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XMen Children Of The Atom XMen Children Of The Atom - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

XMen Children Of The Atom - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Ten mutant heroes and villians compete in one-on-one combat to decide the fate of the world. Each hero and villian has special powers that can be unleashed upon opponents. Play culminates after defeating the two mutant bosses, The Juggernaut and Magneto.

XMen Children Of The Atom was produced by Capcom in 1994.

Capcom released 228 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Capcom was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Capcom during the time period XMen Children Of The Atom was produced include: CP System II, Cadillacs Kyouryuu-Shinseiki, Muscle Bomber Duo - Heat Up Warriors, Muscle Bomber - The Body Explosion, Dungeons & Dragons: Tower Of Doom, Eco Fighters, Alien Vs. Predator, Armored Warriors, Dark Stalkers: The Night Warriors, and Cyberbots - Fullmetal Madness


Name XMen Children Of The Atom
Developer Capcom (Japan)
Year 1994
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10498
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class Capcom CPS II - JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 6 - Jab Punch|Strong Punch|Fierce Punch|Short Kick|Forward Kick|Roundhouse Kick
Sound Capcom Q-Sound - Amplified Stereo
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
PCB XMen Children Of The Atom PCB Image

Game Play

Based upon the popular comic book series X-Men by Marvel Comics, this game gives the players the opportunity to pit their favorite mutant heroes and villians against one another. The game play is similar to that of the Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams series. Players can control either one of the six X-Men (Cyclops, Storm, Ice Man, Colossus, Psylocke, and Wolverine), or one of their four evil adversaries (Silver Samurai, Spiral, The Sentinel, and Omega Red). Once their characters have been selected, the players will meet each of the other nine opponents in one-on-one combat.

A player wins a round when he has twice caused his opponent's health meter to run out. Each battle is the best two out of three rounds. A time limit is placed on each round, but should the timer run out, the winner of the round will be determined by the mutant possesing the most energy left in his health meter.

After defeating all the opponents, a player's mutant will go head-to-head with the two bosses, The Juggernaut and Magneto. Like in Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams, each mutant has a special power that can be unleashed upon opponents by performing certain combinations of button and joystick movements. The amount of damage a mutant's special power will do depends upon the amount of energy the character has stored up in his power meter. Energy is stored in the power meter when your mutant is hit, blocks a hit, or attacks his opponent.

XMen Children Of The Atom KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.33 (3 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.60

Overall Like 4.50
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 4.50
Collector Desire 4.50

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 4.50
Graphics 3.33
Originality 4.50
Sound/Music 4.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Cheats, Tricks, Bugs, and Easter Eggs

Akuma code Move your cursor all the way down to Spiral and hold for two seconds. Then, in one motion, move left to Icemans icon. Now cut back and go over to Colussus, move up to Cyclops, move right to Omega Red and finally move to Silver Samurai. Hold here for two seconds and then hit and hold Fierce Punch, Roundhouse Kick and Quick Jump.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op XMen Children Of The Atom Census

There are 14,836 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,889 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 159 known instances of this machine owned by XMen Children Of The Atom collectors who are active members. Of these, 16 of them are original dedicated machines. 22 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 121 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a XMen Children Of The Atom machines for sale. There are 9 active VAPS members with a XMen Children Of The Atom circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 3 active VAPS members currently looking for XMen Children Of The Atom. There is one active VAPS member looking for a XMen Children Of The Atom circuit board set.

This game ranks a 58 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 7 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



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2017 1 86.25 86.25
All Years 1 86.25 86.25


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