The Legendary Axe
The Legendary Axe (Makyo Densetsu in Japan) is a horizontal platform video game for the PC Engine and TurboGrafx-16. It was developed by Victor Interactive Software and was published by Victor in Japan and by NEC in North America. It was released in Japan for the PC Engine on September 23, 1988 and in North America alongside the TurboGrafx-16's launch on August 29, 1989. You are Gogan, a muscular powerhouse with enough guts to enter the Pits of Madness. Your mission: Save the beautiful, red-haired Flare. You are strong, but you also have Sting, a sacred Axe, to help you battle strange creatures and Jagu's savage cult. Through mountain, jungle and cave, increase Sting's killing power, slay everything and rescue Flare.