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New Streets of Rage 4 Trailer Reveals 5th Playable Character and 4 Player Local Co-Op | Video Spotlight

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

A new Streets of Rage 4 trailer is upon us, and with it brings news of a brand new, 5th playable character in the form of Floyd Iraia. Floyd is a big, heavy-hitting character in the style of Max from Streets of Rage 2, but with the wacky, mechanised arms of Dr. Zan from Streets of Rage 3. Check him out in action by watching the latest trailer below:

Alongside the news of Floyd’s addition to the character roster, Streets of Rage 4 will support 2 player online co-op and for the first time in the franchise, 4 player co-op action will be supported in local multiplayer. Streets of Rage 4 is due to release at some point in 2020 for Xbox One, PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch.

Limited Run Games Handling Boxed Release of Streets of Rage 4

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

A boxed release of Streets of Rage 4 is on the way, but publishing duties have been given to the people at Limited Run Games. As you can expect from the company’s name, Limited Run Games specialise in producing limited physical runs of games for collectors. They often produce a standard and a special edition of each of their releases, but there is currently no word on whether Streets of Rage 4 will get similar treatment.

Streets of Rage 4 is in development at Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games, with Dotemu publishing the digital release under license from SEGA. The game is coming to PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch at some point in 2020. There is currently no word on when pre-orders will go live at Limited Run Games, so it’s worth keeping an eye on their website for updates.

[Source: SEGAbits]

Arcade1Up Reveal Golden Axe: Revenge of Death Adder Cabinet at CES 2020

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

For the first time since its original 1992 arcade release, Golden Axe: The Revenge of Death Adder is receiving a port. Arcade1Up are releasing a home version of the arcade game complete with 4 player cabinet. Also included in the package are ports of Shinobi, Altered Beast, Wrestle Wars and the original Golden Axe for good measure.

If you’re unfamiliar with Arcade1Up, they produce near full-size, licensed arcade cabinets for the home. They can be bought with extras like risers and stools to make them closer to their full-size counterparts. Due to the size of the units and their robust build quality, they often retail for around £300.

While there is currently no release date for the cabinet, the unit has been shown at the latest Computer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

[Sources: John D and SEGA-16.com on Twitter]

New Streets of Rage 4 Behind the Scenes Documentary Now Available to Watch | Video Spotlight

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

A new “Behind the Gameplay” documentary on Streets of Rage 4 has been uploaded to the Dotemu YouTube channel and it offers some fascinating insight into the game’s development at Guard Crush Games as well as showcasing some new in-game footage. Check it out by watching the embed below:

Streets of Rage 4 will release on PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch at some point in 2020. The game is being developed by Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games with Dotemu publishing under license from SEGA.

10 Minutes of Off-Screen Streets of Rage 4 Gameplay from Bitsummit 2019 | Video Spotlight

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Thanks to the lovely people at Low Score Boy Gameplay, we now have an extended 10 minute look at Streets of Rage 4 in action. The game is currently being demoed at Bitsummit 2019. Take a look below:

Some interesting things to note include the first look at Axel and Blaze’s super moves, and we also see a new gameplay mechanic in the form of bouncing enemies off walls. It appears that the game is running on PC as well, but this might not mean this is a confirmed platform as in-development games are often demoed on PC at events like these.

This is currently no word on a release date for Streets of Rage 4 or an official announcement for what platforms the game will release on.

[Source: Low Score Boy Gameplay]

New Streets of Rage 4 Gameplay Trailer | Video Spotlight

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

A new Streets of Rage 4 gameplay trailer has just gone live. Take a look at Alex and Blaze in action, performing some air juggle combos (a first for the series) on some familiar faces by clicking the embed below:

Streets of Rage 4 is being developed by Lizardcube and Guard Crush Games and being published by Dotemu in collaboration with SEGA. There is currently no word on a release date or even what systems the game will launch on at this time.

[Source: Game Clips and Tips]

Streets of Rage 4 is Actually Happening

Monday, August 27th, 2018

SEGA are teaming up with Lizardcube (developers of the recent Wonderboy: The Dragon’s Trap remake), Guard Crush Games and Dotemu to bring Streets of Rage 4 to reality. Check out the trailer below to see the first footage of this game’s lovely, hand-drawn animation in motion:

Well doesn’t that look fantastic? Sadly this trailer is all we have to go on at the moment. There is currently no release date or confirmation of what platforms Streets of Rage 4 will release on at this time. It will also be interesting to see if Yuzo Koshiro and Motohiro Kawashima return to score the soundtrack, but that is also unconfirmed at this time.

Nintendo Everything are currently speculating that a Nintendo Switch release is in the works as both Lizardcube and Dotemu are famous for their work on releases for this system.

[Source: Nintendo Everything]

Review: Streets of Rage for Master System

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

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There’s something fascinating about seeing a much more advanced title being ported to a significantly underpowered system. In the right hands, these kind of ports can be an exciting experiment. What will the developer sacrifice in order to make the game run on such archaic hardware? More often than not, it’s the in-house studios who achieve the better results and with the Master System version of Streets of Rage that is definitely the case.

Click here to read our full review of Streets of Rage for the Master System.

YouTube Channel: Let’s Play Streets of Rage 2 – Part 6

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

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Myself and Titanscreed return for another installment in our Streets of Rage 2 Let’s Play. You can watch the sixth part below:

And there you have it; the final part of our Streets of Rage 2 Let’s Play. Subscribe to Titanscreed’s channel for the next game in the series which starts on Monday!

YouTube Channel: Let’s Play Streets of Rage 2 – Part 5

Friday, June 26th, 2015

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Myself and Titanscreed return for another installment in our Streets of Rage 2 Let’s Play. You can watch the fifth part below:

A new episode will appear every day at 4pm BST. Subscribe to our channel to follow the series to its completion and subscribe to Titanscreed’s channel for the next game in the series which starts next week!

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