Softonic review

Traditional side-scrolling fighting game for personal computers

River City Ransom: Underground reflects what can only be called the 'golden age' of classic NES games. This side-scrolling platform boasts the classic graphics and action-packed levels which define this genre and thanks to advanced technology, players can once again enjoy hours of excitement alongside challenging levels and a host of unique upgrades. This game was released in February 2017.

Main Features and Gameplay

Many feel that River City Ransom: Underground boasts the same levels of exhilaration as immortal NES games such as Double Dragon and Ninja Gaiden provided. However, modern technology has allowed players to enjoy countless other amenities. More than 500 street fighting moves, hidden secrets and dozens of weapons serve to enhance the sense of excitement. There is also an arena which will pit as many as four fighters against one another, a massive benefit for fans of the mixed martial arts circuit. This game represents the next chapter within the entire River City franchise.

Other Options and Advantages

River City Ransom: Underground presents the player with an incredible 140 levels to overcome, so even those with sharpened skills will be put to the test. Ten characters can be unlocked during the game and the talents of each may be upgraded in virtual shops along the way.


  • A great game for fans of the Nintendo Entertainment System
  • Countless levels characters an challenges to unlock during gameplay


  • Some have complained that too many bugs are present
  • There are times when data and progress may not be saved

River City Ransom: Underground for PC

  • Paid
  • In English
  • V 1
  • 4.5
  • (1)
  • Security Status

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