User reviews for Double Dragon
6.0 / 10Combined Score
No 2-player simultaneous option. You can't use all the moves at first. Fights are too far apart at times.
A port of the ultra-popular arcade brawler, the home version made several significant changes to the gameplay experience. First, the 2-player simultaneous option was done away with in favor of a co-op mode and a decent 2-player vs. mode that let you fight as any of 6 characters from the game. Second, instead of straight-forward fighting all the time, you start with just a couple of moves and have to earn experience and learn moves rather than just go out and start jump-kicking everyone right away...Interesting but ultimately takes some of the fun out of the game at first. It does add a nice RPG-like dimension to the fighting, though. There are still the other traditional weapons, like whips, bats, and whatever you can get your hands on.
The graphics are...