Beat 'em ups
Bimmy and Jimmy meet Kunio-kun
April 12, 2019 - Beat 'em ups have provided arcade fun for decades so let's see which is the better retro brawler franchise from Technos Japan Corp.
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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.
Read more: Capcom Beat 'em Up Bundle Review
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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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?
Read more: Guacamelee! 2 Review
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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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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Kunio-kun's innovative yet outdated debut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?
Read more: Arcade Archives: Renegade Review
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.
Read more: Dragon's Crown Pro Review
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.
Read more: Penny-Punching Princess Review
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.
Read more: Wulverblade Review
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