X360, PS3 Tuesday, June 3, 2008 | 1:46 PM

Golden Axe: Beast Rider trailer

Golden Axe: Beast Rider trailer

Sega (finally) released a trailer for Golden Axe: Beast Rider showing a bit of the game in motion. Clearly there isn't much in common with the good old Golden Axe, but it doesn't seem to be horrible either.

Teaser trailer

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Commented on 2008-06-03 13:54:51
thats a big ass turtle!
Commented on 2008-06-03 13:58:16
Seems she's loving riding some beasts !
so the game is about riding beasts !? i didnt like the character design thou..
Commented on 2008-06-03 14:19:13
I'm thinking...why not just make it Golden Axe? Why all this beast shit and seeming attempt att dmc "stylish" combat? Just go with Death Adder going berserk, then pick one of three heroes and kick some serious arcade ass? I'd love to see a golden axe that's the old concept brought in to this current generation, with all that that brings, but i don't need some crummy story. I also want to be able to be Ax Battler or Gilius Thunderhead!

Meh...just want to chop shit to bits, not ride around on dinosaurs. Though it looks better in motion than in stills, i'll give it that.
Commented on 2008-06-03 14:32:54
while chopping shit to bits is a lot of what made Golden Axe what it is, so is riding different creatures, and also picking the dud(ess) based on their fighting and magic abilities.
(also fighting next to your bro)

From there it's your basic lameass hack and slash "I wish I had more moves!!!" fighter.
Cool in the 90's, but can they make it worth the effort now?
Commented on 2008-06-03 14:38:00
Plumb: The creatures you can ride in golden axe are temporary powerups at best. Basically i'd want a golden axe with a bit bigger moves list, a couple of characters to choose from, perhaps a combo counter or something, and then i'd be happy. I'd want it to expand on the original concept, but not too much i guess, because there are very few good arcade romps available today.

That doesn't mean that this can't be good ofc, but i got a really bad "we want to make this epic as hell, but we just don't know how" kind of vibe from the trailer :P
Commented on 2008-06-03 15:42:52
This is the era... of more pointless button bashing for 15 hours straight.
Commented on 2008-06-03 18:11:41
I dunno... I thought all the beasts you got to ride fighting one another looked pretty tight!
Commented on 2008-06-03 19:14:14
Half-naked chick battling huge beasts? Count me in.
Commented on 2008-06-04 03:00:39 In reply to broman
Posted by broman
Half-naked chick battling huge beasts? Count me in.

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