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Captain America and the Avengers is an arcade game, that was later ported to the Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Sega Mega Drive, Sega Genesis, Game Gear and Super Nintendo.


The game that lets players take control of four Marvel Comics characters: Captain America, Iron Man, Hawkeye and The Vision. Each has different attacks and abilities. Up to four players can play cooperatively against a whole stable of Marvel Comics villains.


Data East originally released a home version of the game for the Sega Genesis. The game was later licensed to Mindscape, who released their own ports of the arcade game for the Super NES, Game Boy and Game Gear. The versions published by Mindscape were developed by Realtime Associates. Data East also released an NES game with the same title. The NES version is a side-scrolling action platform game. The only playable characters in this version are Captain America and Hawkeye; their mission is to save the Vision and Iron Man from Mandarin.


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