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As a knight, you must travel the countryside fighting monsters and bandits using your sword and shield. When you enter combat the view changes to a pseudo 1st-person perspective where the body of your knight is outlined so that you can see the creatures that you are fighting. When enemies have been defeated, they drop money and power-ups. There are seven chapters in the game, and each chapter (except one) starts with you entering a merchant's shop and buying weapons using the money that you have collected so far. There are also alternate paths which take you to different parts of the game. At the start of the game, you may choose a chapter (from one to three only) you want to start at.


Crossed Swords Neo Geo The beginning
Crossed Swords Neo Geo Ammunition Warehouse
Crossed Swords Neo Geo How to Play
Crossed Swords Neo Geo Chapter Selection

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Alternate Titles

  • "アケアカNEOGEO クロスソード" -- Japanese Nintendo Switch / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One spelling
  • "AkeAka NeoGeo: Crossed Swords" -- Japanese Nintendo Switch / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One title
  • "クロススウォード" -- Japanese Neo Geo CD spelling
  • "クロスソード" -- Japanese spelling

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jan, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Daddelkingz Oct 26, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
All Game Guide 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Jan, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Joystick (French) Dec, 1991 60 out of 100 60
1UP! Jul 16, 2012 50 out of 100 50
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Sep 10, 2005 5 out of 10 50


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Katakis | カタキス (39490) added Crossed Swords (Neo Geo) on Mar 14, 2005
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