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Golden Axe

Average Rating: 6.87/10
Video Game Rank: 932
Xbox 360 Rank: 293
Amiga Rank: 88
Commodore 64 Rank: 60
Game Boy Advance Rank: 60
SEGA Genesis Rank: 59
SEGA Master System Rank: 13
Wii Rank: 153
DOS Rank: 190
Arcade Rank: 51
ZX Spectrum Rank: 35
Windows Rank: 650
Amstrad CPC Rank: 34
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Golden Axe
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Windows Downloadable edition
Rel Date: 2010-06-01
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
Windows
Developer: SEGA Corporation
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: PEGI: 12+
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Wii Virtual Console (Arcade) edition
Rel Date: 2009-06-23
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
Wii
Developer: SEGA Corporation
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: T, OFLC(AU): PG / ACB: PG, PEGI: 12+more»
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Wii Virtual Console (Genesis) edition
Rel Date: 2006-11-28
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
Wii
Developer: SEGA Corporation
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E, OFLC(AU): PG / ACB: PG, PEGI: 12+more»
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US Genesis Sega Classics edition
Rel Date: 1992-00-00
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
SEGA Genesis
Developer: SEGA Corporation
Media: Cartridge
Region: North America
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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EU Amiga budget release
Rel Date: 1991-00-00
Publisher: 16 Blitz Tronix
Amiga
Developer: Probe Entertainment
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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AU Genesis edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
SEGA Genesis
Developer: SEGA Corporation
Media: Cartridge
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: (Not Rated)
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EU Commodore 64 edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: Virgin Games Inc.
Commodore 64
Developer: Probe Entertainment
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English, French, German
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EU Genesis edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
SEGA Genesis
Developer: SEGA Corporation
Media: Cartridge
Region: Europe and Oceania
Rating: (Not Rated)
English, French, German
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EU ZX Spectrum edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: Probe Entertainment
ZX Spectrum
Developer: Virgin Games Inc.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English, French, German
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SA Genesis edition
Rel Date: 1990-00-00
Publisher: Tectoy
SEGA Genesis
Developer: SEGA Corporation
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Description Edit | History

First in the Golden Axe series puts you in control of one of three vengeance seeking heroes. Each one has a personal grudge to pay Death Adder, who on top of killing of various relatives has also stolen the King, his daughter, and the mythical Golden Axe. Death Adder promises to destroy all three unless he is made the ultimate ruler of Yuria.

You and a friend can play as axe wielding dwarf Gilius Thunderhead, broadsword bashing barbarian Ax Battler, or long sword slicing Amazon Tyris Flare for a side scrolling hack and slash adventure. The game play does not change very much for the three heroes except in the amount of the magic they can collect and use during the course of the game, the dwarf being the lowest magic user and the Amazon the highest. There are no combos though you can find various steeds throughout the game that give you a slight advantage if you can keep them. Your job is to wade through various hoards of enemies on the road to Death Adder’s fortress.

The best ports of this game aside from the original arcade version were on the Amiga and Sega Genesis systems. The Amiga game is virtually identical to the Arcade version. The Genesis plays the same with some missing animation and game play effects, mostly making it easier for the players.

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Video Game Rank: 932
Xbox 360 Rank: 293
Amiga Rank: 88
Commodore 64 Rank: 60
Game Boy Advance Rank: 60
SEGA Genesis Rank: 59
SEGA Master System Rank: 13
Wii Rank: 153
DOS Rank: 190
Arcade Rank: 51
ZX Spectrum Rank: 35
Windows Rank: 650
Amstrad CPC Rank: 34
Num Ratings: 189
Average Rating: 6.87
Standard Deviation: 1.63
Num Views: 1609
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Avg. Game Weight: 2.4
Fans: 3
Personal Comments: 25
Users Owning: 159
Users Wanting: 1
Users Trading: 2 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
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