Paprium is a brawler that gained fame with fans as being a new fighting game for the Sega Genesis console. If you were a fan of titles such as Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Double Dragon, etc. then you will want to check out Paprium. Interestingly this Watermelon developed game is coming to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and 5, Steam, and Sega Game Gear and Sega Genesis of all things.

Reviving a classic genre with Paprium

Paprium is an 80-meg cartridge-based game for the Sega Genesis console. The premise is walk to the right and beat up enemies as they appear. Simple. This mechanic has been in use for decades. Some of the most memorable games released in gaming such as Final Fight and Streets of Rage used this mechanic.

Simple works.

Paprium is set in the year 8A2 center from Shanghai, Tokyo, and Pyongyang. A megapolis has risen from the ashes of a nuclear war, this city is called Paprium.

Here, life is tough, hard, and painful for many. You are on a quest to fight your way out of this world and onto freedom.

New ventures

Paprium has just broken the stretch goal to see a Sega Game Gear port created. This is interesting news as, well, the Game Gear was not exactly a popular hand held back in the day.

Check out the Kickstarter here.

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