Streets of Rage 4 trailer

Avatar image for PAL360
PAL360

30574

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 31

User Lists: 0

#1  Edited By PAL360
Member since 2007 • 30574 Posts

Looks great. I'm so glad they took the gameplay/pacing from SoR2 and not from SoR3!

Avatar image for Renegade_Fury
Renegade_Fury

21712

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 3

User Lists: 0

#2  Edited By Renegade_Fury
Member since 2003 • 21712 Posts

Good thing I checked, because I was about to make a thread. :p

You know before I wasn't feeling the art style, but I think I'm starting to change my tune. The animations look so fluid, and assuming everyone can run still run like in SoR3, it seems like this SoR will play much faster due to the juggling and how enemies can no longer hide offscreen.

I still very much would love to see my boys, Max, Zan, and Shiva return, but after examining the latest image, it appears like half of the squad is going to be new. Hopefully, the new characters will be fun to play as, but maybe the roster is larger than we think, and I guess there's always a chance at DLC.

Still waiting on that Yuzo Koshiro confirmation, doe.

Loading Video...

Avatar image for BenjaminBanklin
BenjaminBanklin

11282

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#3 BenjaminBanklin
Member since 2004 • 11282 Posts

I can't wait. I'm glad it's 2D too, the art is really nice. Looks like it's got a Joe Madureira cover as well.

Avatar image for PAL360
PAL360

30574

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 31

User Lists: 0

#4  Edited By PAL360
Member since 2007 • 30574 Posts

@Renegade_Fury: The pacing seems to be closer to SoR2 than 3 to me...for the best. As for the visuals i would have prefered pixelart, but i'm starting to get used (and like) this direction.

Avatar image for nintendoboy16
nintendoboy16

41611

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 43

User Lists: 14

#5 nintendoboy16
Member since 2007 • 41611 Posts

I need to catch up on my SOR. I have the Genesis collection on my Switch and I struggled to play the first game a bit.

Avatar image for PAL360
PAL360

30574

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 31

User Lists: 0

#6  Edited By PAL360
Member since 2007 • 30574 Posts

@nintendoboy16: All were great for their time, but the jump from the first to the second game was huge. It plays, looks and sounds much better.

Avatar image for Renegade_Fury
Renegade_Fury

21712

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 3

User Lists: 0

#7 Renegade_Fury
Member since 2003 • 21712 Posts

@PAL360: In terms of pacing, what SoR2 does better than SoR3 is that there are never any scenarios where you're stuck on the same screen fighting 4 waves of enemies. If we're talking pure gameplay though, SoR3 is superior due to the higher speed, blitz/star moves, and special meter. With that said, to me, it looks they were playing either on easy or normal in the trailer, so it'll be much more chaotic on hardest and mania, and probably more so than SoR2 even without running.

But yeah in regards to the visuals, I agree. I would have preferred a SoR Remake and Sonic Mania approach, but I'm starting to like SoR4's for what it is now.

Avatar image for robert_sparkes
robert_sparkes

7316

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#8  Edited By robert_sparkes
Member since 2018 • 7316 Posts

Looks great streets of rage 2 still in my top 3 mega drive games of all time.

Avatar image for Renegade_Fury
Renegade_Fury

21712

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 3

User Lists: 0

#9  Edited By Renegade_Fury
Member since 2003 • 21712 Posts

@nintendoboy16: Like PAL360 said, there's a big jump from SoR1 to SoR2. SoR1 is very by the numbers, aside from the Yuzo Koshiro soundtrack, but 2 and 3 are where the series earned its reputation for being all-time great.

Avatar image for robert_sparkes
robert_sparkes

7316

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#10 robert_sparkes
Member since 2018 • 7316 Posts

I loved the way each level had its own soundtrack. Amazing thinking it all fit on the cart.

Avatar image for PAL360
PAL360

30574

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 31

User Lists: 0

#11  Edited By PAL360
Member since 2007 • 30574 Posts

@Renegade_Fury: I do prefer the slower speed of the second game, so maybe pacing is a matter of opinion. To be honest, i prefer everything in SoR2: gameplay, soundtrack, character sprites, level design, and even graphics.

Avatar image for uninspiredcup
uninspiredcup

59542

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 86

User Lists: 2

#12 uninspiredcup
Member since 2013 • 59542 Posts

Yea, not keen on this art-style. Streets Of Rage always stuck me as a dark and grungy game, this is, very clean. flash like.

Not saying the art-style itself is bad, just probably got the wrong person for the job.

Dotemu, after seeing some of their ports as well, very iffy.

Avatar image for deactivated-642321fb121ca
deactivated-642321fb121ca

7142

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 20

User Lists: 0

#13 deactivated-642321fb121ca
Member since 2013 • 7142 Posts

SOR 3 is shit in every aspect, hope this is like god tier SOR 2.

Avatar image for Renegade_Fury
Renegade_Fury

21712

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 3

User Lists: 0

#14  Edited By Renegade_Fury
Member since 2003 • 21712 Posts

@PAL360: Well other than the gameplay, I do prefer SoR2 for most things (it's my favorite game of all-time). What made SoR Remake so good was that it combined the best of both, so you got the SoR2 presentation but with the optional combative perks of SoR3. Really, SoR Remake set the bar so insanely high, that I don't think SoR4 ever had a chance of matching it. Hopefully though, it will at least be a worthy entry in its own right.

@Random_Matt: lol, SoR3 is phenomenal, but yes, SoR2 is the best.

Avatar image for vaidream45
Vaidream45

2116

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#15 Vaidream45
Member since 2016 • 2116 Posts

Yeah I’m in. Wasn’t sure about the art style before but this sold me for sure.

Avatar image for davillain
DaVillain

56589

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#16 DaVillain  Moderator
Member since 2014 • 56589 Posts

I hope they explain where Adam, skate and max went.. well and zen. As for the trailer, looks awesome! I'm so glad it took the pacing/gameplay from Streets of Rage 2 and not from Streets of Rage 3.

Avatar image for lamprey263
lamprey263

44740

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 10

User Lists: 0

#17 lamprey263
Member since 2006 • 44740 Posts

I hope they don't try getting more than $10 from me for that.

Avatar image for robert_sparkes
robert_sparkes

7316

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#18 robert_sparkes
Member since 2018 • 7316 Posts

I always thought 3 was a cut a paste job gone wrong. Maybe it was 2 was that good.

Avatar image for PAL360
PAL360

30574

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 31

User Lists: 0

#19  Edited By PAL360
Member since 2007 • 30574 Posts

@Renegade_Fury: Yeah. SoR2 may not be my favourite game off all time, but it's up there and easily my favourite 16bit one.

I have to play SoR remake. That sounds awesome!

Avatar image for Renegade_Fury
Renegade_Fury

21712

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 3

User Lists: 0

#20  Edited By Renegade_Fury
Member since 2003 • 21712 Posts

@lamprey263: I would expect $20 going by the Wonder Boy III remake, which Lizardcube and Dotemu also did. Sonic Mania was the same price as well.

@robert_sparkes: SoR3 gives a bad initial impression; I remember being disappointed the first time played it as well. Over the years though, I really began to appreciate the game when I forgave it for not being a carbon copy of SoR2. If you want a challenge, SoR3 is so much more satisfying to beat, especially when you have an equally good partner. Similarly with the music, I have to give major props to Yuzo Koshiro for being more experimental, because the tracks were definitely ahead of their time. In particular, "Shinobi Reverse' and "The Poets" are awesome to listen to.

@PAL360: Oh man, is it! It's basically the Sonic Mania of Streets of Rage before Sonic Mania was a thing, but even better. The customization is just mental, because the options they give you revolve around stuff only a diehard Streets of Rage fan would think of. Then there's the huge roster, the multiple pathways, new levels, amazing remixes, etc. I could gush over SoR Remake all day, lol. This guy goes into well enough detail over what it is:

Loading Video...

Avatar image for xantufrog
xantufrog

17875

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 2

User Lists: 5

#21 xantufrog  Moderator
Member since 2013 • 17875 Posts

The art style is growing in me as I watch it. Agree it doesn't quite have the classic feel, but it seems good and to work in its own right

Avatar image for gamevet77
gamevet77

555

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 1

User Lists: 0

#22 gamevet77
Member since 2013 • 555 Posts

Looks good, I want!

Avatar image for clone01
clone01

29835

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#23 clone01
Member since 2003 • 29835 Posts

Heh heh, kind of cool looking.

Avatar image for raining51
Raining51

1162

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#24 Raining51
Member since 2016 • 1162 Posts

I'm not familiar iwth this series it predates me but hey may e maybe now is a good time to sr sorta pick it up I guess.

Avatar image for PAL360
PAL360

30574

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 31

User Lists: 0

#25 PAL360
Member since 2007 • 30574 Posts

@Renegade_Fury: That looks great! The amount of content is just ridiculous lol

Avatar image for SecretPolice
SecretPolice

44368

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#26  Edited By SecretPolice
Member since 2007 • 44368 Posts

Free with GWG or bust. :P

Avatar image for schu
schu

10191

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 1

User Lists: 0

#27 schu
Member since 2003 • 10191 Posts

Not a fan of the art style. Makes it look like a cheap game made in the early 2000s

Avatar image for pmanden
pmanden

2988

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 1

User Lists: 0

#28 pmanden
Member since 2016 • 2988 Posts

Wow, I am excited about this game. Streets of Rage 1 and 2 were some of the best beat'em'ups ever. I am not too fond of this cartoony art style though.

Avatar image for KBFloYd
KBFloYd

22714

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 10

User Lists: 0

#29 KBFloYd
Member since 2009 • 22714 Posts

artstyle is shite

Avatar image for Telekill
Telekill

12061

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

#30 Telekill
Member since 2003 • 12061 Posts

Is a physical copy going to be released?

Avatar image for vfighter
VFighter

11031

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#31 VFighter
Member since 2016 • 11031 Posts

@Renegade_Fury: The Wonderboy 3 remake was fantastic, so simple yet its still one of my favorite looking games this gen.

Avatar image for dragonps
dragonps

1702

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 11

User Lists: 0

#32 dragonps
Member since 2007 • 1702 Posts

In regards to the last image it looks like either a new female character with a guitar or maybe an older Skate on the left? Right character could be new or Max with cybernetic arms? There is also a third character in the middle but I can't make heads or tails of them

Avatar image for Jag85
Jag85

19721

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 219

User Lists: 0

#33  Edited By Jag85
Member since 2005 • 19721 Posts

I don't mind the lack of a pixel-art look, because I've never been a fan of the pixel-art movement in the first place. Firstly because it just doesn't look appealing to me, with the rough pixelated look. And secondly, because pixel art isn't even authentically retro in the first place, as retro games were played on CRT television sets that smoothed-out the pixels. An authentically retro look would simulate what it looked like on a CRT, with the smoothing, blurring, colour-bleeding, anti-aliasing, and blooming. Nevertheless, some retro-style games like Sonic Mania do offer both options, a pixel-art look and a CRT look.

One issue I have with the art style, however, is that it looks like the sprites have been stretched horizontally, making the characters look a bit "fat" and weird. It would look better if the characters were a bit thinner, with similar proportions to the original sprites. That's the only real issue I have with the graphics. Otherwise, the art style looks pretty good. If all goes well, it could become a Sonic Mania style sequel to the greatest 2D action game series.

Avatar image for Jag85
Jag85

19721

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 219

User Lists: 0

#34 Jag85
Member since 2005 • 19721 Posts

@Renegade_Fury: Yuzo Koshiro definitely needs to come back... SOR just wouldn't be SOR without his ass-kicking music!

Avatar image for Renegade_Fury
Renegade_Fury

21712

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 3

User Lists: 0

#35 Renegade_Fury
Member since 2003 • 21712 Posts

@Jag85: Yup, or at least hire someone that can do justice to his work like a Tee Lopes or the SoR Remake guys.

Loading Video...

So good...

Avatar image for raining51
Raining51

1162

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#36 Raining51
Member since 2016 • 1162 Posts

Yes increasingly likely might try and get this I think...