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  • Publisher: SEGA
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 4.6 MB
  • Version: 5.3.0
  • Price: Free
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App description: Cast earth-shattering spells and smash Death Adders armies in SEGAs fantasy classic Golden Axe!

Its back! Epic fantasy classic Golden Axe is now available on mobile! Play free and rediscover SEGAs ultimate hack n slash masterpiece.

The tyrannical Death Adder holds the people of Yuria to ransom, threatening to destroy the fabled Golden Axe and unleash a new era of terror on the world. Only three brave warriors: a barbarian, dwarf and Amazon warrior stand in his way. From the ransacked Turtle Village, to the halls of Death Adder himself cast legendary spells, combat terrifying hordes, ride the back of a colossal eagle, and bring peace to Yuria once again!

Golden Axe joins the ever-increasing line-up of SEGA Forever, a treasure trove of free SEGA console classics brought to life on mobile for the first time!


Oozes addictive action. [92%] - Les Ellis, Raze #3 (January 1991)
SEGA's most triumphant walkalong and kick 'em out the way game. [91%] - SEGA Pro #3 (Christmas 1991)
Lots of fast action and scantily clad men with muscles are combined to produce an excellent game. [86%] - Mega Drive Advanced Gaming #3 (November 1992)

- Makoto Uchida, the games primary developer, was also responsible for Altered Beast, another SEGA Forever classic!
- The Chicken Leg Bizarrian you can ride also appeared as an enemy in Altered Beast!
- Remember if an enemy is charging at you, stand next to a cliff edge and they may end up running straight off the edge!

- The game was originally released in 1989
- Developed by: SEGA
- Designer: Makoto Uchida
- Lead Composer: You Takada

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Game apps are ad-supported and no in-app purchases are required to progress; ad-free play option available with in-app purchase.

This game may include Interest Based Ads (please see http://www.sega.com/mprivacy#3IBADiscolure for more information) and may collect Precise Location Data (please see http://www.sega.com/mprivacy#5LocationDataDisclosure for more information)

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08-30-2017, 03:54 PM
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 3,385
Thanks! ��One of the greatest games of my youth
Getting it now
I was in Portland Oregon this past weekend and found a vintage arcade and this was one of the games I played also T2 and turtles in time

Last edited by Dailon80; 08-30-2017 at 03:58 PM.

08-31-2017, 06:56 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 289
Oh FINALLY! Golden Axe is the one game series I really wanted to come back through Sega Forever ever since it got taken off the appstore.

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08-31-2017, 10:41 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Sunny California
Posts: 360
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Freaking loved this game as a kid!!!
But it is so hard to do the much needed reverse attack with no physical buttons 🙁
08-31-2017, 12:40 PM
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 289
Plays well enough, though it's annoying you need to be signed into gamecenter to save and if you're online then it takes longer to save due to synching to the cloud.

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Last edited by Jenohart; 09-01-2017 at 03:01 AM.
08-31-2017, 01:30 PM
Oh yes, worth it just for the soundtrack alone.
09-01-2017, 08:56 AM
Button lag is slower than the genesis and thus frustrating. My opening also lagged out. Ads next to start button. What's next, golden axe freemium currency extra lives?
09-01-2017, 04:26 PM
I'm getting such bad lag on the IPhone 6s+ running the latest iOS 10.3 update.

I am not paying for a lagfest.

09-02-2017, 07:52 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,309
Hopefully not too late here....I have found, as a general rule of thumb, that doing a hard shut down on your phone will usually get these Sega games to play much better. Had this issue with Shinobi and a hard reset did the trick.

EDIT: And wow I forgot about the Dolf Lundgren warrior character from the box art....which totally contradicts the brown hair of the warrior in-game....gotta love old school Lol

Last edited by chief78; 09-02-2017 at 09:32 AM.
09-02-2017, 03:25 PM
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 326
I've also found putting my phone in airplane mode helped a bit (no background ads loading I guess?)