Did I see a Golden Axe reference there somewhere?
I should probably give credit where credit is due. The pixel animation is really good. Not great, the characters lack a lot of definition, but the backgrounds are really good.
The issue, however, is with the writing. Where was the payoff? People watch stuff like this to watch the bad guys suffer for their actions, not take out their anger on some kid that didn't do anything wrong. Especially if he gets killed at the end anyways. Why write a story like this? Why NOT end with the two asshole protagonists getting their shit pushed in and getting their just desserts? The worst that happened is they had two people they don't like anyways laugh at them and walk away, something that probably would've happened if they WEREN'T assholes. People don't like to see assholes win. Bad guys, yeah, if they're charismatic or likable enough. Not two assholes.