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Party Like It’s 199X – Streets Of Rage Remake V5 Released [Freeware]

Back once again with the renegade master!

Update: Looking for the game, now that Sega have backed out on their agreement to let the project live? Take a look here.

It’s been a long time coming. After a massive 8 years in development, one of the oldest, longest fan-projects in gaming history launched last night, quietly and with little fanfare. Bombergames’ Streets of Rage Remake. Technically, this is labelled as version 5, but considering that the previous build released was a fairly rough beta iteration in 2007, this may as well be considered V1.0 – the big one. The final release. Right now, just the Windows build is live, but Linux, Wii (homebrew) and even GP2X versions are coming soon.