The SEGA Megadrive (Genesis) console still holds a very special place within my heart even today and one of my favourite games had to be the Streets of Rage series. It was a delightful side scrolling beat ’em up, where enemies appear from either side of the screen, from doorways and even from above. Using various attacks including punches, kicks, and a few special moves – you were required to clear each area of bad guys before being able to progress further along the level.

Streets of Rage Remix is a free fan download that precisely recreates, extends and remasters – paying homage to the original series featuring many of the same levels, characters and enemies. Over an 8 year period, various individuals have contributed so that Streets of Rage Remix lovingly recreates everything we loved about all of the games into one stunning gaming experience.

Streets of Rage Remake is a project created from scratch, it does not use reverse engineering nor a single line of code from the original games. It’s all based on visual interpretation, comparing how things work in the original games and trying to mimic it for Streets of Rage Remake.

Featuring 103 stages, 19 playable characters, 64 enemies and plenty of additional content to keep you playing for hours on end. This free game is a must download, so please don’t waste any time, get to it!

James Woodcock

James is a Freelance Journalist, Copywriter, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming, gadgets and technology both retro and modern. Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, while also interviewing well known industry figures for popular online publications. Available for hire, view my portfolio for more information.

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