So I was wondering if you could, in your spare time, comprise a list of obscure-but-good beat em up titles for the Arcade, such as Night Slashers, Undercover Cops, and Knucklebash (which I just discovered thanks to your tumblr!) I'd greatly appreciate it. Also, what was your favorite/most memorable beat-em-ups from the console wars era?
Well I suppose if we limit this to games that are “good” then that will mean ones I’ve actually played, which surprisingly isn’t that many. Also I have a bit of trouble determining whether some games are platformer vs. beat-em-up. Nevertheless, here you go:
Thanks for the reply. And congrats with all the many followers. I got one last question. Can you help me in my search for an early 90's arcade game? You had three characters to choose from, a Elvis dude, a footballer and perhaps a cowboy as I remember. It was a side scrolling beat 'em up kinda game. Not much info, but a lot of nostalgia. Kind regards from Jon
Knuckle Bash (Toaplan - arcade - 1993)
Needless to say, if anybody can find me a higher quality version of this flyer, PLEASE let me know.
When you think about the CPUs of classic gaming machines, chances are you think of the venerable MOS Technology 6502, which powered the NES (as well as the Apple II, the C64 and the Atari 800), or Federico Faggin’s triumph, the Z-80, which powered the TRS-80, the ZX-80/Timex Sinclair and the…
I'm hoping you can help me. I am looking for a game that was on the commodore 64 (or perhaps an old pc game). It had a rub Goldberg type of actions in which there are three descriptions of the actions, two were false and one was true. Once you picked the correction action the actions would proceed. Hopefully you can help me find the game, it was one of my favorites.