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Golden Axe: Beast Rider (PS3)

Golden Axe: Beast Rider (PS3)
alaScore 72

26 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Golden Axe: Beast Rider (PS3). The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) the Golden Axe: Beast Rider (PS3) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Golden Axe: Beast Rider (PS3) from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) on

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Jun, 2018

Expert review by : James Woodcock (

Golden Axe: Beast Rider


If it wasn't for the arcade game Golden Axe, I doubt I would be as interested in gaming as I am today. Heck I might not have even become a journalist! The original Golden Axe managed to open my eyes up to a world of immersive imagination of wonders...

Golden Axe makes a return

Bland; Uninspiring; Forgets Golden Axe

There is a lot of good that can happen when games turn to the 3D realm, but here 2D is still king. The original Golden Axe is available almost everywhere these days and this is about a thousand times more fun than this poor excuse. Even the 2D...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Jesse_Costantino (

Golden Axe: Beast Rider Review for the PS3


Don't call it a comeback.

Believable barbarian fantasy world; Brilliant character design; Fighting mechanics work great

against only one opponent; Two very poorly designed puzzles; Golden Axe this is not

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Ian Dean (

Golden Axe: Beast Rider


The legendary golden axe has been broken...

Beasts to ride ; Metal bra ; Color-coded attacks

Repetitive action ; Dated graphics ; Shoehorns in old mechanics

You ride beasts, too, giving you access to a couple of special moves, and if you find an armored beast, you've got about a minute of immunity in which you can run around, pouncing, and never quite feeling in control. These beasts are treated like a...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Kizzi Nkwocha (

Golden Axe: Beast Rider


Heavenly Bored

There's no denying that, for a developer less than ten years old, Secret Level have the talent and creativity to eventually produce a triple A title. This game, however, is not it.

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Richard Bright (

Golden Axe: Beast Rider


With numerous classic games now available on the Xbox Arcade, PlayStation Network and the Wii Virtual Console, nostalgia is as popular as ever. So the classic Golden Axe series has got a makeover and can be played as a fully-fledged release, but with a...

Unfortunately, I left it a long time before mentioning them because they are fairly irrelevant. They die very easily, throwing Tyris back onto her own two feet, and when you do find something you need one for you must to go all the way back to where...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Chris Watters (

Golden Axe: Beast Rider


This halfhearted revival attempt leaves Golden Axe lifeless and dull.

Brutal dismemberments ; Campaign is reasonably challenging and long

No cooperative mode a la classic Golden Axe ; Many, many invisible walls ; Combat system rewards inaction ; Lame sound effects deflate dramatic moments ; Beasts handle like plodding mechs

Oct, 2008