Best PlayStation Beat 'em up Games

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Best PlayStation Beat 'em up Games
This is a full list of the best Beat 'em up games available on PlayStation.
We define Beat 'em up games using the genre definition: Beat 'em Up games involve close-quarters combat against generally small to medium sized groups of relatively weak enemies which usually must be defeated before you can progress. Generally weapon choice is limited or non-existent and character/skill upgrade progression is minimal.
Game Score Ratio Gamers Comp % Comp Time Rating
Batman: Return to Arkham - Arkham City Batman: Return to Arkham - Arkham City 3,749 2.15 39,117 3.6 40-50 hours
4.5
Batman: Return to Arkham - Arkham Asylum Batman: Return to Arkham - Arkham Asylum 2,340 1.73 52,714 18.0 15-20 hours
4.5
Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3) Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3) 2,434 1.80 142,905 14.7 15-20 hours
4.5
Batman: Arkham City (PS3) Batman: Arkham City (PS3) 3,957 2.27 153,776 1.9 60-80 hours
4.4
Batman: Arkham Knight Batman: Arkham Knight 4,836 2.00 197,563 1.5 40-50 hours
4.2
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition 2,979 1.82 26,852 14.0 30-35 hours
4.2
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (EU) Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (EU) 2,631 1.61 34,075 18.8 35-40 hours
4.1
Sleeping Dogs Sleeping Dogs 2,777 1.70 82,113 5.0 25-30 hours
4.1
Castle Crashers Castle Crashers 932 2.96 28,817 2.4
3.9
Dragon's Crown Dragon's Crown 3,213 2.38 67,514 10.1 60-80 hours
3.9
Mad Max Mad Max 2,711 2.03 121,041 11.9 60-80 hours
3.8
Asura's Wrath Asura's Wrath 3,302 2.22 27,954 3.6 20-25 hours
3.8
Batman: Arkham Origins Batman: Arkham Origins 4,639 2.97 68,023 2.4 40-50 hours
3.8
Transformers: Devastation Transformers: Devastation 4,662 3.57 19,375 4.4 25-30 hours
3.7
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions 2,854 2.14 22,825 10.3 20-25 hours
3.7
Tekken 6 Tekken 6 2,284 1.69 66,165 21.8 15-20 hours
3.6
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game 1,073 2.04 34,171 2.1
3.5
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara 686 2.18 10,483 6.8 8-10 hours
3.3
Golden Axe Golden Axe 487 1.62 27,073 17.7 1-2 hours
3.3
Streets of Rage 2 Streets of Rage 2 639 2.03 54,661 5.2 5-6 hours
3.2
A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV 623 1.98 24,014 14.8 4-5 hours
3.2
The Simpsons Arcade Game The Simpsons Arcade Game 745 2.36 19,591 7.7 4-5 hours
3.2
Marvel Heroes Omega Marvel Heroes Omega 5,880 4.45 31,041 2.0
3.2
Comix Zone Comix Zone 567 1.80 19,135 21.8 2-3 hours
2.9
Arcade Archives DOUBLE DRAGON Arcade Archives DOUBLE DRAGON 321 1.13 3,687 66.3 0-1 hour
2.9
Dungeon Punks Dungeon Punks 3,028 2.32 16,879 14.0 20-25 hours
2.9
Altered Beast Altered Beast 424 1.35 22,995 22.7 1-2 hours
2.8
Little Adventure on the Prairie (Vita) Little Adventure on the Prairie (Vita) 1,272 1.01 6,315 96.8 0-1 hour
1.2
Little Adventure on the Prairie Little Adventure on the Prairie 1,274 1.01 18,797 96.9 0-1 hour
1.1
Way of the Passive Fist Way of the Passive Fist 3,540 2.71 255 7.5
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Die for Valhalla! Die for Valhalla! 2,481 1.84 263 19.8
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Streets of Red: Devil's Dare Deluxe Streets of Red: Devil's Dare Deluxe 2,499 1.89 577 16.3
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Dusty Raging Fist (Asia) Dusty Raging Fist (Asia) 1,633 1.25 292 59.9
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ACA NEOGEO SENGOKU 3 ACA NEOGEO SENGOKU 3 331 1.16 375 55.5
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OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes 1,906 1.44 432 34.3
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Wulverblade Wulverblade 3,546 2.63 266 7.5
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Dusty Raging Fist (EU) Dusty Raging Fist (EU) 1,540 1.18 108 68.5
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Dusty Raging Fist Dusty Raging Fist 1,782 1.37 246 48.0
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Raging Justice Raging Justice 5,906 4.69 1,112 2.2
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Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn (Physical) Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn (Physical) 650 1.27 914 32.7 3-4 hours
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Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps And Beans (EU) Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps And Beans (EU) 2,656 1.99 1,638 18.9
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Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps And Beans Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps And Beans 2,826 2.12 193 17.6
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Arcade Archives The Ninja Warriors Arcade Archives The Ninja Warriors 423 1.48 453 26.7
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Bloody Zombies Bloody Zombies 5,365 4.06 1,112 3.3
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ACA NEOGEO SPIN MASTER ACA NEOGEO SPIN MASTER 301 1.05 335 79.4 0-1 hour
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ACA NEOGEO BURNING FIGHT ACA NEOGEO BURNING FIGHT 321 1.13 486 69.3 0-1 hour
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99Vidas 99Vidas 4,352 3.22 11,822 6.4
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Nidhogg 2 Nidhogg 2 1,083 3.80 4,550 0
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99Vidas (EU) 99Vidas (EU) 4,349 3.22 4,897 6.4
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Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn 941 1.84 957 0
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Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (Vita) Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (Vita) 1,413 1.05 1,832 86.7 2-3 hours
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Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (EU) (Vita) Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (EU) (Vita) 1,416 1.05 2,866 85.6 1-2 hours
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ACA NEOGEO ROBO ARMY ACA NEOGEO ROBO ARMY 311 1.09 280 74.6
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ACA NEOGEO MUTATION NATION ACA NEOGEO MUTATION NATION 322 1.13 270 61.1
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Ben 10 Ben 10 2,170 1.72 6,950 21.1 6-8 hours
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Knights of Valour Knights of Valour 1,101 3.49 2,424 3.3
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ACA NEOGEO TOP HUNTER RODDY & CATHY ACA NEOGEO TOP HUNTER RODDY & CATHY 312 1.09 242 73.1
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Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (EU) Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (EU) 1,419 1.05 4,580 85.4 1-2 hours
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Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition 1,405 1.04 3,006 88.4 1-2 hours
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3,860 2.57 9,902 5.0
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 3,606 2.67 6,333 6.8
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Viking Squad Viking Squad 859 2.73 1,233 4.0
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Arcade Archives DOUBLE DRAGON II The Revenge Arcade Archives DOUBLE DRAGON II The Revenge 371 1.30 1,560 49.7 0-1 hour
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My Night Job My Night Job 1,083 3.61 503 4.6
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan 4,385 3.25 7,149 4.8
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan (PS3) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan (PS3) 3,087 2.29 580 11.0
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The Warriors The Warriors 770 2.44 7,446 10.1 12-15 hours
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Uppers (Vita) Uppers (Vita) 3,054 2.26 948 10.1
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Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (Asia) Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (Asia) 2,372 1.45 2,808 32.4
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Paperbound Paperbound 586 1.95 393 15.5
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Zombie Vikings Zombie Vikings 3,877 2.87 4,239 7.7
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Foul Play Foul Play 3,471 2.75 17,568 8.3 15-20 hours
3.1
Legend of Kay - Anniversary (PS3) Legend of Kay - Anniversary (PS3) 2,957 2.35 2,291 13.3
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ACA NEOGEO SENGOKU 2 ACA NEOGEO SENGOKU 2 312 1.09 273 74.4 0-1 hour
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Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers 748 2.37 691 7.8
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Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers (EU) Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers (EU) 722 2.29 333 9.3
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Double Dragon IV (EU) Double Dragon IV (EU) 2,844 2.23 197 15.7
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Double Dragon IV Double Dragon IV 3,635 2.85 1,996 8.4
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Double Dragon IV (JP) Double Dragon IV (JP) 2,611 2.05 196 17.3
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ACA NEOGEO SENGOKU ACA NEOGEO SENGOKU 318 1.11 492 68.3 0-1 hour
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Knights of Valour (EU) Knights of Valour (EU) 1,202 3.82 1,704 2.5
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Mother Russia Bleeds Mother Russia Bleeds 4,825 3.66 4,223 4.0
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River City Melee: Battle Royal Special River City Melee: Battle Royal Special 525 1.84 1,244 12.9
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Saban's Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle Saban's Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle 770 2.70 3,866 1.1
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Life of Black Tiger Life of Black Tiger 373 1.24 165 58.2
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Transformers: Devastation (PS3) Transformers: Devastation (PS3) 3,265 2.50 568 8.6
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Splatterhouse Splatterhouse 2,368 1.75 14,560 19.0 20-25 hours
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Kung Fu Panda 2 Kung Fu Panda 2 1,489 1.14 4,986 62.5 5-6 hours
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Ben 10 UA: Cosmic Destruction Ben 10 UA: Cosmic Destruction 1,887 1.40 4,100 42.4 6-8 hours
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TMNT: Turtles In Time Re-Shelled TMNT: Turtles In Time Re-Shelled 609 1.93 15,553 7.0 6-8 hours
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X-Men Arcade X-Men Arcade 458 1.45 8,479 23.9 2-3 hours
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Where the Wild Things Are Where the Wild Things Are 1,517 1.12 3,906 70.7 12-15 hours
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Ben 10: Omniverse Ben 10: Omniverse 1,857 1.39 3,284 43.3
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Anarchy Reigns Anarchy Reigns 3,163 2.34 6,826 9.1
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Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (EU) Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (EU) 1,748 1.29 1,462 51.0
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Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat 1,626 1.22 1,505 61.5 3-4 hours
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Final Fight: Double Impact Final Fight: Double Impact 591 1.97 7,713 9.9
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Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 2 Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 2 611 1.94 2,525 6.9
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Rise of the Guardians Rise of the Guardians 1,566 1.17 3,015 66.9
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Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL 1,842 1.36 1,520 43.0
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