Beat 'em ups

Capcom Beat 'em Up Bundle Review

Capcom Beat 'em Up Bundle Review (PlayStation 4)

Brutal arcade action

September 18, 2018 - When it comes to retro arcade games, few companies have as impressive of a library as Capcom. Thankfully, they're still porting their classics to modern consoles and this time, they've collected 7 super-fun beat 'em ups.
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Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Review

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Review (PlayStation 4)

Steamy online ninja action

September 17, 2018 - This ninja has seen his fair share of fighters and brawlers over the years. However, he's now battling online so get ready to fight!
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Guacamelee! 2 Review

Guacamelee! 2 Review (PlayStation 4)

Pass the Guac!

August 21, 2018 - After releasing a couple previous games, Guacamelee! catapulted DrinkBox Studios to the top echelon of indie developers. Just over five years since its release, we finally have a long-awaited sequel so how does it compare to the fantastic original?
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Guacamelee! 2: DrinkBox on Their Latest Mexroidvania

Guacamelee! 2: DrinkBox on Their Latest Mexroidvania

An interview with Graham Smith

August 16, 2018 - Since their debut title Tales from Space: About a Blob, DrinkBox Studios has been crafting fantastic gaming experiences. I recently had the opportunity to ask co-founder Graham Smith a few questions about the studio's history and the upcoming Guacamelee! 2.
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Code of Princess EX Review

Code of Princess EX Review (Switch)

Guardian Heroes with boobs

August 4, 2018 - It seems like everything is being ported to the Switch. Now that this strange 2012 3DS action RPG beat 'em up is available for the console, take off a few layers of clothes and let's see how it holds up.
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Arcade Archives: Renegade Review

Arcade Archives: Renegade Review (Switch)

Kunio-kun's innovative yet outdated debut

July 9, 2018 - The beat 'em up genre has been around for decades so let's see where it all began. Renegade (AKA Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun) introduced gamers to street brawling way back in 1986 but does it hold up more than 30 years later?
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Dragon's Crown Pro Review

Dragon's Crown Pro Review (PlayStation 4)

Brawny blades and buxom babes

May 11, 2018 - Vanillaware are masters at crafting engaging action RPGs set in imaginative fantasy worlds. Dragon's Crown Pro is an enhanced version of their 2013 beat 'em up RPG so let's see if it holds up almost 5 years later.
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Penny-Punching Princess Review

Penny-Punching Princess Review (Switch)

Capitalism: A Love Story

March 29, 2018 - When you look at an overhead beat 'em up with RPG elements, it's hard to know what to expect. Penny-Punching Princess features a unique bribing mechanic so get your golden fists ready and let's see how much of a punch this princess packs.
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Wulverblade Review

Wulverblade Review (PlayStation 4)

Keep calm and beat 'em up

February 5, 2018 - Indie interpretations of classic arcade brawlers don't always result in enjoyable experiences. However, Wulverblade brings the genre back to its roots with a fresh modern coat of paint that'll have you and a pal dismembering hordes of dastardly foes for hours.
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River City: Rival Showdown Review

River City: Rival Showdown Review (3DS)

Come get some!

November 22, 2017 - Kunio-kun fans outside of Japan sure have been lucky over the past few years. River City: Rival Showdown is the latest portable beat 'em up starring everyone's favourite badass high school student so try not to barf and let's take it to the streets!
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