Kick-Ass 2 Official Game Coming November

Freedom Factory Studios and UIG Entertainment are proud to present the new superhero action feature Kick-Ass 2, on PC and consoles this November. The classic beat ’em up game arises from the successful Kick-Ass movie and comic book franchise, incorporating animated story elements from both formats to enhance the brutally enticing gameplay experience. Kick-Ass 2 game offers players the choice...

Activision Announces New Ninja Turtles Game, Release Trailer

Activision, the name behind juggernauts like the Call of Duty franchise, announced today that they will be releasing a new four-player beat ’em up named Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The new game, being developed for Xbox 360 and 3DS by Magic Pockets, will be based off the same universe as the popular Nickelodeon animated series and will bridge the gap between the first and second seasons of...

Combo Crew Gets Major Update

Combo Crew, the classic action beat ’em up from The Game Bakers, came onto the scene back in May with more style and satisfying combat than any beat ’em up in recent years. Our review praised the game, and we’re sure you’ve enjoyed it too. If you’ve set the game aside for a bit, now will be an excellent time to go back to it. The game had a major update released for i...

Combo Crew Review

Combo Crew Developer: The Game Bakers Publisher: The Game Bakers Platforms: iOS (Reviewed), Android Release Date: May 23, 2013 Price: $1.99 – Available Here Overview Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Double Dragon. All evoke a distinct sense of nostalgia that could only come from a classic beat ’em up. Typically, the words “beat ’em up” are the furthest thing in our minds...

Skullgirls – Painwheel Character Trailer

A new addition to the lineup of the much anticipated 2D beat-em-up Skullgirls has been announced in a new trailer! Her name is Carol, but her foes know her by Painwheel. Kidnapped by Valentine, she was taken to the Anti-Skullgirls Lab Zero, where she was implanted with the Buer Drive, Gae Bolga parasites, and some experimental Skullgirl blood, creating the monster we see today. Controlled by Zero ...

The thirteenth King of Fighters has arrived

Rising Star Games today announced the release of The King of Fighters XIII, the latest instalment of the long-running beat ’em up. It will be putting up a fight for Christmas sales in retail outlets from today, on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The series started back in 1994, and this latest instalment marks the final chapter in the Ash Saga story-wise. It will allow you to test your abil...

TGS 2011: Lollipop Chainsaw Hands On

This game is what the movie Bring it on would be like if they threw in some zombies, violence and candy. It’s pretty nuts, you slice and dice zombies and then they turn into rainbows, yep I just said that. Lollipop Chainsaw is graphically inspired by pop-art, sparkles fly as you dismember enemies and collect lollipops for health. It’s definitely the most over the top and original game I play...

The Asskickers Review

The Asskickers Platform: PC (reviewed), Mac Publisher:  AGO Games Developer: AGO Games Release Date: 30 June 2011 Price: $4.99 Overview: The Asskickers is the first title to come from indie developer AGO games, and is meant to ape the styles of classic beat ‘em ups like Streets of Rage and Double Dragon. There are three modes on offer; a six levelled story, survival and time attack. Both the story...

Raven Joins the Trio in Elsword

Elsword has introduced Raven, a new playable character in the manga-inspired fantasy MMO. A human melee fighter, Raven, uses his Nasod arm (a metal limb with claws), and a blade to create combos that can destructively defeat enemies as he searches for redemption. This twenty four year old has a dark past containing jealousy, treason and vengeance. After meeting Elsword and his friends, Raven sees ...

Bloodrayne Betrayal Dated for the Xbox Live Arcade & PSN!

Since being announced a bit earlier this year, news on an official date for Wayforward & Majesco’s Bloodrayne Betrayal has been a bit scarce aside from the “summer” launch window. Today however, the vampiress herself finally came forward via twitter and announced that the downloadable re-“vamp” will hit the PSN on August 30th and the Xbox Live Arcade a day later o...

Konami Slashes Prices on Hard Corps Uprising & X-Men Arcade this week on XBLA!

For those of you who haven’t yet got a chance to download Konami’s Hard Corps: Uprising or X-Men Arcade on the XBLA, now is your chance as both are available this week on the Xbox Live Marketplace for half off. This sale goes from June 28th and ends July 4th, making X-Men Arcade 400 points (originally 800) & Hard Corps: Uprising 600 points (originally 1200). For those craving a dif...

Lucha Fury Does a Body Slam on Xbox Live…

You ready for some Luchadores, ese? Today marks the debut of Lucha Fury on the Xbox Live Arcade and for those who have not heard of this one before, it is a beat-em up in which up to four players can battle the gods themselves to save their precious energy drink…and the world of course. Features for Lucha Fury Include: Four distinctive player-controlled luchadores, each with their own specia...

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