is a classic beat 'em up video game series initially developed by Technos Japan Corporation, who also developed the Kunio-kun series (Renegade, Super Dodge Ball and River City Ransom).
The series stars twin brothers, Billy and Jimmy Lee, who are followers of a fictional martial art called Sōsetsuken (双截拳), as they fight against various adversaries and rivals. Double Dragon has had several sequels and has been ported to several different platforms. Due to the popularity of the game series, an animated series and live-action film adaptation have also been produced.
The original Double Dragon by Technos was first released as a coin-operated arcade game in . A Nintendo Entertainment System version also produced by Technos was released the following year, followed by a Game Boy version in . Various licensed versions of the games were also produced by other developers for various gaming platforms such as the Master System, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Genesis, and the Lynx. Versions of Double Dragon for home computers were also released as well.
Two Double Dragon sequels were released for the arcade: Double Dragon II: The Revenge in and Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone in . Like the original, Technos also produced versions of both for the NES in and respectively. A fourth game was released exclusively for the Super NES titled Super Double Dragon, which was the last game produced by the original team at Technos which retained the beat-'em-up gameplay of the original.
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