Battletoads and Double Dragon
by Rare, Ltd.
Battletoads and Double Dragon video:
You can beat up enemies with your buddy chucking knucks at your side or at your back, and have some laughs hitting enemies and each other. And, as you pound on the attack button continuously, the game will randomly throw in some specially animated finishing moves that should also serve to entertain. A normal fist at the end of a normal punch will suddenly become a gigantic cartoon fist on the end of a super punch that will send your flailing assailant soaring across the screen.
Beyond the punching and kicking and the obligatory dash and jump kick advanced techniques, you can fashion a few useful, makeshift weapons from the carcasses of pummeled foes. (Don't worry, this only applies to enemies of the mechanical ilk, there won't be any rib cage wielding, or femur-style swash-buckling.) Beat on a robot once and claim one of his legs as a weapon. Use it to pound your next enemy into the ground before pole vaulting onto his head and drilling him right through the turf.
It's really quite fun to play in Battletoads and Double Dragon, it's pretty fast, fun, fighting. Good fun, especially with 2-player co-op, and also, you can fix it so you can fight each other. Not in like a different level, but in a normal level, after beating the baddies on the screen for the moment, you can bash each other over the head.
The visuals are just as impressive as in the first game, with colorful environments, humorous animation and detailed character movement. The enemies look good, backgrounds look pretty nice.
2005-07-24 Battletoads and Double Dragon added.