The Best 2D Arcade Game Backgrounds

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. » 6/03/13 7:00pm 6/03/13 7:00pm

Double Dragon's High-Def Throwback Headbutts Into Consoles in September

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… » 7/18/12 10:30pm 7/18/12 10:30pm

The Greatest Justification For Messed-Up Video Game Graphics I Ever Saw

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 » 4/13/12 11:00pm 4/13/12 11:00pm stuck with me.

Double Dragon Is Coming Back To Game Systems This Summer

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. » 4/05/12 11:45am 4/05/12 11:45am

Double Dragon II Coming to Xbox Live Arcade, Doesn't Look Like Double…

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... » 7/26/11 3:40pm 7/26/11 3:40pm

Double Dragon's Reboot Needs a Larger Pad

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. » 3/09/11 11:30pm 3/09/11 11:30pm

Taking Double Dragon To The Streets

There is no need to worry with brothers Billy and Jimmy Lee keeping your city streets clean. Aled Lewis brings Double Dragon II into the real world! » 1/18/11 8:00pm 1/18/11 8:00pm

Wow, Double Dragon Played In North Korea

For all the things that the People's Republic does not have, it does have an arcade — as we learned » 9/26/08 9:00am 9/26/08 9:00am yesterday. And at least some very, very North Korean kids have . This pic was snapped by photographer Eric Lafforgue at Songdowon International Children's Camp, and the kids are playing the clone. Nice to see that even…