Dino Strike is a scrolling beat 'em up that comes with a single-player option only, even though the character selection menu presents two fighters for you to choose from. The game has four levels to play through in total, and a boss fight await those who make it to the end of each.

In addition to the standard punch and kicks, players can grab, throw, and even execute special moves that will knock any opponent off their feet. There are numerous type of items that you can acquire from crates or barrels, and any weapons collected can be used against your enemies as well.

The problem with Dino Strike is that the default difficulty setting is on easy mode, and players will quickly realize that the game presents absolutely no challenge whatsoever until they've spent some time completing all four stages to unlock the normal difficulty campaign.