Renegade (NES)


Aksys Games
Technōs Japan


Game Rating

User Ratings: 6

Our Review: 3/10


Also Known As
Nekketsu Kōha Kunio-kun (JP)
Number of Players
Single Player
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 5th May 2008 (USA), 500 points
  • 18th Mar 2008 (JPN), 500 points

3DS eShop

  • 3rd Apr 2013 (JPN), ¥500
  • 20th Feb 2014 (UK/EU), £4.49
  • 27th Feb 2014 (USA), $4.99

Wii U eShop

  • 27th Feb 2014 (USA), $4.99
  • 6th Mar 2014 (UK/EU), £3.49
  • 15th Jan 2014 (JPN), ¥500


  • 1987 (USA)
  • 1987 (JPN)
Kunio kun

Screenshots (5)

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  • 11

    Wii U eShop / NES

    Review Renegade


    What's the expiration date for nostalgia? Is there a certain amount of time that has to pass before we start looking fondly back at the old, often inferior, games of our youth? It's undeniable that some games have aged gracefully and are still just as good today as they were at their initial launch, but that's far from a steadfast...

  • 24

    3DS eShop / NES

    Review Renegade

    Crime doesn't pay

    The company known as Technos might be best known for creating Double Dragon and River City Ransom, but before coming up with either of its two big hits, it made a number of lesser known titles — of which perhaps Renegade is the most well-known. Renegade is actually the first game in the Kunio-kun series, which River City Ransom...

  • 2

    Wii Virtual Console / NES

    Review Renegade

    A beat-em-up best forgotten

    Technos' Double Dragon became a household name and River City Ransom gained rave reviews from all and sundry, but people often forget that the company also released Renegade on the NES, forming what many fans deem to be a classic trilogy of 8-bit fighting games. Sadly, Renegade is easily the worst of this trio. Although...

About The Game

Renegade was a highly influential benchmark in the beat ‘em up genre.

Step into the shoes of a vigilante who must battle his way through subways, parks, alleyways and parking lots. You can even burn rubber on a motorcycle. Pick up items like a hamburger that restores life, a heart that increases your lives by one and an item that gives your bike a boost. You’ll need all the help you can get to take out the many street punks, killer kung-fu females, outlaw bikers and array of bosses standing in your way.