The Death And Return Of Superman (Genesis) new Codes

Hi all,

This is an okay side scrolling beat ’em up that oddly enough was produced by the makers of Warcraft and Blackthorne…for a change there is not an Orc in sight!

I think TDAROS comic-book style artwork is well drawn and overall the sprites are bold and colourful but with the animations only being adequate. The collision detection is a little ropey at times e.g. grappling is not exact science but essentially the game is playable.

There is no two player mode which is always a bummer but what can you do. There are not too many unique aspects to the game other than that you can fly when you want – at the start of the game there are some electric barriers to fly over but the designers quickly give up on these types of obstacles.

superman-chainsaw

Chainsaw refuses to plummet to the earth

Interestingly enemies can be thrown into the background destroying parts of the scenery much like Jaleco’s arcade 64th Street. Another fun touch was throwing baddies off the top of buildings in this manner and seeing them grab the ledge to climb back up again! At the end of the day, you would expect to feel uber powerful playing as Superman but the designers just made it a conventional brawler with a theme.

I still think it is worth a once over though and with these codes I think the game is less grindy and more fun

*Most* enemies need one hit to kill

*Some enemies (Tick\Razorback) use vehicles at times and when I changed the value this enemy would become impossible to hit when in the vehicle, he -could- be knocked out of the vehicle by using the special power but I removed this code all the same. All instances of Doomsday he needs only one hit but the later bosses remain unchanged so stay on your toes.

00C39E:0100
00C11A:1A01
00CA46:1000
00C3A6:0100
00CCC4:0100
00D082:0100
00E034:0100
00D2FC:0100
00D5BE:1A01
00D7EA:1A01
012070:0100
00DC4E:0100

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