Close Button Get free games updates:  
Popular Games:    Angry Finches    ***   Color Box    ***   Slot Machine    ***   Death Alley    ***   Bubble Shooter    ***   Angry Fish    ***   Snake    ***   Dead Land Adventure    ***   100 Balls    ***   Gogi2    ***   UFO Raider    ***   Ancient Blocks    ***   Checkers    ***   Trouble Bubble    ***   American 2048    ***   Towers Of Hanoi    ***   Space Invaders    ***   Soap Balls Puzzle    ***   Blackjack    ***   Dead City    ***   Jeep Ride    ***   Dangerous Rescue    ***   Pacman    ***   Gomoku    ***   Asteroids Classical    ***   Exolon    ***   Tank Arena    ***   Battleship    ***   Gold Miner    ***   Candy Game    ***   Goto Dot    ***   Knights Diamond    ***   Exolon    ***   Cowgirl Shoot Zombies    ***   Going Nuts    ***   DD Node    ***   Connect4    ***   Fast Knife    ***   Viking Escape    ***   Breakout    ***   Defender    ***   Backgammon    ***   Monster Jump    ***   Tripolygon    ***   Jewel Match    ***   Asteroids Classical    ***   Hangman7    ***   Freecell    ***   Robbers In Town    ***   Defender    ***   Super Kid Adventure    ***   Action Reflex    ***   Frog Jumper    ***   Boy Adventurer    ***   Candy Game    ***   Nugget Seaker    ***   Breakout    ***   Greenman    ***   Domino    ***   Bubble Shooter    ***   2048    ***   Flies Killer    ***   Angry Aliens    ***   Blocktris    ***   Pinball    ***   Space Invaders    ***   Tower Challenge    ***   Sky War Mission    ***   Shoot Angry Zombies    ***   Dead City    ***   Dots Pong    ***   Chess    ***   Sudoku    ***   Asteroids Modern    ***   Tower Platformer    ***   Frog Jumper    ***   Shadow Boy    ***   Air Plane Battle    ***   Wothan Escape    ***   Action Reflex    ***   3D Maze Ball    ***   Blackjack    ***   Plumber    ***   Snake    ***   Pacman    ***   Room Escape    ***   Zombie Shooter    ***   TicTacToe    ***   Blocktris    ***   Jewel Match    ***   Zombies Buster    ***   










Play online Blackjack game with magnificent graphics and sounds that makes it feel like real

Insights from the gaming industry

Beat 'em up Games

Beat 'em up (also known as brawler) is a video game genre featuring hand-to-hand combat between the protagonist and an improbably large number of opponents. Traditional beat 'em ups take place in scrolling, two-dimensional (2D) levels, though some later games feature more open three-dimensional (3D) environments with yet larger numbers of enemies. These games are noted for their simple gameplay, a source of both critical acclaim and derision. Two-player cooperative gameplay and multiple player characters are also hallmarks of the genre. Most of these games take place in urban settings and feature crime-fighting and revenge-based plots, though some games may employ historical, science fiction or fantasy themes.

The first beat 'em up was 1984's Kung-Fu Master, with 1986's Renegade introducing the urban settings and underworld revenge themes employed extensively by later games. The genre then saw a period of high popularity between the release of Double Dragon in 1987, which defined the two-player cooperative mode central to classic beat 'em ups, and 1991's Street Fighter II, which drew gamers towards one-on-one fighting games. Games such as Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Golden Axe and Battletoads are other classics to emerge from this period. The genre has been less popular since the emergence of 3D-based mass-market games, but still some beat 'em ups adapted the simple formula to utilize large-scale 3D environments.