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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.


Double Dragon II: The Revenge Atari ST Got a high score
Double Dragon II: The Revenge DOS Watch out for ear slaps from that big guy
Double Dragon II: The Revenge TurboGrafx CD Nice cut scene between missions
Double Dragon II: The Revenge DOS Smash that crate on thier heads

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

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Player One NES Nov, 1990 95 out of 100 95
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OJGames NES Oct 02, 2007 88 out of 100 88
Defunct Games Wii Jun 22, 2012 B+ 83
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jan, 1992 82 out of 100 82
Power Play NES Oct, 1990 74 out of 100 74
1UP! Genesis Dec 30, 2016 56 out of 100 56
Power Play Genesis Mar, 1992 38 out of 100 38
Mean Machines Genesis Apr, 1992 30 out of 100 30


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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.
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