In this master arcade game that established the wildly popular Golden Axe series, the evil Death Adder has invaded your land and taken the king and aristocrats prisoner. Three powerful individuals step forward to bring the scoundrel to justice: mighty combatant Ax Battler, Amazon individual Tyris Flare and powerful midget Gilius Thunderhead. They will use their arms and charming to battle their way along Death Adder's hordes. Along the way, they'll saddle horse fearsome, fire-spitting animals to help even the odds. Team up with a human player and revel in 2-player synchronal gameplay for the best opportunity of survival.