After 26 years (!!) without any entry in the series, you would think that fans of the long-forgotten Streets of Rage/Bare Knuckle franchise would have to resort to relishing in the glory of the Genesis/Mega Drive heydey with the first three titles with little hope for any sequel. While the hope was kept alive that
I’ve always been a stark proponent of the adage, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” but only up to a certain degree. Familiarity breeds contempt, as another adage goes, and with that contempt comes not only boredom, but a resentment toward what was once loved.
For those not initiated: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XBAND The XBAND, an admittedly clunky device, was one of my first steps towards online gaming as a youngin’. It was tough choosing between the SNES and the Genesis version, but I ultimately went with Genesis since it supported more titles I was playing at the time. (Plus I preferred NBA