50 Best Beat-em-up games

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The best 50 Beat-em-up games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Beat Me! released the 13 November 2020 and ranked #28, Bouncy Bob 2 released the 12 November 2020 and ranked #16, Jelly Brawl released the 27 October 2020 and ranked #39.

27# Dusk Diver - 2019

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When an unstable dimensional rift brings together Gods, Phantoms and Humans - headstrong highschool girl Yang Yumo must step up to protect the neighbourhood. Fight alongside your guardians as part of a dynamic action-oriented combat system and expand your abilities by immersing yourself in the bustling streets, stores, personalities and even cuisines of Taipei. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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28# Beat Me! - 2020

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Beat Me! is a physics-based multiplayer game for up to 6 players. Play with comical fantasy characters in a wide variety of fun and surprising environments. Challenge your friends locally or beat others over the internet!

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29# One Finger Death Punch - 2015

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Experience cinematic kung-fu battles in the fastest, most intense brawler the indie world has ever seen! With the unique 1:1 response system of One Finger Death Punch, players will feel the immediate feedback of every bone-crunching hit. Pay tribute to the masters using five classic kung-fu styles mixed with additional weapons.

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30# Streets Of Kamurocho - 2020

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The death of the Tojo Clan’s Third Chairman has plunged the organization into chaos. The violence spreads to the streets, and only Kazuma Kiryu and Goro Majima can put an end to the bloodshed!

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31# FIST OF AWESOME - 2014

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Ever wanted to punch a bear IN THE MOUTH? FIST OF AWESOME asks the eternal question "what would happen if bears took over the world?" and answers it with the epic tale of a lumberjack travelling through time punching bears in the face to save humanity.

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32# 99Vidas - 2017

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"99Vidas" is a "beat 'em up" set in a contemporary world that pays tribute to both the new and the classic in gaming industry. Brought to you in all pixelated, 16 bit-esque glory, chockfull of references to not only gaming, but all 80's and 90's pop culture.

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33# Clan N - 2020

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Clan N is a beatemup game which combines the classic arcades gameplay with today's modern brawlers. With an ancient far east theme, you'll get challenged across 7 different levels with many different enemies, mid/end level bosses and casual mini games integrated into main gameplay.

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34# UPPERS - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game UPPERS
Screenshot of the video game UPPERS

UPPERS is an over-the-top brawler that puts you in control of numerous fighters, including bonus character Daidoji-senpai of the SENRAN KAGURA series. Follow their journey through seven varied Acts across multiple difficulty levels and a multitude of locations!

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36# Star Boy - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Star Boy
Screenshot of the video game Star Boy

Star Boy is a Beat Em up Journey across spacetime to Fight the Ultimate Boss The Robot Dragon Eagle traditional hand drawn Paintings, Hard Core Beat em' up flying adventure.

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37# Dragon's Crown Pro - 2018

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Players may choose between one of six heroic character archetypes and travel through numerous environments alone or accompanied by computer controlled or other player characters defeating enemies using skills, combos, magic and collectable offensive weapons like bombs and crossbows recovered from chests or dropped by their foes. The number of skill points attainable for each character is not enough to unlock and upgrade every skill on a character's skill tree so the player must plan carefully to ensure they build and buff their character's skills and magic in a way that is tailored to their play style. The game features online mode via Sony's PlayStation Network which allows up to four players to experience the game simultaneously, cross-platform play between PlayStation 3 and Vita was added in October 2013 as part of patch 1.03 which was rolled out first in Japan and then the United States and Europe, the game also offers local multiplayer. When a player's character runs out of lives while signed into the PlayStation Network, another player in another game may recover their bones from the spot they fell and take them to the temple in town where the priest may bring that character back to life as an AI-controlled partner.

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38# Zombie Soldier - 2018

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Face off as the Zombie Soldier against the undead army. Explore graveyards and army bases to eradicate them all. Shoot, jump and destroy in this simple retro styled 2.5D metroidvania throwback game. A casual yet challenging introduction to the Zombie Soldier world.

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39# Jelly Brawl - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Jelly Brawl
Screenshot of the video game Jelly Brawl

Jelly Brawl is a physics based multiplayer party game where you gotta flop, and pop your way to the top! Fight alone or against friends and experience the mayhem as you struggle to be the last jelly standing!

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41# Bloodroots - 2020

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Betrayed by his partners and left for dead, Mr. Wolf is hell-bent on enacting his revenge - alone, and vastly outnumbered. Thankfully for Mr. Wolf, in Bloodroots the world is your weapon. In this relentless action game, you'll choreograph spectacular, ultra-violent combos by making use of everything around you, from hatchets, to ladders, to...carrots? It's improvise or die, as Mr. Wolf fights his way to the center of the mystery: why was he betrayed?

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42# Kawaii Deathu Desu - 2020

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In Kawaii Deathu Desu, supernatural beings find themselves incarnated as cute japanese idols! Pick a supernatural idol and beat the hell out of - no pun intended - as many overzealous fans as you can in this addictive beat'em up as you work your way up to claim the throne of the underworld!

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44# Fight'N Rage - 2017

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Set in a far future where humans are enslaved by mutants, FightN Rage is a side-scroller beatem up inspired by the classics from the 90's arcade gems. In a world where the law of the jungle prevails two humans and a mutant rebel are willing to fight in order to stop this madness. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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45# Nanoui - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Nanoui
Screenshot of the video game Nanoui

The book of Nanoui has been stolen, plunging the kingdom into chaos and allowing the forces of evil to rise. Set in a fantasy world of great castles, magic and dragons, our four heroes begin their quest to retrieve the powerful artifact and save the kingdom.

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47# Sprocket - 2017

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Be sure not to land on the space between the pods, and don't let yourself get pulled into oblivion at the center of the screen. Capture the fixed dot for an extra 15 points and a temporary safe zone. Capture the moving dot for an extra 30 points (and for the "hard" difficulty a momentary slowdown in time).

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48# Story of a Gladiator - 2019

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Story of a Gladiator is an arena beat 'em up where you take the role of a man in search of his destiny, only to find it in the sands of the colosseum.

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50# Lunch A Palooza - 2019

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Lunch A Palooza is a fast-paced multiplayer party game, the goal is to be the last food standing. You must use special “attacks” to push other meals off the table, using food-related items, whilst dodging endemic enemies, as well as making use of power-ups, and utilizing traps to foil opponents.

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