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The fall from grace. Unless your heart is nothing more than a cold, shriveled lump, you probably don't like to witness a once-respectable series slowly degrade. It's happened to many franchises. Often the decay is gradual, with gamers slowly noticing a decline in quality and is correlated with slum...

September 17th 2008 at 3:03pm 0 Comments

It's been three months since we've seen any moving pictures from Golden Axe: In Name Only, but is that enough time to prepare yourself for a new trailer? Have you had enough time to get ready for footage of a title that's so clearly not a Golden Axe game that it's almost kind of adorable? Are...

August 29th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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As totally rad as arcade classic Golden Axe might have been in 1989, developer Secret Level's decision to axe co-op from the game's upcoming sequel is akin to castrating the series of the one thing that made it worth playing at all. Since hearing of the studio's misguided design choice, we've been...

July 16th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Click for high-resolution image. The brand new console Golden Axe was on display at Sega's media day event. In this modern reimagining of this classic arcade game, players take on the role of Amazon warrior Tyris Flare. In a variety of skimpy outfits, players must vanquish the evil Darth Vader Deat...

May 16th 2008 at 5:25pm 0 Comments
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San Francisco-based studio Secret Level has released new screenshots from the upcoming Golden Axe: Beast Rider. The title was first announced waaay back in 2006, and promises to be a next-gen upgrade to the classic side-scrolling, hack 'n slash Sega series. The game is currently slated for a summer...

February 6th 2008 at 9:28am 0 Comments
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Secret Level, famously known for working on the Xbox gem port of Final Fight: Streetwise, just dropped fresh screens of the upcoming title Golden Axe: Beast Rider. While these images look a little rough in spots, remember the game isn't hitting the Xbox 360 and PS3 until this summer. However, we're...

February 5th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember all of those awesome songs in the Golden Axe series? No, we don't either, and we love Golden Axe. Pretty much the only music we remember is the tune that plays while those little gnome jerks are looting your campsite. But that song is great. Classic Sega. Most of the time, the game is too...

December 21st 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Sega once made a game now legendary in arcades -- Golden Axe. In the age of 2D side-scrolling brawlers, it reigned supreme. Arguably. Way back in last May, Sega announced plans to bring Golden Axe to the newest generation of consoles but have been silent ever since. They have been working on a lot o...

November 28th 2007 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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The Internet has made it easy to find cheats for games, but we miss the tips pages from game magazines, when the discovery of a new code could inspire you to go back to an old game. These codes aren't exactly new, but oldness is the essence of the Virtual Console! We're bringing back the classic co...

October 24th 2007 at 7:00pm 0 Comments