DescriptionGolden Axe: Beast Rider is the first game in the series played in a 3D world. The player is again tasked to fight against Death Adder. This is accomplished by taking control of Tyris Flare, the Amazon. Unlike the other games, there's no choice of character, although Gilius Thunderhead the dwarf and Tarik the Ax Battler do make cameo appearances as NPCs. There are three modes of play; the main game is played through a campaign mode, there is a challenge mode where previously completed levels are played again, and there's an arena trials mode where the enemies in a level are fought in an arena style environment.
There are two types of attacks, a quick attack and a powerful attack. You can choose to parry or evade enemy strikes, each is used for the appropriate type of attack. There's also jumps, kicks, and magic. While riding a beast, you can choose a normal, special, or ranged attack.
Part of the Following Groups
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Fantasy Creatures: Dwarves
- Gameplay Feature: Beast Riding & Beast Attacking
- Golden Axe series
- Middleware: CRI
- Physics Engine: Havok
- Protagonist: Female
There are no reviews for the Xbox 360 release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.
|The Video Game Critic||Jun 10, 2009||B||75|
|Atomic Gamer||Nov 03, 2008||72 out of 100||72|
|TeamXbox||Oct 16, 2008||6.8 out of 10||68|
|GameSpot||Oct 24, 2008||5 out of 10||50|
|XboxAchievements||Oct 22, 2008||48 out of 100||48|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Oct 17, 2008||9 out of 20||45|
|Thunderbolt Games||Oct 24, 2008||4 out of 10||40|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Oct 17, 2008||3 out of 10||30|
|Gamereactor (Sweden)||Oct 21, 2008||3 out of 10||30|
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- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Golden Axe: Beast Rider.)