The Arcade Classic Strider Is Back…

Published April 1, 2014 Leave a Comment

The extremely popular arcade classic Capcom’s Strider is making a comeback.  Strider was a mesmerizing arcade games of the late ’80s, with unbelievable graphics and game play that kept you playing hour after hour.

The super cool scrolling game has now been revamped for release on PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. Although Capcom has tried to reintroduce it’s classic game in 1999 it could not capture what the arcade version had so the game title stayed dormant until now.  With the new game, rather than stringing together a series of linear levels, Strider is a large, interconnected world that allows and encourages backtracking.

Capcom's Strider

Capcom’s Strider

As you progress through the game, you’ll gain upgrades that allow you to explore more and more of the map. As this happens, you’ll want to revisit previous areas to unlock even more upgrades.  And the new Strider character is faster and more agile.  Giving you more the feel of what it must be like to be a super-ninja.

Arcade Classic Strider

Arcade Classic Strider

The game also allows excellent backtracking so you can move all round this world flipping, sliding, double-jumping and slashing as fast as you can handle the joystick.  Capcom has a real winner again on their hands and this title is sure to be a hit with any gamer that gives it a try.

Game On!

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