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Guardian Heroes

Average Rating: 7.97/10
Video Game Rank: 1251
Xbox 360 Rank: 251
SEGA Saturn Rank: 5
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Primary Name
Guardian Heroes
Alternate Names
ガーディアン ヒーローズ
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Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
6
Release Date
1996-01-26
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Xbox 360 XBLA edition
Rel Date: 2011-10-12
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
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Developer: Treasure Co. Ltd.
Media: Downloadable Content
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Rating: ESRB: T
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Japanese Saturn edition
Rel Date: 1996-01-26
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
SEGA Saturn
Developer: Treasure Co. Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: Asia (Except China)
Rating: (Not Rated)
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European Saturn edition
Rel Date: 1996-00-00
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
SEGA Saturn
Developer: Treasure Co. Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: ELSPA: 11+
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US Saturn edition
Rel Date: 1996-00-00
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
SEGA Saturn
Developer: Treasure Co. Ltd.
Media: CD-ROM
Region: North America
Rating: ESRB: T
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User summary:
Guardian Heroes is an arcade fantasy beat'em-up with some RPG elements, made by Treasure for the Sega Saturn. The player(s) take the role(s) of a group of heroes who have found a strange sword, and are suddenly attacked by the King's soldiers. As the game progresses, they are drawn into the secrets of the kingdom and take part in a battle between the forces of Earth and those of Heaven.

The game plays like an advanced beat'em-up with special attacks similar to those of fighting games like Street Fighter II. The players must defeat all the attacking forces, all the while advancing. After most stages, there is a story sequence in which the player(s) can choose how to comment upon the situation, this choice effectively being a choice for the next stage, and the game features several endings depending on what route the player(s) take.

The game plays like a 2D beat'em-up, with the players able to move "into the screen" on three "layers of depth", effectively creating three parallel 2D layers that the players and foes could jump inbetween. Characters on different layers can't hit each other, but some area spells span over the layers.

Apart from the arcade game, the game features a "VS mode" in which six players (with a multitap) can battle on an arena. In this mode, players can use any character they have encountered in the arcade game, even the final bosses.

Translated box back:
The revived sword of legend will once more bring light to a world tainted with darkness.

Choose between the story mode made up by a multi scenario, or the versus mode where six players can play all characters in the game. Rich options and full of variation!

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Statistics
Video Game Rank: 1251
Xbox 360 Rank: 251
SEGA Saturn Rank: 5
Num Ratings: 20
Average Rating: 7.97
Standard Deviation: 1.91
Num Views: 642
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Avg. Game Weight: 3.0
Fans: 0
Personal Comments: 10
Users Owning: 39
Users Wanting: 3
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
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