Saint Seiya: The Hades is a 3D versus fighting game based on the Saint Seiya anime and manga series and the second game from the series on the PlayStation 2. The first being Saint Seiya: The Sanctuary. The game offers a total of 49 playable character.
The game covers the third and last arc of the series. In a previous holy war the goddess Athene magically sealed away the servants of Hades (specters) in a tower. Now however the magical seal has broken after it lost its power duo to the passing of time. Releasing the 108 specters of Hades. The player now needs to battle the specters and their master.
The game plays from a side view perspective and lets the player use various hand to hand, kick, jump and special attacks. The game features the original Japanese voices.