Ready for another #ThrowbackThursday classic? Today we remember knocking heads together in Streets of Rage, released on Sega Mega Drive back in 1991!
Things got pretty serious in the sitting room when Player 2 accidentally used the special attack before the boss round.
Character of choice: Blaze
Weapon of choice: Lead pipe
Streets of Rage takes place in a New York-inspired city that which has been taken over by an evil syndicate, headed by the evil Mr. X. Chaos ensues and out of it comes three brave ex-cops: Axel Stone, Blaze Fielding, and Adam Hunter. Together they are willing to risk everything including their own lives to free the city from the evil syndicate.
“This city was once a happy, peaceful place…until one day, a powerful secret criminal organization took over. This vicious syndicate soon had control of the government and even the police force. The city has become a center of violence where no one is safe.
Amid this turmoil, group of young Police officers has sworn to clean up the city. Among them are Adam Hunter, Axel Stone, and Blaze Fielding. They are willing to risk anything…even their lives…on the…Streets of Rage"