By ATrevelan 1 Comments
This is a pretty big throwback, but I'd wager that Golden Axe has fallen farthest from the tree.
The first one was incredible, the second was great, the third lost sight of what made the first two fantastic but still ended up being a fun game. Then there was Golden Axe: The Duel... and the release of the original on XBLA that made the game feel flimsy and cheap (GA is dated for sure, but not THAT dated.)
Now we're gonna be getting Golden Axe: Beast Rider and it's got "Dud" written all over it. The animals in the earlier games were fun, but they were also undeniably cheap to use; they took out any challenge the game had. Gimme an updated take on the classic formula. What Maximo did to Ghouls and Ghosts should be what happens to Golden Axe, not this travesty.