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Astyanax (XSX) game cover art
Platform: NES
Tags: Action
Developer: Jaleco Entertainment
AKA: The Lord of King (JP)

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Staff Reviews

Astyanax review

Reviewed December 31, 2003

Marc Golding says: "Thankfully, the story told here can be skipped by pressing the start button. However, should you care to know, Astyanax is a young blonde high school freshman, selected for a world-shattering mission by fate (what else?) and accosted by a fairy from another world named Cutie (what else?). She drags you into her world to rescue a fair princess (Princess Rosebud of Remlia) - against your will. Despite her constant apologies and her help with magic during the proceedings, you canít help but hate her for getting you into this mess. You were going to lose your virginity that night, and then this! "
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Reader Reviews

Astyanax review

Reviewed January 22, 2012

JoeTheDestroyer says: "[Astyanax] may not stand above such brethren as Ninja Gaiden or Castlevania, but it sure beats out other rough awesome-wanna-bes like Castle of Dragon and Frankenstein: The Monster Returns. Astyanax doesn't suck up or beg for your love and respect; it commands it with a stiff punch that will break your jaw in six different places.... and you'll like it."
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