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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:
Developer:
Sound driver:
Sega Mega Drive
Sound Images v1.4
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US
$49.95More...[1] T-81136
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£44.99More...[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




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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 stageMore...[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

US TV Advert

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)More...[6]
  • Game Players (US) #0612: "Vol. 6 No. 12 December 1993" (1993-xx-xx)More...[7]

SegaVisions US 15.pdfSegaVisions US 15.pdf

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

MegaPlay US 0501.pdf

PDF
Game Gear print advert in Mega Play (US)No results # ()
also published in:
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #59: "June 1994" (1994-xx-xx)More...[8]

SegaVisions US 17.pdf

PDF
Game Gear print advert in Sega Visions (US) #17: "February/March 1994" (199x-xx-xx)

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 More...[9]
70 №45
84 More...[10]
45 №14, p59
84 №6, p34/35
71 №23, p74/75
78 More...[11]
46 №48, p68/69
80 №25, p68
80 More...[12]
Sega Mega Drive
73
Based on
10 reviews

Mega Drive, EU
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Cover
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Cart
SMatXMiAR MD EU Manual.jpg
Manual
Mega Drive, AU

Mega Drive, SE (Rental)

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
88 More...[13]
89 More...[14]
51 №9, p77
Sega Game Gear
76
Based on
3 reviews

Game Gear, US
SMatXMiAR GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngSMatXMiAR GG US Box Front.jpg
Cover
SMatXMiAR GG US Cart.jpg
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)
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 742A372B
MD5 912075356CC3BB5BBAB641E61D3904D7
SHA-1 4006A23571F194E1FCB3563557DECD5D11E7B5C2
512kB Cartridge (US)

References


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)