Toxic Crusaders

Read the full review here.

“Nonetheless, what players have is a watered-down version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with the environment-saving overtones of Captain Planet, driven through gameplay mechanics only a step above the Attack of the Killer Tomatoes NES game. Yet another license game that looks pretty good, sounds alright, plays okay, but never really reaches for greatness. This is a very average NES game that serves as a perfect case study of a Typical Early-1990’s NES Video Game, cleaning up a score of two and a half stars out of five.”
– from the full review, which you can read here.

Read the full review (please!) for the grisly details, but that snippet says it all: This is the prototypical 1990’s side-scrolling license-game beat-’em-up title for the NES console. When you play Toxic Crusaders, you can close your eyes and instantly name a half-dozen other games that it feels exactly like you are playing. Oh, and it has the slowest opening cutscene in video gaming history.

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