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Aug 28th 2018 at 4:48:18 AM

You'd think after all these years, Alex and Blaze would have realized guns and tasers would make their lives so much easier. tongue

Edited by windleopard on Aug 28th 2018 at 4:50:42 AM

TargetmasterJoe Much more than meets the eye! from The City, USA Relationship Status: I like big bots and I can not lie
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Aug 28th 2018 at 7:00:26 AM

[up] Those are the weapons of the enemy. They do not need them. They will not use them.

But yeah, this was suprising. I never played Streets of Rage (kind of want to try it via the App Store), but I remember it as one of the SEGA franchises of olden times. The guys who made this made the very visually-pleasing Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap remake, so I've confidence they can revitalize another SEGA classic just fine.

So after this, can we get a Ristar 2 next? grin

Edited by TargetmasterJoe on Aug 28th 2018 at 10:03:36 AM

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Invincibleasshole fuckANN from Not here Relationship Status: TV Tropes ruined my love life
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Aug 28th 2018 at 7:42:35 AM

[up][up]I mean they have their cop friend who uses a rocket launcher

Edited by Invincibleasshole on Aug 28th 2018 at 7:42:23 AM

You're going to pay a price for every bloody thing you do and everything you don't do. You don't get to choose to not pay a price.
Aug 28th 2018 at 8:07:14 AM

[up]He has a life outside of them you know.

Anyway, shame Adam's being left out of this.

fasoman1996 Lovely Hamster boi from Argentina (A.K.A. Naziland) Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
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Aug 28th 2018 at 8:10:07 AM

Adam unfortunately was a one shot big guy like Max and Dr. Cyborg i forgot his name.

Skate is the odd one out that stuck around

Hamster boy.
Vertigo_High Touch The Sky
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Aug 28th 2018 at 9:52:25 AM

^^We don't know that for sure. They're gonna reveal more characters.

Adam at least showed up during SOR 2 and 3's story, unlike Max who got cheated in SOR 3.

WolfThunder Before the storm closes in, the wolf howls at th
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Aug 28th 2018 at 12:14:43 PM

[up][up][up][up][up] I know you're joking, but now I want to see an actual Ristar 2 with Lizardcube/DotEmu's visual style.

The storm has now resided, the wolf now rests.
ShirowShirow More Dread from Land of maple syrup Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 2:52:01 PM

Yessssss! Oh man I've been waiting for this for more than two decades.

I am going to kick so much ass as Blaze all over again.

Edited by ShirowShirow on Sep 2nd 2018 at 5:52:16 AM

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Sep 2nd 2018 at 2:57:48 PM

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Max does show up in 3

... After the credits

I'm sure we'll get more characters in this one, old and hopefully new, too.

TargetmasterJoe Much more than meets the eye! from The City, USA Relationship Status: I like big bots and I can not lie
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WolfThunder Before the storm closes in, the wolf howls at th
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 4:14:51 PM

[up][up] That's what I'm hoping for too. I'm thinking maybe we'll get at least more than 10 characters (Like maybe 15 at the most), with Adam Hunter, Skate, Max Thunder, Dr. Gilbert Zan, and Roo all returning. Maybe even include more characters via DLC if the developers want to, though part of me doubts that.

The storm has now resided, the wolf now rests.
ShirowShirow More Dread from Land of maple syrup Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 4:15:05 PM

I love, love, love so much that they're using the original character designs in a new artstyle for the mooks.

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fasoman1996 Lovely Hamster boi from Argentina (A.K.A. Naziland) Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 4:59:23 PM

[up][up] What about Ash?

Hamster boy.
WolfThunder Before the storm closes in, the wolf howls at th
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 5:15:25 PM

[up] Didn't know about him. He wasn't included in the "Playable Characters" folder under the Streets of Rage 3 section even though Roo was for some reason. But sure, him too. In fact, just bring all of the old playable characters back and give us a ton of new ones too.

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ShirowShirow More Dread from Land of maple syrup Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 5:23:50 PM

Ash wasn't playable in the western release, at least not without a game genie. (He didn't appear at all, in fact.)

He's still one of gaming's first openly LGBT characters, I guess. I doubt his career will take off like Poison's though.

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Sep 2nd 2018 at 6:24:30 PM

The core old guys are back but I want to see 4's new batch of baddies, too. Axel having a new design and there being some new evil lady with a snake is kind of interesting, and suggest it's not just gonna be 100% nostalgia pandering without bringing anything new to the table.

As far as Ash being LGBT representation

yeah, I suppose he is. Not really the best case of any, given he's a villain and mostly a joke in all capacities, but. He's there, I guess.

fasoman1996 Lovely Hamster boi from Argentina (A.K.A. Naziland) Relationship Status: Baby don't hurt me!
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 6:40:14 PM

Ash is LGBT? I feel he is a bit too campy that would make others feel uncomfortable. But i'm LGBT so i don't how actual LGBT people would feel about Ash.

Wonder how many years have passed since the last game.

Hamster boy.
agent-trunks from Every-where, but there
Sep 2nd 2018 at 7:06:15 PM

[up]

24 years

When's the game coming out?

HandsomeRob Return of the Gangsta Bear! from Moopet Theatre Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 7:14:19 PM

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I think he means in universe. Not in real life...Has it really been 24 years?

Once again, wokka wokka!
ShirowShirow More Dread from Land of maple syrup Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 8:48:26 PM

Almost a quarter century, yes.

Don't know why beat'em'ups have become so rare. It's not like belt scroll games suddenly stopped being fun.

In-game I don't think much time has passed, Blaze is still smoking hot so Axel must have just let himself go really really bad.

Edited by ShirowShirow on Sep 2nd 2018 at 11:51:33 AM

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HandsomeRob Return of the Gangsta Bear! from Moopet Theatre Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 9:10:50 PM

Not really. As I said, Anime Females tend to age far more gracefully than their male counterparts, often still looking hot well past the point where they should.

Once again, wokka wokka!
ShirowShirow More Dread from Land of maple syrup Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, they are imaginary
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 9:27:31 PM

Maybe, although none of the mooks seem to have aged much either and it's being made by a western dev. I wonder what Axel's story is here. Somehow I doubt he'll have the same personality as his PXZ 2 counterpart...

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Vertigo_High Touch The Sky
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 9:27:48 PM

Ash is flaming gay, but hardly uhhh progressive lol. He's Camp Gay played totally straight.

Crossdressers as street gangsters to add flamboyancy and character to the gangs' rosters happened in games quite a bit. Shenmue did the same thing with Yuan(who's canonically partners with Dou Niu) and of course Poison/Roxy from Final Fight applies.

Admittedly I do find Ash pretty hilarious, though I can see how he's problematic. He's a lot of fun in Remake.

HandsomeRob Return of the Gangsta Bear! from Moopet Theatre Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
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Sep 2nd 2018 at 9:33:35 PM

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How can you be sure. He's never had a chance to punch aliens in Streets of Rage before has he?tongue

Once again, wokka wokka!
WolfThunder Before the storm closes in, the wolf howls at th
Before the storm closes in, the wolf howls at th
Sep 2nd 2018 at 9:35:12 PM

[up][up][up] Now I'm wondering if Tomokazu Sugita will reprise his role.

Edited by WolfThunder on Sep 2nd 2018 at 9:34:40 AM

The storm has now resided, the wolf now rests.

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