Posts Tagged ‘1992’

REVIEW: Golden Axe: The Revenge of Death Adder


An arcade exclusive never ported, I was stoked to spot Golden Axe: The Revenge of Death Adder in an arcade. Golden Axe is a forgotten Sega franchise favorite. As a kid without a Genesis, I played the Target display model regularly, set to reboot every 2 minutes to piss off loiterers. So obsessed, I whipped Golden Axe 2’s 1st level hundreds of times and filled notebooks with drawings of the hooded Jawa-wizards.

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REVIEW: Knight Quest

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The hardest RPG I’ve ever played, Dungeon Magic (the NES one), and the easiest, Knight Quest, were both made by Taito. Knight Quest is a frothy little RPG that even Wanda could beat (that’s unfair actually, she beat Persona, which looks pretty cruel). Usually I’m all about unforgiving difficulty, but there is something comfortable about Knight Quest that rubs me the right way.

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