Beat-'em-up Games

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 Updated: 2020-09-14Tags: 2 players anime brawler fighting genesis original game side-scrolling

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 Originally made for arcades, it was later released for other platforms, including that Amiga and PC.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 Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: anime arcade competitive fighting multiplayer

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist is one of the most popular fighting games of the 80s. It's a martial arts fighting game created by Gregg Barnett for the Beam Software and released in 1985.

Year: 1985 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: 2 players commodore 64 fighting martial arts versus

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 Updated: 2021-02-17Tags: 2 players arcade brawler co-op coin-up conversion fantasy fighting hack and slash sword and sorcery

Fightin' Spirit

Fightin' Spirit

Fightin' Spirit is a beat'em up created by the Italian studio Light Shock Software and released in 1996 for the Amiga ECS and AGA models and the CD32. This one-vs-one fighting game...

Year: 1996 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: 2 players amiga cd32 amiga original game arcade competitive fighting martial arts versus

Second Samurai

Second Samurai

Second Samurai is a beat-'em-up for two players developed by Vivid Image and published by Psygnosis in 1993 for the Amiga, with an AGA version released in 1994. It's the sequel to The First Samurai, released two years before.

Year: 1993 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players aga co-op fantasy hack and slash martial arts multiplayer side-scrolling

Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone

Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone

Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone, the third and final chapter of the popular series Double Dragon, is a side-scrolling beat 'em up created by Technos Japan originally as an arcade.

Year: 1991 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players arcade brawler co-op coin-up conversion fighting

Panza Kick Boxing

Panza Kick Boxing

Panza Kick Boxing is a Thai kickboxing sim that uses the license of André Panza, a French Kickboxer, nine times world champion in several disciplines. The game was developed by Fu...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-02-21Tags: 2 players amiga original game boxing competitive fighting licensed martial arts multiplayer

Shadow Fighter

Shadow Fighter

Shadow Fighter is a fighting game created by N.A.P.S. and published by Gremlin Graphics exclusively for the Amiga, initially for ECS machines, then AGA. Clearly inspired by popular...

Year: 1994 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-03-10Tags: 2 players aga amiga original game arcade competitive fighting japan versus

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 Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2 players commodore 64 competitive fighting martial arts 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 Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: arcade competitive fighting martial arts motion capture multiplayer

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 Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: arcade competitive fighting martial arts motion capture multiplayer violence

Shadow Warriors

Shadow Warriors

Shadow Warriors (or Ninja Gaiden in non-PAL countries) is a coin-up created by Tecmo and released in 1988. The home computer versions were created by Ocean and published in 1990 fo...

Year: 1988 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-01-16Tags: 2 players arcade coin-up conversion fighting ninja

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 Updated: 2020-04-22Tags: 2 players 2d anime arcade brawler fighting genesis original game martial arts side-scrolling