By JDJC & FUZZYEYES LIMITED
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****** 25 Years Anniversary Sale******
The Video Game of Legend Returns!!!
The origin and king of 2D Beat'em Ups 'Double Dragon'
is now on sale for a limited time!!
Double Dragon spawned the golden age of the Beat'em
Up in the late '80s and with its brutal street fighting
and cooperative gameplay.
This milestone in gaming history is now 25 years old
and has seen success across all platforms, including iOS.
Since its original release in 1987, more than 1 billion
Double Dragon bad guys have been beaten up. However, to celebrate their anniversary, the bad guys
are taking to the streets once more and are awaiting your fists, hair grabs and elbows… and for only $0.99!
This “Double Dragon” includes a host of new original features just right for the iPhone—a sleeker look to the venerated “Double Dragon” world, new characters, dazzling combo attacks, and sumptuous sound.
And it’s so easy to play, thanks to the no-sweat operation the iPhone and iPod Touch provide.
Experience a legendary favorite for the first time with this tour de force of gaming, sure to please loyal “Double Dragon” fans and curious newcomers alike.
***** THE STORY *****
It all started five years ago...nuclear war set the world ablaze.
All civilization, any semblance of social order, lay in ruin.
And New York, in this nightmare necropolis of the future, was no different.
In an out-of-the-way corner of this urban pit lived two twin brothers.
Their names? Billy and Jimmy Lee.
Then one day, reality got even worse...
A letter arrived at the kung-fu dojo,
run by the brothers Lee.
“If you ever hope to have Marian back with you again,
bring us the Scrolls of the Sosetsu Arts.
The Black Warriors”
“The Black Warriors...!”
Yes. The greatest crime syndicate in New York,
organized by cold-blooded criminal genius...Willy.
“Marian...Hang in there....”
“You will be saved…I swear on the very bond that fuses our fates as one!”
The battle of these twin brothers’ lives is about to begin….
SPECIAL APP FEATURES
- Enhanced “Double Dragon” for the iPhone/iPod Touch!
While remaining faithful to the original, this title is completely customized for use on the iPhone, offering new forms of combat, characters, graphics, and music, to name just a few.
- Pulse-Pounding 2D Battle Action
Experience the responsive touch screen operation that sucks you right into the action! Deliver combo attacks or “Limit Breaks” to dominate your opponents!
- Simultaneous Bluetooth Game Play
Team up to combat against the enemy in cooperative battles!
Battle alongside another player via Bluetooth against the enemy onslaught!!!
- Your Choice of Two Game Play Modes
Select either the Easy or “Double Dragon” Mode controller option.
Savor the command method best suited to how you decide to enjoy the game.
- Content Sure to Content Your Every Desire
In addition to Billy and Jimmy Lee, you can play through the game with any character from enemies to bosses to hidden characters! Choose from an old favorite or new face to enjoy the fun!
- Score Rankings
Check the Ranking Mode that links you to the GameCenter application. Compete with your friends to post as many high scores as you can!
Be the first to get the latest “Double Dragon” news!
What's New in Version 1.00.01
Based on the feedback we received, we have made the following changes in this update:
・ The control panel is now set to display transparently.
（In the Options menu, you can choose either ON or OFF. When set to ON, the control panel will appear translucent. When set to OFF, the control panel will only show the buttons, and the rest will not be displayed at all.）
・ Revised the in-game text.
・ Expanded the hit box of the whip.
・ Moved the lights slightly higher in Stage 5.
・ Now compatible with iOS versions under 4.0.
・ Adjusted the CPU and memory consumption.
Pros and cons
Although this game is more advance then the original, there are still too much stuff missing from the original. This game have Advance graphics but missing the simple ness of the original. Far from "Arcade Perfect". You can run in this version. Some reason the music cuts out and sound effects remains. Music is somewhat the same.
The original start of the game is where a gang member punches the girl in stomach, all gang members walk off with girl. Billy and or Jimmy come out of garage with a Trans Am parked in garage. Things like this is missing from this version. This was the special part about this game. Things like this made the original game so awesome for its time. This version: Probably too much to list.
Overall it's a good game. Entertaining, playable for hours on end. Worth $1.99. But this version is lacking so much from original so it'll just have you missing the original even more and searching more for the original. I'm not 100% satisfied. Xbox 360 had a version almost the same as original but not on the marketplace anymore. I might have to spring for the actual arcade.
Decent Game With Wasted Replay Value
This game is actually pretty fun but unfortunately the replays hurt it. The dialogue is nice the 1st time you play it as Billy or Jimmy Lee, but upon replaying you see that it's exactly the same save their names if you switch. The bosses and other characters you unlock get no dialogue at all. I got bored of playing as Burnov because he can't kick, run, nor use weapons.
However, the game is fun to play though you may have a slight difficulty with controls. You may wrestle with the controls a bit but being cautious can help things, like getting into the hit zones of an enemy or not falling off a level by accident. Fortunately, you have plenty of lives to beat on normal difficulty.
The save isn't really necessary as the game is only 6 stages and it did not crash on me. However, a stage select would've been nice if they didn't allow saving but they don't have that. At least there is a time attack mode for a particular level.
There also is a typo in the intro calling Marian, "Marain" which cracked me up as much as "Bimmy and Jimmy Lee" in Double Dragon 3.
Lastly, you have a good arsenal of attacks with Billy/Jimmy and the limit break feature is fun though a bit slow to power up since you can't get hit. However, the animation is fun to do and it feels rewarding.
Needs some tweeks and fixes!!
Flaw #1: On the option settings, where it says "story event" the description says change difficulty? And also the "difficulty settings" the description it says story event on/off? The descriptions of those two settings are wrong. Flaw #2: sometimes when I'm playing stage level the music turns off randomly all you can hear is the SFX but no music. What's up with that? Happen to me twice already. Flaw #3: you guys took out the famous cut-scene in the beginning, please bring it back. Flaw #4: definitely needs autosave feature. One more request please add the original nes double dragon onto this app.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Jul 29, 2011
- Version: 1.00.01
- Size: 39.0 MB
- Languages: English, Japanese
- Seller: JDJC & FUZZYEYES LIMITED
- © 2013 Million Co.Ltd / Published by JDJC & FUZZYEYES Limited
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.