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Contest: Get lost in Lost Castle for PS4 or Switch

In today's contest, we're giving away Switch and PS4 copies of indie brawler Lost Castle! Why are castles always haunted? Or vexxed? Or otherwise just full of monsters and stuff? Seems odd. Someone should really consider that before bu...

 
 
 
 
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Become King of the Monsters in city-trashing brawler GigaBash

Fans of the kaiju action seen in franchises such as Godzilla, Ultraman and Pacific Rim might want to keep an eye out for GigaBash, a fun-looking new brawler from indie studio Passion Republic Games.The colourful (and weirdly cute) new fight...

 
 
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Tough brawler Vigilante returns on PS4 and Nintendo Switch

It's a good season for beat 'em up fans. This week saw the release of WayForward's radical brawler-cum-RPG River City Girls. There's an exciting looking return to the Streets of Rage on the horizon, and even Battletoads is getting a look-in...

 
 
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Review: River City Girls

A lot of things blew up big in the late '80s: Bermuda shorts, TMNT, those shirts that changed colour when you got hot, displaying your sweat stains to the world. Also popular, as far as video games were concerned, was the scrolling bea...

 
 
 
 
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River City Girls' Kyoko is swinging for the fences

Last week, WayForward and Arc System Works released a new trailer for their upcoming River City Girls that introduced to its bob-cut brawler Misako. The developer has followed this up today with a fresh new video, which focuses on her BFF a...

 
 
 
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Meet Misako, coming to crack skulls in River City Girls

WayForward Games and Arc System Works have released a short trailer, spotlighting one of the dual heroines from upcoming retro brawler River City Girls. Put up your dukes and prepare to get laid the fuck out, quite honestly. Misako's coming...

 
 
 
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The Ninja Warriors: Once Again launches worldwide July 25

Taito has announced that their retro remake The Ninja Warriors: Once Again will be kicking ass worldwide on July 25, when the arcade reboot comes to PS4 and Nintendo Switch digitally as the pointlessly retitled The Ninja Saviors: Return of ...

 
 
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WayForward drop an ass-kicking trailer for River City Girls

Out of nowhere, Shantae developer WayForward has released, nay, unleashed the first trailer for the next game in the head-cracking River City/Kunio-kun series: River City Girls, coming to PC and consoles in September. The development is als...

 
 
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New info on the next Yakuza title will be coming July 10

Those of you ready to crack heads in Kamurocho (well, those of you who aren't currently doing it in Judgment), should mark down July 10 in your calendars, as Sega and Team Yakuza has announced that they have new information to reveal on tha...

 
 
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Retro remake The Ninja Warriors: Once Again is headed west

Taito has announced that their recent Japanese release The Ninja Warriors: Once Again will be coming to North America and Europe courtesy of German publisher United Games. The old-school scrolling brawler will launch on PS4 and Nintendo Swi...

 
 
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Adventure Time characters invade Brawlhalla today

During their E3 presentation today, it was revealed that character from hit Cartoon Ntwork series Adventure Time are coming to dinky fighter Brawlhalla today. Finn, Jake and Princess Bubblegum all hit the roster later today.Not only that, b...

 
 
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Battletoads trailer reveals its warts-and-all brawling action

At today's E3 press event, Microsoft revealed the first gameplay footage for the new Battletoads title, first announced back in 2018. The Battletoads, for you younglings, were old-school video game heroes, stars of various Nintendo releases...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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New Yakuza title stars wild-haired protagonist Ichiban Kasuga

Some might say that there are already enough Yakuza titles in the world, especially counting spin-offs and re-releases. Fortunately, those people are wrong, and Sega intends to prove so with the continuation of their face-smashing action-RP...

 
 
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Sega halts Judgment sales in Japan following actor arrest

Sega has halted shipments and digital sales of its high-kicking detective title Judgment, following the arrest of actor Pierre Taki, who features in the game as Tojo Clan subsidiary captain Kyohei Hamura.Taki was arrested for alleged cocain...

 
 
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Final Fight mod makes greatest game of all time even better

So, I've played thousands of video games across the past 30 odd years. Thousands. But it's still amazing to me that the medium attained perfection as far back as 1989, with the release of Capcom's grindhouse brawler, Final Fight.They say yo...

 
 




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