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Old 08-16-2010, 04:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

One of the most classic genres in the Video Game industry, the Beat 'em Up genre
has had many iconic games, but which are the top 10?

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Personally, I think Viewtiful Joe should be in stead of Batman, and I think Streets
of Rage 2 should have been higher. And Knights of the Round and Cadillacs and Dinosaurs
also should have been on this list.

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Old 08-16-2010, 04:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

I was going to contest Double Dragon being number 3 but The Simpsons and TMNT was definitely better.
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Old 08-16-2010, 04:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

SWEET! TMNT is number 1! My favorite.
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Old 08-16-2010, 04:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

I thought TMNT 3 was best though.
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Old 08-16-2010, 08:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

Castlecrashers got stiffed.
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Old 08-16-2010, 08:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

Yeah, I would've liked to see Castle Crashers on the list.
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

I wouldn't. I liked Castle Crashers but the game was way to short and easy.
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

River City Ransom number 6?! PSSSSHHHHHH.

That's all I have to say on the subject.
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

Simpsons no. 2, that's really dumb.
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

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River City Ransom number 6?! PSSSSHHHHHH.

That's all I have to say on the subject.
Shouldn't it be like number one or number two on the list.
Seriously, that game is the coolest.
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

what about "king of dragons"

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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

KIng Of Dragons is awsome, not quite top ten though.
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

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I liked Castle Crashers but the game was way to short and easy.
That fine that you aren't high on CC, but it is seriously longer than most of the games on this list. I've seen speed runs of River City Ransom (with passwords) in under 10 minutes, and unassisted run in under 30.

Easier, yeah, probably because of save system. The coin-ops had difficulty cranked up because they were quarter hogs.
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what about "king of dragons"

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I've never heard of it.
Is it worth a playthrough?
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Re: Screwattack: Top 10 Beat 'em Ups

Decent list. Not perfect but not as flawed as most of the others.

What about X-Men? I would rather play it than Simpsons.
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I just played King of Dragons. It should have made the list. X-Men was is a great beat em' up that should have made it to the list aswell.
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Yeah King of Dragons and Xmen were awesome games and should be on any list like this.
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