Apparently the Status Quo Warriors are now rushing to showcase Golden Axe as an some sort of critical example. They apparently wonder why isn’t there more discussion over the male character in this exciting title (that was developed recently in 1989) so let’s ignore their concerns that’ve been addressed before and talk about Tyris Flare (we’ll get to Ax Battler later).
As mentioned previously, the original design was eighteen years old when they re-invented Tyris with the second outfit in a game that was received… well not very well:
Now, it’s worth mentioning that her default outfit actually looks a lot more practical than the one in the concept art they released.
And as for their concerns over Ax Battler? Well I’ll worry about that the moment they can find me a promotional image of him in this pose: