Classic Beat ’em Up “Streets of Rage” Joins Sega Forever
Sega’s ever-growing collection of classic titles just keeps growing. Two weeks after adding Sonic the Hedgehog 2 to the Sega Forever collection, Sega has added one of the essential side-scrolling beat ’em up experiences, Streets of Rage. Players pick one of three characters and then go on to try and clean up the streets by whatever means necessary. That means beating up bad guys with fists, pipes, broken bottles, and whatever else you can get your hands on. Streets of Rage was originally released on the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive in 1991 and would go on to become a classic game that would be ported to numerous other systems via ports and as part of collections.
As with other Sega Forever titles, Streets of Rage is free with ads. Ads can be removed for via an in app purchase for $1.99. It is playable offline though with some limitations, and it offers controller support. Here is an excerpt from the game’s Google Play description, a trailer, as well as an update list of Sega Forever titles:
– Three playable characters, each with their own strengths and killer combos!
– Eight rounds of fast-paced brawling action!
– Local Wi-Fi multiplayer support to help you best the bosses!
– A devastating, rocket-propelled special attack from the ESWAT team!
– Times too tough? Get extra continues and special attacks via rewarded ads!
The Sega Forever library now includes:
- Altered Beast
- Beyond Oasis
- Comix Zone
- Crazy Taxi
- Decap Attack
- ESWAT: City Under Siege
- Golden Axe
- Kid Chameleon
- Phantasy Star II
- Sonic The Hedgehog
- Sonic The Hedgehog 2
- Space Harrier II
- Streets of Rage
- The Revenge of Shinobi
- Virtua Tennis Challenge
Interested? Check out Sonic The Hedgehog 2 on Google Play.