Double Dragon 3D Beat 'Em Up by Arc System Works Revealed
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Double Dragon 3D Beat 'Em Up by Arc System Works Revealed

Jul 10, 2024 8:04 PM

Arc System Works is bringing a 3D revival of the classic 2D beat ‘em up game Double Dragon, scheduled for release in 2025. The new game, titled Double Dragon Revive, will be available on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, and PC. This marks a modern reimagining of the influential 1980s game, with 3D-modeled characters and updated gameplay. Double Dragon was a staple in arcades and consoles in the late '80s and early '90s and is considered one of the most influential beat 'em up games. Arc System Works, known for titles like Dragon Ball FighterZ and Guilty Gear Strive, acquired the Double Dragon franchise rights in 2015 and has since released multiple related games, including Double Dragon 4 and River City Girls.

What new features can we expect in Double Dragon Revive?n

Double Dragon Revive will feature 3D-modeled characters, a significant shift from the original 2D graphics, offering a modern take on the classic beat ‘em up gameplay. Arc System Works aims to maintain the essence of the original while incorporating contemporary graphics and possibly new game mechanics.

Double Dragon originally debuted in arcades in 1987 and quickly became a beloved beat 'em up game. It was widely praised for its cooperative gameplay, in which players control martial artist brothers, Billy and Jimmy Lee. The franchise influenced many other games and spawned several sequels, crossovers (including a notable collaboration with Battletoads), and even an animated series. The original Double Dragon set a standard for beat 'em up games, impacting titles like Final Fight and Streets of Rage.

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Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-07-10 21:30:03
Arc System Works bringing Double Dragon back with a 3D twist is gonna be a wild ride Keeping the original vibe while upgrading the visuals and gameplay for modern consoles sounds like a fantastic blend of nostalgia and innovation.
Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-10 21:24:03
Absolutely stoked to see Double Dragon making a comeback with a 3D twist Given Arc System Works’ track record, we're in for one epic, visually polished trip down nostalgia lane.
Mr. Bison Mr. Bison commented on: 2024-07-10 21:18:02
Seeing Double Dragon get a 3D makeover by Arc System Works is a nostalgic dream come true, blending retro flair with modern graphics smoothly. Can't wait to see how they balance those classic moves with new mechanics
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