Beat 'em ups
Internships shouldn't be this fun
September 24, 2020 - Breaking in to the job scene can be difficult but having to beat up monsters in a basement as an unpaid intern is a whole new ordeal.
Read more: Going Under Review
May 3, 2020 - Over 25 years after Streets Of Rage 3 debuted, we finally have a sequel and it definitely delivers a kickass beat 'em up formula.
Read more: Streets Of Rage 4 Review
Romance and robots
April 27, 2020 - The very niche Sakura Wars franchise hasn't seen a western release in about a decade so let's see if this latest game will win our hearts.
Read more: Sakura Wars Review
A comprehensive 8-bit collection
February 22, 2020 - Beat 'em ups don't get more old-school than Double Dragon and Kunio-kun so let's revisit their NES roots in a fun new compilation.
Read more: Double Dragon & Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler Bundle Review
Arc System Works: Tournament Fighters
February 5, 2020 - It's always special when a legendary developer puts together a crossover game so let's see if Code Shifter kicks as much ass as Kunio.
Read more: Code Shifter Review
A River City Ransom Story
November 17, 2019 - Kunio-kun is back but this time, he's not in the spotlight as Kobayashi-san is the star of this new beat 'em up spin-off.
Read more: Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San! Review
A crazy co-op cartoon
October 1, 2019 - When it comes to off-the-wall indies, few developers top The Behemoth and their classic beat 'em up is now freshly remastered.
Read more: Castle Crashers Remastered Review
Co-op comic fun
September 6, 2019 - There are loads of Marvel video games and the latest features tons of awesome heroes so let's suit up and get ready to fight.
Read more: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Review
Girls have more fun
September 5, 2019 - Kunio-kun, the super-silly classic beat 'em up series, has had more than a few fun games brought to the west in recent years and here's a brand new spin-off developed by WayForward of Shantae fame. Could the best Kunio game not even star Kunio?
Read more: River City Girls Review
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.
Read more: Double Dragon vs. River City Ransom
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