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#gm0195 - Developed and Published by SNK Corporation, "Athena" was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in June of 1987. Athena is a port of the hit arcades game that features 2-D platforming action along with excellent roll playing game (RPG) elements. Athena is a young girl who is the Princess Goddess of Wisdom, and as she becomes bored with her life, she leaves her castle to explore the world beyond. The creatures she contacts are strange and evil and attack at every turn, but Athena will find weapons to defend herself along her journey. The weapons of this game include ball and chain, bow and arrow, and a great and very powerful sword. Two unique abilities Athena may master is the ability to become a mermaid and search the ocean depths, and put on wings so that she can fly in the air. The graphics are what you would expect from the NES, with typical backgrounds. Athena is anime styled, and there is some unique manga-style art. The controls respond instantly. Though Athena has no game save, gameplay is acceptable as there is a continue. Athena makes use of two diverse leaps, which are regular leap and pneumatic. The Sound and Music are average, but fits the stages they are featured in. - Pre-owned - Includes Game Only - ESRB Rating N/A - Rarity Rating C+ - Athena Review by "NES Gamer".

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