Beat 'em Up

198X

Windows - Released - June 20, 2019

Part 1 of arcade epic 198X. A coming-of-age story told through multiple games and genres. Experience the thrill of shooting, driving, jumping, fighting and role-playing in 5 full-blown arcade stages – combined with cinematic pixel-art storytelling.

64th. Street: A Detective Story

64th. Street: A Detective Story

Arcade - Released - 1991

A side-scrolling fighting game starring Rick and Allen, two private detectives on a case to retrieve a "Rich Man's" kidnapped daughter, set in October, 1939. The story starts out in a typical Double Dragon/Final Fight style setting at 64th Street with two protagonists: Rick (Anderson), a calm and intelligent, 35-year old professional private detective and manager of the detective agency; and Allen (Tombs), a 19-year old, reformed delinquent trained by Rick, who is "short-tempered and violent when angry". At the start of the plot, an evil corporation known as the Legacy organization,...

99 Vidas

99 Vidas

Windows - December 22, 2016

Permeated by references to pop culture of the 80s and 90s, art in the best 16bits style will bring back the nostalgia and all those good moments of gaming to celebrate the great classics of the genre that dominated the arcades and the consoles of the time. Main highlights: • 11 playable characters • Up to 4 players in local and online co-op • Story Mode with 6 Phases • Versus Mode • Survival Mode • 2 bonus stages • 6 challenging bosses • Unique combinations with up to 3 upgrade levels • 2 Special Attacks and 3 types of Weapons

99Vidas

99Vidas

Sony Playstation 4 - Released - July 18, 2017

99Vidas (Portuguese for "99 Lives") is a side-scrolling beat 'em up video game developed and published by QUByte Interactive, inspired by the classics of the genre of the late 1980s and 1990s, such as Double Dragon, Final Fight, Golden Axe, and Streets of Rage. It was first released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux in late 2016, followed by PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in 2017, after a successful crowdfunding campaign in 2015.

99Vidas

99Vidas

Windows - Released - December 22, 2016

Every gaming generation had its hallmark -- and "99Vidas" recaptures them all! Final Fight, Double Dragon, Battletoads, Streets of Rage… What do all of these games have in common? They all represent the glory of the "beat 'em up" genre, a staple of gaming in the 80's and 90's. Developer QUByte Interactive took inspiration from all of the the unforgettable notes from that game style to proudly bring you "99Vidas". "99Vidas" is a brawler set in a contemporary world, but that pays tribute to both the classic and the new in the gaming industry. Brought to you in 16-bit pixelated glory,...

Absolver

Sony Playstation 4 - Released - May 8, 2017

ACA NEOGEO SENGOKU 3

ACA NEOGEO SENGOKU 3

Nintendo Switch - Released - March 29, 2018

Take out the undead in a variety of ways! The hyper-action ninja game is now here! "SENGOKU 3" is a side-scrolling action game released by SNK in 2001. In order to purge malicious souls, Shinobi travel the world to defeat the undead. Cut, smash, throw, and use weapons as well as Ninja Arts and Ultimate Ninja Arts in this hyper-action ninja game. The "ACA NEOGEO" series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces. Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also...

Advance Guardian Heroes

Advance Guardian Heroes

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - September 14, 2004

Based on the Sega Saturn's Guardian Heroes, Advance Guardian Heroes brings a classic game to life on your Game Boy Advance. Not your ordinary side-scrolling fighter, the game features more than 20 playable characters, 160 powerful moves, and different multiplayer scenarios. Each fighter has unique moves and abilities, which you can upgrade as you progress through the game. Whether you play solo, with friends, or against friends, you can delve into a variety of challenges and battle arenas.

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

The Adventures of Bayou Billy

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - August 12, 1988

The player takes control of the title character, Billy West, who must fight save to his girlfriend Annabelle Lane from the gang of Godfather Gordon. There are a total of ten stages in all: six side-scrolling beat-em-up stages (or street fighting stages, as the game actually dubs them), two light gun shooting (shoot-'em-up) stages, and two action driving stages.

The Age of Heroes

The Age of Heroes

Commodore 64 - Released - March 29, 2019

Return to the days of high adventure in THE AGE OF HEROES, a fantastic arcade fantasy epic from the team that brought you the award-winning C64 sci-fi hit release Organism. Choose your warrior from the title screen and then hack and slay your way through over a dozen exquisitely detailed landscapes, slaying assorted beasts and monsters that confront you during your quest to defeat an ancient evil that has returned to your lands. ** THE AGE OF HEROES STORY ** Beyond the mountains to the east. Over the frozen wastelands and ancient temples rumours have spread of an evil rising from dark...

Age Of Heroes: Silkroad 2

Age Of Heroes: Silkroad 2

Arcade - Released - February 7, 2001

The Age Of Heroes: Silkroad 2 is a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em-up game that puts players in the shoes of either the fighter Kai, assassin Shue, wizard Shenmue and warrior Chamuku. The adventure leads you along the Silkroad with a total of twenty-five different enemies. In a wartorn country a tournament was held to end the struggle between the various warring factions. The seven greatest fighters were awarded their own country. However Ba Wang the leader of the Yayool faction was unwilling to recognize the heroes' reign. He subdued them and brought them under his control with a spell to do his...

Ages of Mages: The last keeper

Windows - Released - February 14, 2019

The kingdom is under attack and the princess has been taken! Can our four mages assume the responsibility of Guardian and reinvigorate the ages of the mages? Main Features ■ Third-person shooter beat 'em up game with RPG and Rogue-Lite elements. ■ 4 kinds of mages, each with its own characteristics. ■ 20+ wands, each wand has different maigc skill. ■ Skill tree, unlocking your powerful magic. ■ Randomly generated dungeons. ■ 7 chapters,38 stages,14 boss fights. ■ Up to 4 local player co-op, as well as a single-player option. ■ Supports both mouse/keyboard and Xbox gamepad.

Alien Storm

Alien Storm

Sega System 16

Alien Storm (エイリアンストーム) is a 1990 beat 'em up/shooter arcade game by Sega. It was later ported to the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and Sega Master System. The Sega Mega Drive version was also released on Wii's Virtual Console in 2007. The game appeared in Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Alien Storm

Alien Storm

Arcade - Released - April 25, 1990

Eliminate hordes of nasty aliens that have infested the local streets and buildings. Move your cross hairs around the screen and shoot just about anything that moves. Roll out of the way to avoid alien attacks. A homicidal alien race is invading Earth, and the only thing that stands between them and world domination are a special forces team known as the "Alien Busters". Three playable characters (a man, a woman, and a novelty character) and pick-up or power-up special attacks. The player (one player only on the Master System version, up to two players on the Mega Drive version, three on...

Alien Storm

Alien Storm

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1990

The aliens are invading Earth, and it's up to the "Alien Busters" to wipe them out and destroy their creator. The Busters consist of Karla, Gordon, and Scooter. Each one of them have their own weapons and special attacks. When you start the game, you can select any one of these characters to play as. There are six missions to complete (eight in the Genesis version) with several stages, and each mission has you blasting aliens all the way to the end, from the streets to the mother ship where you'll meet the mother of all aliens. Unfortunately, blasting these aliens will not be an easy task,...

Alien Storm

Alien Storm

Sega Genesis - Released - June 28, 1991

Shape-changing alien scum take over your city. Fry the slimy horrors and smash their bid for global conquest. Blast into action with ray guns, flame throwers, power-whips, and more! But watch your step! Harmless objects might transform into vicious aliens. A trash can erupts with spiked tentacles that slash at the helpless! Only quick reflexes and precision weaponry can keep you off the aliens' menu. Tackle the invaders solo or simultaneously with a friend. Fight from two different perspectives, including a 3-D view into the screen. The excitement is red hot in this arcade classic!

Alien Storm

Alien Storm

Sega Master System - Released - 1991

Shape-changing alien scum take over your city! Fry the slimy horrors and smash their bid for global conquest. Blast into action with fire blazers, electric whips and more!

Alien Vs Predator

Alien Vs Predator

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 8, 1993

You're a Predator warrior in the 25th century--an awesome monster with an ugly face, brute strength and very cool weapons. Trained to fight with all that Predator technology has to offer--destroy or be destroyed! You've come to New Shanghai, a city on the planet Vega 4, to hunt humans, but instead, you find Aliens--powerful, double-jawed beasts bent on annihilating life. You're outnumbered, but not outsmarted--the hunt is on. Alien drones, warriors, chest-bursters and face-huggers stand in your way. Use your lasers, blades and special weapons of destruction to win honor for your deeds. Destroy...

Alien vs. Predator

Alien vs. Predator

Arcade - Released - May 20, 1994

San Drad, California, has been overrun by the Aliens, and the cybernetically-enhanced Major Dutch Schaefer and Lieutenant Linn Kurosawa have been abandoned by their superiors and are cornered by a swarm of the Alien drones. Before they can be killed, a pair of the Predators appear and destroy the Aliens. The Predators offer an alliance with the two humans in order to stop the Alien infestation. The players take control of up to three of four characters: Dutch, Linn, a Predator hunter, and a Predator warrior, and battle the Aliens through several environments. In the process, the characters...

All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation

All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation

Nintendo DS - Released - August 4, 2011

Kamen Rider OOO's fight for justice continues. Suddenly, before him appears DenLiner, the train of time. From it, appears Kamen Rider Double and Den-O. A mysterious time criminal's scheme is causing past evil organization monsters to gather. To defeat them all, Double and Den-O are using DenLiner to gather Riders from various eras. The attacking monsters from different eras. The gathering Kamen Riders, one after another. Just what is the mysterious time criminal's goal? Kamen Riders' time-surpassing battle has begun.

All Kamen Rider: Rider Revolution

All Kamen Rider: Rider Revolution

Nintendo 3DS - Released - December 1, 2016

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Commodore 64 - Released - 1989

You are a hero raised from the dead by the god Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena. With scenery inspired by Ancient Greece, you have to fight hordes of undead and demons, with a boss at the end of each level until you meet the god Neff, who holds the girl captive. The Altered Beast title refers to your shapeshifting abilities. In this platformer, you can collect spirit balls by defeating two-headed wolves, allowing you to mutate into different beasts such as a werewolf, a dragon, a tiger, a bear and others depending on the version. Each form, tied to a level, comes with special abilities such...

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Sega Genesis - Released - November 27, 1988

Enter a time when men were warriors and Gods ruled the world. A time of good against evil, a place of danger. Summoned by Zeus to resuce Athena, you will infiltrate the Underworld with the power to transform into mythical creatures with supernatural strength. Level 1: Become a savage werewolf and use teeth and nails to shred your enemies to pieces. Capture three of the elusive Spirit Balls and you'll be transformed into a ferocius, fireball throwing Werewolf Level 2 and 3: Take flight as a Weredragon and use fiery force to fry the followers of Neff. Creep across slippery crevasses inside...

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Arcade - Released - August 1, 1988

Altered Beast is a side scrolling, platform, beat 'em up game that puts the player in control of a centurion who had died in battle. The centurion has been raised from the dead to rescue Zeus' daughter Athena from the demon Neff. The player battles undead and demonic hordes, controlling the shapeshifting hero. He must fight through several levels in order to save the kidnapped goddess. You are a hero risen from the dead on a mission to rescue Zeus' daughter from the clutches of an evil magician. Kill the flashing white wolves to reveal power-ups. As you collect more power-ups you gain more...

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1989

You are a hero raised from the dead by the god Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena. With scenery inspired by Ancient Greece, you have to fight hordes of undead and demons, with a boss at the end of each level until you meet the god Neff, who holds the girl captive. The Altered Beast title refers to your shapeshifting abilities. In this platformer, you can collect spirit balls by defeating two-headed wolves, allowing you to mutate into different beasts such as a werewolf, a dragon, a tiger, a bear and others depending on the version. Each form, tied to a level, comes with special abilities...

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Amstrad CPC - Released

Altered Beast (獣王記 Jūōki?, lit. "Beast King's Chronicle") is a 1988 beat 'em up arcade game developed and manufactured by Sega.[2] The game is set in Ancient Greece, and follows a centurion who is resurrected by Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena, and to do so becomes able to turn into beasts such as the werewolf with the use of power-ups. After its initial arcade release, it was ported to several home video game consoles and home computers, including the Sega Mega Drive, for which it was a pack-in game. The primary designer was Makoto Uchida, also responsible for the creation of Golden Axe.

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Atari ST - Released - 1989

You are a hero raised from the dead by the god Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena. With scenery inspired by Ancient Greece, you have to fight hordes of undead and demons, with a boss at the end of each level until you meet the god Neff, who holds the girl captive. The Altered Beast title refers to your shapeshifting abilities. In this platformer, you can collect spirit balls by defeating two-headed wolves, allowing you to mutate into different beasts such as a werewolf, a dragon, a tiger, a bear and others depending on the version. Each form, tied to a level, comes with special abilities...

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

MS-DOS - Released - 1990

You are a hero raised from the dead by the god Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena. With scenery inspired by Ancient Greece, you have to fight hordes of undead and demons, with a boss at the end of each level until you meet the god Neff, who holds the girl captive. The Altered Beast title refers to your shapeshifting abilities. In this platformer, you can collect spirit balls by defeating two-headed wolves, allowing you to mutate into different beasts such as a werewolf, a dragon, a tiger, a bear and others depending on the version. Each form, tied to a level, comes with special abilities...

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Sega Master System - Released - May 31, 1989

You were once a Roman Centurion. You died bravely in a battle. Now, a hundred years later, you have been called back from the grave by Zeus, God of Thunder. Even as he grants you new life he gives you a mission. You must rescue his daughter Athena from the evil clutches of Neff; Lord of the Underworld. From the surface to the very heart of the Underworld you must journey, fighting Neff's undead army every step of the way! Zombies, demons, gargoyles, three-headed Wolves. But in this life you have been given an edge... the power to transform into magical beasts of awesome power! From a man...

Altered Beast

Altered Beast

Sega System 16 - August 1, 1988

Altered Beast is a 1988 beat 'em up arcade game developed and manufactured by Sega. The game is set in Ancient Greece, and follows a centurion who is resurrected by Zeus to rescue his daughter Athena. In order to save his daughter, Zeus transforms the centurion into beasts with the use of power-ups. After its initial arcade release, it was ported to several home video game consoles and home computers, including the Mega Drive/Genesis, for which it was a pack-in game.

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1989

Latverian president Dr. Doom is a terrible enemy, so when he hatches a plan to blow up New York City with a stolen Atomic bomb, one Marvel superhero is not enough to stop him. As the lavishly-drawn comic bundled with the game explains, Spider-Man and Captain America must join forces to go to Latveria and foil his plans. The main action in the game is a side-scrolling beat 'em up, in which you alternately control the two characters. They each have their own moves to deal with The Rhino, Electro and other foes. Moves are context-sensitive based on the distance between your character and the...

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

The Amazing Spider-Man and Captain America in Dr. Doom's Revenge!

Atari ST - Released

Latverian president Dr. Doom is a terrible enemy, so when he hatches a plan to blow up New York City with a stolen Atomic bomb, one Marvel superhero is not enough to stop him. As the lavishly-drawn comic bundled with the game explains, Spider-Man and Captain America must join forces to go to Latveria and foil his plans. The main action in the game is a side-scrolling beat 'em up, in which you alternately control the two characters. They each have their own moves to deal with The Rhino, Electro and other foes. Moves are context-sensitive based on the distance between your character and the...

Anaconda

Anaconda

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Unreleased - 1987

Anarchy Reigns

Anarchy Reigns

Microsoft Xbox 360 - Released - January 8, 2013

Here you are, in the post-apocalyptic future in a massively open and fantastical world. With cyborgs and humans living amongst one another, the power struggle is intense when both have the same goal - to be the ultimate survivor. Do you have what it takes to come out on top in a survival of the fittest? Take on the roles of imaginative human and cyborg characters in over-the-top close combat in Anarchy Reigns. Master each of the eight character's unique style, weapon, and signature kill move to become the ultimate survivor. Take cover as Action Trigger Events provide a constantly changing...

Ancient Glory

Ancient Glory

Apple IIGS - Released - December 31, 1992

Ancient Glory is a side scrolling action game based on Greek mythology. It is based on the adventures of Hercules who the player controls as he travels the Greek countryside (as well as some other locations in the Mediterranean) in his quest to defeat the gorgon Medusa. To do so five magical items have to be collected which is done by completing tasks for Hermes and Athena. At the same time Hercules has to be aware of the wrath of Hera, who will try to stop him. Time is limited as the player only has seventeen days of in-game time to complete the quest. The game starts out in Thebes with an...

Apocalypse: Party's Over

Apocalypse: Party's Over

Windows - May 30, 2016

Well, to sum this mess up, you will make the APOCALYPSE happen by hiting people in the face using your own JOHNSON. That´s right, your own dick. THAT because JESUS realize that the world is hopeless, so he reschedule the apocalypse for NOW, and you can choose up to 3 soldiers to cleanse the humanity! You can be a guy with a impressive erection, a mercenary priest or a psycho killer, each one has their own special skills and atributes. This game is inspired in the classic arcade beat 'em up games mixed with the unfamous Brazilian politicaly-wrong humour. You can make the Apocalypse happen...

Arabian Fight

Arabian Fight

Sega System 32

Arabian Fight (アラビアンファイト) is a scrolling beat 'em up arcade game released by Sega in 1992 (Though the on screen copyright year was 1991 when the game was conceived and produced before its release). Unlike many of Sega's arcade titles the game was never ported to a home console and seems to have been released in direct competition with Taito's Arabian-themed game, Arabian Magic, which was also released in 1992.

Arabian Fight

Arabian Fight

Arcade - Released - 1991

Using one of four sprite-based humanoid characters overlayed on several layers of scrolling backgrounds, the player punches, kicks and jumps over enemies in a simulated 3-D playfield as he seeks to save Princess Luruna from the evil Sheikh Sazabiss. Power-ups enable use of magic and recharging of life energy. A four-player simultaneous beat-em-up game based on the Sega System 32 arcade hardware. Four player-selectable Arabian-themed, anime-drawn heroes: Sinbat, Ramaya, Goldor and Datta fight through a number of levels to save the kidnapped Princess Luruna from the demonic magician Sheikh...

Arabian Magic

Arabian Magic

Arcade - Released - 1992

The game is set in the mythical world of The Arabian Nights. Some time ago, the Evil One plagued the peaceful kingdom of Shahariyard. In order to save the King - who, by sorcery, had been transformed into a monkey - a group of heroes must find the Jewel of Seven Colors and release the evil hex. However, formidable monsters are lurking along their path. Prince Lassid, Princess Lisa, Sinbad and Afshaal, each armed with their own special magic and powers, set out on the quest for the Jewel of Seven Colors. Suspenseful battle scenes, skillful sword fights and a "magic lamp," which fells all...

Asian Dynamite

Asian Dynamite

Sega Naomi - Released - July 30, 2007

Asian Dynamite is a Sega NAOMI arcade beat-'em-up game. It is known as Dynamite Deka EX in Japan, and is a direct sequel to Dynamite Deka, meaning in its localised form, Asian Dynamite is a direct sequel to Die Hard Arcade, with the references to the movie franchise removed. The game has not been ported to home platforms, nor has it even seen a US release. It is extremely similar to Dynamite Cop in design, simply sporting an updated Asian aesthetic and replacing Jean Ivy and Eddie Brown with Caroline Powell and Jennifer Genuine, respectively. Caroline is the president's daughter from the...

Astérix

Astérix

Arcade - Released - 1992

Asterix is a horizontal-scrolling beat'em up arcade game released in 1992 by Konami. It is based on the French comic series Asterix and Obelix. The player fights as either Asterix the Gaul or his best friend, Obelix, as they take on the 'might' of the oppressive Roman Empire. Asterix includes a variety of humorous fighting moves, which are demonstrated in the game's attract mode. The artwork and feel of Asterix remains true to its French source material, and the game's many humorous touches (such as the way defeated Legionnaires crawl away) will be instantly familiar to fans of the comic-book...

The Astyanax

The Astyanax

Arcade - Released - December 21, 1989

The Astyanax, known in Japan as The Lord of King, is a side-scrolling action game developed by Aicom released for the arcades by Jaleco. A home version for the Nintendo Entertainment System, simply titled Astyanax, was released during the same time as the arcade version.

Asura's Wrath

Asura's Wrath

Microsoft Xbox 360 - Released - February 21, 2012

Asura's Wrath is an action game in which players take on the role of the demigod Asura, and take on his quest for justice and revenge against the divine powers that cast him from heaven. The game utilizes beat 'em up mechanics and an episodic narrative storyline rooted in Asian mythology and sci-fi traditions. Additional features include: a range of unique enemies, planetary sized bosses, a second playable character, and a devastating attack system. Long ago in the realm of Shinkoku, eight deities known as "The Eight Guardian Generals" battled to protect civilization from a destructive...

Avengers

Arcade - Released - February 6, 1987

Avengers, sometimes known as Avenger, and known in Japan as Hissatsu Buraiken is a 1987 overhead-view vertically scrolling beat 'em up arcade game developed and published by Capcom. The game was directed by Takashi Nishiyama, who later co-planned the original Street Fighter and a few of SNK's early fighting games. The game takes place in Paradise City, where the villain, "Geshita", has captured 6 girls from the city. The player's objective (as Ryu or Ko) is to banish "Geshita" from Paradise City once and for all. During the game, the player can pick up powerups like the "Speed Up", the...

B.Rap Boys

B.Rap Boys

Arcade - Released - 1992

In 1992, a sequel to DJ Boy, B.Rap Boys was produced contaning similar designs and content. The game features three player simultaneous action using characters that are different from one another (rather than palette swaps), and the optional use of weapons and vehicles, as well as a more robust fighting system. The game's soundtrack was notable for having extensively sampled studio recordings from hip-hop group 3 Stories High.

Back to the Future Part II

Back to the Future Part II

Sega Master System - Released - 1990

It's time to go back... Great Scott! Returning from the year 2015, Doc Emmet Brown has some bad news for Marty McFly... His future's in danger unless he can put things right. Guide Marty through five levels in this exciting interpretation of the smash-hit film. Can you assure a safe future for Marty? Or will Biff ensure there's no future at all?

Bad Ass Babes

Bad Ass Babes

Windows - Released - September 15, 2016

A side scrolling beat em up featuring live action sprites, a cheesy plot and over the top gameplay that reminds you of the old classic arcade games. PLOT: Earth has been invaded by an alien race. Men are being captured and turned into mutant soldiers whilst the women are being herded like cattle to be used for the alien breeding program. To survive the mutiple births and to ensure the hybrid experiments are a success the aliens endow the women with special strength and power. A few of these women are rising up against the invasion and plan to take on the aliens and anyone else in...

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

MS-DOS - Released - 1988

Bad Dudes is a six-level action game originating in the arcades. The gameplay involving beating a succession of guys to complete the level, then an end-of-level bad guy. The action takes place on two different levels of the screen, which can be jumped across or navigated using ladders. Moves such as punches and kicks are on offer. The control method makes jumping sideways quite tricky.

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1988

The gameplay of Bad Dudes is roughly similar to the 1985 Konami side-scrolling arcade game Rush'n Attack and the 1984 side-scrolling beat-'em-up Kung Fu Master, but allows up to two players to play at once. Player One controls the character named "Blade" wearing white pants and Player Two controls the character named "Striker" wearing green pants. Players start with the ability to do basic punches, kicks and jumps. Some moves are special like spinning kicks and the ability to charge themselves up with "inner energy" (Qi) by holding the punch button to throw a powerful long-range attack that...

Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes

Nintendo Entertainment System - 1988

The game starts in New York City, where President Ronnie (based on former U.S. President Ronald Reagan) has been kidnapped by the nefarious DragonNinja. The intro says: "Rampant ninja related crimes these days... Whitehouse is not the exception...". As soon as that occurs, a Secret Service agent (who resembles Arnold Schwarzenegger as he appears in The Terminator) asks two street-smart brawlers, named Blade and Striker: "President Ronnie has been kidnapped by the ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue Ronnie?", which this quote became an infamous meme and is often lampooned on the...

Bad Street Brawler

Bad Street Brawler

Commodore 64 - Released - 1987

In Bad Street Brawler, players take the role of the former punk rocker and current martial artist Duke Dunnegan, or alternatively the wrestler Gorgeous George (Bop N' Wrestle) or as a high school teacher pushed to far (Street Hassle) who finds he is the only one in the position to clean the mean streets from various thugs and loonies. Gameplay involves walking through the streets and taking out any enemies that get in the way. Kicks and punches are your basic moves at first, but as the game progresses, new moves and attacks become available, and new enemy types to beat up as well.

Bad Street Brawler

Bad Street Brawler

Nintendo Entertainment System - September 1, 1989

Bad Street Brawler, players take the role of the former punk rocker and current martial artist Duke Dunnegan, or aternatively the wrestler Gorgeous George (Bop N' Wrestle) or as a high school teacher pushed to far (Street Hassle) who finds he is the only one in the position to clean the mean streets from various thugs and loonies. Gameplay involves walking through the streets and taking out any enemies that get in the way. Kicks and punches are your basic moves at first, but as the game progresses, new moves and attacks become available, and new enemy types to beat up as well.

Banzai Pecan: Last Hope for the Young Century

Windows - Released - August 6, 2012

In the not-so-far year of 20XX, demonic revolution has begun. When her boyfriend gets kidnapped by the queen of a succubus force, Pecan’s adventure for love, justice and divine punishment begins! She transforms into the Buxom and Brave Banzai Pecan, with the strength of ten-thousand men and the power of a Goddess hell-bent on Justice! She will stop at nothing until she regains her love and justice! Bask in the glory of the old-school age of arcade-hard action! Battle 'til you drop! The Legend of the "Young Century" Savior is born! REGAIN JUSTICE, PECAN!

Batman

Batman

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Unreleased

This unnamed prototype of Batman, also known as "Real Shitty Batman!", was a game in production by Software Creations. As its nickname suggests, it is very lacklustre.

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Sony Playstation - Released - November 20, 2000

Based on the animated movie of the same name, Batman Beyond is a 3D brawler that puts the player on the streets of Gotham (Beyond) to take out the ever-grinning Joker, but before that an obvious long line of evil minions of his —some of which are genetically engineered. Scroll around, punch, kick, ply with bat-weapons, and avoid being on the receiving end of those attacks. There are multiple 'bat suits' that you can choose from, each with their own special abilities and purpose.

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

Nintendo 64 - Released - December 1, 2000

Will The Joker have the last laugh? A sleeker, deadlier Clown Prince of Crime is back from the past to terrorize Gotham City in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker. When The Joker's recent attacks nearly bring about the demise of the aging Bruce Wayne, it's up to you to help Batman avenge his mentor and send The Joker back to the bottom of the deck... forever!

Batman Forever

Batman Forever

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - August 1, 1995

The Real Game Begins! BATMAN FOREVER! Brace yourself for endless action with BATMAN FOREVER! BATMAN and ROBIN blast into GOTHAM CITY in a duo-player fighting game! Armed with over 125 incredible attacks, fierce combat moves, and an arsenal of gadgets, the DYNAMIC DUO are ready to battle the diabolical minds of TWO-FACE and THE RIDDLER! Without question... it's BATMAN FOREVER! Featuring over 80 unbelieveable stages! Incredible 3-D computer-rendered graphics! Real digitized characters and backgrounds! Team up as Batman and Robin and find tons of secret rooms and hidden surprises!

Batman Forever

Batman Forever

Sega Genesis - Released - September 7, 1995

The player plays as either Batman or Robin. There is also a fighting game mode called "training mode" where the player can play as Batman, Robin, or any of the enemies found throughout the game against either a computer-controlled opponent, against a second player, or cooperatively against two computer opponents.

Batman Forever

Batman Forever

Arcade - Released - March 1, 1996

A Final-Fight/Double-Dragon style game which features the Caped Crusader and his sidekick Robin in a traditional beat-em-up. Based on the Batman Forever movie, this side-scrolling beat-em-up features the plot, several memorable characters, and quotes from its movie counterpart. The player gets to use batarangs, a bat grapple, and tons of other Batman-specific goodies in order to accomplish their goals. The player can create their own combos and collect power-ups to help them in their quest to rid the streets of Gotham from an everlasting flow of bad guys.

Batman Forever

Batman Forever

Sega ST-V

Batman Forever is a beat 'em up video game based on the movie of the same name. Though released by the same publisher at roughly the same time, it is an entirely different game from Batman Forever: The Arcade Game.

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Sega Saturn - November 30, 1996

It's a fight to the finish as Batman and Robin take on the dark side of Gotham City's underworld! Power-Up with devastating special moves and gadgets, then master the unique combo system which allows up to 400 hits! Batman Forever the Arcade Game - 100% computer-rendered street brawling arcade action!

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

Batman Forever: The Arcade Game

MS-DOS - Released - April 3, 1996

A Final-Fight/Double-Dragon style game which features the Caped Crusader and his sidekick Robin in a traditional beat-em-up. Based on the Batman Forever movie, this side-scrolling beat-em-up features the plot, several memorable characters, and quotes from its movie counterpart. The player gets to use batarangs, a bat grapple, and tons of other Batman-specific goodies in order to accomplish their goals. The player can create their own combos and collect power-ups to help them in their quest to rid the streets of Gotham from an everlasting flow of bad guys.

Batman Returns

Batman Returns

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - March 31, 1993

STOP THE ANIMAL CONTROL PROBLEM IN GOTHAM CITY BEFORE IT GETS TOO WILD! One oversized bird and one slinky cat are out to take control of this urban jungle. Only you, as Batman, possess the power to stop the sinister plots of The Penguin and Catwoman! Become the Dark Knight as you live out the silver screen adventure in 7 terminally captivating stages. Five levels of difficulty include the Maniac Mode for the most brutal challenge. With a haunting CD quality music track and incredible 3-D simulation you will feel the wrath of the Red Triangle Circus Gang and a slew of demented enemies including...

Batman Returns

Batman Returns

Atari Lynx - Released - 1992

Gotham City is in desperate trouble again. Catwoman and The Penguin have joined forces to terrorize the entire metropolis! Only you can help Batman foil their deadly scheme and save the city from their fiendish clutches.

Batman Returns

Batman Returns

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1993

Similar to some versions on consoles, the Amiga adaptation of Batman Returns is a side-scrolling beat'em up with platform elements. To defeat the Penguin, Batman must make his way through a number of levels, usually beating up henchmen from the Red Triangle Circus Gang with punches and kicks. There are also some special weapons, which must be collected and have limited ammunition: these include Batarangs, throwing disks or a Batrope. Some special enemies can only be defeated by applying the correct weapon. Some levels give more weight to platforming than fighting, such as a rooftop chase...

Batman Returns

Batman Returns

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - October 23, 1992

Frigid winter winds swept over an already chilled Gotham City. Random street crimes were running at an all-time high, despite the holidays. Down below, in the city's frozen sewers, Oswald Cobblepot, known as The Penguin, planned more mayhem and schemed the take over of the fightened metropolis. His loyal army of missle-packing Penguin Commandos and the bizarre Red Triangle Circus Gang are energized by the evil genius of the web-footed orphan. A desperate call to Batman goes up. Partner with Batman to salvage Gotham City from The Penguin's cold-hearted plot. Guide him in swift, life-like moves...

Batman: The Brave and the Bold – The Videogame

Batman: The Brave and the Bold – The Videogame

Nintendo Wii - Released - September 7, 2010

Batman: The Brave and the Bold the Videogame fully immerses fans into the vivid animated world of the successful TV series where kids can play as Batman or together with family and friends in two-player co-op mode. Players can choose from iconic characters Robin, Green Lantern, Blue Beetle, along with drop-in heroes such as Aquaman to help solve puzzles and fight foes.

Battle Circuit

Battle Circuit

Arcade - Released - March 19, 1997

A four-player simultaneous side-scrolling fighter. Collect coins in each level to purchase new moves. Battle Circuit is the last of the Capcom 2-D "beat-em-up" side-scroller games. This game is unique in that characters could collect coins and buy upgrades for existing moves after each level. The campy presentation and wacky character designs appear to be inspired by classic Silver Age comic books. If players achieve a high enough score at the end of the game, they are given a choice whether they wish to fight a secret boss character. If players choose NO they will get one ending, and if...

Battle Zeque Den

Battle Zeque Den

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 15, 1994

Three girls embark on a journey to defeat evil forces trying to take over the world. The red haired Rufu can use spirits and magical powers, Kairu is a fast and strong martial artist and Hamusu can use her incredible boxing skills and cute pink gloves. Each girl is associated with a different elemental spirit, namely Fire, Earth and Water.

Battlemaniacs

Battlemaniacs

Sega Master System - Released - 1996

The game is titled Battlemaniacs on the title screen and packaging, but is in fact a conversion of Battletoads in Battlemaniacs for the SNES, which has a similar title screen. In this game of up to two players, you control Pimple or Rash. Both Battletoads have combos and moves to help them defeat their enemies. The artistic style is decidedly cartoony, with exaggerated weapons protruding from the 'Toads' limbs to deliver the coup de grâce.

Battletoads

Battletoads

Arcade - Released - March 1, 1994

Cartoon-like toads, named Pimple, Zitz, and Rash, beat up rats and other mean critters on ther way to stopping the evil Dark Queen. Each toad has his own unique attacks and super-moves. A quarter-pumper with great sound and graphics. You can choose from any of the three Toads: Rash a lean and fast fighter, Zitz a smart and balanced toad, or Pimple a big, bad powerhouse. Each has his own fighting style as well as his own repertoire of big-time Smash Hits that will be used to eliminate enemies. This game can appear to be just a beat-'em-up at first, but almost every level is different. Some...

Battletoads

Battletoads

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1994

The Dark Queen has attacked and kidnapped (toadnapped?) your best buddy. To make matters worse, she nabbed the best looking girl around! So, what will you do? Cry? Whimper? Hide? Call the Starcops? NO! Cause you're a Battletoad! Battletoads don't cry, hide or call for help! And they certainly don't whimper! They get MAD then they get EVEN! So grab your blaster, hop on the Toadster and go get 'em! You will control a battletoad through 13 levels (five of which are missing from the Game Boy port). Some are side-scrolling beat-em-ups, other are vertical drops down a shaft, fighting as you go,...

Battletoads

Battletoads

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 1, 1991

Okay 'toads! Let's get EVEN! When the evil Dark Queen kidnaps both your best buddy and the best looking girl this side of the Mazallion Star Cluster - what are you gonna do about it? Are you gonna cry? Hide? Call the Starcops? No way! Because you're a BATTLETOAD and BATTLETOADS don't cry, hide, or call for help. BATTLETOADS get real MAD - and then they get EVEN! So, strap on your Blaster, power-up the Toadster, and get on down to the Dark Queen's planet - but, watch out 'toad - this lady's bad, and she's got a whole mess of really nasty surprises lined up for you - like the Psyko Pigs,...

Battletoads

Battletoads

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - November 1, 1991

’TOAD-NAPPED! While partying on Lost Vega, a deep-space leisure station, the three Battletoads—Zitz, Rash and Pimple—get pleasantly side-tracked by a Thallian Thorax Dancer. Unfortunately, the dancer soon reveals herself as the evil Dark Queen! The ‘toads fight valiantly against overwhelming odds, but are eventually overpowered. Rash and Pimple are taken prisoner, but luckily, Zitz makes it to the Toadster and burns space back to the Vulture and the Battletoads’ mentor, Professor T. Bird. So, Zitz, the Dark Queen’s ‘toadnapped your best buddies—what’re you gonna do about it? You’re gonna...

Battletoads

Battletoads

Commodore Amiga CD32 - January 1, 1994

You will control a battletoad through various levels. Some are side-scrolling beat-em-ups, other are vertical drops down a shaft, fighting as you go, others have you riding a rocket or surfboard, shooting or avoiding enemies. At the end of each area, there is a boss. In some areas, about half-way through, you may have a mini-boss.

Battletoads / Double Dragon

Battletoads / Double Dragon

Nintendo Game Boy - December 31, 1993

The Ultimate Team! When a battle cruiser the size of a city and called the Colossus smashes out of the moon, its laser cannon glowing menacingly, you can bet it ain’t gonna be makin’ no social calls… You can bet it’s gonna be creating some bad n’ crazy mayhem on good ol’ planet Earth- ‘specially when you know that the dreaded Dark Queen and the shady Shadow Boss are on board just rarin’ to rock n’ roll… The dastardly duo are about to unleash their most monstrous plan yet- from their secret lunar base they intend to launch an invasion that’ll make them master of the...

Battletoads / Double Dragon

Battletoads / Double Dragon

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - January 1, 1993

When a battlecruiser the size of a city and called the Colossus smashes out of the moon, its laser cannon glowing menacingly, you can bet it ain't gonna be makin' no social calls... You can bet it's gonna be creating some bad n' crazy mayhem on good ol' planet Earth - 'specially when you know that the dreaded Dark Queen and the shady Shadow Boss are on board just rarin' to rock n' roll... The dastardly duo are about to unleash their most monstrous plan yet - from their secret lunar base they intend to launch an invasion that'll make them masters of the world... Neutralized by deadly glooming...

Battletoads / Double Dragon

Battletoads / Double Dragon

Sega Genesis - Released - June 1, 1993

The Ultimate Team is a crossover of both Technos Japan's Double Dragon and Rare's own Battletoads game franchises, although Technos had little or no credited involvement in the production of the game outside of the Double Dragon license. The game features the characters from the Double Dragon series, Billy and Jimmy Lee, two young martial arts experts. Also included are the three humanoid toad protagonists from the Battletoads game. Some of the enemies are from the Battletoads and Double Dragon games, while others are original. The game's engine and design are directly based upon the...

Battletoads / Double Dragon

Battletoads / Double Dragon

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 1, 1993

When a battle-cruiser the size of a city and called the Colossus smashes out of the moon, its laser cannon glowing menacingly, you can bet it ain't gonna be makin' no social calls... You can bet it's gonna be creating some bad n' crazy mayhem on good ol' planet Earth - 'specially when you know that the dreaded Dark Queen and the shady Shadow Boss are on board just rarin' to rock n' roll... The dastardly duo are about to unleash their most monstrous plan yet - from their secret lunar base they intend to launch an invasion that'll make them masters of the world... Neutralized by deadly...

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - June 1, 1993

When Machiko Tashoku, the daughter of the Pscane Corporation's head honcho, is abducted by the Pigs of the Apocalypse and forced indignantly into the Gamescape, Zitz leaps into the action fists-a flain! But Even for a Battletoad there's too much pork to pummel - and after a beastly bashing, he jains Machiko as the Parkers' prisoner! Rash and Pimple are soon to soar on the scene - an' with Rash lookin' lean an' green and Pimple actin' mean, it's obvious that a rescue's about to begin! Only it ain't gonna be seay, 'cuz the pigs have taken them to the dingy Dark Tower, home of the...

Battletoads in Ragnarok's World

Battletoads in Ragnarok's World

Nintendo Game Boy - Released - June 1, 1993

Okay 'toads! Let's get EVEN! When the evil Dark Queen kidnaps both your best buddy and the best looking girl this side of the Mazallion Star Cluster -what are you gonna do about it? Are you gonna cry? Hide? Call the Starcops? No way! Because you're a BATTLETOAD and BATTLETOADS don't cry, hide, or call for help. BATTLETOADS get real MAD-and then they get EVEN! So, strap on your Blaster, power-up the Toadster and get on downt o the Dark Queen's planet - but, watch out 'toad - this lady's bad, and she's got a whole mess of really nasty surprises lined up for you - like the Psyko Pigs, the...

Beast Fighter

Beast Fighter

Mega Duck - Released - 1993

Beast Fighter is an beat 'em up, developed by Sachen and published by Timlex International Limited, which was released in 1993.

Bebe's Kids

Bebe's Kids

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - April 1, 1994

They're rough, they're tough, they're Bebe's Kids! Enter the comical world of Robin Harris' Bebe's Kids! Join Kahlil, LaShawn, and Pee Wee on an adventure like no other. Someone has taken over Fun World, and it's up to Bebe's Kid's to make things right. Strange happenings at the amusement park require investigating by a couple of tough kids. Kahlil, with his amazing spin-tuck, and LaShawn with her devastating cartwheels are ready for anything! They better be! Animatronic robots and security guards are looking for the feisty kids. Kahlil and LaShawn have to make their way past these...

Ben 10: Omniverse 2

Ben 10: Omniverse 2

Nintendo Wii U - November 9, 2013

Ben 10: Omniverse 2 is a video game based on the American animated series of the same name and is the sequel to Ben 10: Omniverse. The game was published by D3 Publisher on November 2013 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. The game received extremely negative reviews during release.

Ben 10: Omniverse 2

Ben 10: Omniverse 2

Nintendo 3DS - November 9, 2013

Ben 10: Omniverse 2 is a video game based on the American animated series of the same name and is the sequel to Ben 10: Omniverse. The game was published by D3 Publisher on November 2013 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. The game received extremely negative reviews during release.

Biker Mice from Mars

Biker Mice from Mars

Nintendo DS - Released - November 17, 2006

Biker Mice from Mars is the second video game released under the same title. It is based on the 2006 revival in Finland, Australia, United Kingdom and United States; developed by Creat Studio for the PlayStation 2, and British company Full Fat for the Nintendo DS; published by The Game Factory; and first released in Europe in 2006 and 2007.

Bionik Granny Returns

Commodore 64 - Released - 2010

Back in 1984, Granny was waiting outside the school gates, waiting to clobber the brats who were responsible for making her life a misery. Now 26 years later after her hard earned rest, SHE'S BACK. The cantankerous old lady is on a little adventure, which is to go out into town and grab her pension from out of the local post office. Unfortunately for her, the town's full of pushers and shovers. Not only is this bad for her - she's very annoyed. She finds herself in a situation where modern society seems to be too much for her. So she puts on her blue raincoat, picks up her walking cane and...

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R

Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R

Super Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - December 29, 1993

After their epic battle, the Sailor Guardians are called back to action when some new and powerful enemies appear! Ail and An are alien siblings bound to the mysterious energy-devouring Makai Tree. And the Black Moon Clan, led by Prince Demande, has the power to destroy all of future Crystal Tokyo! Things get complicated when a mysterious pink-haired girl falls from the sky, demands the Legendary Silver Crystal, and claims Mamoru for her own! Could there also be a new Sailor Guardian?

Black Belt

Black Belt

Sega Master System - Released - July 20, 1986

In this game, you play Riki. Kyoko, your beautiful Japanese girlfriend, has been kidnapped, and in order to rescue her, you must get through a tireless army of enemies. These enemies come equipped with weapons that include whips, knives, swords, and flamethrowers, but Riki has to make do with his well-trained martial arts body. Black Belt is a side-scrolling game that is split into seven chapters. During these chapters, you are fighting Chinese Kung Fu men, wrestlers, jujitsu men, eagles, ninjas, and black women. When you get halfway through the chapter, you will fight a different enemy...

Black Belt

Black Belt

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

Black Panther

Black Panther

Arcade - Released - 1987

Black Panther is a horizontal beat'em up and platformer. The protagonist is a black panther with claws that can be used to slash. The other button is used to jump. The goal is to eliminate enemies or overcome obstacles at full speed. Time is limited but you can get more by enhancers and collect other power-ups. At the end of each level there is a final boss.

Blade

Blade

Nintendo Game Boy Color - Released - November 20, 2000

You're blade, Gothic City's baddest vampire hunter. When rival vampire clams ignite a deadly feud, you go deep to do some serous demon killing. Stalk the undead through 24 gothic locations, then waste an arsenal of intense weapons. Plan on staying up late tonight 'cause and even greater evil awaits.

Blade Warrior

Blade Warrior

Commodore Amiga - Released - 1991

The world has been enslaved by Murk, and you've got to free it by collecting the seven fragments of a tablet which are in the possession of seven wizards who inhabit seven towers. Blade Warrior is a unique game in two ways, the most obvious being the graphics. Everything in this game is seen in silhouette - as you wander around looking for magical items and killing baddies, all you see is your silhouette and the silhouette of everything around you. The background is made up of a night sky, with clouds and hills. Secondly, the game is an unusual mix of adventuring and battling. On your...

Bleach Brave Souls

Bleach Brave Souls

Android - Released - January 15, 2016

BloodRayne

BloodRayne

Windows - Released - September 9, 2003

In the years between the World Wars, Agent BloodRayne works as a killing machine for The Brimstone Society--a top secret fraternity that hunts down and destroys supernatural threats. Two missions, five years apart, turn out to be connected by one man. For years, this man has been searching the world for powerful occult relics to bring Germany into a new age of domination. Rayne must face his elite Nazi army and prevent them from releasing horrific creatures in their quest for the artifacts. Starring the super-sexy, super-lethal, supernatural heroine BloodRayne, this original action horror game...

BloodRayne 2

BloodRayne 2

Windows - Released - August 2, 2005

BloodRayne is a dhampir, born from the unnatural union of vampire and human. Blessed with the powers of a vampire but cursed with the thirst for blood and a weakness to sunlight, Rayne is challenged with her most personal battle yet as she hunts down her siblings. They have banded together and pledged to carry on their father's legacy of creating a new era of vampire supremacy where humans are mere cattle. Rayne's siblings have created 'The Shroud,' a mysterious substance that will render the sun's lethal rays harmless to vampires. Now only BloodRayne stands between an unsuspecting humanity...

BloodRayne: Betrayal

BloodRayne: Betrayal

Windows - Released - April 30, 2014

The original video game femme fatale, Rayne, has returned to battle and feed in a brand new hack ‘n slash adventure. Slay ghastly enemies as Rayne, the sexy dhampir with superhuman strength, speed, and agility, recruited by the vampire hunting Brimstone Society for one last mission. The target is a lavish, yet sinister ball in a secluded castle with plenty of dark and gruesome surprises. With the help of a mysterious friend, and members of Brimstone, Rayne must infiltrate the manor, take out the fiendish horde, and stop an evil master plot once and for all.

Bloody Paws

Bloody Paws

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1990

Bob Winner

Bob Winner

Commodore 64 - Released - 1988

Bob Winner is searching for a lost civilisation somewhere in the desert, and has to gain three keys to access it by beating a boss in Paris, London, and New York respectively. The first two bosses are boxers, the last one is a gun-toting cowboy. The items necessary to beat the bosses are found on the preceding screens. Bob Winner is a side-view flip-screen action game with hand-to-hand combat sequences. The protagonist will often have to avoid rolling barrels and flying insects that try to impede his progress.

Body Blows

Body Blows

Commodore Amiga - Released - March 1, 1993

Around the time of the Amiga version of Street Fighter 2, Amiga specialists Team 17 came up with a similar one on one beat 'em up, designed around the machine's strengths and weaknesses. In one-player mode you have four characters to choose from - brothers Dan and Nik play identically, Lo-Ray is a Buddhist Monk, and Junior a failed boxer. The opponents include a Ninja warrior, a businessman whose post-fight catchphrase is 'I'm sorry about that', and a thin Spanish girl. The backdrops feature lots of color and animation, varying from wrestling rings to building sites and beaches. The...

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