History YMMV / DoubleDragon

27th Feb '17 10:22:49 AM erforce
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* EvilIsSexy: Linda Lash (Koga's leather-clad whip-wielding henchwoman).

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* EvilIsSexy: EvilIsSexy:
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Linda Lash (Koga's leather-clad whip-wielding henchwoman).


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* GratuitousSpecialEffects: Marian's little brother, at one point, uses a VR headset solely to work in more CGI effects.
2nd Feb '17 5:41:12 PM contrafanxxx
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** In the PC Engine version of the second game, the [[BigBad Mysterious Warrior]] dissolves into a skeleton during the ending cutscene.

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** In the PC Engine version of the second game, the [[BigBad Mysterious Warrior]] [[StrippedToTheBone dissolves into a skeleton skeleton]] during the ending cutscene.
27th Dec '16 9:21:10 AM WolfThunder
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* EarWorm: In ''Neon'': "Follow me . . . Follow me . . ."
26th Dec '16 10:34:45 PM WolfThunder
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* AntiClimaxBoss: Giga Skullmageddon in ''Neon'' suffers a good deal from this on higher difficulty levels: on Normal, he's a respectable challenge and about the right difficulty compared to the previous boss, but on higher difficulty levels he becomes vastly easier to kill since he mainly relies on having a high HP count but low defense: this means that since you basically need maxed out mix tapes to actually make it to him on Double Dragon difficulty, he'll take a lot more damage from your attacks than even basic enemies on earlier levels do and will go down that much more faster as a result.
* AudienceAlienatingPremise: The concept of ''Neon'' being an AffectionateParody. As soon as the bright colors and retro game lampooning reared their heads in previews, the gnashing of teeth could be heard for miles. Then people played the game...



* BrokenBase: Fans either ''love'' or ''loathe'' ''Neon's'' cheesy 80s vibe.



%%* HePannedItNowHeSucks: IGN's review of ''Neon'', which game the game a 3 out of 10, has received harsh InternetBackdraft from fans of the game.
13th Jul '16 8:29:13 PM Anddrix
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* ContinuitySnarl: Because Technos sold the license to pretty much anyone as long as [[MoneyDearBoy the pay was good enough]], most Double Dragon games and media contradict each other and introduce several characters who do not appear in any other media. In general, [=DD1=] and [=DD2=] are canon, and then [[BaseBreaker no one knows.]]
19th Jun '16 2:41:42 PM Ramidel
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* SpiritualAdaptation: When they came out, the ''Double Dragon'' games were the best ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' games you could buy. It's ''not'' a coincidence that Billy and Jimmy looked like Kenshiro and Raoh, fought punks in a post-apocalyptic world, and ultimately became each other's greatest enemies.

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* SpiritualAdaptation: When they came out, the ''Double Dragon'' games were the best ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' games you could buy. It's ''not'' a coincidence that Billy and Jimmy looked like Kenshiro and Raoh, fought punks in a the post-apocalyptic world, 199X, and ultimately became each other's greatest enemies.
19th Jun '16 2:39:36 PM Ramidel
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* SpiritualAdaptation: When they came out, the ''Double Dragon'' games were the best ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' games you could buy.

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* SpiritualAdaptation: When they came out, the ''Double Dragon'' games were the best ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' games you could buy. It's ''not'' a coincidence that Billy and Jimmy looked like Kenshiro and Raoh, fought punks in a post-apocalyptic world, and ultimately became each other's greatest enemies.
19th Jun '16 2:38:40 PM Ramidel
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* SpiritualAdaptation: When they came out, the ''Double Dragon'' games were the best ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' games you could buy.
7th Jun '16 3:13:56 AM Megazord
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** Shuko himself could count.
27th Jan '16 1:04:08 PM MagBas
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* CreatorsPet: Daj appears midway through season 2 and suddenly ''devours'' the plot. See GodModeSue and TheScrappy below.

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* CreatorsPet: Daj appears midway through season 2 and suddenly ''devours'' the plot. See GodModeSue and TheScrappy below.



* GodModeSue: Daj. In one of his first appearances he takes down Shadow Khan (a deadly demon built up as even more powerful than Shadow Master himself) completely by himself, using nothing but his animal control power.
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