Five Forgotten Beat-Em-Ups Worth Revisiting

Although the release of Streets of Rage 4 last year proved the beat-em-up genre could still captivate, there haven’t been many other games out there looking to make the old-school gameplay return to form any time soon. In this exclusive Old School Gamer list, we take share five side-scrolling brawlers worth checking out that you may have missed when first released.

Golden Axe: Revenge of the Death Adder: This was an arcade exclusive for a while, but is now a part of the Arcade1Up family. It’s easily the prettiest and best version of a Golden Axe game.

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Patrick Hickey Jr. is the Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Master Jedi and Grand Pooh-bah of ReviewFix.com and is the author of the book, "The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews with Cult and Classic Video Game Developers," from leading academic and non-fiction publisher McFarland and Company. He is currently the Assistant Director of the Journalism Program at Kingsborough Community College and is a former News Editor at NBC Local Integrated Media and a National Video Games Writer at the late Examiner.com. He has also had articles and photos published in The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Complex and The Syracuse Post-Standard. Love him. Read him.

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