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Street Fighter II

Street Fighter II

Street Fighter II is the arcade sequel to the original Street Fighter and was developed and published by Capcom in 1991. Originally made for arcades, it was later released for other platforms, including that Amiga and PC.

Year: 1992 Genre: Beat-'em-up

anime arcade competitive fighting multiplayer
Mortal Kombat II

Mortal Kombat II

Mortal Kombat II is the second installment in the Mortal Kombat franchise, developed by Midway games and published by Acclaim Entertainment in 1993. This sequel is just one of t...

Year: 1994 Genre: Beat-'em-up

arcade competitive fighting martial arts motion capture multiplayer
Golden Axe

Golden Axe

Golden Axe is a side-scrolling hack and slash fantasy game created by Sega and released for arcade machines in 1989. The game was ported the same year to the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesi...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up

2 players arcade brawler co-op coin-up conversion fantasy fighting hack and slash sword and sorcery
Super Street Fighter II Turbo

Super Street Fighter II Turbo

Super Street Fighter II Turbo is a competitive fighting game created by Capcom and released initially as an arcade in 1994. It is the fifth game in the Street Fighter 2 series, ...

Year: 1995 Genre: Beat-'em-up

2 players 3do aga arcade competitive fighting multiplayer versus
Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat is a side-scrolling fighting game created in 1992 by the four person company Midway Games and released initially as an arcade. Thanks to its huge success, the game wa...

Year: 1993 Genre: Beat-'em-up

arcade competitive fighting martial arts motion capture multiplayer violence
Mortal Kombat 3

Mortal Kombat 3

Mortal Kombat 3 is the third game in the popular series of fighting arcades created by Midway. The coin-up was released in 1995. The same year several ports, including the Sega Megadrive/Genesis, were released.

Year: 1995 Genre: Beat-'em-up

2 players arcade coin-up conversion competitive fighting martial arts motion capture
Streets of Rage 2

Streets of Rage 2

Streets of Rage 2, released in Japan as Bare Knuckle II: The Requiem of the Deadly Battle, is a beat-em-up created by SEGA for the Mega Drive/Genesis and released in 1993. The tit...

Year: 1993 Genre: Beat-'em-up

2 players anime brawler fighting genesis original game side-scrolling
Shinobi

Shinobi

Shinobi is an arcade game created by SEGA in 1987, ported almost immediately to the Master System and later to many other platforms. In the game, you control a ninja ("shinobi" mea...

Year: 1988 Genre: Beat-'em-up

arcade coin-up conversion fighting martial arts ninja side-scrolling
Streets of Rage

Streets of Rage

Streets of Rage, also known in Japanese as Bare Knuckle: Ikari no Tekken, is a beat 'em up game developed and published by Sega in 1991 for the Mega Drive/Genesis. The game quickly...

Year: 1991 Genre: Beat-'em-up

2 players 2d anime arcade brawler fighting genesis original game martial arts side-scrolling
Golden Axe II

Golden Axe II

Golden Axe II is a fantasy side-scrolling beat 'em up created by SEGA in 1991 as a sequel to one of the most famous arcades of all time. While the original Golden Axe was first r...

Year: 1991 Genre: Beat-'em-up

2 players co-op fantasy genesis original game hack and slash sword and sorcery
International Karate +

International Karate +

International Karate + (also known as IK+, or Chop N' Drop in the US) is a side-view karate fighting game created by System 3 initially for 8-bit platforms (Commodore 64, ZX Spectr...

Year: 1988 Genre: Beat-'em-up

2 players c64 original game commodore 64 competitive fighting martial arts multiplayer
Castlevania

Castlevania

Castlevania is a side-scrolling platform game created and developed by Konami, centered on the Belmonts, a clan of vampire hunters, and their fight with Dracula. Initially released...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up

arcade fantasy horror nes original game platform vampires
One Must Fall 2097

One Must Fall 2097

One Must Fall: 2097, developed by Diversions Entertainment and published by Epic MegaGames in 1994, is set in the future where fighting between humans is outlawed. Of course, humans being who they are, need a way to fight each other.

Year: 1994 Genre: Beat-'em-up

arcade battlemech fighting freeware mecha science fiction
Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior (Death Sword in the United States) is a one or two players fighting game developed by Palace Software and initially released for Commodore 64 in 1987.

Year: 1988 Genre: Beat-'em-up

2 players competitive fantasy fighting hack and slash sword and sorcery versus