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Amazon DotD Golden Axe Beast Rider $14.98 Xbox360 only


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#1 Chlorox

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 11:15 AM

Deal of the day is Golden Axe Beast Rider for the 360 only. Seems to be quite a few mixed reviews on this one. I suppose if you're in the mood for a beat'em up then this isn't the worst choice you could make.

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Also the trade-in deal of the day is Super Princess Peach for the DS and will get you $20 in trade credit. Hope this is useful form somebody.

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#2 crewj

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 11:22 AM

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#3 jjz203

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 11:24 AM

I'm glad I got in on it when it was $10 on Amazon this past winter. It's not THAT bad as all the reviews make it sound. It's all subjective, I got it more for the nostalgia of Golden Axe since I used to play Golden Axe all the time when I was a kid on the Sega Master System. Ah, kicking those potion thieves... :razz: that was the best.
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#4 Chlorox

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 11:34 AM

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#5 Kelegacy

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 12:00 PM

I recently played the original Golden Axe again on the 360 via the Genesis Collection and I enjoyed Beast Rider MUCH more. I only picked it up for $5 at the HWV sale, but I got 6+ hour of good fun out of it. The combat uses a neat parry/dodge system...because of that, it will keep you on your toes throughout.

#6 LeRoy

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 12:58 PM

I'd snatch it up for $10 but $15 is pushing it.
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#7 devil_blog_dracula

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 01:00 PM

I'm on the fence. I loved the original Golden Axe, but Beast Rider looks sooo generic (and exceedingly beige). My good judgment is telling me to rent it, but rentals are $5-7... To hell with it -- I'm in.

#8 MrNEWZ

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 01:34 PM

I picked this up at Christmas for $10 as well, but still haven't opened it. Shame.
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#9 HumpsMcLovin

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 01:44 PM

I got it for five dollars and still feel ripped off.

#10 NegativeZero

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 01:56 PM

i got one for $5 and have yet to play it.

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#11 bvharris

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 02:22 PM

This game seems destined for the Newegg $15 or less thread sooner or later. I'd probably pick it up sub-$10 just for the nostalgia factor since I loved Golden Axe as a kid.

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#12 DesertEagleXIX

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 02:36 PM

Beast Rider, huh? Can you still beat the living crap out of the little elven thieves?

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#13 jumpercable

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 02:50 PM

yeah, picked this up at the hwv $5 sale, and it's barely worth that.
i say pass on it.

#14 JStryke

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 03:03 PM

I'd say it's a decent game. Worth $15 is debateable (I also got it for $5 in the HWV sale), but the combat system is probably better then some other hack n slashes I played seeing how you need to play a bit of defense instead of just hitting one or two buttons the whole time (my main problem with hack n slash games).

@DesertEagle - Yeah, you can still beat the crap out of those little thieves. :P

#15 EcchiBoi

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Posted 17 August 2009 - 04:39 PM

On paper, this game prob had so much potential, somehow squandered in development. I'd jump for $10, no more.
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Posted 17 August 2009 - 09:28 PM

By Grabthar's hammer, what a savings!