Classic 2D arcade platformers, brawlers and beat 'em ups can have amazing background art—with pixel perfect details and a wonderful color palette. Unlike the similarly awesome 2D fighter backgrounds, people don't pay as much attention to these.
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We're circumspect that a console do-over of Double Dragon could have the same appeal as the quarter-sucking vacuum cleaner that lined arcade walls in the 1980s. The air-guitaring at a stage's end seems to be a bit much. But Double Dragon Neon will get its shot anyway come Sept. 11. Majesco said the game releases…
I've forgotten most of the things I read in video game instruction manuals when I was a kid. But one thing I read in the instruction manual for the Commodore 64 version of Double Dragon stuck with me.
Developer Wayforward (A Boy and His Blob) will revitalize the old-school brawler with Double Dragon: Neon, to be released digitally on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this summer. You'll also be able to play it at PAX East this weekend.
Side-scrolling beat 'em up Double Dragon II: The Revenge, the arcade version is being remade for Xbox Live Arcade. Good news so far, right? What may be less exciting is the 3D remake of the arcade original, which looks... well...
Double Dragon rolled up the garage doors and vroomed onto the iPhone and iPad earlier this week, with a small-size reboot that invoked and updated its arcade ancestor's main features - bosses, levels, soundtrack, and more.