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Streets of Red dev discusses the game's permadeath mechanic

Streets of Red was announced for Switch earlier in the week, and at first glance, it looked like a loving tribute to the beat'em-up genre. That's definitely part of the experience, but there's something else bigger going on here. Unlike most games in the genre, Streets of Red has a permadeath mechanic, and it's right at the core of the experience. In an interview with Polygon, Secret Base developer Tobe explained how the mechanic works and why they implemented it.
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