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Score Breakdown Based on 812 ratings
  1. 10 (100)
  2. 9 (50)
  3. 8 (122)
  4. 7 (131)
  5. 6 (144)
  6. 5 (85)
  7. 4 (51)
  8. 3 (51)
  9. 2 (25)
  10. 1 (53)

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  • Rating:1

    You call this a tribute to Golden Axe? You won the Albert Wesker: Poor Performance Indeed Award!

    Golden Axe Beast Rider??? I want off this ride. This game was a disappointment in every way. That is why this game deserves the award known as the Albert Wesker: Poor Performance Indeed Award. Here is the s... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    Should've been titled Golden Axe: Female FURY or something

    Golden Axe: Beast Rider. Why give the game a title BEAST RIDER? You ride the beast just about as much as you did in the original. I admit there's more variety of beast to ride than the original. Not as good as I expected... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Not as bad as the reviews

    I found Golden Axe enjoyable. While it might not have the flashy gameplay mechanics that Ninja Gaiden or the flashy grafics Heavenly Sword it's still a decent game. What I liked best was the art design. The game perfecte... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A tough arcade game on console....bad idea indeed, but the game is not half bad.

    While the previous 2d versions of Golden Axe were adapted well for the console audience (lenient difficulty and fluid gameplay), this new version decided to stay hardcore both in difficulty and fluidity of play. I can... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3.5

    Dogs of the Death Adder

    Golden Axe: Beast Rider is a halfhearted franchise revival. Its still a hack and slasher, but a basic and ugly one. Golden Axes heroine is Tyris. The `storyline' involves the kidnapping of `the last of the great Titans... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Not too bad... but could have been better.

    There were many flaws in the game, but overall it really wasn't that bad. The story is simple enough. Stop the Death Adder from destroying the world. You play as the female warrior Tyris, the last remaining member of ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Not totally bad... but could have been much better.

    There were many flaws in the game, but overall it really wasn't that bad. The story is simple enough. Stop the Death Adder from destroying the world. You play as the female warrior Tyris, the last remaining member of ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    I need bleach for my eyes.

    Imagine this: A man (or woman/hermaphrodite/cyborg/alien/etc if that's what you would prefer) breaks into your home and holds a gun to your head with his right hand. In his left hand, he presents you a copy of Golde... Read Full Review

    1 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    If you are a fan of the original you must play this game.

    It is always difficult when an old classic game is re-made for the latest consoles without comparisons being drawn to the original. Golden Axe is no different but if you take it for what it is, a good old hack n slash a... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3

    Tedious gameplay,uninteresting story,lots of bugs,almost broken

    When i first heard that a new golden axe game was going to be released i was happy about it cuz it brought me back memories of my genesis days, the game that came out in 1989 had amazing graphics, gameplay, epic music th... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful