Athena was a little company in Japan founded in 1987. Their webpage today points to a missing page hosted by Sakura Internet, but this obscure developer used to pump out everything […]
If there’s one beat ‘em up that every modern version today can trace their roots back to, it has to be Irem’s Kung-Fu Master in 1984. Considered by many to […]
He’s no Kenjiro, but he still kicks ass.
The early 90s were big years for beat ‘em ups. Both 1991 and 1993 would prove to be a peak year for both Capcom and Konami which released three apiece […]
Superman’s history in video games is kind of a mess. Almost every time someone tries to make a game based around the Man of Steel, the results never end well. […]
Even with Capcom and Konami beat ‘em ups beating each other up in the arcades, other companies didn’t just sit idly by and let them take all tokens. One of […]
S.P.Y. Special Project Y had to share 1989 with two other Konami beat ‘em ups: Crime Fighters and the green monster that overshadowed everything else, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. It […]