Known in Japan as Bare Knuckle: Furious Iron Fist, Streets of Rage was SEGA’s 2nd major success with a side-scrolling action, beat-em-up style game, the first being Golden Axe. Much like Golden Axe, which was released 2 years earlier, Streets of Rage had for it’s time fantastic graphics, excellent controls and engaging backdrops for each level. That is where the comparisons end however, as Streets of Rage truly is a unique game in it’s own right.

Like most beat-em-ups, enemy characters can come from the right, left, above and below you. At times there are so many enemies on the screen at once it gets very hectic, but that is where the fun lies. – Read the rest of the article here from Classic Console Magazine (courtesy of Old School Gamer)!

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