50 Games Like Shank for PC Windows

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Earth's Dawn, Mother Russia Bleeds, and Bloody Zombies are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Hollow Knight Voidheart Edition released the 24 September 2018 and ranked #33, Speed Brawl released the 18 September 2018 and ranked #30, Code of Princess EX released the 30 July 2018 and ranked #36.

50 Games like Shank for PC Windows, daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes 2D side-scrolling games. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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Shank is the cult-classic revival of the sidescrolling beat-em-up. Play as Shank in an over-the-top grindhouse game, packed to the rim with enemies, bosses, combos, and more by the award-winning team at Klei Entertainment.

2# Mother Russia Bleeds - 2016

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An old-fashioned beat 'em up with big doses of adrenaline and trippiness, somewhere between the classic style of Streets of Rage and the ultra-violence of Hotline Miami. Set in a cold, ruthless Soviet Union, Mother Russia Bleeds aims to conjure up anxiety, unease, and drug-addled frenzy.

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3# Bloody Zombies - 2017

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Fight across the ruins of London using carefully refined Free-Form Combat, taking down a terrifying variety of mutated zombies with an expanding special move-set. Created for 1-4 players, for online and offline play, Bloody Zombies is also enhanced with HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

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5# Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive - 2015

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The one-on-one fighter Phantom Breaker receives a beat-em-up spin-off exclusively for Xbox Live Arcade! Battle through side-scrolling stages as tiny versions of existing Phantom breaker characters. When you're done with story mode, take out frustrations on your friends in the 4-player Battle Royale!

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7# Shank 2 - 2012

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The fan-favorite 2D brawler is back as ex-mob hit man Shank returns to action in Shank 2. With those closest to him under attack, Shank is once again forced on the offensive. Now he must put his trusty arsenal of handguns, shotguns, automatic weapons, chainsaws, machetes, grenades, plus all-new weaponry and moves to use in order to...

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8# Viking Squad - 2016

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Grab your trusty sword, strap on a fearsome helmet, and plunge into the chaotic fray of Viking Squad! In this three player co-op brawler you must put a stop to the wildly mischievous Loki and reopen the gates to Valhalla. Find a friend for local co-op couch play or find a match online!

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9# Sacred Citadel - 2013

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Sharpen your axe, string your bow, brew your potions! Ancaria needs heroes like you. Grab your friends to join the resistance!The once peaceful land of Ancaria is in grave danger. The evil Ashen empire has enslaved its population and is using the orc-like Grimmoc to wipe out the Seraphim, who swore to protect it.

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13# Cuphead - 2017

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Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings.

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15# Curses 'N Chaos - 2015

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FIGHT OR DIE! Cursed by the evil Wizard King, bounty hunters Lea and Leo are chased by every monster in the kingdom and the Grim Reaper himself! There's only one way to get rid of the curse; the legendary Elixir of Life! But how to get the ingredients? FIGHT MONSTERS!

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17# YumeCore - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game YumeCore
Screenshot of the video game YumeCore
Screenshot of the video game YumeCore

"YumeCore" is a new type of game combining side-scrolling beat-’em-up action with adventure-style investigation that puts the “aii” in “kawaii.” Fight your way through the waking dreams of the sickly girl Soboko to escape the hospital.

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18# ICEY - 2016

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ICEY is a 2D side-scrolling action game and a META game in disguise. As you follow the narrator's omnipresent voice, you will see through ICEY's eyes and learn the truth about her world. The narrator will constantly urge you in one direction, but you must ask, "Why? Why am I following his directions?“ Obey? Rebel?

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21# Foul Play - 2013

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Play as the daemon-hunter Baron Dashforth in a side-scrolling co-op brawler set entirely on the grand spectacle of a theatre stage that rewards performance over pummeling. Perform shattering takedowns and reversals!

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22# Raging Justice - 2018

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The city is in chaos! With crime and corruption around every corner, it’s all down to a team of hard-hitting justice seeking mavericks, to clean up the streets with some tough justice! Raging Justice is a classic beat ‘em up, dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century.

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23# Dungeon Punks - 2016

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Dungeon Punks is an old-school arcade beat-em-up, packed with new features like tag-team fighting gameplay and an RPG adventure! Nothing beats the thrill of freeze-blasting foes with a genie, as your dwarf tags in to incinerate them with bombs and napalm.

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24# Brawlhalla - 2014

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Brawlhalla is an epic platform fighter for up to 8 players online or locally. And it's free! Join casual free-for-alls, queue for ranked matches, or make a custom room with your friends. Millions of players. Frequent updates. Over forty unique legends. Come fight for glory in the halls of Valhalla!

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25# Sine Mora EX - 2017

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Sine Mora EX is a side-scrolling shoot'em up that provides a unique challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shoot'em up offering both a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre. The story mode can be also played in local co-op mode.

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