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Astérix and the Power of the Gods

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Astérix and the Power of the Gods
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher:
Developer:
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Français
  • Español
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Mega Drive
    UK
    £? 1095-50
    Sega Mega Drive
    FR
    ?F 010950F
    Sega Mega Drive
    DE
    DM ? 1095-50
    Sega Mega Drive
    ES
    ?Ptas 1095-50
    Sega Mega Drive
    AU
    $? ?




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    Astérix and the Power of the Gods is a 1995 platformer for the Sega Mega Drive by Core Design and Sega tying into the Astérix media franchise. It was only released in Europe and Australia.

    Story

    Vercingetorix surrenders Gaul to Caesar and leaves his arms behind. A curious Roman takes a shield which gets traded/stolen/sold to oblivion. Fearing for their lives, Astérix's and Obelix's clan sends them out to get the shield back before Caesar himself gets it.

    Gameplay

    A punches. B jumps. Hold C to run faster.

    Production credits

    • Programmer: Stefan Walker
    • Graphics: Richard Morton
    • Game Design: Simon Phipps, Richard Morton, Guy Miller, Stefan Walker
    • Music and Sound: Nathan McCree
    • Creative Manager: Guy Miller
    • Producer and Mighty Caesar: Jeremy Smith
    For Sega


    Magazine articles

    Main article: Astérix and the Power of the Gods/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

    1995 05 - Software Mega Drive.jpg

    ES Print Advert

    ASVG 15 SCG.pdf

    PDF
    Print advert in AS Magazin-Video Igrice (SCG) #15: "Novembar 1995" (1995-xx-xx)


    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    85 №41, p95
    89 More...[1]
    79 №10, p12
    90 More...[2]
    80 №51, p96/97
    72 №16, p82/83
    30 №66, p62
    85 №43, p38/39
    83 №49, p10
    Sega Mega Drive
    77
    Based on
    9 reviews

    Mega Drive, EU
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    Cover
    AsterixPotG MD EU Cart.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, AU
    AsterixPotG AU cover.jpg
    Cover
    AsterixPotG MD AU Cart Silver.jpg
    Cart
    Mega Drive, FR
    AsterixPotG MD FR Box.jpg
    Cover
    AsterixPotG MD FR Cart.jpg
    Cart

    Technical information

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Mega Drive
    CRC32 4ff1d83f
    MD5 02c6bf2683853e435f146ff2d65b212f
    SHA-1 189c1e7dd280d0d621eb9e895831fb8109e3e3ab
    2MB 1995-01 Cartridge (EU)
    Sega Mega Drive
    CRC32 45c8b5b7
    MD5 738885d494f40de7b09a7bd8903533e1
    SHA-1 0905252a58dc5ce0aaa06f1129516fefbda65ddb
    2MB 1994-02 Prototype

    References


    Astérix franchise games for Sega systems
    Sega Master System
    Astérix (1992) | Astérix and the Secret Mission (1993) | Astérix and the Great Rescue (1994)
    Sega Game Gear
    Astérix and the Secret Mission (1993) | Astérix and the Great Rescue (1994)
    Sega Mega Drive
    Astérix and the Great Rescue (1993) | Astérix and the Power of the Gods (1995)