Originally intended to be a sequel to Street Fighter, Final Fight was converted into a belt-scrolling beat ’em up after Capcom saw the success Technos and Taito had with Double Dragon and Double Dragon II: The Revenge. The result was one of the most well-regarded examples of the beat ’em up genre’s “golden age”. Included as part of the Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle.
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Capcom Essentials: Final Fight-First released in 1989, Capcom’s Final Fight was originally conceived as a sequel to Street Fighter. The success of Technos and Taito’s Double Dragon in 1987 (and again with its sequel in 1988) convinced Capcom to reimagine the game as a belt-scrolling beat ’em up rather than a one-on-one fighter, however, and that proved to … Continue reading Capcom Essentials: Final Fight→