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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.

Related Site(s)

Selected Covers

Golden Axe: The Duel SEGA Saturn Front Cover
Front cover for Golden Axe: The Duel
Golden Axe II Genesis Front Cover
Front cover for Golden Axe II
Golden Axe: Beast Rider PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Golden Axe: Beast Rider

Selected Screenshots

The prologue.
Screenshot from Golden Axe: The Duel
Screenshot from Golden Axe II
Main menu.
Screenshot from Golden Axe: Beast Rider
Game group created by Jeanne (76473), additional games added to group by Caelestis (4938), KinopioKing (4025), Sciere (548424), Terok Nor (27284) and MAT (195296)