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1. Posted: Thu 5th Apr 2012 19:24 BST
So Yesterday IGN announced that Double Dragon was getting rebooted by Wayfoward this coming july under the name Double Dragon: Neon.
So I thought it would make sense to have a thread were we compared the originals to the remakes and other modern day sequels.Franchises that have been Rebooted this way off the top of my head.
Castlevaina- Castlevaina rebirth and Lords of shadow Contra- Hard corps uprising and Contra Rebirth Bionic Commando- Bionic Commando and Bionic Commando re-armed A Boy and His Blob- A boy and his Blob (wayfoward)Shante- Shante's risky's revenge Pac-man- Pacman Championship DX
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2. Posted: Thu 5th Apr 2012 19:46 BST
I am for sure keeping my eye Double Dragon Neon!
"Double Dragon: Neon is far from a standard retro remake. It’s WayForward’s love letter to the decade that spawned the franchise - the music, the style, and culture of the 80’s pulse through the nucleus of Double Dragon: Neon. But don’t think this is a simple graphical facelift; with our innovative ‘mix tape’ level up system and power-up high-fives, we pushed it to the limit!"
I want to know more about the "mix tape" leveling up system. I hope it includes some rockin' 80's tunes!
Edited on Thu 5th April, 2012 @ 19:48 by Ryno
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3. Posted: Thu 5th Apr 2012 19:51 BST
Really Wish they would have went with a Switch Force sprite style. Also here's some concept art.
4. Posted: Fri 6th Apr 2012 00:24 BST
...i hope this will fit in my nes, snes, or genesis......or wii or ps2...
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5. Posted: Fri 6th Apr 2012 00:30 BST
I think a new exitebike is in order
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6. Posted: Fri 6th Apr 2012 02:56 BST
7. Posted: Fri 6th Apr 2012 03:02 BST
New Super Mario Bros, DKCR, Kid Icarus: Uprising. Punch-Out Wii. Most Excitebike games. The obvious ones.
Metal Gear Solid...I think. Ninja Gaiden. That 3d Shinobi no one remembers. Metroid Prime. The 3d ones.
Granted, I don't think reboot is a word that actually means anything anymore. Like innovation. Or epic.
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8. Posted: Fri 6th Apr 2012 03:14 BST
New Super Mario Bros, DKCR, Kid Icarus: Uprising. Punch-Out Wii. Most Excitebike games. The obvious ones.Metal Gear Solid...I think. Ninja Gaiden. That 3d Shinobi no one remembers. Metroid Prime. The 3d ones.Granted, I don't think reboot is a word that actually means anything anymore. Like innovation. Or epic.
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9. Posted: Fri 6th Apr 2012 04:25 BST
Oh...My...God. I never thought a sequal to Double D would ever be, and by WayForward? I'm in!
Edit: Sigh* too bad it's for the PS3, would of been an awesome 3DS release!
Edited on Fri 6th April, 2012 @ 04:29 by WaveBoy
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10. Posted: Fri 6th Apr 2012 04:28 BST
Metal Gear Solid...I think.
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11. Posted: Fri 6th Apr 2012 06:46 BST
Art work is alright, needs more of an 80's Macho 'Van Damme' Double D Zing to it if you know what i mean.
12. Posted: Sat 7th Apr 2012 20:59 BST
So New Gaming site Polygon had some quick impressions from Pax East with some new screen shots.
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13. Posted: Wed 12th Sep 2012 17:54 BST
So, who's got Double Dragon Neon?
14. Posted: Wed 12th Sep 2012 20:08 BST
There's already a topic on this. http://www.nintendolife.com/forums/other_gaming/whats_your_fa...
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15. Posted: Wed 12th Sep 2012 21:57 BST
I'm completely against reboots when it involves wiping the slate clean with a franchise, as has been done with Castlevania. I don't see how companies can throw away over 20 years of video game history like that. Can anybody imagine if they did that with Zelda? All the fun of figuring out the timeline down the tubes, and the possibility of turning the series into something that doesn't close to capturing the original's magic (as with Castlevania). The reboot trend in gaming and Hollywood needs to be rebooted itself and GIVEN THE BOOT.
DAT HEART TATTOO!!!!!! I'm tempted to try Neon, but I read a pretty bad review from IGN. Need more info first.
Edited on Wed 12th September, 2012 @ 21:59 by FluttershyGuy
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16. Posted: Wed 12th Sep 2012 22:28 BST
@FluttershyGuy: Did you read the review on Joystiq.com? http://www.joystiq.com/2012/09/10/double-dragon-neon-review/ That IGN review was like I was a reading a preview of the OKC Thunder written by a Seattle SuperSonics fan!
17. Posted: Tue 18th Sep 2012 00:31 BST
Mother needs a reboot...
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