I think this game needs a remake...

#1 Posted by ImperiousRix (2963 posts) -

I've given it some thought, and I think Double Dragon is a series that needs to be brought to next-gen.  Sure, beat 'em ups are a dormant genre nowadays, but I think in the right hands, DD could make a hell of a comeback.
If nothing else, it should get the 1942 or Bionic Commando Rearmed treatment, or come out re-mastered on the DS or PSP or something!
I miss my Double Dragon.

#2 Posted by Systech (4078 posts) -

Errrr... I'm one of those people that think that we should move on and not take a risk in changing a once beloved game or franchise. I totally agree with evolving the game with a sequel, but in most cases, it's been there, done that. To me, though, games like Bionic Commando Rearmed are acceptable because they are refreshing the game intensely rather than remaking it from the ground up.

#3 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -

Have it go either the Mega Man 9 or Bionic Commando road.

#4 Posted by MagusMaleficus (1025 posts) -
Arkthemaniac said:
"Have it go either the Mega Man 9 or Bionic Commando road."
I'd prefer the latter over the former. Something about MM 9 seems too retro.
#5 Posted by Clean (2356 posts) -

I want a FF7 remake

#6 Posted by SamChamploo (225 posts) -
Beat'em ups can work in 3D, have you played The Warriors ? yeah fucking great.
#7 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -
Clean said:
"I want a FF7 remake"
THAT'S a game that would be hilarious to go the way of MM9.

All 8-bit graphics. I'd laugh my ass off and be a permanent Square Enix fanboy.
#8 Posted by ImperiousRix (2963 posts) -

I know the game is on XBLA, I have it.
But that's hardly the treatment that Bionic Commando or even 1942 got, but I digress
The Warriors WAS actually an amazing 3D beat em up, and that's the only way I could see a NEW Double Dragon being made on the next gen.
Still, I'd rather see something like Contra 4, a sequel that plays remarkably like the original, but brings enough new things to make it a brand new game.

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