#gm0147 - Developed by Technos Japan Corp. and Published by Acclaim Entertainment, Inc., "Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones" was released for the original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in February of 1991. The game is a rare port of the Classic hit arcade game. This is the third and last game in the Double Dragon trilogy series is a 3rd-Person Perspective, Side-Scrolling action fighter. It is more challenging than the two previous offerings. The scenario of Double Dragon II is that marion has been brought back from the dead, and is again kidnapped by an Egyptian gang ruled by a cult leader. As Billy and Jimmy Lee are returning from martial arts training, they meet a fortune teller who informs them of the great evil in Egypt, and how the Rosetta Stones can aid them. So it's off to egypt to battle the forces of evil once again. The arcade version storyline has remained so the Lee brothers are flying around the world collecting the stones. Double Dragon III features 1 and 2 player simultaneous, head-to-head action, the option to turn off friendly fire, four playable characters, new moves, new weapons, a continue credit, all new stages and a new last boss. Double Dragon III now features an innovative shop system where the Dragon Twins can buy extra lives, energy, power-ups and tricks to help them on their mission. Some other new features is that the power-ups on hand make Billy and Jimmy Lee twice their size, and increase their range and the damage done in attacks. The graphics in this third version have been greatly improved, as the people no longer resemble cartoons, as they are more realistic looking characters. Double Dragon III has the best enemies of the trilogy, and the characters have their own country of origin and actually join you after you defeat them. Double Dragon III is also known as "Double Dragon 3," "DDIII," and "DD3". In Europe the game is sometimes called, "Double Dragon III: The Rosetta Stones," and in Japan, "Double Dragon III: The Rosetta Stone". Pre-owned - Includes Game Only - Rarity Rating C+ - Double Dragon III Review by "NES Gamer".
- UPC: 021481106050
- Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
- Region: NTSC
- ESRB Rating: "E" for Everyone 10+
- Genre: Action / Fantasy / Fighter
- Condition: Pre-owned excellent condition
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 08 March, 2014.