Take a Flying Kick into the Leap Year with Double Dragon Collection Shipping February 29, 2024

Clear River Games Is Bringing Back the Twin Dragons with a Physical Edition on Nintendo Switch
Clear River
Karlstad, Sweden – 21 February 2024 – Clear River Games, a video game publisher specializing in classic and retro games and part of Embracer Freemode, today announced the highly anticipated physical release of beat ‘em up icons from the Double Dragon series with Double Dragon Collection shipping across Europe beginning February 29, 2024.
The legendary arcade franchise that kick started the golden era of beat ‘em ups, Double Dragon has been entertaining fans for over 30 years. Now, in a complete six-part box set, the twin dragons are rising again, only this time on Nintendo Switch as fans and new gamers alike follow Billy Lee and his brother Jimmy as they master their martial arts skills in the fight against the Black Shadow Warriors.
A set of six action-packed titles have been brought together in one high-octane collection for Nintendo Switch that will appeal to beat em’ up worshipers, and with the manual and reversible sleeve so attentively included, nostalgia fans alike cannot afford to miss. A key part of the Double Dragon Collection is the rare gem Super Double Dragon, a superb addition to the franchise, now available to play for the very first time on modern consoles after its original release back in ‘92.
Included in Double Dragon Collection are:
  • Super Double Dragon
  • Double Dragon Advance
  • DOUBLE DRAGON
  • DOUBLE DRAGON Ⅱ: The Revenge
  • DOUBLE DRAGON Ⅲ: The Sacred Stones
  • DOUBLE DRAGON Ⅳ
It wouldn’t be a Double Dragon Collection without what’s widely considered the masterpiece of the series, Double Dragon Advance, which includes five elegant wallpapers befitting a true martial arts master. New to Super Double Dragon comes the Game Speed feature, putting gamers to the test by cranking up the speed for gameplay that’s up to twice as fast, delivering intense battles which are not for the faint of heart!
Commenting on the announcement, Ali Manzuri, Director of Publishing at Clear River Games, said, “The Double Dragon series is a cornerstone of the beat ‘em up genre and we’re incredibly proud to play a role in continuing its legacy. Bringing the six iconic games to Nintendo Switch players with a physical release allows the fanbase to grow even further, as more players experience the explosive side scrolling action of Double Dragon.”
Double Dragon Collection is available to pre order in Europe now ahead of shipping on February 29, 2024.
North American gamers can look forward to Double Dragon Collection shipping in 2024 courtesy of Limited Run Games.
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About Clear River Games

Clear River Games is a publisher with love for classic retro games. We are a small team in Karlstad, Sweden, founded by the Freemode Group (part of Embracer Group). Our vision is to bring the joy of experiencing vintage retro games and revived classic game franchises to players all over the world. We focus on publishing high-quality classic game franchises, modern retro and pixel art games and indie games that inspire gamers and bring back great memories of the past or discover new great games. With physical editions distributed online and in retail stores, we want to make great and unique games accessible to retro game fans around the world. https://www.clearrivergames.com/

 

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