When arcades were packed to the brim with gamers pummeling joysticks, smashing buttons with un-adulterated fervor and Spielberg's tiny alien was cornering the VHS market, there were two brothers, Jimmy and Billy Lee, who were on a romantic search and rescue mission.
Folks, those two gentlemen are making a return, this time to the XBLA in Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons
. This may come as a surprise to some considering it has been over almost two years since
we originally released the news here on TA.
uncovered a few details regarding what developer CyberFront
has been up to and the direction in which Double Dragon II: Dragon Wanders
Those who never got a chance to play as the twin brothers and go on a beat em' up journey for the ages, now have an opportunity to get Billy's beloved Marian back from the dreaded Black Warriors. However, Marian has fallen at the hands of Willy, the Black Warriors' leader, and what was once a mission to retrieve love is now a mission of revenge.
Unlike the original, the new XBLA version will feature a few QTE's, a stellar 3D HD visual upgrade, and new side-missions that will be found within the original four episode story. Co-op will also be featured in this remake, as gamers can play the story mode or survival locally with a partner. It has been noted that online co-op may be added to the game in the future.Double Dragon II: Dragon Wander
will release on April 5th for the XBLA and cost 1200 MSP.