Wow, This Cancelled Streets of Rage Remake Looks Great

Streets of Rage has to be one of the all-time classic side-scrolling beat-em-ups, right? It had a sense of an atmosphere of menace that other games lacked. After a fan-made game was scuttled by Sega, the only activity on the old-school series has been mobile releases of the original games. So it's a real shame… » 12/05/12 9:30am 12/05/12 9:30am

Sega Says It Had Streets of Rage Remake Pulled To 'Protect Our Intellectual Property Rights'

The fan-made Streets of Rage homage released earlier this month after eight years in the making was recently pulled at the request of Sega. The original maker of the 16-bit Streets of Rage games says it took action to "protect our intellectual property rights." Sega's full statement is here. » 4/12/11 4:50pm 4/12/11 4:50pm