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Have You Played… Action Doom 2: Urban Brawl?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

With an army of palleteswapped streetpunks, health-restoring food hidden in trash cans, fragile melee weapons, rare firearms, and cheery electronic music, Action Doom 2: Urban Brawl [official site] is the finest Streets of Rage homage beat ’em up I’ve played in years. Even more impressive is that the free game does this from a first-person perspective in a modified version of the Doom engine.

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Action Doom 2: Urban Brawl


We don’t get many Doom total conversions round these parts, so I was pleased when TIGSource linked to Action Doom 2. Set before Mars, presumably in the Doomguy’s drunk Vietnam-vet period, it’s a street-based beat ’em up with a Max Payne monologue to kick things off. Whiskey, redemption, and fists are the main themes. I think it’s safe to say you’ll enjoy it. Get the trial version here.