A collection of classic Technos titles for Blaze’s Evercade retro gaming handheld.
Articles about Evercade 10: Technos Collection 1
Evercade A to Z: Double Dragon II – The Revenge - The two Double Dragon games on NES are markedly different from their arcade counterparts — and a great deal of fun in their own right. Double Dragon II: The Revenge plays up the platform game elements quite considerably — and also introduces the simultaneous two-player mode that was absent from the original NES game. It’s a … Continue reading Evercade A to Z: Double Dragon II – The Revenge
Super Double Dragon: An Unfinished Symphony - Despite being the franchise that pretty much defined a whole genre, the Double Dragon series has had its share of troubles over the years. One particularly troubled installment was 1992’s fourth game in the series, known as Super Double Dragon in the West, and Return of Double Dragon in its slightly enhanced Japanese release. This Super NES-exclusive title … Continue reading Super Double Dragon: An Unfinished Symphony
Evercade A to Z: Double Dragon - It’s time to kick some ass with the excellent NES version of Double Dragon, which as you’ll know if you’ve read my piece on the subject, is deliberately different from the arcade version. This version, found on the Technos Collection 1 cartridge for the Evercade — number 10 in the collection, if you’re counting — is a … Continue reading Evercade A to Z: Double Dragon
Double Dragon II: The Revenge – Who Needs Arcade Perfection? - Much like its predecessor, the NES version of Technōs Japan’s classic beat ’em up Double Dragon II: The Revenge is a distinct affair from its arcade-based counterpart. This was an era of gaming where arcade-perfect ports on home platforms weren’t really possible — so in a fair few cases, developers simply opted to make brand … Continue reading Double Dragon II: The Revenge – Who Needs Arcade Perfection?
Double Dragon: Defining the Brawler - Every gaming genre out there has that one title that helped to codify — if not establish — conventions that would continue to be followed for many years to come. For the beat ’em up genre, that game was Technos’ Double Dragon, a title that is widely regarded to have kicked off something of a “golden age” … Continue reading Double Dragon: Defining the Brawler
Renegade: Birth of the Brawler - It’s always interesting to return to the very earliest examples of a particular genre, just to see how things got off the ground in the first place. As you’ll know if you’ve read my feature on the history of the beat ’em up, which formed part of the Senran Kagura: Estival Versus Cover Game feature here on … Continue reading Renegade: Birth of the Brawler