Athena (NES)

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In this game, players take the role of Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom, who has grown tired of her life within the castle and ventures into the Fantasy World beyond the castle walls. Strange and fearsome creatures will attack at every turn, but weapons can be found along the way: a ball and chain, a bow and arrow, and a mighty sword. Put on wings and take to the sky, or become a mermaid to explore the ocean depths.


Athena NES Fighting some weird horsemen
Athena NES Watch out for the green slimes
Athena NES Title screen
Athena NES Nice helmet

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What do you mean "#1 arcade hit it Japan"?! Multimedia Mike (17555) 1.25 Stars1.25 Stars1.25 Stars1.25 Stars1.25 Stars

Critic Reviews

Game Freaks 365 2005 4 out of 10 40
Hardcore Gaming 101 2000 3 out of 10 30


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Sequel 2 Kabushi (141228)
May 21, 2014



The character Athena was later resurrected by SNK for appearances in several Neo-Geo King of Fighters games, as well as SNK Gals Fighters on the Neo-Geo Pocket.
lugnut (359) added Athena (NES) on Apr 26, 2004
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