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Double Dragon V: The Shadow Falls

MobyRank MobyScore
Genesis
...
1.2
Jaguar
39
1.1
SNES
58
2.2
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Description

Double Dragon returns, this time as a VS. fighter, in the same mold as Street Fighter. It does not continue the series' storyline, but is based on the Double Dragon animated series, which is loosely based on the original arcade game, Jimmy and Billy and a host of other characters fight it out in a tournament fighter.

The Shadow Master, who has created a deadly virus which he plans to destroy the world with, is waiting for you at the end of the path to victory. You'll have to fight your way through many evil characters before you face the Shadow Master. Beat him, and the world is saved for another day.

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Double Dragon V: The Shadow Falls SNES Interesting acrobatics here in the Chemical Factory...
Double Dragon V: The Shadow Falls SNES Character information
Double Dragon V: The Shadow Falls Genesis Title
Double Dragon V: The Shadow Falls Jaguar Main menu

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) SNES Aug, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Game Players SNES Jul, 1994 74 out of 100 74
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Aug, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Jaguar Jun, 1995 6 out of 10 60
GamePro (US) Genesis Oct, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) SNES Jul, 1994 5.3 out of 10 53
GamePro (US) Jaguar May, 1995 2.5 out of 5 50
Total! (Germany) SNES Jan, 1995 4.25 out of 6 35
Mega Fun Jaguar May, 1995 19 out of 100 19
The Atari Times Jaguar Feb 10, 2004 8 out of 100 8

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Trivia

Although the game is "Double Dragon" is labeled as the fifth game, it is not a continuation of the series storyline... rather, Double Dragon 5 is a videogame license of a cartoon that was based off of the (earlier) Double Dragon videogames. Ironic.

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