Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge

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

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.9549.95[1] T-81136
Videogame Rating Council: GA
Sega Mega Drive
EU
T-81136-50
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.9939.99[4][3] T-81136-50
Sega Mega Drive
SE
(Rental)
Sega Mega Drive
AU
FARC08SMC
Sega Game Gear
US
T-81158
Videogame Rating Council: GA

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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[6].

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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Print advert in Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #50: "September 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
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Print advert in Sega Visions (US) #15: "October/November 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
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Game Gear print advert in Mega Play (US) #0501: "February 1994" (199x-xx-xx)
also published in:
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Game Gear print advert in Sega Visions (US) #17: "February/March 1994" (199x-xx-xx)
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Print advert in Sega Magazine (UK) #1: "January 1994" (1993-12-10)

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
1700 igr dlya Sega (RU)
50
[10]
Digitiser (UK) PAL
54
[11]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
95
[1]
GamesMaster (UK)
70
[12]
Hyper (AU) PAL
62
[13]
Joypad (FR) PAL
84
[14]
Mega (UK) PAL
45
[4]
Mega Action (UK) PAL
84
[15]
Mega Force (FR)
85
[16]
MegaTech (UK) PAL
71
[3]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
78
[2]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
46
[17]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
80
[18]
Sega Force Mega (UK) PAL
80
[19]
Sega Force (SE) PAL
53
[20]
Tricks 16 bit (RU)
67
[21]
Sega Mega Drive
69
Based on
16 reviews

Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge

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
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Cart
SMatXMiAR MD EU Manual.jpg
Manual
Mega Drive, FR
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Cover
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Cart
Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge MD FR Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, SE (Rental)
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Cover
Mega Drive, AU

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Cart

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Computer & Video Games (UK)
88
[22]
Digitiser (UK) PAL
45
[23]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
60
[24]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
65
[25]
Mean Machines Sega (UK)
89
[26]
Sega Magazine (UK) PAL
51
[27]
Sega Megazone (AU)
80
[28]
VideoGames (US) NTSC-U
80
[29]
Sega Game Gear
70
Based on
8 reviews

Spider-Man and the X-Men in Arcade's Revenge

Game Gear, US
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Cover
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Cart
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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)
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 742a372b
MD5 912075356cc3bb5bbab641e61d3904d7
SHA-1 4006a23571f194e1fcb3563557decd5d11e7b5c2
512kB Cartridge (US)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 GamePro, "September 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 32
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Mean Machines Sega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-09-28), page 88
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 MegaTech, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-20), page 74
  4. 4.0 4.1 Mega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-21), page 59
  5. GamePro, "March 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 174
  6. Sega Magazine, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-10), page 3
  7. GamePro, "October 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 94
  8. Game Players, "Vol. 6 No. 12 December 1993" (US; 1993-1x-xx), page 164
  9. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "June 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 59
  10. 1700 igr dlya Sega, "" (RU; 2003-xx-xx), page 220
  11. Digitiser (UK) (1994-01-07)
  12. GamesMaster (UK) "Series 3, episode 9" (1993-11-04, 24:00) (+9:11)
  13. Hyper, "December 1993" (AU; 1993-xx-xx), page 41
  14. Joypad, "Novembre 1993" (FR; 1993-1x-xx), page 136
  15. Mega Action, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-07), page 34
  16. Mega Force, "Novembre 1993" (FR; 1993-11-10), page 94
  17. Sega Power, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-07), page 68
  18. Sega Pro, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-14), page 68
  19. Sega Force Mega, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-16), page 38
  20. Sega Force, "1/94" (SE; 1994-01-12), page 14
  21. Tricks 16 bit, "Tricks Sega Gold 800 igr" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 173
  22. Computer & Video Games, "October 1994" (UK; 1994-09-15), page 102
  23. Digitiser (UK) (1994-08-25)
  24. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "June 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 40
  25. GamePro, "June 1994" (US; 1994-xx-xx), page 146
  26. Mean Machines Sega, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-07-30), page 78
  27. Sega Magazine, "September 1994" (UK; 1994-08-xx), page 77
  28. Sega Megazone, "September 1994" (AU; 1994-xx-xx), page 29
  29. VideoGames, "June 1994" (US; 1994-0x-xx), page 80


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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)