Golden Axe Classics

4.5 (1.4K)
134.1 MB
Age rating
Current version
Last update
2 years ago
Version OS
11.0 or later
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User Reviews for Golden Axe Classics

4.45 out of 5
1.4K Ratings
2 years ago, AllisterIsDead
My Favorite Genesis Game!!!
When I got my first Genesis as a kid, it came with a 6 Pack Game cartridge. The only games that mattered to me were Streets of Rage, Revenge of Shinobi, and Golden Axe. The game on the cartridge was GA2 and I fell in love immediately. I can’t remember how many times I beat this game!! Fast forward about 20 years or so later - still love this game!! I was stoked to find it on here! Please Sega, just fix the controls for all of the Sega classics. The button boxes are too small and the D-Pad is as well. It was great to see that all of the attacks and movements are identical, they just feel impossible sometimes. This is the only reason I cannot give 5. With practice, you can eventually get use to the controls, but it’s a little difficult. Stick through it - the Sega Classics are some of the best games ever made - modern gamers will never fully appreciate the 3 Lives only rules, but I think they’ll still find enjoyment out of it. Who doesn’t want to ride a dragon or play as a hardcore dwarf with a devastating horned-headbutt!?
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7 years ago, EtherLegacy
Oh the memories!
For a free game, I'm pretty happy to play it and glad it was ported! However, just because there's a higher audience in mobile games doesn't make it a good game for mobile. The only complaint I have are with the controls. But it's not the game's fault. It's a mobile port and these controls take a lot of getting used to. I'm used to using a controller and not having to look down constantly to make sure I'm touching the pad where as the controller I can feel the buttons and I know the direction I am moving the character. Instead of using an arrow pad, just let me move the character myself by moving my finger in any direction on the screen. It's been ages and I can't remember for the life of me how to activate anything beyond a level 1 spell. There's nothing in the guide in the game or details within the app. Holding A does nothing but cast the spell. I tried pushing a combo of other buttons or using the arrow keys and I got nothing. It would be pretty awesome if we can get a full remake of this game series. Not on mobile though. The controls would make me crazy.
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3 years ago, straight from da 90's
Sega should make some thing that has all of their classic games in one
Honestly I’m only nine years old was I still have played some really old games like donkey Kong contra and Pac-Man I also have played Kirby superstar but when I first downloaded this I did not know diss was three games in one if Sega had all of their classic games in one app and I mean like all of their games from everything from sonic the hedgehog to Super monkey ball I think that be awesome I have also seen some 90 shows these golden axe classics are a hit but there should be more than one Like golden axe beast Rider and others like one of them that it doesn’t include golden axe the duel
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7 years ago, kylelp101
Amazing but...
I loved this game and grew up playing it on the ps2 which came with a bunch of sega collection. This game seems to be running smooth but the controls are not good Negative The controls are not that good in this port. There is this one move where you push the attack button and jump button at the same time to do a certain move but this port its hard to that move. Your previouse version of Golden Axe 3 on mobile had 100% excellent controls and had no problem with those. Please fix the controls!
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5 years ago, Comedian138
Good port, not able to restore GA2 and III...
First off, this is a GOOD port, it runs super smooth, has a nice menu interface, but the game music sounds a little bit “grainy/scratchy”. I previously purchased the older Golden Axe 1, 2, and 3 games on iOS and I was able to "restore purchase" to premium for Golden Axe 1, but was not able to restore purchase to “premium” for Golden Axe 2 & 3. Hopefully this issue will get corrected? Overall, fantastic job with the port, just fix the music and the restore purchase issues and it will be top-notch! Now, How about releasing Sword of Vermillion & Light Crusader for iOS? 😊
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5 years ago, BringPSO2West
Nostalgia but that’s it
As always, SEGA cares little for the actual player support of their games but that doesn’t make the games not classic. The controls are about as good as you can get for a mobile game but the credit system is truly abysmal. We’re not in an 80s arcade. We paid to play the complete games. We should be able to have a limitless credit system to actually complete the games. Beating these games is not easy with how awful touch screen controls generally are but like I said earlier, SEGA won’t fix it. They never fix any bugs or issues in any of their games and this is coming from a lifelong fan.
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3 years ago, Snaithy83
Needs widescreen
I love this game and love that you get all three in one but would love to have a widescreen version like the sonic “Cristian Whitehead” versions. The fact you can’t change the bezels and 4:3 is only aspect ratio is a little frustrating. But it is a free game and three in this case. But would just make it that extra bit special to have a widescreen version.
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2 years ago, FireyDoge
Get a Bluetooth controller
I’ve known about these mobile ports for awhile, but they’ve been little more than a novelty for me because I can’t stand touch controls. Well, it turns out they’re fully compatible with my 8BitDo SN30 Pro and it’s a real game changer. Buttons are appropriately mapped and the controls are enjoyable and responsive. Would definitely recommend for playing these great games on the go.
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7 years ago, Taken456789
I got the feels man
I can't explain how happy I felt playing this game, I played this game so much as a kid it made no sense. Thanks again for adding these classic's. I was wondering if you all were thinking or are going to add streets of rage 2, toejam & Earl and maybe eternal champions. I think your team can do it and if you add these in particular I can't even explain how many people would smash that download button even if it is just to say they have it on mobile
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7 years ago, Sipiam
definitely a 5 star
Works perfectly. Great throwback game. Shouldn't be rated poorly because of the controls. There is no problem with the controls. Some people just don't know how to play with their screens and prefer buttons. Flawless game, I just hate ads even though the ads doesn't hinder your game. It only appears at the start of the game and that's it ... ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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1 year ago, Splater grey
I bought this on iPhone 4s but get ads now!
I bought this on iPhone 4s and get ads now! It does not remove and it does not respond to me pressing to remove.I already remove the ads when you updated your software!! But now it does not respond on my 7+ when I press the bottoms or on the swag controller. I bought the right to use this software in full!! Same problem with Atari game apps. But no one cares they just want your money!! Apple keeps a record that I have purchased this, fix your software!!!!!!!! Stop doing this!!!
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3 years ago, JudahAlChem
Can’t Save
I keep getting an error telling me I can’t sign in when I try saving, even though a little tab pops up at the top saying I was signed in. The game is great, nice throw back and the controls aren’t too horrible for a phone game.
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7 years ago, Miguelggarcia
The Memories!!
I spent hours as a kid playing this game, specifically, while I was waiting for the bus to take me home (there was an arcade across the street from my school). This game took me back in time. Controls are great, graphics are just as you remember them. Fantastic. Just fantastic. Please, pay the devs $1 to eliminate ads. They deserve that (and more). Thank you, Sega!
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7 years ago, gioelmero0225car
Finally , it is here!!!
Thank you very much for this game, brings so many memories when I played this with my friend back then. Can you please put gain ground on ios please because I played that too with my friend back then and maybe include 2 player like co-op since it was made for also 2 players. Thank you very much.😁
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7 years ago, snowbdr440
Controls are a little awkward and slow
Like many on here I played a lot of this game back in the day. So I was excited to see it come back. They did a great job with layout, porting, menus and graphics. I mean c'mon there is no way to make a 25yr old game look good but they did an admirable job bringing it to the iPhone. Where it falls apart is the controls - too slow and laggy, making it hard to kill enemies. They need to fix this and it will be worthy of playing again.
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7 years ago, _ArGos_
Another Broken Mess!
The music skips in and out and chops during battles. The controls are awful and buttons will pick and choose when they work. I find I have to stand perfectly still when attacking or my character will use their back attack over and over, opening me for hits from the guy I was hitting, and it occasionally happens even when I’m standing still! What’s the problem, SEGA? Churning them out so you can sell them? You can do better then this on your game ports!!!
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7 years ago, :D-DDPlayer-:D
Old is gold... *sigh*
Wow, what a classic. A masterpiece of its time. I fell in luv ❤️ with it when I saw it the first time ages ago. I remember I did almost whatever I could to get my hands on it. Sheesh... I miss the the controllers, say what you may but controllers, joypad and joysticks are still the best....these games aren't fun without'em.
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7 years ago, Azat66
Raw score
Pretty pretty, pretty good. The jump button and the attack button need work because whenever the player intends to push the jump button it seems to attack and vice versa. From time to time that is.
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7 years ago, SuperThunderFlynn
Fun game, could have picked more epic title...
Okay, I'm enjoying the resurrection of these classic titles, but Sega, seriously? You want to ad a game to the classics library that might rewrite history as we know it. Re-release Shining Force 1, 2, & 3. Yeah even bring 3 out fully in English on here. Then once the following has awoken & repopulated bring back CD part 1 & 2, followed by the rest of the epic ness eventually.
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3 years ago, Sickside05
Golden axe 2 i am not able to save the game fails to connect to game center please fix
Golden axe 2 fails to connect to game center i am not able to save the game please fix
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5 years ago, Capt sausage
Huge Sega fan
You should add many more classics like the old Mortal Kombat franchise and why not maybe add an entire emulator with all the classics such as Crack Down, Bonanza Bros, Chakan: The Forever Man, Comix Zone, Ristar, and all the other games just added into one app/game. That would be awesome! Thank you!
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3 years ago, Vasatra33
Fantastic game. Trouble with continues.
I adore the Golden Axe games so much! Very happy to get a mobile version, even if the controls are a bit difficult and I wish the combos were easier to hit. My main issue is that I can’t seem to use any continues. Please someone fix this!
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6 years ago, Ravensfan53
App still not working
Hi. I am merely writing this review to tell you that the game is malfunctioning. All I am getting is a black screen and I have already put in a ticket. I would give this 5 stars if it worked.
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4 years ago, maxine jamison
Why are you soo negative bc if you have nothing good to say then go away nobody cares about what you have to say if it’s nothing good P.S I saw the review you left on streets of rage so at this point you just need to shut up
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4 years ago, Monnaman69
Must find the Golden Axe!!!
Fellow warriors! Let us slay our enemies and beat up the little blue and green dudes! Golden Axe games aren’t quite as fun to me as Streets of Rage, but they are still super fun! Now we all just need Golden Axe 4 similar to Streets of Rage 4! Who’s with me!!! Rwwaaaarrrrrr!
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3 months ago, Desmien
Could've been but wasn't
I remember playing this back in the day, both arcade and console. One of my oldest friends had it on Genesis and we loved it. One major problem, even though controls are similar to Genesis. Being able to feed the buttons wasn't there and just ruined the experience.
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2 years ago, Gabe Coker
As Close to Sega as Possible
This brought me back in every way. Pixel smoothing is amazing, gameplay is exact. And 2-player LOCAL?!? Forget about it!!! 😁
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7 years ago, Thatkrayzeeshet
I never thought I'd see the day where I come across this game on the App Store. I used to play this game when I was 8 years old! Mind you I'm 27 now. Anyways it's exactly like how I remember. Great game!
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7 years ago, Some Guy's brother
It's golden axe. On a phone.
What more is there to say? I'm really liking these classic sega game ports. I really hope we eventually see my old favorite, Outlander, but it's not very well known, so I kinda doubt it.
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6 months ago, Ozzy RTX
Child hood heros
Just like old times!Thought I would never play this game ever again,thanks!
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6 months ago, Paw T. Brayke
Purchased but still ads. Horrible controls.
I bought this years ago and recently downloaded it again, and there are ads now. And, the ads are some of the longest I’ve encountered on iOS. And the controls are horrendous now; it’s a shameful waste and I will delete it promptly.
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2 months ago, Thè reviewer
Really good!
I used to play this on my old sega it it was a blast in my opinion it’s better than streets of rage. Fun and challenging
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10 months ago, Fl29cracker
Best game
I love this game so much it’s really like a exploding mine. Do you say how old is Brody? Ha ha ha I want socks I will stop. No you’re not for dance stop it stop OK so a make you I love ugly sorry says
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6 years ago, gain ground ace
Good game
This is an excellent game controls are kind of clunky but other than that pretty good Sega forever should add golden axe 3 and gain ground those games were probably my 2 favorites
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4 years ago, Davie the pirate
Save Your Quarters Play For Free
This game is Free To Play on iOS. Younger me spent tons of quarters, and find it quite satisfying to enjoy now in higher resolution and anyway. Thank you developers 🥰
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3 years ago, SincerelyDee
multiplayer doesn’t work
I used to play this game when I was little. This is fun, but it doesn’t let me play with my sister. We are connected to the same wifi and we even tried the same hotspot and it didn’t work. Sad!
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7 years ago, kooi_aid_man
This is a good game don't get me wrong but to many ads and some times the music will lag but the game does not lag as much as the music my favorite game on iOS to date can't wait to see the next port they come out with
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6 years ago, Mekklesack
Please include Saturn games! Virtua Fighter 2! Fighters Megamix! Nights: Into Dreams! Golden Axe: The Duel! Sonic: The Fighters! Daytona! Panzer Dragoon! Etc!!! Saturn for the genuine 32 bit retro fix! Good times! Hell, throw in some arcade ports! Wonder Boy in Monster Lair! Shinobi! Sera Rally! And all the like! I love this stuff!
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7 years ago, BigBFla
I have been waiting to play this game I played this game when I was in elementary school dang this game brings back so many memories 😍😍😍I loved this game
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7 months ago, _s1
The controls are so bad… the older version felt much more responsive. I can’t do special moves as B and C cannot be pressed at the same time with my thumb anymore.
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Nostalgic, but controls are terrible
I was pretty good at this game on Sega, but it is so much harder on a phone due to the terrible controls. I deleted the app within minutes.
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5 years ago, BEASTthisIndustry
Yay it finally supports the 2018 iPad Pro!
Now do this for ALL of your other active iOS games... yes, including the lower profile games.
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7 years ago, Megaland77
Played the first level
Thanks for the reliving of memories! Still fun and what I remember from when arcades were arcades!!! Good times!!!
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7 years ago, CRShelton
Nostalgia points off the charts but frustrating controls
It looks and sounds exactly the same. A great old game. Unfortunately the actual game-play experience is not even close, mostly due to terrible choices for the controls.
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5 years ago, Brentoji
Amazing Port
As mobile retro games go, this one really captures that old school feel of the original. Well pleased.
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7 years ago, Rustymeister
A Disgrace to the classic Genesis game!
Horrible controls - how many times did it cast a spell I did not want or not register a button press and caused me to get whacked. One time it made me walk off a cliff for reason. Two ads to start and it one time interrupted a battle to make me view an ad? Whoever approved this for release is a total con artist!
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7 months ago, srcarvajal
Controls are slow and not intuitive, screen is too small. Waste of time.
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6 years ago, Darkhorn21
Save feature
Complete trash won't save locks up on ad for Tik toc. Garbage will not play again and will warn everyone I know to stay away from this game. Garbage force me to pay $1.99 and save doesn't work? I don't think so avoid this trash garbage and a waste of time sega you failed on this one. Tik toc ad is screwing you.
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5 years ago, Matt rios
I like this game and it’s over all awesome but I would love if you could bring other games to iOS like Primal Rage and King of the monsters2 but over all it’s a great game
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7 years ago, Acre79
Bad controls
Game is good but controls are bad, the characters don't have their attack+jump back attack moves like the axe guy rolls and both the barbarians back attack. Sometimes characters lag and run into cliff.
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