BRO-TACULAR! Legendary martial artists, Billy and Jimmy Lee return in this creative re-imagining of the classic beat ‘em up, Double Dragon Neon. Fight your way through countless henchmen including Linda and Abobo on your way to rescue the love of your life, Marian!
User reviews:
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Mixed (42 reviews) - 69% of the 42 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (1,449 reviews) - 76% of the 1,449 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Feb 6, 2014

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BRO-TACULAR!

Legendary martial artists, Billy and Jimmy Lee return in this creative re-imagining of the classic beat ‘em up, Double Dragon Neon. Fight your way through countless henchmen including Linda and Abobo on your way to rescue the love of your life, Marian! Trained in the special form of martial arts called Sōsetsuken, hunt down and defeat the evil Skullmageddon!

Classic beat ‘em up feel with new powers, new attacks, and a sinister new foe!

Features
  • Mix tape system lets you mix and match unique abilities and powerful new attacks.
  • String together attacks for brutal combos to keep your foes down and out.
  • Brawl through a variety of levels including dangerous city streets, twisted science labs, an evil stronghold, outer space and more!
  • Use a variety of weapons including bats, knives, whips, and more to incapacitate unsuspecting enemies.
  • Original soundtrack by award winning composer and sound designer Jake Kaufman.
  • Developed by WayForward, the award winning team responsible for DuckTales: Remastered, BloodRayne: Betrayal, and A Boy and His Blob
  • Steam adaptation and online co-op developed by Abstraction Games.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7-32Bit or Windows 8-32Bit
    • Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4600+, 2.4GHz / Intel Pentium D 805 2.66GHz or higher
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 512 MB / ATI Radeon HD 4650 1GB or higher | Shader Model 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Internet connection required for online play
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7-64Bit or Windows 8-64Bit
    • Processor: AMD Athlon 7850 Dual Core Processor 2.8GHz / Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 2.93 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 1GB / ATI Radeon HD 4650 1GB | Shader Model 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Internet connection required for online play
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Recent:
Mixed (42 reviews)
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Mostly Positive (1,449 reviews)
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seawolf86
( 5.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
I've actually played this before on my kids PS3. And beat it on Double Dragon difficulty. Thankfully, my kids are still young enough to be influenced and can be molded to like the 80s /90s culture I grew up in. So I'll play this on my PC and they'll play together on the PS3. Great way to bond.

The only crash I've had was at the start up where it was just a black screen. Went into the local files, switched to integrated graphics instead of Nvidia and the game works like a charm, no crashing at all. And I'm running Windows 10 too with no issues.

Probably one of the best games in my library, no joke, just under Double Dragon Trilogy. A great soundtrack for anyone who likes 80s music and easy to rock along with as you beat Williams and Abobo to a pulp. My only complaint is they didn't bring back Roper, except as a secret stage in the lab.
Hit detection is fine for me, pace of the game flows with a proper beat em up and difficult enough to provide a challenge without being too hard. I can't believe they gave us lives per stage instead of lives for the whole game. That was awful generous of them.
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dariusk90
( 1.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
Great game, but constantly crashes. Makes it nearly unplayable.
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sukita
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
"What is this?? Some kind of lab??"

10/10
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BRAINFOG
( 2.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19
good game. but random crashes when playing online... and thats annoying
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maskedlord76
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19
Good old skool platformer. Definitely nostalgic, and damn! That sexy OST!!
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neptronix
( 4.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
Awesome, just awesome! just buy it!
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Mongoloid Mike
( 6.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 16
Controls are too clunky. If it let me continue after dying, I might struggle through long enough to get the hang of them better, but I'm not going to keep starting over at the beginning again.
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Inaluogh
( 7.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 16
If you can tolerate the technical issues and work around them, it's an amazing game.
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Huey Yeng
( 8.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15
Lousy, frequent stutter when running across level, horrible gameplay balancing means this is more Double ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ instead of Double Dragon.

Just don't bother getting this game when the classic Double Dragon on NES has superior hit collision and great feedback instead of laggy input.
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bomba.b777
( 7.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 14
It's a pretty entertaining beat em up with some fun retro elements but unfortunately it doesn't work great on a gtx970 graphics card. The game crashes every 15-20mins and it's rinse and repeat. Pouring over the forums came up with a fix from a gamer/programmer which enables the game to be played for about 45mins to an hour before the crash and it's back to square one again. If you can live with some moderate entertainment for 30mins to 45mins then it's a recommendation, otherwise, NOT recommended. Double dragon fans need not apply either.
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Danny Devito
( 4.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 13
I spent 4.3 hours on this game literally on the title screen
Very fun game 10/10
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CesarMega
( 41.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 12
Este juego lo recomiendo mucho si haz jugado o jugaste las tortugas o el mismo doble dragon de super o nintendo este es igual de divertido y entretenido y si lo juegas loca coop es mas divertido lo unico malo esq es un poco corto pero de alli lo compensa con buen entretenimiento
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Jutinawe
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 11
A rather simple beat'em up by Wayforward, which I really enjoy. The visuals are nice and the gameplay works fine. The real star of this game however is the music. Which simply put is wonderful. The game also features some 1980's nostalgia, that you may be yearning for?
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Mootusernae
( 31.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 10
I've played this game upwards of 72 hours despite what my account suggests. My initial experience to the game was that it felt slow but what can you do? It's not exactly a traditional sprite based beat'em up with attack wind ups to make the attacks look smoother. Actually, the speed is appropriate for some of the gameplay mechanics to function properly (gleam).

Initially, in the first difficulty setting you may not understand the game fully even with the in game tutorials. DDN encourages crouching an avoidable attack to gain attack bonuses so that you can take out enemies more efficiently. You'll undoubtedly acquire mixtapes from enemies to either have stat bonuses or a special attack that uses up meter. You'll get to have 2 tapes on max (one special attack and one stats booster).

By the time I reached the later difficulties my experience when playing the game was at its max. My character's stats were appropriate to the difficulty and the game became fair and less frustrating. It's up to you to get good at the game and enjoy its quirky 80's aesthetics. If anyone is further interested in the gameplay mechanics feel free to youtube Episode 24 of my "Beat'em up Dissection" videos.
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Sad Ghost Boy
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 8
this ♥♥♥♥ is gay
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CrackerBlack
( 5.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
it doesn't work on pc
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Doom Guy
( 5.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
Product received for free
Game is unplayable at a certain point. Mission 6 especially.

Good music and its really fun.

Buy it on console.
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۞_۞ 忍びz7
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
best show growing up, wait one of the best shows growing. WAITTTT, this game made me moist. moisture
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Bizkit
( 4.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 28
With stiff controls, unskippable cutscenes and weird collision detection.. it's really tough to recommend.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 28
With stiff controls, unskippable cutscenes and weird collision detection.. it's really tough to recommend.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
Controls are too clunky. If it let me continue after dying, I might struggle through long enough to get the hang of them better, but I'm not going to keep starting over at the beginning again.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 19
good game. but random crashes when playing online... and thats annoying
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
16 of 19 people (84%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
13.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 25
Do you miss the 80's? Casette tapes, Hi-Fives, Air Guitar and pop culture refrences a plenty?
Do you feel like Hockey Hair and Local Co-op Beat 'em Ups should make a come back in a big way?

This my friend, is the game for you. If you have no idea what the 80's are or were, you'll still get a lot of fun out of this classic arcade style homage to the retro game series Double Dragon.

On this bro-tatsic adventure, play alone or team-up with a friend as, Billy Lee, and his bro, Jimmy, on a quest to save the damsel in distress from a never ending supply of bad guys.

With cool combos, powers, nice soundtrack, clean graphics, smooth controlls and a sense of humor which shows the game clearly doesn't take itself too seriously, DDN is a short but sweet game that is well worth the asking price.

My one complaint...it has crashed on me before. Not cool. Someone get on that.

Stay Bro-tacular,
Mister Venture
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 13
Good game, great music. Doesn't really play like a Double Dragon or any other beat 'em up ever for that matter. If you can get past that and the fact that it's fairly difficult to control/map in joy2key if you're not on a xbox pad, recommended.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
The literal most 90's thing I have ever witnessed. Complete with Skeletor, as voiced by Sean velasco. Helicopters flying upside-down, All sorts of shenanigans. Go play it. Just do it.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 4
a daring new innovation in game development where the debugging phase is entirely skipped
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9 of 16 people (56%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 31
- Awesome this game.
- Sounds 10/10.
- Graphics 10/10.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 2
If you ever grew up in the 90's and played mash em ups, this will feel right at home.

When its on sale for $1, its a steal.

I play this on Win7 right now, BUT IF YOU CHECK THE DISCUSIONS IT APPEARS THAT SOMEONE FOUND A FIX FOR THOSE WITH WIN 10!!!

THIS IS A REMAKE THAT'S DONE RIGHT

AND NO ♥♥♥♥ING MICROTRANSACTIONS
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 29
as a young thug in the 80s i spent many a shilling (two superglued together to make a pound!) playing the original double dragon so when i saw this chap i had to have it! IM JUST AS KICKASS AF! however the bloody thing keeps crashing
braw game braw soundtrack crashing an actual pain in the hoop!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 26
Great Beat 'em up game with the gameplay element from the 90s. Funny, good pace, and difficulty are few of this game attractive value. Overall, I recommend this game for all of you who love Double Dragon as this game worth to be in your collection list.

Rock on :D
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 28
GOOD FIGHTING
and GOOD ANDVENTURE and Storie
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 31
I played through, well attempted to play through this game with a friend of mine. He was frequently disconnected from the game and when we finally got to the last boss it didnt even load properly so we could never beat the game. 10/10 modern day masterpiece
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
*DAY AFTER EDIT: "This has to be why Surround Sound was Invented!" xD~

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I don't know if you understand 80's vernacular but:
"This game is RAD!"

If you played the original in the Arcade or NES you'll LOVE the
new hyper NEON version.

The Pro's:
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~ Feels the business, looks the business. It IS Double Dragon.
Love the familiar characters... the playstyle, the way it handles.
Real Arcade feel. Perfect for my ipac joystick interface.

I'm loving the new soundtrack pickups in game that modify your stats.
It adds a layer of depth on how to play. Cool addition. Love the Gleam.

The actual soundtrack is PHENOMENAL!!! ~ I play it on MAX and it's LOUD. xD~
Crystal till I hit the boss level, had to turn it down a few notches. =)

Visuals: I need a huge projector for this. ~ This needs to be played in the garage or something
gigantic with the walls thumping. xD~ The feeling I got was (weird I know) I felt
the way I felt when first jumping into the car in gta3 and hearing the radio...

ARE you KIDDING ME?!? *Just a total sense of absolute...
"THIS IS THE COOLEST SHXT I HAVE EVER SEEN!" xD~

And I haven't felt that way in a long time. ~ This really did bring back some memories.
And the BEST PART:

It's waaay better than the original in terms of just...
Being the Hyper NEON version it's supposed to be.

It's a genuine ARCADE GAME! ~ All the Way.
If you are an OG diehard of Jimmy and Billy LEE, you already have this.
If you, by some miracle, had no idea this exists... xD~

HOLY GOD.
The answer is: YES!!! IT IS DOUBLE DRAGON O.G. ~ 2k.
NEON Style.


The Cons:
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IMPORTANT PERFORMANCE/TECHNICAL NOTE regarding NEGATIVE REVIEWS for WINDOWS 10:

*I have win7 core2duo oem240GTS. ~ I do not have Win10. xD~
I do not have the Nvidia driver problem. ~ I will say that from observation
NVidia inspector does not recognize it on my setup nor implement the changes
I specified when configured manually... which is Odd to say the least. xD~

*play in compatability mode?
idk what I'd do. ~ It's not recognizing it now. I'm just playing 1920x1080 2xAA
and getting 60fps so.. That's why *from now on. ~ I'll prob. keep multiple machines
with different OS's just to arcade LAN my favorite games and avoid that altogether but,
who knows... I'd figure something out eventually I guess. xD~

It's a RAD game... Shame that new OS's aren't behaving and the Dev's
are calling it a Completed Assignment with no further support.
Niche crowd. ~ Keep it on an i5 with win7 and it'll be a dream forever. For Me???
... No way in hell I would let Microsoft/Nividia compatibility keep me from this Game. xD~


Conclusion:
========

It works on 7.
Use your decked out i5-2500k SandyBridge thats chillin' in the closet. =)
It would play FLAWLESS co-op forever.

Don't let an O.S. or driver issues keep you from this game if you want it.
If you want it...
GO GET IT. xD~
It's every bit O.G. Double Dragon HYPER NEON version 2k.
=)

Absolute No-Brainer.
Its finding the nug of 1HQ at the bottom of the jar.
NO Waaaaay!!! Gooood Lookin Ouuut!!! xD~
Hidden Treasure.

DOUBLE DRAGON NEON???!

Yup.
Is it Good?
... "It's Insane" xD~

4.20 stars.
(redacted 0.80 for not keeping up to date after 2 months of complaints
on Win10 Nvidia Drivers as per the NEG reviews. xD)
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 3
wish I had checked the reviews first. it's fun enough but crashes all the dam time under windows 10 with nividia. Also requethly can't see or use the steam controler except for when it randomly can... all and all a big ball of iratation.
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4 of 8 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 7
This game has a nasty memory leak that will cause crash to desktop within 15-30 minutes of play. No known fix.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
22.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 23
Review date: 2016-03-23

TL;DR: Really good game (especially couch coop), but randomly crashes on certain machines. If you buy it, be aware that you're rolling the dice wether this games runs properly for you.

This game is an excellent reimagination of the classic Double Dragon series. Everything from the art and sound design to the gameplay design fits together really well and the coop mode is a blast to play with friends (couch coop).

Having said all this it makes me sad that I cannot, in good conscience, recommend this game to new players, because of the, probably unsolvable, technical issues that they might run into.

I have two machines that I play this game on. One runs Windows 7 the second Windows 10, both have Intel i7 CPUs and both have a GForce graphics card (GTX 560 and GTX 860M). On both systems Double Dragon Neon crashes after seemingly random amounts of time. I managed to play for several hours without crashes and I also experienced repeated crashes after a few minutes into a mission. I tried most of the fixes suggested in the forums, but none have really improved the crashes or the randomness of them occuring and since there is absolutely no technical support anymore that situation will pretty much never change.
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
First of all, I feel sorry for all the people who haven't got the chance to enjoy this game due to technical issues.

This is a remake of Double Dragon done right. Great music, art and gameplay, perfect game for a hot seat play, if you have gamepads.

If you have played the original on NES and have a buddy, who's willing to join, then that's gonna be a good evening.

WTF ending, bros don't fight over a girl
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 25
+ Xtremely Cheesy 80s humor + Great soundtrack + Intense Bro-Op + Tight controls, FIRE mixtape powers + Skeletor's in it - Buggy PC port even on AMD
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 26
A little clunky, a few bugs here and there (some are kinda bad), but overall a good beat-em-up that isn't too difficult (though it does have some tough segments). Even better in co-op. Certainly not perfect, but good, and it has a skeletor analogue and some bill and ted types and a great soundtrack.
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