Browsing all articles tagged with brawler.

Renegade

One of my quasi-regular readers asked me what I was working on next for the site. I told them that I had been playing Renegade, the earliest of the real Final Fight/Double Dragon kind of brawlers. The conversation then went like this: Them: “Oh? How is it?” Me: “It’s kinda fun, but not really.” And […]

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Bad Street Brawler

Bad Street Brawler either had an ingenious, or clueless, marketing team. You see, Bad Street Brawler really is a bad street brawler. It’s even more funny when they print it right on the box. Interestingly enough, it seems to be a rehash of a Beam Software game from 1987, that Mattel must have bought out […]

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Bad Dudes

Bad Dudes is another one of those games where you stroll around, causing trouble and picking fights – a “fighting game,” if you will. As with most of Data East’s wares, this one began its life as a coin-op, and made the jump to just about every home system available. And as should be obvious […]

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Alien vs Predator (SNES)

AvP is part of a growing group of games that I have found myself coming across during my tenure with this site. These are games that are so woefully average that I really don’t have anything to say about them. AvP is a side-scrolling beat em up. You’ve played them. I’ve played them. This one […]

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Double Dragon

Back in 1987, the kids loved the Double Dragon. One of the first “beat-em-ups” to really take off (and later be eclipsed by Final Fight), Double Dragon tasks you as Billy Lee, and his brother Jimmy as an optional second player, to travel into city slums and kick much ass in a quest to rescue […]

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The Incredible Hulk

When Dr. Bruce Banner loses control and transforms into Marvel’s jade giant, he’s pretty much interested in one thing: smashing. Smashing as much as possible. Seems like a pretty good idea for a videogame character – who wouldn’t enjoy playing as an indestructible beefy monster who can punch holes through walls, and pick up and […]

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