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Golden Axe series

Group Description

Games (made by SEGA) set in the medieval land of Yuria, with its legendary axe made of gold, sporadically menaced by the sinister Death=Adder and other such nasty villains. With the exception of two 8-bit 1991 Zelda-alikes and Golden Axe the Duel, a Street Fighter-style fighting game, they tend to be side-scrolling beat-'em-ups in a Final Fight vein. To distinguish themselves, customary flourishes include monstrous mounts and character-specific mastery of different magic styles.

Recurring characters include Death=Adder and the three heroes of the original game: Ax=Battler, Tyris=Flare and Gilius=Thunderhead.

Selected Covers

Golden Axe Genesis Front Cover
Front cover for Golden Axe
Golden Axe Warrior SEGA Master System Front Cover
Front cover for Golden Axe Warrior
Golden Axe III Genesis Front Cover
Front cover for Golden Axe III
Golden Axe: Beast Rider PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Golden Axe: Beast Rider

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Golden Axe
Screenshot from Golden Axe Warrior
Selecting scenario for one-on-one mode
Screenshot from Golden Axe III
Main menu.
Screenshot from Golden Axe: Beast Rider
The prologue.
Screenshot from Golden Axe: The Duel