If you’ve never played an NES and are new to the Double Dragon franchise, as it was in the 8-bit era, then you have no reason to doubt that DD IV is the best one.… Read More Double Dragon IV, What Is It Good For?!
The most creative part of the game is the story: we play as a dude who must rescue a woman from some skinheads. If you know anything about the beat ’em up genre then you know I’m being sarcastic: it’s not an interesting plot.… Read More Vigilante & Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers – Dueling Beat ‘Em Ups
I don’t know much about The Tick. From what I can see he’s blue, he’s naked, and he has no penis. It’s not good when you can tell a game is garbage within the first two minutes of playing it. The game plops you on top of a bus, and a horde of enemies attack. You have to defeat many waves of them to complete the brief first level. Unfortunately, that beginning stage sums up the game.… Read More The Tick – A Beat’Em Up Retrospective
It’s not exactly fair when an early console game is compared to its big brother from the arcade. So I will give the Captain a fair chance by taking my pill and erasing my memories of the original coin operated machine.… Read More Captain Commando – Super Nintendo 1995
Samurai Riot comes to us from Wako Factory. They are indie game developers from France and have been working on this game since 2014. It really does show because the production value is high. I may be used to 8 and 16 bit graphics and sound but I still know good art work when I see it… Read More Samurai Riot, A Beat ‘Em Up Review
as raw as it may seem to a younger generation it is still a wonderful game… Read More Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles 2 The Arcade Game
Blizzard, who are known now for their epic well made license to print money games, did not put any effort into the bad guys when it comes to this game. There are only 2 or 3 different enemies per stage, not including the boss. And the stages are decently long. So yes it gets soul-suckingly tedious… Read More The Death and Return of Superman – A Beat ‘Em Up Retrospective