It seems like it’s time to show you a Retro Video of my favorite game of ALL TIME. No, I’m not kidding, and also no, it’s not from Nintendo. What the hell is it? Well, it’s Guardian Heroes of course. That awesome and almost impossible-to-find-today game made an exclusive appearance on the Sega Saturn back in the good ol’ 2d (and sometimes 3d) era.
The plot was simple. It’s a generic middle-ages RPG style game with warriors, magicians, healers, and all those wacky jobs. Then you have an awesome gameplay; being able to hit normally, with specials, or with GREATER special attacks, add to that a combo counter and the ability to keep hitting an enemy until it falls, making some zany worth-taping combos.
My favorite character? It was Randy, the Magician. He wore some kind of middle-Eastern tunic, carried a magical staff, and had a rabbit-like pet called Nando (it would sometimes catch fire and start burning enemies!). His ability to do combos was awesome, and his spells could be able to hit half a screen worth of enemies. Ahhhh, happy times.
This video shows the 2nd chapter of the Story mode, in 1 player.
It’s a shame that this game was overshun by the release of Sony’s Playstation, but its memories will be kept in my heart, waiting to be reopened the day I go to a swap meet and find this gorgeous jewel of video gaming. . .Did I mention you could plug a multi tap and have 6 human players fighting at the same time? Well, yet another reason to weep asking myself why I didn’t buy this game when I could.