Retro-styled brawler comes to Switch next week.

Fans of Double Dragon should be over the moon to hear that Extend Mode's retro-styled brawler Eight Dragons is coming to Switch on 27th May for $7.99. Because that's four times the dragons which Technōs' classic scrolling beat-'em-up offered back in the days. Stylistically, it's actually a throwback to games found on systems like the ZX Spectrum, so there's certainly a fanbase of enthusiasts out there.

Every good belt-scrolling brawler (of which Switch has a fine selection) needs a cheesy premise behind it: in this one crooked businessman KANE has taken over the city and it's up to the Eight Dragons to deal with the problem. Can they take it back? We'd say there's a good chance, yes — you'd be a bit miffed if you finished the game and you hadn't saved the day.

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May 21, 2021 at 05:30AM
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