X-Men: Children of the Atom (arcade game)
is an arcade game
Arcade game
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 that was produced by Capcom
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 and released on the CPS-2 arcade system in 1994. It is the first fighting game
Fighting game
Fighting game is a video game genre where the player controls an on-screen character and engages in close combat with an opponent. These characters tend to be of equal power and fight matches consisting of several rounds, which take place in an arena. Players must master techniques such as...

 produced by Capcom using characters under license from Marvel Comics
Marvel Comics
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, widely praised for its faithfulness in capturing the spirit of its namesake comics, by using colorful animation and voice actors
Voice acting
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 from the X-Men animated series, such as Cathal Dodd
Cathal J. Dodd
Cathal J. Dodd is a voice actor who is best known for his portrayal of the Marvel comics character Wolverine in X-Men: The Animated Series, then reprisal of the role for X-Men: Mutant Academy, Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects, and the Marvel vs. Capcom series of video games. He has been...

 as Wolverine
Wolverine (comics)
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X-Men follows the same fighting game controls and conventions Capcom previously established with the Street Fighter II
Street Fighter II
is a competitive fighting game originally released for the arcades in . It is the arcade sequel to the original Street Fighter released in and was Capcom's fourteenth title that ran on the CP System arcade hardware...

games and the original Darkstalkers.

[post-fight shout] "Do svidanya!"

"I am not leader of the X-Men for nothing!"

"I'd only fight the X-Men if I wanted to lose!"

"Powers are not everything, friend!"

[in-fight shout] "Optic blast!"

[post-fight shout] "Yes!"

"Let's see how you like being on ice for a while!"

"Magneto had great ideas, but he became a monster to pursue them. Then the ideas did not matter anymore."

[in-fight shout] "Ice Beam!"

[in-fight shout] "Arctic Attack!"