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Earth is under fire by Colossus, a battleship the size of a city. Using powerful laser cannons, it has destroyed most of Earth's defence forces, while its many troops clean up the rest of the planet. All expect for 5 warriors.

The Battletoads, who are well aware of evil forces in the galaxy, join forces with Billy and Jimmy Lee from Double Dragon to defend Earth from the deadly ship and its troops. Using a range of special moves you must fight your way through the streets into the heart of the ship and destroy it.


Battletoads / Double Dragon NES Level 2-3
Battletoads / Double Dragon NES Level 2-1
Battletoads / Double Dragon NES A reunion with Abobo
Battletoads / Double Dragon NES Billy kneeing a flying robot

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Alternate Titles

  • "Battletoads / Double Dragon: The Ultimate Team" -- In-game title

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User Reviews

Awesome for Battletoads fans, maybe not so great for Double Dragon fans. Bregalad (969) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Nerdicus Reviews Mar, 2014 5 out of 5 100
All Game Guide 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 2016 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Nintendo Magazine System UK 1993 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Hardcore Gaming 101 2000 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Jun, 1993 4 out of 5 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jun, 1993 29 out of 40 72 Feb, 2011 C 50


Topic # Posts Last Post
Credits sources 8 Ben K (23888)
May 19, 2007


Double Dragon

Tradewest produced Battletoads/Double Dragon with Rare without Technos Japan's supervision to use the Double Dragon characters in the game. As a result, even though the Battletoads characters were faithful to themselves (considering Rare developed this game), many of the so-called Double Dragon characters are either, misnamed or misrepresented in the game.
  • A machine-gun wielding boss that resembles Willy, the main bad guy from the original Double Dragon, is named "Roper" in the game, who was a small fry enemy in the series.
  • A small fry enemy in Stage 5, a fighter who wears a bandanna and throws shuriken, bears a vague resemblance to Williams in Double Dragon II, but his name is "Lopar", which was Roper's name after it was romanized in the instruction manual for the first NES game.
  • A few other enemies, like the "shadow marine", "doorman of doom" and the "windowman of doom" are described in the manual as Double Dragon enemies, but in reality they never appeared in an actual installment of the series.
  • The whipwoman Linda makes an appearance in the third stage, but in the manual she is given the fullname of "Linda Lash". The Lash surname has never been used in a Double Dragon and has only appeared again in the bombed live-action Double Dragon film.
  • And finally, a character by the name of the "Shadow Boss" is described to be the Double Dragons' main nemesis. However, no such character was ever featured in any of the Double Dragon games. The "shadow boss" name was actually Jimmy Lee's mistranslated title in the first NES game, wherein Jimmy was the final boss in the game (a plot twist that wasn't in the original Arcade version and was ignored in subsequent versions and installments Technos made). The "Shadow Boss" in BT/DD bears a vague resemblance to Burnov, the first stage boss from Double Dragon II.

Kartanym (12706) added Battletoads / Double Dragon (NES) on Oct 13, 2002
Other platforms contributed by Kartanym (12706) and Satoshi Kunsai (2074)
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