.pdf, page 59
  9. File:SegaForceMega UK 06.pdf, page 38
  10. File:CVG UK 155.pdf, page 102
  11. File:MeanMachinesSega23UK.pdf, page 78


Spider-Man games for Sega systems
Arcade
Spider-Man: The Videogame (1991)
Sega Mega Drive
Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin (1991) | Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge (1993) | Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage (1994) | Spider-Man: The Animated Series (1995) | Venom - Spider-Man: Separation Anxiety (1995)
Sega Master System
Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin (1991) | Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six (1993)
Sega Game Gear
Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin (1992) | Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six (1993) | Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge (1994)
Sega Mega-CD
Spider-Man vs. The Kingpin (1993)
Sega 32X
Spider-Man: Web of Fire (1996)
Sega Dreamcast
Spider-Man (2000)


X-Men games for Sega systems
Sega Mega Drive
Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge (1993) | X-Men (1993) | Wolverine: Adamantium Rage (1994) | X-Men 2: Clone Wars (1995) | X-Women: The Sinister Virus (unreleased)
Sega Game Gear
Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge (1994) | X-Men (1994) | X-Men: GamesMaster's Legacy (1994) | X-Men: Mojo World (1996)
Sega Saturn
X-Men: Children of the Atom (1995) | X-Men vs. Street Fighter (1997)
Sega Master System
X-Men: Mojo World (1996)
Sega 32X
X-Men: Mind Games (Unreleased)
X-Men related media
Music
Sega Tunes: X-Men 2: Clone Wars (1996)