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Golden Axe Warrior (SEGA Master System)

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Golden Axe Warrior is a spin-off of the Golden Axe games, a series of side-scrolling Beat'Em Ups from Sega. In ancient times a horde of giants rebelled against the elders and a brutal war ensued. Things looked grave until finally a hero, carrying the Golden Axe, appeared and drove back the giants. Since then, the kingdom of Firewood has been ruled by a family that had mastered the power of the nine crystals to ward off all evil from Firewood. Everyone lived in peace until one of Firewood's ministers betrayed his king and sold the nine crystals to Death Adder, one of the evil giants. Death Adder has hidden the nine crystals in nine dungeons, has unleashed hordes of monsters and is threatening to take over the world. Will there be another hero who can find the Golden Axe and defeat Death Adder?

Gameplay in Golden Axe Warrior is very similar to The Legend Of Zelda, meaning you will spend most of your time exploring the large overworld fighting against lots of enemies and looking for the dungeons in which the crystals are hidden. Inside the dungeons you have to fight more enemies, find treasures and keys, solve simple puzzles and defeat the dungeon's boss to get one of the crystals. In order to survive against the large number of enemies, you will be able to find many different weapons and three different spells.

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Golden Axe Warrior SEGA Master System Intro
Golden Axe Warrior SEGA Master System A town
Golden Axe Warrior SEGA Master System Talking to NPCs
Golden Axe Warrior SEGA Master System Inside a dungeon

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A Great Spinoff To A Great Series! MasterMegid (897) 4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars4.17 Stars
Better then Zelda ETJB (447) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

Sega Collectors Guild Aug 25, 2003 93 out of 100 93
neXGam May 25, 2010 9.3 out of 10 93
Sega8bit.com Oct 26, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Pixel-Heroes.de Jan, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Retrogaming History Apr 14, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Power Play Aug, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Shin Force Jun 20, 2000 8.1 out of 10 81
Video Games Feb, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Defunct Games Feb 05, 2006 80 out of 100 80
Game Freaks 365 2000 7.3 out of 10 73

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Mobygamesisreanimated (10788) added Golden Axe Warrior (SEGA Master System) on Jul 11, 2004