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Strider 2 (Arcade)

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Description

In a future ruled by tyranny and evil, a lone Strider named Hiryu must use his sharply honed skills to fight for justice and peace, and defeat the Grandmaster, an evil dictator who has taken over the world.

Strider 2 is a fast-paced, arcade-style action game. Unlike its predecessor, it features 2D animations placed on 3D backgrounds. There is a range of new moves including a double jump, backward somersault and dash, which allows him to perform longer jumps. He also has the ability to boost his weapon, the Cypher sword, enabling it to release homing plasma waves. There is also a Savage Slash attack, with random slashes.

There are numerous bonuses that can be collected in the levels. These either boost Strider's vitality, increase the power of his sword or increase the player's game score. Another addition to the game is a Boss Gauge which lets the player know how much energy the mid- or end of level boss has left before it dies.

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Strider 2 Arcade Title screen
Strider 2 Arcade Game over
Strider 2 Arcade Brief tutorial
Strider 2 Arcade Selecting a level

Alternate Titles

  • "ストライダー飛竜1&2" -- Japanese Spelling.
  • "Strider Hiryu 2" -- Japanese (original) title
  • "Strider Hiryu 1&2" -- Japanese Title.

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Trivia

The game also includes a bonus stage and the ability to play as strider Hien (Hiryu's rival) if a saved game from the original Strider is found on the memory card.
GTramp (34381) added Strider 2 (Arcade) on Jan 25, 2014
Other platforms contributed by Macintrash (2511)