Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Developer(s) Iguana Entertainment
Publisher(s) Acclaim Entertainment
Distributor(s) Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
DC Comics
Platform(s) arcade, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Release date(s) NA November 30, 1996 (SS & PC)[1][2]

NA December 3, 1996 (PS)[3]
EU December 1996 (PS)[3]
EU 1997 (SS)[1]
JP February 14, 1997 (SS & PS)[1][3]

Genre(s) Beat 'em up
Mode(s) Single-player video game, multiplayer
Cabinet Horizontal
Arcade system Sega Titan Video hardware (STV)
CPU 68000, SH-2
Sound SCSP
Display Raster, 704 x 513 pixels, 6144 colors

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game is a Beat 'em up video game based on the movie Batman Forever. The subtitle is used to differentiate it from Batman Forever, another beat 'em up published by Acclaim at around the same time. One or two players, playing as Batman and Robin, fight Two-Face, the Riddler, and numerous henchmen.


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Batman fights through the first level of the game.

Taking on the role of either Batman or Robin, players can punch, kick, and use special combination attacks to defeat waves of enemies. The special combinations applied to enemies can add up to a possible 150+ hits on a single villain. Special weapons, such as Batarangs, can be found throughout the levels. It is sectioned off into stages, and arranged with waves of enemies before ending with a boss.


Batman Forever: The Arcade Game was Acclaim Entertainment's first arcade game. It was built on Sega's "Titan" technology, the hardware which formed the foundation for the Sega 32X and Sega Saturn.[4]


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