It was a long time coming, but Strider 2 followed up the 1989 Strider after one full decade (we don't really talk about 1990's Strider II). Released for arcades in 1999 and then ported to PlayStation in 2000, Strider 2 is now making the somersault leap to PSN as a PSOne Classic in North America. Read on for more.
One of gaming's classic action heroes returns after a very long hiatus! Aside from his cameo appearances in fighting games, we last saw him on the PS1... but is it worth it to join Strider Hiryu in this new battle? Hit the jump for our full review!
Strider is getting ready to return on a handful of platforms next week, and Capcom is preparing for his cartwheelin' comeback with a look behind the scenes. See insights from Capcom Japan and the developers at Double Helix in the video after the jump.
The folks over at Capcom Unity are getting ready for this month's release of the new Strider game by taking a look back at the series. The video retrospective shows the mad-dashing, sword-slashing, cartwheeling hero through the ages, from his arcade debut in 1989 to his return to form on consoles and PC. Get nostalgic past the break.
The upcoming 2014 Strider game pulls from the whole of the platformer series with composer Michael John Mollo's soundtrack, and Capcom compares some of the new remixes to the originals in the clip after the jump.
Capcom has a few more peeks at the blazing-fast action of Strider via the trailer and screens after the jump, including a comparison of the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions.
According to this week's issue of Japanese gaming mag Famitsu, the PlayStation 3 version of Capcom's upcoming Strider reboot will be getting a special bonus in Japan. In addition to other goodies, Strider on PS3 will come packing PSone Classics versions of Strider and Strider 2. More after the jump.
I'm torn on Strider. On one hand, developer Double Helix (Silent Hill: Homecoming, the upcoming Killer Instinct) doesn't exactly have a stellar track record. On the other… Strider! So speedy and cool, just look at him go in the NYCC trailer after the jump!