As many people know the beat em up genre was very popular back in the late 80’s and early 90’s within the gaming world. Both the Double Dragon and the Battletoads series comes to mind when people think about in relation to classics beat em up titles in relation to the NES. While Double Dragon II: The Revenge along with Battletoads are considered to be critically acclaimed beat em up games for the Nintendo Entertainment System they were both considered to be her difficult by those who played both titles back in the day. In terms of which title was more popular following their respective releases for the NES is one that is debatable among gamers.
While the NES Battletoads game arguably had better visuals in relation to stage design some would that Double Dragon II had certain features that made it standout even more. Certain things such as boss characters having their own theme music along with players having the chance to battle each other at the end of the game in co-op mode made Double Dragon Isi a memorable NES Classic. In terms of which beat em up was more popular on the NES most would probably give Double Dragon II the edge over Battletoads.