Depending on what version you play, Streets of Rage 3 can be a fun or tedious affair. But it has the best fighting mechanics in the trilogy.
Streets of Rage 2 is a sequel that doesn’t pull any punches. It’s a kickass beat’em up and a legendary entry in the genre.
Streets of Rage is a classic that any fan of the beat’em up genre should play at some point in their life.
If you were to combine Smash TV with the movie Aliens, the result would be Xeno Crisis, an extremely challenging top down shooter.
The leap to Golden Axe III is bigger than that of the first game to the second and it shows a lot of improvement in the gameplay category. The visuals are a different story.
Golden Axe II is a classic albeit stiff beat ’em up that more or less feels like a rehash of the first game. The refinements make it more enjoyable.
Golden Axe is a product of its time but it’s a classic and an inspiration for others of its kind.
The Adventures of Batman & Robin for Genesis is an extremely difficult game with repetitive enemy encounters and a very unique soundtrack.
Only through memorization and dedication can one truly survive the punishment that is Contra: Hard Corps, one of the best games in the Contra series.
If you like the Gauntlet games, this entry is amazing and is one of the best 16-bit games you can get.