"Hey Cobras, we kidnapped a chick!" is all the incentive the Cobras need to set out on a side-scrolling, 2D brawler journey to rescue a girl and bust some heads!
Space Jam: A New Legacy - The Game
Space Jam: A New Legacy - The Game is a retro styled, side-scrolling brawler based on the film starring LeBron James and the Looney Tunes.
A beat-em-up set in the RWBY universe, developed by WayForward and Arc System Works.
River City Girls Zero
A gritty pseudo-sequel to the NES classics Renegade and River City Ransom, once again featuring Kunio-kun. Later saw localization in English as a prequel to River City Girls.
Paint the Town Red
Paint the Town Red is a voxel based first person combat game currently available in Early Access on Steam.
Shin Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun: Kunio-tachi no Banka
Edgy grittiness rules in this Super Famicom pseudo-sequel to the NES classics Renegade and River City Ransom, once again featuring Kunio-kun.
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
Take on the mantle of the Tomorrow Knight as he takes on a ghost of his mentor's past, the clown prince of crime, in this beat-em-up tie-in to the 2000 animated movie of the same name.
A sequel to Renegade, Target Renegade was a sidescrolling beat 'em up. Featured the classic "Flying kick dudes to knock them off motorbikes" mechanic.
River City Girls
When Kunio and Riki are kidnapped, it's up to their girlfriends to get them back in this collaboration between WayForward and Arc System Works.
Tokyo Beat Down
A retro-style brawler for the DS focused on the beast cops, a group of Tokyo police detectives that beat justice into criminals one punch at a time.
Jay and Silent Bob: Mall Brawl
An NES brawler based on the Jay and Silent Bob film characters and the prequel to Chronic Blunt Punch
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge
A 2D beat 'em up based on the 80's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series.
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game
Beat up a lot of people to win the heart of your girlfriend in this retro-themed 2D side-scrolling beat-em-up based on the Scott Pilgrim series of graphic novels.
Grab three other knights and storm enemy forces in this downloadable beat-em-up with RPG elements, complete with smoothly-drawn graphics.
Several women have been kidnapped by a crime boss. It's your job to rescue them by beating up everyone in your way.
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4
One Piece Pirate Warriors is the fourth installment in the Pirate Warriors subseries developed by Omega Force.
Ikari III: The Rescue
Ikari III: The Rescue is the third installment of the Ikari Warriors series, which were popular commando style top-down view shooters from the 1980s.
Operation Secret Storm
An action game set in the Middle East, based on the military operation "Desert Storm".
Featuring branching paths and light role-playing elements, Paprium is a beatem'up released in 2020 for the Sega Genesis.
Trio The Punch – Never Forget Me...
A goofy Japanese-exclusive side-scrolling brawler game by Data East for arcades. Control tough guy Santos, ninja Kamakura-kun, or swordsman Rose Sub as they battle numerous comical enemies throughout the world.
Undercover Cops was an arcade game developed by Irem in 1992. It was ported to the Super Famicom in 1995, and was planned for a US SNES release that never materialized until it was published as an after-market item in 2021.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The HyperStone Heist
This is the first Genesis TMNT game. It is a port of the 1992 arcade game with new levels and a new story.
The newest brawler by Marti Wong. One of the minds behind Little Fighter 1 and 2. Similar to those games, but with a more diverse gameplay.