by Mike Lata
April 28, 2011
If any of you grew up in the 90s, you may remember when Sega was a big name among video game fans everywhere. One of their titles from the Genesis generation was Streets of Rage 3. It was a side-scrolling beat-em-up fighting game where you battle various hoodlums on the mean streets of an urban setting. Good news, Sega has decided to port it to iOS and Streets of Rage 3 should be hitting your local App Store any minute now. The game belongs to the beat-em-up genre with games like Final Fight or Double Dragon. The gist of the game is that you have to pick a character out of the four available. With your chosen character, you will have to face many enemies, including bosses, while utilizing your legs and fists to take them down. You also have various special moves at your disposal to unleash against your enemies not to mention the various weapons available to grab. Here is more info from the app description:
The original dirty brawler concludes with Robots, Clones and Kangaroos! Help Axel, Blaze, Skate, and Dr. Zan put an end to Mr. X once and for all. … After tasting defeat at the hands of our heroes, Mr. X has returned with an all-new plot to rule the city from the shadows. Using a new company as a front, Mr. X has brought in the world’s premier roboticist to create an army of clones to replace the city’s top officials. Now, it’s up to you and your friends to take to battle your way through the distractions set up by The Syndicate and stop Mr. X once and for all. FIGHT IT OUT Take out Mr. X’s Syndicate with upgradable special moves, combination attacks, and an arsenal of weaponry! MAKE YOUR OWN DESTINY Your actions and play style determine which of four unique endings you see! UNLOCKABLE CHARACTERS In addition to your four heroes, play as Streets of Rage 2’s Shiva or a kangaroo! BRING A FRIEND Beat up Mr. X’s thugs alongside a friend with Bluetooth Peer-to-Peer Multiplayer (Bluetooth required – available only for 3rd generation iPhone & iPod touch and 3.x OS or better)!Streets of Rage 3 is available on the App Store now for $2.99.