# DOUBLE DRAGON GAIDEN: RISE OF THE DRAGONS
Are you ready to take the streets of New York City in the year 199X and fight for survival as riots, crime, and chaos flood the streets? Look no further than Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons.
Publisher Modus Games has announced the revival of the classic side-scrolling beat-’em-up franchise, with development handled by studio Secret Base. The game will launch on a wide range of platforms, including PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, PS4, and PS5, this summer.
# A PITCH-PERFECT BEAT-‘EM-UP PREMISE
Rise of the Dragons has a pitch-perfect beat-’em-up premise, with New York City devastated by nuclear war and its citizens fighting for survival as criminal gangs terrorize what remains. Young Billy and Jimmy Lee take it upon themselves to reclaim their city and fight for what is right.
# MODERNIZED GAMEPLAY
The game has classic pixel art with somewhat chibi characters, but it also sounds like the action itself will be modernized when it comes to the structure. Rise of the Dragons is described as “a co-operative beat ‘em up” that includes “roguelite elements.”
Endless playthrough possibilities are made a reality with the game’s dynamic mission select function: the order in which you choose your mission will affect the mission length, number of enemies, and overall difficulty. Players choose between missions housed within city sectors, pursuing the leaders of four deadly gangs across unique stages packed with melee weapons, dangerously devoted members and varied environments perfect for all-out fights.
# MULTIPLE CHARACTERS AND PLAY OPTIONS
Rise of the Dragons features a whopping 13 characters to play as, including a bunch of new combatants alongside series icons Billy and Jimmy Lee. The game will launch with local co-op play, and online will be coming as part of a post-release update.
In conclusion, Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons is shaping up to be the next must-play beat-’em-up game for fans of the genre. With its modernized gameplay and multiple characters and play options, it’s a game that will keep you hooked for hours on end. Get your hands on it this summer and fight for what is right in a world full of chaos. Sources: Modus Games.