Beat 'em Up

007: GoldenEye

Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - 1995

007: GoldenEye is a handheld LCD electronic video game developed by Tiger Electronics, based on the movie GoldenEye from 1995.

198X

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.

2 Games in 1: Sonic Advance + Sonic Battle

2 Games in 1: Sonic Advance + Sonic Battle

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - November 11, 2005

This double pack has two Sonic GBA games combined on one cartridge: In Sonic Advance, the evil Dr Eggman is at it again, with a brand new scheme to trip up Sonic and his pals. Manoeuvre your way through obstacles, traps and puzzles to collect the Chaos Emeralds and defeat the vile Dr Eggman before it's too late. Sonic Battle brings furious combat action to the Game Boy Advance, as Sonic and his friends set out to determine which one of them is really the best fighter! Choose from eight characters such as Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Choose...

2 Games in 1: Sonic Battle + ChuChu Rocket!

2 Games in 1: Sonic Battle + ChuChu Rocket!

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - November 16, 2005

Sonic Battle is a fast paced pseudo-fighting game, akin to Super Smash Brothers from Nintendo. Rather than being 3D side-scrolling, this game employs a 3D isometric view- not a static, sprite-based field though, it is comprised of actual texture-mapped polygons. The character sprites are 2D though, and while you think it wouldn't work- it does :P You can have 9 characters to choose from, 5 modes of play; Story, Battle, Challenge, Training, and Mini Games; you can link up 4 GBA's to fight your friends, each character has a bunch of moves you can use to beat the you-know-what out of whoever...

2 in 1: Asterix & Obelix: Bash Them All! + Asterix & Obelix XXL

2 in 1: Asterix & Obelix: Bash Them All! + Asterix & Obelix XXL

Nintendo Game Boy Advance - Released - June 23, 2005

Asterix & Obelix: Bash Them All! is a 2D side-scrolling platform game based on the French comic series Astérix. It is a collection of two games. One old, namely a port of the SNES game Asterix and Obelix. The other game is called Asterix & Cleopatra, based on the comic and animated movie of the same name. In Asterix and Cleopatra, Asterix has to help a Egyptian architect Artifis to build his pyramid for Cleopatra. You play typical platform levels where you jump around obstacles and walk towards the right of the screen. Astérix & Obélix XXL on the Game Boy Advance features the same story as...

3D Altered Beast

3D Altered Beast

Nintendo 3DS - Released - December 5, 2013

Summoned from the dead by Zeus, shape shift into various beasts and fight off hordes of demons to rescue the captured Athena from the clutches of Neff. Transform into a variety of beasts and fight off throngs of demons sent forth by the evil Neff. The mighty shape-shifting god will challenge you in various, hideous forms in each level, but you are armed to the teeth with transformative tricks of your own! In addition to its all-new 3D presentation, 3D Altered Beast also supports local multiplayer, and a Random Transformation Mode.

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,...

9 Monkeys of Shaolin

9 Monkeys of Shaolin

Windows - Released - August 27, 2020

9 Monkeys of Shaolin is a side-scrolling beat 'em up developed by Russian independent game studio Sobaka Studio and published by Ravenscourt[3] and Buka Entertainment[4] with Teyon in Japan and Sonkwo in China. The story recreates the atmosphere of the kung fu movies of the 70s. This is a character-building story about a simple fisherman going all the way to become one of the masters of Shaolin. On this way he passes life trials, meets new people with their unique personalities, and learns about revenge and death. Some of the people he met become his friends, and some betray him. But...

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

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,...

99Vidas

Microsoft Xbox One - Released - November 3, 2017

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 unforgetable 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,...

99Vidas

99Vidas

Sony Playstation 3 - 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

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: Definitive Edition

99Vidas: Definitive Edition

Nintendo Switch - Released - November 27, 2018

The definitive 99Vidas experience! More Stages, More Enemies, More Game Modes! 99Vidas is a brawler set in a contemporary world, that pays tribute to both the classic and the new in the gaming industry. Brought to you in 16-bit pixelated glory, chock-full of references to not only gaming but also 80's and 90's pop culture. 99Vidas takes full advantage of modern era gameplay mechanics, making it the best of both worlds. The game features 11 playable characters and multiple cooperative and competitive game modes, for up to four players, which can be played either locally or online....

Absolver

Absolver

Sony Playstation 4 - Released - May 8, 2017

Absolver is a martial arts-focused action role-playing video game developed by Sloclap and published by Devolver Digital for PlayStation 4 and Windows. In the game, players control warrior characters who fight other players and computer-controlled characters across the fictional land of Adal to prove their worthiness of joining the Absolver peacekeepers. The game's story is focused on the human development of the characters as they fight to find their place in the collapsed empire. The character's fighting moves are customized in a "combat deck" of cards, with each card assigned to a move....

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 - 1989

Your best girl Annabelle has been kidnapped by the evil Gordon, the "gangster king of Bourbon Street", and as Bayou Billy it is your job to get her back! Bayou Billy is an arcade action game with three different types of gameplay: fighting, shooting, and driving. The fighting sections take place in both swamps and cities, where you can punch, kick, and jump kick the numerous enemies (and swamp creatures!) you will encounter. The shooting section can be played with either the NES Zapper or the controller. You have a limited amount of ammo to get through the level, and if you run out of it you...

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...

The Age of Heroes: Silkroad 2

The 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.

AGI Combat

MS-DOS - Homebrew - 2011

AGI Combat is a fan made fighting game that pits characters from the Sierra AGI and SCI games against each other. The characters are Sonny Bonds from the Police Quest series, a troll from the Quest for Glory series, the Manhunter from the Manhunter series, Taran from The Black Cauldron, Roger Wilco from the Space Quest series, Donald Duck from Donald Duck's Playground, the Hero from the Quest for Glory series, Manannan from King's Quest III, Khaveen from Quest for Glory II, King Graham from the Space Quest series, Jarrod from Gold Rush, and Mother Goose from Mixed-Up Mother Goose.

Airgallet Fighters Winq

OpenBOR - Homebrew

Akira

Sega Genesis - Unreleased

An early prototype of the unreleased Sega Mega Drive adaptation of Akira. Developed by Black Pearl Software sometime in late 1993 for a planned released in 1995, this game attempted to do a faithful adaptation of the original film by presenting various key scenes from the film in unique ways. The game features first person shooting, racing, platforming, and beat-em up segments to help illustrate the various points in the movie's story. Thought to have been lost since its initial debut in various media as well as the Summer Consumer Electronic Show (SCES 94) in 1994, an early prototype has...

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

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

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

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 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

Atari ST - Released - 1991

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 (Mega-Tech)

Alien Storm (Mega-Tech)

Arcade - Released - 1990

The Mega-Tech System is an arcade cabinet released by Sega in 1989, and Western counterpart to the Mega 6. It was based on the Sega Mega Drive home console, and was designed similarly to Nintendo's PlayChoice-10: players chose games from a menu of eight titles, with credits buying more play time (usually 1 minute per credit) rather than extra lives or continues; reaching a game over screen does not end the play session, and players can start over or choose a different game as long as there was some play time remaining. The Mega-Tech was not released in North America, though did see use in Asia...

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...

Alien vs. Predator: Aftermath

OpenBOR - Homebrew

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 Generation 2

All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation 2

Nintendo DS - Released - August 2, 2012

All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation 2 is a Japanese 2D Beat 'Em Up side-scroller, it features all Riders from the previous game in addition to some new playable character.

All Kamen Rider: Rider Revolution

All Kamen Rider: Rider Revolution

Nintendo 3DS - Released - December 1, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1989

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

Microsoft MSX - Released - 1988

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

Nintendo Game & Watch - Released - 1990

Altered Beast is a handheld LCD electronic video game developed by Tiger Electronics, based on Sega's Altered Beast arcade game.

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

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.

Amalgam Wars: DC Vs Marvel: Enter Image

OpenBOR - Homebrew - August 27, 2012

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...

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...

Anaconda

Anaconda

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Unreleased

Anaconda was previewed in the April 1988 (#73) issue of Sinclair User as Software Project's next game, but after a bit of legal wrangling the game was shelved. The game eventually surfaced on eBay amongst a batch of other development tapes, microdrive cartridges and TR-DOS disks in March 2010.

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

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 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 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...

Arcade Gears Vol. 1: Pu·Li·Ru·La

Arcade Gears Vol. 1: Pu·Li·Ru·La

Sega Saturn - Released - August 28, 1997

Pu-Li-Ru-La is a psychedelic side-scrolling arcade beat 'em up set in the magical land of Radishland. As the story goes, some evil magical entity has stolen the keys of time for the towns in Radishland, freezing time and turning every animal and creature into evil magical contraptions. Only Zac and Mel, empowered with their "invented magic sticks" are able to escape the curse and must thread through Radishland turning all the monsters back into their original form and recovering the keys of time. Gameplay-wise the game is a side-scrolling beat 'em up in which you control your character in a...

Armored Warriors

Armored Warriors

Arcade - Released - October 24, 1994

This is a multi-player, sidescrolling fighting game. One to three players choose from a variety of four mechs/pilots and battle their way through the side-scrolling levels. Along the way the players will unravel the story behind the war of Earth and Raia. Players bash enemy mecha/robots and proceed through different beautiful 2-D hand-drawn environments. The character and mecha designs are typical high Capcom design. As you defeat enemies pieces of their mech will break off. You can use these pieces to upgrade your own mech with new attacks, treads, drills, flamethrowers, etc. Items are...

Armored Warriors: Cyberbots

OpenBOR - Homebrew - 2008

Art of Fighting: Beats of Rage Remix III

OpenBOR - Homebrew - 2009

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...

Assault Spy

Assault Spy

Windows - Released - October 2, 2018

The self-proclaimed elite corporate spy Asaru and his dead weight partner Kanoko are hired for a new job in a dreary world dominated by corporations. Their mission? Infiltrate the mega corporation, Negabot. Dash, evade, and smash your way to the truth in this fast paced action game. No secret is safe from THIS bombastic spy duo! Blast through an army of security robots and save a company that was taken over by terrorists! Dodge bullets with a dash, and finish off enemies with fancy combo moves! Defeating enemies unlocks new moves, which can be used to chain together insane combos with...

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...

Asterix & Caesar's Challenge

OpenBOR - Homebrew - 2005

You accompany Astérix and Obélix in their adventures. The game is set up like the old school Batman Returns, or King of Dragons. You have an energy bar. Use your energy to perform two different attacks and beat the Roman army.

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum

Windows - Released - June 30, 2006

Several druids are kidnapped by the Romans and it seems that Getafix has something to do with it. Asterix & Obelix travel to Rome only to find out that Caesar has built a huge amusement park called "Las Vegum" in which he holds the druids captive. Asterix & Obelix need to fight their way through countless Roman soldiers in order to find and free the druids hidden in the different themed areas of the park. On their way they team up or fight against several game-inspired NPCs like Sam Shieffer or Larry Craft. To fight foes the characters have several attack combos and special items like the...

Asterix & Obelix XXL: Romastered

Asterix & Obelix XXL: Romastered

Windows - Released - October 22, 2020

After a fine day's hunting, Asterix and Obelix return to find their village in flames, pillaged by the Romans! They set off to rescue their fellow villagers, accompanied by their faithful Dogmatix. Their journey will take them to Normandy, Greece Helvetia, Egypt and, finally, Rome, in order to save the villagers from the clutches of the emperor Caesar... This “Romastered” version features numerous new elements allowing players to fully dive into this iconic world, including remastered graphics and soundtrack, revamped animations and enhanced gameplay. Additionally, all the improvements...

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...

Atrog

Atrog

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

After the time of great rains, the Khun people settled in a vast extension of territory of the great plains, where, after a great collective effort managed to establish and prosper thanks to the fertile lands and the abundance of game provided by an extensive forest next to snowy mountains. As the years passed, the Khun people attained great power, and He was even respected by all the tribes in the nearby territories. As usual, with winter approaching, the warriors of the Khun people head to the Holy Mountain in order to make offerings to the God Irkal, guardian of his people. Near...

Avengers

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...

Avengers: United Battle Force

Avengers: United Battle Force

OpenBOR - Homebrew - May 13, 2013

Avengers: United Battle Force is a remix of the old Captain America and the Avengers arcade game, adding new characters and a host of upgrades. This 2-player beat 'em up was created by Douglas Baldan using the OpenBor engine and was released in 2013. Features: • 17 playable characters plus unlockable ones • 20 supporting characters • 3 chapters with more than 15 stages • Many special powers, including devastating Hyper Moves • Alternative route • Alternative mode for some characters • Bonus stages and aerial stages • Intense fights with more than 10 bosses • Many items and traps •...

Aztez

Aztez

Windows - Released - August 1, 2017

Aztez is a unique hybrid of beat 'em up and turn-based strategy set in the world of the Aztec Empire. Deploy your Aztez (elite close combat warriors) in the strategy game and enjoy a highly technical real-time combat event that has consequences in the empire. But choose your missions wisely, as you have limited deployments! A great enemy approaches the Valley Of Mexico, and it will require all of your skill and cunning to take them on and change the course of history...

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

OpenBOR - Homebrew

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

Nintendo Entertainment System - Released - July 1, 1990

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 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 - 1989

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

Apple II - Released - 1989

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 64 - 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 vs. Dragon Ninja

Bad Dudes vs. Dragon Ninja

Sinclair ZX Spectrum - Released - 1988

Seven levels of lean, mean, fighting screens to battle through. Use your special Martial Arts skills, Punch, Kick, Jump, Flying-kick and Super-punch; with added power in the shape of special Ninja-style weapons. The opponents in your battle for supremacy are four types of Evil star/throwing Ninja Assassins whose skills are manifold and dangerous. Also out to spoil your day are acrobatic Women Warriors and vicious Guard Dogs. At the end of each level you must overcome the Ninja Master in order to progress - some examples of these superhuman villains are:- A fire-breathing Fat Man, an Armour...

Bad Dudes Vs. Dragon Ninja

Bad Dudes Vs. Dragon Ninja

Atari ST - Released - 1988

Bad Dudes Vs. Dragon Ninja 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 Vs. DragonNinja

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Arcade - Released - August 1, 1988

The game starts in New York City, where President Ronnie has been kidnapped by the nefarious DragonNinja. The game's intro begins with the following introduction: "Rampant ninja related crimes these days... Whitehouse is not the exception...". As soon as that occurs, a Secret Service agent 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?". After hearing that, the Bad Dudes pursue the DragonNinja through the city streets, highway, sewers, transport train, forest, cave and into the secret...

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Bad Dudes Vs. DragonNinja

Amstrad CPC - Released - 1988

Bad Dudes Vs DragonNinja, also called Bad Dudes Vs. Dragon Ninja, often referred to simply as Bad Dudes, and known in Japan simply as DragonNinja (ドラゴンニンジャ?),[5] is a 1988 arcade game developed and published by Data East. It was also ported to many computer and game console home systems. The game was followed by a 1991 spiritual successor Two Crude Dudes (known in Japan as Crude Buster). After Data East became defunct due to their bankruptcy in 2003, G-Mode bought the intellectual rights to the arcade game as well as most other Data East games and licensed them globally.[6] The game is a...

Bad Enemies

Commodore 64 - Released - 1993

A beat-em up game for one or two player, simultaneous play.

Bad School Girls

OpenBOR - Homebrew

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.

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.

Balance of Power

OpenBOR - Homebrew - 2007

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!

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

BBC Microcomputer System - Released - 1988

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax is a video game first published in 1988 for various home computers. It was also released as Axe of Rage in North America. The game is the sequel to Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior (Death Sword in North America), which was published in 1987. In Barbarian II, the player controls a princess or barbarian character, exploring the game world to locate and defeat an evil wizard. The game's plot is an extension of its predecessor, although the gameplay is different. While the first game offers two players the opportunity for virtual head-to-head combat, the second is...

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Amstrad CPC - Released - December 16, 1989

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax is a video game first published in 1988 for various home computers. It was also released as Axe of Rage in North America. The game is the sequel to Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior (Death Sword in North America), which was published in 1987. In Barbarian II, the player controls a princess or barbarian character, exploring the game world to locate and defeat an evil wizard. The game's plot is an extension of its predecessor, although the gameplay is different. While the first game offers two players the opportunity for virtual head-to-head combat, the second is...

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax

Acorn Electron - Released - 1988

Barbarian II: The Dungeon of Drax is a video game first published in 1988 for various home computers. It was also released as Axe of Rage in North America. The game is the sequel to Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior (Death Sword in North America), which was published in 1987. In Barbarian II, the player controls a princess or barbarian character, exploring the game world to locate and defeat an evil wizard. The game's plot is an extension of its predecessor, although the gameplay is different. While the first game offers two players the opportunity for virtual head-to-head combat, the second is...

Bare Knuckle III: Yesterday Once More

OpenBOR - Homebrew - 2010

Bare Knuckle V

OpenBOR - Homebrew - 2011

Bare Knuckle VACUUM

OpenBOR - Homebrew - 2010

Bare Knuckle VI

OpenBOR - Homebrew - 2012

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