12 Great SNES Beat ‘Em Up Games That (Almost) Everyone ForgotOctober 14, 2022
12 Great SNES Beat ‘Em Up Games That (Almost) Everyone Forgot
The beat ’em up genre, as a whole, has been swept under the rug in favor of other genres that fit the modern style of gaming. But back in the 80s and 90s, beat ’em ups were all the rage.
While it is true that it has experienced a small comeback with Rare’s Battletoads revamp, the successful Streets of Rage 4 or the pixel art masterpiece called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredder’s Revenge, it is a far cry from the golden age of the 16-bit. The consoles of the early 90s seemed to have an endless supply of such fun games. The SNES is particularly well represented in terms of great beat em ups, which makes for optimal choices when looking to “kick it” with a friend or sibling.
But the purpose of this video is not to cover the best beat em ups that appeared on the Super Nintendo, as you already know them all, but to honor those brawlers that even having an extraordinary quality went unnoticed by the big audiences.
In this video we choose true hidden gems of the genre, little known either by remaining as Japanese exclusives (Super Famicom), or simply overlapped by other better known titles such as Turtles in Time, Final Fight or Batman Returns.
Intro and Outro Music
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0:23 1992 Brawl Brothers
0:58 1993 The Great Battle II: Last Fighter Twin
1:52 1993 Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon
2:39 1993 Kamen Rider
3:22 1994 Ghost Chaser Densei
4:02 1994 The Ninja Warriors
5:01 1994 Shin Nekketsu Kouha: Kunio Tachi no Banka
5:51 1994 Knights of the Round
6:23 1994 King of Dragons
7:01 1994 Sonic Blast Man II
8:04 1995 Undercover Cops
8:40 1995 Gourmet Sentai Bara Yarou
9:15 1995 Iron Commando: Koutetsu no Senshi
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