X360, PS3 Thursday, September 4, 2008 | 9:31 AM

Golden Axe: Beast Rider trailer

Golden Axe: Beast Rider trailer

Sega released this new trailer of Golden Axe: Beast Rider, a game I still feel I know next to nothing about...


Trailer

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Commented on 2008-09-04 11:35:06
a few days ago i've seen this as downloadable gamevideo at 360 marketplace ... when i wanted to download it , it wouldn't start . 2 hours later they took it back out of marketplace . Guess it was this trailer then ??? Looks fine but don't know what to think about it .
This fall it will be hard to choose from the list of good games coming up . 360 speaiking that is : )
Commented on 2008-09-04 11:43:42
its like the "conan" game of 2008. a sub par hack 'n' slash, only it has some mountable creatures...cant say im excited for it. and whats with the lack of co-op. one of the most stand out features of the old golden axe games and they make the new one single player only...awesome.
Commented on 2008-09-04 12:15:28
I think I'll stick with Castle Crashers :)
Commented on 2008-09-04 12:23:02
And i think i'll stick with Golden axe on MAME.
I'll give it a try thou.
Commented on 2008-09-04 13:03:08
Hm... I'm a fan of the old GA-titles, but this has nothing that reminds me of those old ones. But I'll give it a try, if a demo comes... if not, I'll wait for the first reviews, and then make a decisioun if it's worth it. Seems to make fun to play with those beasts, but it doesn't seem to offer much alternation ^^ 100% Hack 'n slay?... hm... And where are the Berserker and the Dwarf??
Commented on 2008-09-04 13:28:23 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
its like the "conan" game of 2008. a sub par hack 'n' slash, only it has some mountable creatures...cant say im excited for it. and whats with the lack of co-op. one of the most stand out features of the old golden axe games and they make the new one single player only...awesome.
You say that but Conan is actually a pretty damn good game when you get past the horrific texture work and lighting.
Commented on 2008-09-04 13:57:58
where is the dwarf for god's sake,

for the love of god dont foul up what could be a treasured remake of a classic game.
Commented on 2008-09-04 14:02:16 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
You say that but Conan is actually a pretty damn good game when you get past the horrific texture work and lighting.
i hated it, was like a knock-off version of god of war.
Commented on 2008-09-04 14:55:14
Reminds me of Battle of Asgard game. A mediocre hack and slash at best. Will pass. what a shame, this could have been so much more.
Commented on 2008-09-04 15:27:22
hmmm, actually i really liked what I saw, although i was and am not sure what I exactly saw there ^^
Commented on 2008-09-04 15:27:26 In reply to Hrimthur
Posted by Hrimthur
Hm... I'm a fan of the old GA-titles, but this has nothing that reminds me of those old ones. But I'll give it a try, if a demo comes... if not, I'll wait for the first reviews, and then make a decisioun if it's worth it. Seems to make fun to play with those beasts, but it doesn't seem to offer much alternation ^^ 100% Hack 'n slay?... hm... And where are the Berserker and the Dwarf??
Yeah same with me. I looooved the original Golden Axe, stunning hack n slash of the old times, but this trailer brings nothing from the original feeleing. Id love to see giant white dragon to smash your enemies with fire breath... with todays engines that would look awesome!
Commented on 2008-09-04 17:05:44
It looks better than it did, but still doesn't look or feel like Golden Axe.
Commented on 2008-09-04 18:30:56
" Not this daayy ". Excuse my sarcasm, but that was so lame and cliche.
Commented on 2008-09-04 18:38:07
How bad is it that Golden Axe on the Megadrive has better graphics than this? Okay, slight exaggeration.
Commented on 2008-09-04 20:46:32
Conan was NOT a good game, even if you did look past shitty graphics. The story was crap (nowhere near Howard), combat was alright in the first half and then turned terrible and cheap for the second half and well...that's about all there is to the game.

About this though? I don't even see why they call it golden axe, more than to appeal to old time gamers who liked the original games. It looks pretty cheesy judging form this trailer.
Commented on 2008-09-04 21:45:51
Looks decent. I'll pretty much try anything on the 360 that's not a shooting, racing or sports game these days.
Commented on 2008-09-05 01:48:47 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
You say that but Conan is actually a pretty damn good game when you get past the horrific texture work and lighting.
I agree, I really enjoyed the demo anyway, I played it over and over and over.
Commented on 2008-09-05 05:04:04
eh, I think the graphics are pretty damn good...also, its pretty difficult to make an update of a game that had such ridiculously simple gameplay...I always though Goldenaxe was fun for a laugh...
Commented on 2008-09-05 17:58:54
I'm simple-minded enough to have enjoyed the romp that was Conan and this look worthy of a rental to me.

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