Videogame adaptations were once a joke: now, they seem to be the hottest thing on the Hollywood block. Studios have been scrambling to sign up even the most unlikely videogame franchises, recognising there’s a huge captive audience out there that, if you produce something good, will flock to it. Even then, I didn’t have Sega’s 2D brawler Streets of Rage on my silver screen bingo card.
Streets of Rage made its debut on the Mega Drive, and was a brilliant attempt to bring some of the magic of…
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