US VC Releases - 21st May - Streets of Rage 2
Posted by Darren Calvert
Today is maybe the greatest day the Virtual Console has had with 3 serious heavy hitters from Sega, Nintendo and Hudson all arriving on the same day. Streets of Rage 2 will not need an introduction for seasoned retro gamers. It's generally considered the greatest 2D scrolling beat-em-up there is in existance. A very welcome addition to the VC library.
Not to be outdone by Europe who got this last week North America gets Donkey Kong Country 2 - Diddy's Kong Quest. This is a superb platformer which really shows the graphical abilities of the SNES.
To add a bit of variety Hudson bring Blazing Lazers to the VC today. Also known as Gunhed in the land of the rising sun, this game is one of the finest vertically scrolling shoot-em-ups on the TG-16, next to perhaps Soldier Blade.
All 3 games receive 5/5 today! That HAS to be a first!!
Check out the reviews here:
Streets of Rage 2 - Genesis - 800 Points
Donkey Kong Country 2 - Diddy's Kong Quest - SNES - 800 Points
Blazing Lazers - TurboGrafx-16 - 600 Points