Golden Axe/Reception

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Critical reception

System 16 version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
89 Commodore User 1989-05-26 UKFlag UK.svg UK [1] [details]
80 Computer & Video Games 1989-06-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [2] [details]
81 Your Sinclair 1989-07-17 UKFlag UK.svg UK [3] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 3 83 80 89 9 Very positive
Flag UK.svg UK All 3 83 80 89 9 Very positive

Mega Drive version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
73 Aktueller Software Markt 1990-0x-xx DEFlag DE.svg DE [4] [details]
68 Beep! MegaDrive 1990-01-08 JPFlag JP.svg JP NTSC-J [5] [details]
94 Complete Guide to Consoles 1990-11-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [6] [details]
94 The Complete Guide to Sega 1991-05-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [7] [details]
73 Console XS 1992-04-23 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [8] [details]
95 Computer & Video Games 1990-03-16 UKFlag UK.svg UK [9] [details]
73 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1990-xx-xx USFlag US.svg US NTSC-U [10] [details]
80 Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide 1993-11-18 UKFlag UK.svg UK [11] [details]
78 Famitsu 19xx-xx-xx JPFlag JP.svg JP NTSC-J [12] [details]
92 The Games Machine 1990-02-08 UKFlag UK.svg UK [13] [details]
91 Joystick 1990-04-xx FRFlag FR.svg FR [14] [details]
86 Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming 1992-xx-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [15] [details]
86 Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming 199x-xx-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [16] [details]
82 Mega Drive Fan 1990-11-08 JPFlag JP.svg JP NTSC-J [17] [details]
85 Mega Action 1993-05-20 UKFlag UK.svg UK [18] [details]
94 MegaTech 1991-12-06 UKFlag UK.svg UK [19] [details]
90 Micromanía (segunda época) 1990-1x-xx ESFlag ES.svg ES [20] [details]
91 Mean Machines 1990-09-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [21] [details]
94 Mean Machines Sega 1992-09-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [22] [details]
93 Player One 1990-xx-xx FRFlag FR.svg FR [23] [details]
76 Power Play 1990-03-16 DEFlag DE.svg DE [24] [details]
92 Raze 1990-11-29 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [25] [details]
82 Sega Power 1990-11-01 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [26] [details]
75 Sega Power 1991-09-05 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [27] [details]
91 Sega Pro 1991-12-12 UKFlag UK.svg UK [28] [details]
72 Sega Pro 1993-03-11 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [29] [details]
66 Sega Mega Drive Review 1995-04-03 RUFlag RU.svg RU [30] [details]
77 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPFlag JP.svg JP NTSC-J [31] [details]
94 Zero 1990-0x-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [32] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 29 84 66 95 29 Very positive
World NTSC-J 4 76 68 82 14 Positive
World NTSC-U 1 73 73 73 0 Positive
World PAL 6 80 72 92 20 Positive
Flag JP.svg JP All 4 76 68 82 14 Positive
Flag JP.svg JP NTSC-J 4 76 68 82 14 Positive
Flag US.svg US All 1 73 73 73 0 Positive
Flag US.svg US NTSC-U 1 73 73 73 0 Positive
Flag UK.svg UK All 18 87 72 95 23 Very positive
Flag UK.svg UK PAL 6 80 72 92 20 Positive
Flag FR.svg FR All 2 92 91 93 2 Very positive
Flag DE.svg DE All 2 75 73 76 3 Positive
Flag ES.svg ES All 1 90 90 90 0 Very positive
Flag RU.svg RU All 1 66 66 66 0 Positive

Master System version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
89 ACE 1990-05-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [33] [details]
70 Aktueller Software Markt 1990-03-30 DEFlag DE.svg DE [34] [details]
92 Complete Guide to Consoles 1990-11-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [35] [details]
92 The Complete Guide to Sega 1991-05-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [36] [details]
80 Console XS 1992-04-23 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [37] [details]
89 Computer & Video Games 1990-02-16 UKFlag UK.svg UK [38] [details]
78 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1990-xx-xx USFlag US.svg US NTSC-U [39] [details]
92 Game Mania 1993-xx-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [40] [details]
80 The Games Machine 1990-06-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [41] [details]
90 Joystick 1990-03-20 FRFlag FR.svg FR [42] [details]
80 Micromanía (segunda época) 1990-0x-xx ESFlag ES.svg ES [43] [details]
92 Mean Machines Sega 1992-09-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [44] [details]
85 Player One 1990-xx-xx FRFlag FR.svg FR [45] [details]
41 Power Play 1989-12-15 DEFlag DE.svg DE [46] [details]
88 S: The Sega Magazine 1990-02-01 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [47] [details]
75 Sega Power 1991-02-07 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [48] [details]
75 Sega Power 1991-09-05 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [49] [details]
76 Sega Power 1991-10-30 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [50] [details]
81 Sega Pro 1991-12-12 UKFlag UK.svg UK [51] [details]
74 Sega Pro 1992-10-08 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [52] [details]
85 Sega Pro 1993-03-11 UKFlag UK.svg UK PAL [53] [details]
85 Zero 1990-0x-xx UKFlag UK.svg UK [54] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 22 81 41 92 51 Mixed
World NTSC-U 1 78 78 78 0 Positive
World PAL 9 82 74 92 18 Very positive
Flag US.svg US All 1 78 78 78 0 Positive
Flag US.svg US NTSC-U 1 78 78 78 0 Positive
Flag UK.svg UK All 16 84 74 92 18 Very positive
Flag UK.svg UK PAL 9 82 74 92 18 Very positive
Flag FR.svg FR All 2 88 85 90 5 Very positive
Flag DE.svg DE All 2 56 41 70 29 Average
Flag ES.svg ES All 1 80 80 80 0 Positive

Sales

System 16 version

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References

  1. Commodore User, "June 1989" (UK; 1989-05-26), page 96
  2. Computer & Video Games, "July 1989" (UK; 1989-06-xx), page 89
  3. Your Sinclair, "August 1989" (UK; 1989-07-17), page 74
  4. Aktueller Software Markt, "März 1990" (DE; 1990-0x-xx), page 77
  5. Beep! MegaDrive, "February 1990" (JP; 1990-01-08), page 70
  6. Complete Guide to Consoles, "Volume IV" (UK; 1990-11-xx), page 30
  7. The Complete Guide to Sega, "" (UK; 1991-05-xx), page 47
  8. Console XS, "June/July 1992" (UK; 1992-04-23), page 130
  9. Computer & Video Games, "April 1990" (UK; 1990-03-16), page 98
  10. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "March 1990" (US; 1990-xx-xx), page 22
  11. Mean Machines: The Essential Sega Guide, "" (UK; 1993-11-18), page 52
  12. Famitsu, "" (JP; 19xx-xx-xx), page 20
  13. The Games Machine, "March 1990" (UK; 1990-02-08), page 30
  14. Joystick, "Mai 1990" (FR; 1990-04-xx), page 58
  15. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-xx-xx), page 78
  16. Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming, "January 1993" (UK; 199x-xx-xx), page 92
  17. Mega Drive Fan, "December 1990" (JP; 1990-11-08), page 79
  18. Mega Action, "June 1993" (UK; 1993-05-20), page 64
  19. MegaTech, "Xmas 1991" (UK; 1991-12-06), page 78
  20. Micromanía (segunda época), "Diciembre 1990" (ES; 1990-1x-xx), page 60
  21. Mean Machines, "October 1990" (UK; 1990-09-xx), page 42
  22. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 139
  23. Player One, "Novembre 1990" (FR; 1990-xx-xx), page 38
  24. Power Play, "4/90" (DE; 1990-03-16), page 120
  25. Raze, "January 1991" (UK; 1990-11-29), page 62
  26. Sega Power, "December 1990" (UK; 1990-11-01), page 20
  27. Sega Power, "October 1991" (UK; 1991-09-05), page 53
  28. Sega Pro, "Christmas 1991" (UK; 1991-12-12), page 41
  29. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 65
  30. Sega Mega Drive Review, "1" (RU; 1995-04-03), page 25
  31. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  32. Zero, "April 1990" (UK; 1990-0x-xx), page 74
  33. ACE, "June 1990" (UK; 1990-05-xx), page 63
  34. Aktueller Software Markt, "Avril 1990" (DE; 1990-03-30), page 56
  35. Complete Guide to Consoles, "Volume IV" (UK; 1990-11-xx), page 98
  36. The Complete Guide to Sega, "" (UK; 1991-05-xx), page 57
  37. Console XS, "June/July 1992" (UK; 1992-04-23), page 141
  38. Computer & Video Games, "March 1990" (UK; 1990-02-16), page 90
  39. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "March 1990" (US; 1990-xx-xx), page 16
  40. Game Mania, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 81
  41. The Games Machine, "July 1990" (UK; 1990-06-xx), page 51
  42. Joystick, "Avril 1990" (FR; 1990-03-20), page 40
  43. Micromanía (segunda época), "Junio 1990" (ES; 1990-0x-xx), page 60
  44. Mean Machines Sega, "October 1992" (UK; 1992-09-xx), page 133
  45. Player One, "Septembre 1990" (FR; 1990-xx-xx), page 46
  46. Power Play, "1/90" (DE; 1989-12-15), page 82
  47. S: The Sega Magazine, "March 1990" (UK; 1990-02-01), page 6
  48. Sega Power, "March 1991" (UK; 1991-02-07), page 44
  49. Sega Power, "October 1991" (UK; 1991-09-05), page 57
  50. Sega Power, "December 1991" (UK; 1991-10-30), page 40
  51. Sega Pro, "Christmas 1991" (UK; 1991-12-12), page 19
  52. Sega Pro, "November 1992" (UK; 1992-10-08), page 24
  53. Sega Pro, "April 1993" (UK; 1993-03-11), page 71
  54. Zero, "April 1990" (UK; 1990-0x-xx), page 75


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Books: Golden Axe (1992)

Prereleases: 1989-10-14 | 1989-11-22