Weekly Famitsu Review Scores

This week’s Weekly Famitsu review scores included the beat ’em up Streets of Rage 4 scoring an impressive 34/40, with two reviewers scoring it an 8 and the other two a 9. Check out the full list of review scores below…

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Bare Knuckle IV Special Edition Dated

3goo have announced that they will be publishing a physical version of the beat ’em up Bare Knuckle IV Special Edition (Streets of Rage 4) for both Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Japan on July 30 priced at ¥5,040. The Special Edition includes box, game, original soundtrack CD, and double-sided A2 poster. DotEmu published the digital version yesterday (with the game supporting English) priced at ¥2,599. Box art and trailer added below. Pre-orders will soon open at this link.

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Bare Knuckle IV Now Available!

DotEmu have just published the beat ’em up Bare Knuckle IV (Streets of Rage 4) on the Japanese Switch eShop priced at ¥2,399 until May 3, and then ¥2,599. The game includes English language support and requires 3.1 GB. Bare Knuckle IV will also be getting a physical release later this year in Japan courtesy of 3goo.

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Bare Knuckle IV Dated For Japan

Yesterday’s release date for Streets of Rage 4 on April 30 in the west, also includes the Japanese domestic version as Bare Knuckle IV as reports Automaton. 3goo will also publish a physical Bare Knuckle IV Special Edition in Japan later this year. A new Battle Mode was also announced which lets you select your favourite characters and test your skills against one to three friends across several levels. Battle Mode & Release Date trailer added below…

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Streets of Rage 4 – Retro Reveal

DotEmu today revealed that a dozen pixel art playable fighters from the previous Streets of Rage games are joining the brawl in Streets of Rage 4 with Max, Skate, Zan, and more, bringing the total playable roster’s count to 17. Players can also switch to the series iconic original soundtrack, handing out beatdowns backed by tracks from Streets of Rage 1 and Streets of Rage 2. Check out the retro reveal trailer below…

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