Todd McFarlane’s Spawn: The Video Game is a video game based on the Spawn comic book character and released in the United States and Europe for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System console. Developed by Ukiyotei and published by Acclaim Entertainment and Sony Electronic Publishing in late 1995, it features Al Simmons, Spawn, trying to save the lives of thirteen children in a beat ’em up type of video game. The game received mixed reviews by critics; the graphics were praised while the unoriginality of the game was criticized.
When the video game was released, the comic book series of Image Comics Spawn were immensely popular, at least in the United States.[a] It is the first video game based on the Spawn comic books.