Streets of Rage 4’s music and art are brilliant
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Streets of Rage 4’s music and art are brilliant

Streets of Rage 4 has been out for years now. While I encourage you to check out our review, in brief, the game offers a classic arcade-style experience as you move your character through a gauntlet of opponents. Blisteringly hard, the game nevertheless is captivating for what it offers. But while the gameplay is solid,…

Fight ‘N Rage coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S
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Fight ‘N Rage coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

There’s also a free update for PS4 or Xbox One players accompanied by all the updates released to date. For some time now, beat ’em up fans have been clamoring for a new game to come to the current generation of consoles. But, what they didn’t count on was that a very popular game among…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge Review
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge Review

Let me just come out and say it: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge is the best throwback of 2022. Shredder’s Revenge is basically a modern reimagining of the classic arcade beat ’em ups complete with couch co-op to share the fun with friends. And let’s be real: TMNT is meant to be played with…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge Review Roundup
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge Review Roundup

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge is out today. The much-anticipated release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge is finally upon us. And while fans of classic TMNT video games were hopeful that this would live up to expectations, it is actually exceeding expectations. The game currently has an 87 out of 100 on…

Kung Fury: Street Rage Ultimate Edition coming to Switch
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Kung Fury: Street Rage Ultimate Edition coming to Switch

Enjoy one of the best brawlers that has been made in the last decade by putting yourself in the shoes of… David Hasselhoff? Hello There Games, in collaboration with Aurora Punks, has announced that Kung Fury: Street Rage is getting an Ultimate Edition for Nintendo Switch this summer. The expansions A Day at the Beach…

Drunken Fist Review
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Drunken Fist Review

Drunken Fist is a game about being piss drunk while going around and attacking strangers on the street. It’s a weird but unique concept for a video game. Unfortunately, the execution is just not there. The game has you run around picking fights with jocks. Your drunken fisticuffs involve punches, kicks, simple combos, and a…

Megabyte Punch brings Mega Man-esque 2.5D platforming to Nintendo Switch
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Megabyte Punch brings Mega Man-esque 2.5D platforming to Nintendo Switch

Megabyte Punch is out today on Nintendo Switch in America, Europe, and Japan. Originally released on PC via Steam, Megabyte Punch is a 2.5D beat ’em up platformer reminiscent of Super Smash Bros. and Mega Man. Players can customize their fighter with more than 150 different parts and endless combinations. Megabyte Punch is available for up to four players in local…

Streets of Rage 4 Review: A welcome blast from the past
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Streets of Rage 4 Review: A welcome blast from the past

Can you believe it has been 26 years since Streets of Rage 3? I was even more surprised that Streets of Rage 4 finally launched on modern-day consoles. Nobody was expecting this, but we should all be glad it’s here. Streets of Rage 4 tries not to stray from the path that made the original…

Side-scrolling beat ’em up Coffee Crisis getting physical limited edition on PS4
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Side-scrolling beat ’em up Coffee Crisis getting physical limited edition on PS4

Four years after debuting on the Sega Genesis – yes, Sega’s 16-bit console from the late ’80s and early ’90s – Coffee Crisis is out now on PS4 and Switch. If you’re unfamiliar with it, Coffee Crisis is a side-scrolling beat ’em up centered around a team of baristas, Nick and Ashley. The latte-drinking duo are…

Streets of Rage 4 release date confirmed
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Streets of Rage 4 release date confirmed

It’s been a while since we heard anything about Streets of Rage 4. Today, we just learned the release date and additional details. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, the executive producer of the game announced that the first game in the series in a quarter-century is coming out later this month with a…

The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors Review
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The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors Review

Originally announced as The Ninja Warriors: Once Again, The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors is an enhanced remaster of the 1994 beat ’em up The Ninja Warriors, which was released on the Super Nintendo. The SNES game is a sequel to the 1987 arcade game of the same name. While I never played the SNES classic, the remaster…

Redeemer: Enhanced Edition Review
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Redeemer: Enhanced Edition Review

Redeemer has the same relentless, cheesy, cathartic energy as a Steven Segal flick from the ’80s. Unfortunately, it plays more like one of those bootlegged Chinese knockoffs in the Village Pantry bargain bin. Don’t get me wrong: just like hosting a terrible movie night, there is a time and place for something like Redeemer. I…