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 3,505 (1,620) 2.164 9,622 3.21 80-100 hours
Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3) Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3) 2,019 (1,230) 1.642 38,057 17.21 15-20 hours
Batman: Return to Arkham - Arkham Asylum Batman: Return to Arkham - Arkham Asylum 2,049 (1,230) 1.666 13,733 18.26 15-20 hours
Batman: Arkham City (PS3) Batman: Arkham City (PS3) 3,377 (1,620) 2.084 40,419 2.20 60-80 hours
Batman: Arkham Knight Batman: Arkham Knight 4,261 (2,295) 1.857 53,687 1.56 40-50 hours
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition 2,615 (1,515) 1.726 7,672 16.57 30-35 hours
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (EU) Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (EU) 2,375 (1,515) 1.567 10,553 20.37 35-40 hours
Sleeping Dogs Sleeping Dogs 2,392 (1,515) 1.579 24,108 6.76 25-30 hours
Dragon's Crown Dragon's Crown 3,085 (1,230) 2.508 19,598 8.60 60-80 hours
Mad Max Mad Max 2,331 (1,215) 1.918 33,755 12.53 60-80 hours
Asura's Wrath Asura's Wrath 2,831 (1,365) 2.074 7,418 3.96
Batman: Arkham Origins Batman: Arkham Origins 3,843 (1,440) 2.669 19,544 2.81 40-50 hours
Transformers: Devastation Transformers: Devastation 3,992 (1,185) 3.369 5,843 4.71
Tekken 6 Tekken 6 2,026 (1,230) 1.647 15,356 22.94 12-15 hours
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game 1,061 (525) 2.020 9,643 2.80
A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV 601 (315) 1.906 6,764 16.59 3-4 hours
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara 646 (315) 2.050 2,996 8.31 8-10 hours
Golden Axe Golden Axe 462 (300) 1.538 7,721 21.21 1-2 hours
Streets of Rage 2 Streets of Rage 2 614 (315) 1.949 14,180 6.15
The Simpsons Arcade Game The Simpsons Arcade Game 717 (315) 2.276 6,269 8.79 3-4 hours
Comix Zone Comix Zone 552 (315) 1.753 5,861 23.66 2-3 hours
Altered Beast Altered Beast 405 (315) 1.285 6,762 27.60 1-2 hours
Little Adventure on the Prairie Little Adventure on the Prairie 1,151 (1,140) 1.009 6,022 97.03 0-1 hour
Gekido Kintaro's Revenge (EU) Gekido Kintaro's Revenge (EU) 1,182 (1,170) 1.010 24 0
Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps And Beans (EU) Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps And Beans (EU) 2,741 (1,215) 2.256 321 13.08
The Quiet Man (EU) The Quiet Man (EU) 413 (315) 1.311 315 0
The Quiet Man The Quiet Man 409 (315) 1.299 267 0
I Am The Hero (EU) I Am The Hero (EU) 1,344 (1,230) 1.092 709 79.41 2-3 hours
I Am The Hero I Am The Hero 1,345 (1,230) 1.094 494 80.36
I Am The Hero (Vita) I Am The Hero (Vita) 1,379 (1,230) 1.121 333 74.77
I Am The Hero (EU) (Vita) I Am The Hero (EU) (Vita) 1,346 (1,230) 1.094 465 79.78
Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 1,715 (1,170) 1.465 624 40.38
Iron Snout (EU) Iron Snout (EU) 1,247 (1,230) 1.014 1,415 95.34 0-1 hour
Iron Snout Iron Snout 1,242 (1,230) 1.010 987 96.45 0-1 hour
Iron Snout (Vita) Iron Snout (Vita) 1,245 (1,230) 1.012 591 95.26 1-2 hours
Iron Snout (EU) (Vita) Iron Snout (EU) (Vita) 1,241 (1,230) 1.009 877 96.81 0-1 hour
Iron Snout (Asia) Iron Snout (Asia) 1,236 (1,230) 1.005 454 97.58 0-1 hour
THE NINJA SAVIORS Return of the Warriors THE NINJA SAVIORS Return of the Warriors 1,318 (285) 4.624 158 1.27
River City Girls (JP) River City Girls (JP) 2,049 (1,230) 1.666 84 25.00
River City Melee Mach!! (Asia) River City Melee Mach!! (Asia) 436 (315) 1.383 4 25.00
River City Girls River City Girls 2,436 (1,230) 1.980 446 15.92
River City Girls (Asia) River City Girls (Asia) 1,968 (1,230) 1.600 140 26.43
Arcade Archives: Vigilante Arcade Archives: Vigilante 311 (285) 1.092 25 76.00
Castle Crashers Remastered Castle Crashers Remastered 2,394 (1,140) 2.100 655 9.77
Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle 445 (315) 1.413 1,255 22.95
Redeemer: Enhanced Edition Redeemer: Enhanced Edition 837 (315) 2.658 135 5.19
Wulverblade Wulverblade 3,752 (1,230) 3.050 110 4.55
Zeno Clash 2 Zeno Clash 2 706 (315) 2.243 247 10.12
Strength of the Sword 3 Strength of the Sword 3 926 (285) 3.250 137 5.84
Double Dragon Neon Double Dragon Neon 887 (315) 2.817 2,437 5.05
BloodRayne: Betrayal BloodRayne: Betrayal 990 (315) 3.142 962 3.43
Draw Slasher (Vita) Draw Slasher (Vita) 1,088 (315) 3.453 1,919 2.61
Sumioni: Demon Arts (Vita) Sumioni: Demon Arts (Vita) 459 (300) 1.530 562 35.05
Revenge of the Wounded Dragons Revenge of the Wounded Dragons 630 (315) 1.999 743 9.69
Ben 10: Omniverse Ben 10: Omniverse 1,554 (1,215) 1.279 1,289 53.84
Anarchy Reigns Anarchy Reigns 2,738 (1,230) 2.226 1,971 10.25
Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (EU) Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (EU) 1,512 (1,230) 1.229 587 57.41
Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat 1,376 (1,215) 1.132 679 73.05 3-4 hours
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions 2,350 (1,215) 1.934 6,757 12.11 20-25 hours
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 (PS3) Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 (PS3) 2,907 (1,410) 2.062 4,967 3.38
Sacred Citadel Sacred Citadel 796 (510) 1.561 483 19.88
Anarchy Reigns (JP) Anarchy Reigns (JP) 2,099 (1,230) 1.707 413 19.61
Spider-Man: Edge of Time Spider-Man: Edge of Time 2,256 (1,200) 1.880 2,681 15.67
Thor: God of Thunder Thor: God of Thunder 2,762 (1,170) 2.361 1,267 12.71
Final Exam Final Exam 1,047 (315) 3.325 388 3.09
Ben 10 Omniverse 2 Ben 10 Omniverse 2 1,505 (1,170) 1.286 800 53.00
Young Justice: Legacy Young Justice: Legacy 2,117 (1,185) 1.786 626 24.92
Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram (Vita) Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram (Vita) 1,858 (1,230) 1.511 246 33.33
Final Exam (JP) Final Exam (JP) 649 (315) 2.062 10 0
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds (Vita) Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds (Vita) 919 (585) 1.571 717 6.00
Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (PSN) Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (PSN) 1,600 (1,230) 1.301 580 51.72
Arcade Archives: Rygar Arcade Archives: Rygar 291 (285) 1.021 758 89.71 0-1 hour
Arcade Archives: Renegade Arcade Archives: Renegade 320 (285) 1.121 840 70.00 0-1 hour
Kick-Ass 2 Kick-Ass 2 1,214 (1,170) 1.038 599 90.15 4-5 hours
Arcade Archives: Karate Champ Arcade Archives: Karate Champ 313 (285) 1.098 641 75.04 0-1 hour
Nidhogg Nidhogg 1,720 (315) 5.459 3,404 0.68
The Legend of Korra The Legend of Korra 1,722 (1,140) 1.510 3,469 32.29 10-12 hours
The Legend of Korra (PS3) The Legend of Korra (PS3) 1,457 (1,140) 1.278 668 49.40
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze 1,980 (1,170) 1.692 427 26.23
Digimon All-Star Rumble Digimon All-Star Rumble 3,496 (1,230) 2.842 650 4.46
Shake Spears! Shake Spears! 887 (315) 2.815 1,925 6.70
Arcade Archives: Double Dragon Arcade Archives: Double Dragon 311 (285) 1.092 1,421 75.23 0-1 hour
Splatterhouse Splatterhouse 2,052 (1,230) 1.668 4,347 20.66
Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL 1,505 (1,230) 1.224 504 57.74
Disney Universe Disney Universe 2,207 (1,185) 1.862 2,708 17.50
Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet 2,431 (1,590) 1.529 1,165 7.64
Kung Fu Panda 2 Kung Fu Panda 2 1,297 (1,185) 1.094 1,783 69.60 5-6 hours
Ben 10 UA: Cosmic Destruction Ben 10 UA: Cosmic Destruction 1,553 (1,230) 1.262 1,280 55.23
TMNT: Turtles In Time Re-Shelled TMNT: Turtles In Time Re-Shelled 591 (315) 1.875 4,139 8.29
X-Men Arcade X-Men Arcade 442 (315) 1.404 2,357 28.89 2-3 hours
Where the Wild Things Are Where the Wild Things Are 1,344 (1,230) 1.092 1,483 77.01
Watchmen: The End Is Nigh Watchmen: The End Is Nigh 622 (315) 1.974 1,796 6.18
Bakugan: Defenders of the Core Bakugan: Defenders of the Core 1,773 (1,200) 1.477 468 29.91
Fairytale Fights Fairytale Fights 3,099 (1,185) 2.615 1,548 7.36
Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao 825 (315) 2.618 463 4.10
Shank 2 Shank 2 901 (315) 2.859 5,956 3.26
Batman: Arkham Asylum (JP) (PS3) Batman: Arkham Asylum (JP) (PS3) 1,691 (1,230) 1.375 518 34.56
Shank (EU) Shank (EU) 612 (315) 1.944 1,566 7.41
Shank Shank 618 (315) 1.962 1,929 7.52
Castle Crashers Castle Crashers 900 (315) 2.858 7,321 3.29