Publisher and developer Dotemu (game design) and developers Lizardcube (art direction) and Guard Crush Games (programming) today give the world with a first look at the lifebar-draining brawls of Streets of Rage 4, an all-new entry to SEGA’s most iconic beat ‘em up series.
The clip finds our dear friends Axel and Blaze reunited and dishing out beatdowns – with all-new moves – to a fledgling group of ill-advised criminals in full force. Streets of Rage 4’s vibrant visuals, courtesy of the team behind 2017’s stunning Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap remake, bring the game’s troubled city to life with a fluid, exaggerated style. The game’s hand-drawn animation adds a burst of flair to every pummeling while still encompassing the gritty aesthetic perfected within the original trilogy.
Streets of Rage 4 is the first installment to the mainline series in more than two decades and will revitalize the iconic baddie-bashing gameplay with modern touches, fresh pulsing jams, and more surprises to be revealed. The team behind Streets of Rage 4 is drawing from a lifetime of love for brawlers to introduce new fans and remind veterans alike why Streets of Rage is one of SEGA’s most beloved series.
To get your fill on Streets of Rage 4’s news and perfectly roasted chicken, punch your way over to the game’s official site (streets4rage.com) and follow @Dotemu, @Lizardcube and @Guard_Crush on Twitter.
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