Not an American user?

Description

The lovely Marian was rescued from the clutches of the Black Warriors gang by Billy & Jimmy Lee in the first Double Dragon game, but now the gang has killed her in retaliation of their early defeat. The Dragons must now embark on a mission to avenge her death and defeat the Black Warriors for the second and final time.

The original arcade version of "Double Dragon II" was essentially an improved version of the first game. In addition to offering renewed audio and visuals, as well as new traps, moves and enemy characters, "Double Dragon II" discarded the conventional punch and kick buttons in favor of a direction-oriented attacking system similar to the original Technos beat-em-up Renegade.

The NES version offered new stages, new moves and illustrated cut-scenes, as well as a new final boss and a new ending. Unlike the first NES game, it offered 2-Player Co-Op gameplay with the option to turn off the friendly fire.

Screenshots

Double Dragon II: The Revenge Arcade Green twins
Double Dragon II: The Revenge NES Opening Prologue (Japanese)
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Arcade End of level boss.
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Amstrad CPC Startup

Promo Images

Double Dragon II: The Revenge Screenshot
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Screenshot
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Screenshot
Double Dragon II: The Revenge Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Arcade Archives: Double Dragon II - The Revenge" -- PS4 title
  • "ダブルドラゴンⅡ ザ・リベンジ" -- Japanese spelling

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Brawler Heaven NES ET2600 (16)
There is a good reason it was never released in the US. Genesis Majestic Lizard (673)
Some say “never second parts were good”; it’s completely right for Double Dragon. DOS Technocrat (201)

Critic Reviews

Player One NES Nov, 1990 95 out of 100 95
OJGames NES Oct 02, 2007 88 out of 100 88
Defunct Games Wii Jun 22, 2012 B+ 83
Commodore User Amiga Dec, 1989 80 out of 100 80
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1990 77 out of 100 77
Power Play NES Oct, 1990 74 out of 100 74
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Genesis Mar, 1992 67 out of 100 67
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Apr, 1992 66 out of 100 66
1UP! Genesis Dec 30, 2016 56 out of 100 56
ST Format Atari ST Mar, 1992 52 out of 100 52

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
This entry should be split. 1 BrandeX (70)
Jul 27, 2014

Trivia

DOS Version Source code

Disk 1 of the two disk 3.5" floppy DOS version without sound card support inadvertently includes a deleted file named DRGNSRC.LZH. This is an archive containing multiple .ASM assembly language files that comprise the game's source code. The file can be recovered by using an undelete utility.
Contributed to by GTramp (60170), Michael Cassidy (20812), yenruoj_tsegnol_eht (!!ihsoy) (2630), chirinea (44065), Kartanym (12782), tbuteler (3156), Sciere (506649), Kabushi (208364), Martin Smith (66812), Terok Nor (26599), Macintrash (2642), LepricahnsGold (128239), koffiepad (10536), Katakis | カタキス (39505) and Majestic Lizard (673)