"Strider II (released in North America under the title of Journey from Darkness: Strider Returns), is a side-scrolling platform game published by U.S. Gold (under license from Capcom USA) and originally released for various computer platforms in 1990. It is a European-developed sequel to Capcom's arcade game Strider, which U.S. Gold previously ported to home computers in Europe."
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From the back of the European edition box
"The warrior returns with a vengeance in his ultimate fight for freedom! A flash of steel, a blast from his devastating Gyro laser gun - Strider's back in action, pulverizing the enemy and striving for justice. This time, there will be no limits... no mercy... no surrender!"