4 out of 5
A wild thug brawl
Double Dragon 2, this was a classic game that had a simple premise for a storyline. The game begins with your girlfriend getting beaten up by thugs and dragged off down the street. The game was known for it's great co-operative gameplay mode that made the game heaps of fun playing with a friend. While the game does have it's fair share of glitches and faults, there is something really fun about going back to back with a friend in a virtual street brawl that can't be matched with any other game except Double Dragon 2. This was a very popular game on the NES console gaming system, which many are familar with and was ported to PC for MS-DOS as well as for many other consoles in the late 80's and early 90's. I think this is the best game out of the Double Dragon Trilogy, as Double Dragon 3
is a let down compared to Double Dragon 2. While the port for the computer isn't as fun as other ports for example on the NES, Double Dragon 2 is still a quality game that I still love to play. The game also reminds me of Streets of Rage
which is very similar in it's style of gameplay, storyline and street environment where you are beating up gangsters and street thugs. The game has a little bit of a feel like it was an unofficial game for the movie "The Warriors" which is probably why it had such cult appeal.