Streets of Rage 2 Review

From Altered Beast, to Golden Axe, to Comix Zone, Sega was once deeply invested in the beat-em-up genre. Of all their efforts, none were more highly regarded than the Streets of Rage series. Its success in the nineties carried across three entries on the Genesis.

While the genre has long since fallen out of favour due to its simplicity among many other factors, Streets of Rage isn’t exactly down for the count. We just got the critically-acclaimed Streets of Rage 4, which seems like a great modern take on the genre. Does the 90s fan-fave still hold up?

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Why You Should Start Streaming Today

Lacking the proper equipment? Scared that no one will watch? Just not in the mood today? It’s incredibly easy to psych yourself out of streaming long before you even give the medium a try.

Streaming isn’t for everyone. But how will you know if you don’t give it a shot? You might be missing out on a new and fulfilling hobby if you let your anxieties keep you on the sidelines. Let’s see what we can do to push those to the side and finally make progress on establishing your channel!

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Don’t Want the Smoke! – Overwatch Live Stream

 

Am I willing to partake in Twitch drama if it helps me raise my clout? I answer this question during my latest Overwatch stream! Between the triumphant wins and the salty losses, we also discuss coping with jealousy as a streamer, missing dim sum in this current state of the world, and I unveil a new Channel Points reward. Night vision activate!

Click through for the full stream, highlights, and shoutouts!

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Troubleshooting Network Lag in Your Twitch, Mixer, or YouTube Live Streams

Of all the calamities that can occur on stream, lag is one of the most common and most annoying to wrestle with. There are many potential reasons for why lag occurs, all of which require different sets of solutions.

Though I plan on covering all three major sources of lag, we’re going to cover just network lag in this guide. The post got incredibly long just covering the ways one can troubleshoot their networking difficulties, so we’ll focus on that. If your stream is suffering from network lag, try out some of these tips!

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Getting Off On the Wrong Foot with Indivisible (For Reasons That Aren’t Its Fault)

Powered by gorgeous visuals in-game and within cutscenes, Indivisible makes one heck of a first impression. And yet, I was almost completely repulsed by it for reasons beyond its control.

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My Fave Games in Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics (So Far)

Not every game in Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics is a bop. Shooting Gallery is marred by terrible motion controls that need to be reset every few seconds. Toy Boxing largely boils down to being a button-masher. And the card game War is never fun in any form.

Even so, the good outweigh the bad by a solid margin. Within that “good” pile also exist of a few faves that I keep coming back to. When I boot up Nintendo’s latest compilation, these are my go-to games!

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Letting The Last of Us 2 Hype Train Pass By

The hottest game in the world right now is The Last of Us 2. Continuing the story of Ellie from the original, the sequel has received as much critical acclaim as the original. For the time being, I’m going to sit this one out.

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Easing Out of Animal Crossing: New Horizons

From year-round events, to hundreds of villagers to meet, to the struggle of paying off your mortgage, Animal Crossing games are generally designed with longevity in mind. With New Horizons, it’s probably the best equipped in the series to keep players engaged for years to come.

I’ll certainly pop back in from time-to-time to manage my turnips and partake in major events. However, my daily grind is probably over at this point. And that’s okay.

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Toxic Relationship! – Stardew Valley Live Stream – Part 8

I know Haley and I don’t always see eye-to-eye when it comes to our romance. But I didn’t think we were that far apart! It’s…going to take me some time to heal. We end up spending a lot of time in the mines as a means of coping with the stress of a love unrequited. At the end, I unveil some of my tentative plans for a new streaming PC!

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New Wins Record! – Tetris 99 Live Stream

Thanks to some new tech I’ve implemented on the stream, you now get a chance to blast the air horn and check in on Snorlax whenever you want! Oh yeah, we also play some Tetris 99, discuss the details of my Nintendo Switch “surgery”, and close out the show with a discussion on video game waifus and husbandos!

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