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Name Asterix and the Power of The Gods
System Genesis - Mega Drive
Year 1995
Developer Core Design Ltd.
Genre Action

"Asterix and the Power of the Gods" is a video game developed by Sega and released for the Sega Genesis (Mega Drive) console in 1995. The game is based on the popular French comic book series "Asterix," which follows the adventures of a small village of Gauls who, with the help of a magic potion, are able to resist Roman occupation.

In the game, players take on the role of Asterix and Obelix, who set out on a journey to retrieve a powerful artifact known as the "Golden Menhir" from the Romans. The game is a side-scrolling platformer, where players must navigate through various levels, defeating enemies and collecting items, in order to reach the end of the game and retrieve the Golden Menhir.

The gameplay in "Asterix and the Power of the Gods" is similar to the previous game "Asterix and the Great Rescue", with players able to jump, punch, and throw objects at enemies to defeat them. The game also features power-ups, such as the magic potion, which temporarily increases the player's strength and allows them to defeat enemies more easily. Additionally, players can also switch between Asterix and Obelix at any time during the game, each character has different abilities such as Asterix is faster and can jump higher, Obelix is stronger and can carry and throw bigger objects.

The game features multiple levels, each with their own unique challenges and obstacles, such as Roman fortresses, forests, and caves. The levels are also filled with various enemies, including Roman soldiers, wild animals, and mythical creatures. The game also has a boss battle at the end of every level.

The graphics in "Asterix and the Power of the Gods" are colorful and cartoon-like, similar to the previous game. The game's soundtrack is also well-done and adds to the overall atmosphere of the game. The game also features a 2 player co-op mode, which allows players to play through the levels with a friend.

Overall, "Asterix and the Power of the Gods" is a fun and entertaining platformer that builds upon the previous game "Asterix and the Great Rescue" adding more depth and challenges. The game's difficulty is well balanced and it will keep the players engaged till the end. The game also adds a new feature of switching between characters, which adds more variety to the gameplay. The game is considered as one of the best games of the series and is a must-play for fans of the "Asterix" comics and platformer games.

Genesis - Mega Drive Action games