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Streets of Rage 4

Dotemu, Guard Crush Games, Lizardcube
Apr 30, 2020 - Nintendo Switch, PC
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OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

90%

Critics Recommend

IGN
7 / 10
PC Gamer
76 / 100
Eurogamer
Essential
Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
Easy Allies
8.5 / 10
Game Informer
7 / 10
GameSpot
8 / 10
USgamer
4 / 5

Review Summary

MightyCritic Consensus

Streets of Rage 4 is an exceptional beat 'em up game with lots of tiny details showing just how much work the team at Lizard Cube put into this reboot of a 90s classic.

Solid Return To Form

Streets of Rage 4 updates and perfects the beat 'em up genre while maintaining what made the series so fun.

Stellar Presentation

Streets of Rage 4 is visually and audibly beautiful.

Tons of Depth

There's plenty to unlock and lots of ways to play.


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Streets of Rage 4 Trailers

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Streets of Rage 4 - Release Date Trailer - Nintendo Switch

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Streets of Rage 4 - Announcement Trailer - Nintendo Switch


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Critic Reviews for Streets of Rage 4

Streets of Rage 4 delivers a fun, traditional experience but prioritises nostalgia over any kind of modern reinvention.

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Streets of Rage doesn't do much to innovate, but it's a beautiful brawler with just enough depth to stay engaging through multiple runs.

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Glorious artwork and a fan's eye for detail combine for a sequel that manages to best its forebears.

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Metro GameCentral

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8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

An excellent return to form for gaming's favourite beat 'em-up franchise and while it doesn't represent much evolution from the original games it's still just as much fun as ever.

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Streets of Rage 4 is a fun stroll down memory lane, but it doesn't have enough depth to completely pull players in

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Streets of Rage 4 expertly revives a beloved beat-'em-up franchise with great music, visuals, and most importantly, solid gameplay.

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Streets of Rage 4 is a small, concentrated hit of beat 'em up excellence. While its length and lack of extra modes might make this offering seem slim, it makes up for it with brilliant fighting, effusive style, and another solid set of tunes. If beat 'em up games are seeing a revival, Streets of Rage 4 is leading the charge.

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