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Old 12-29-2010, 08:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Double Dragon begins with Marion minding her own business when she is confronted and kidnapped by three thugs. She can remain calm, though. It's not because the cartoony visuals give the abduction a Donkey Kong vibe (even with a punch to the gut) it's because her boyfriend is professional bottom-kicker Billy Lee. Based on the arcade game of the same name, Double Dragon sees you guide Billy through four levels, beating up criminals to get her back.

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Old 12-30-2010, 04:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Streets of Joy

Double Dragon
Double Dragon Nintendo
is a really good game that was incredibly popular back in the day, {where else do you get to kill someone using a pink baseball bat?} and although some people have issues with the controls on it I still prefer the second game.
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Nintendo

I still like to play them both from time to time, but I must disagree with the comment in the article about the music being not too good at times, it rocks if you think of it as being played on electric guitar, in my opinion.

While the first two games have memorable characters, and a real challenge - Double Dragon 3
Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones Nintendo
is a truly intense game that gives you nearly no hit points and kicks your butt too early on, in my opinion.
After having fought my way through the second game as far as I could I was SO looking forward to playing the third when I first saw it in the video store..

Was I ever disappointed that they made it so darned hard to play, and I still am to this day.
{I can't clear the first stage of DD3, can you?}
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{I can't clear the first stage of DD3, can you?}
I've beaten the entire game. Granted I used the Jimmy Lee glitch to do it, I still did it.

I LOVE Double Dragon 2. One of those few games that I played constantly even though I beat it. The other is TMNT 3.
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I like Double Dragon, but I prefer River City Ransom.
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Tails, you are truly a professional gamer.
If they ever have a game show where contestants play retro games for cash you should enter.
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