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 3,509 (1,620) 2.166 9,255 3.19 80-100 hours
Batman: Return to Arkham - Arkham Asylum Batman: Return to Arkham - Arkham Asylum 2,056 (1,230) 1.671 13,284 18.07 15-20 hours
Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3) Batman: Arkham Asylum (PS3) 2,020 (1,230) 1.642 37,807 17.19 15-20 hours
Batman: Arkham City (PS3) Batman: Arkham City (PS3) 3,381 (1,620) 2.087 40,225 2.21 60-80 hours
Batman: Arkham Knight Batman: Arkham Knight 4,238 (2,295) 1.847 51,734 1.56 40-50 hours
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition 2,623 (1,515) 1.731 7,567 16.47 30-35 hours
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (EU) Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (EU) 2,374 (1,515) 1.567 10,452 20.25 35-40 hours
Sleeping Dogs Sleeping Dogs 2,392 (1,515) 1.579 24,036 6.74 25-30 hours
Dragon's Crown Dragon's Crown 3,087 (1,230) 2.509 19,473 8.60 60-80 hours
Mad Max Mad Max 2,333 (1,215) 1.920 33,472 12.45 60-80 hours
Asura's Wrath Asura's Wrath 2,826 (1,365) 2.070 7,344 3.99
Batman: Arkham Origins Batman: Arkham Origins 3,845 (1,440) 2.670 19,360 2.79 40-50 hours
Transformers: Devastation Transformers: Devastation 3,995 (1,185) 3.372 5,800 4.71
Tekken 6 Tekken 6 2,026 (1,230) 1.647 15,269 22.89 12-15 hours
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game 1,062 (525) 2.023 9,566 2.78
A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV 602 (315) 1.911 6,683 16.50 3-4 hours
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara 647 (315) 2.055 2,976 8.20 8-10 hours
Golden Axe Golden Axe 462 (300) 1.538 7,642 21.25 1-2 hours
Streets of Rage 2 Streets of Rage 2 615 (315) 1.952 14,085 6.08
The Simpsons Arcade Game The Simpsons Arcade Game 717 (315) 2.277 6,211 8.77 3-4 hours
Comix Zone Comix Zone 552 (315) 1.753 5,801 23.62 2-3 hours
Altered Beast Altered Beast 405 (315) 1.285 6,675 27.66 1-2 hours
Little Adventure on the Prairie Little Adventure on the Prairie 1,151 (1,140) 1.010 5,846 97.26 0-1 hour
Gekido Kintaro's Revenge (EU) Gekido Kintaro's Revenge (EU) 1,181 (1,170) 1.010 23 0
Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps And Beans (EU) Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps And Beans (EU) 2,757 (1,215) 2.269 318 13.21
The Quiet Man (EU) The Quiet Man (EU) 412 (315) 1.307 305 0
The Quiet Man The Quiet Man 411 (315) 1.306 256 0
I Am The Hero (EU) I Am The Hero (EU) 1,349 (1,230) 1.097 673 79.20 2-3 hours
I Am The Hero I Am The Hero 1,349 (1,230) 1.097 472 79.87
I Am The Hero (Vita) I Am The Hero (Vita) 1,385 (1,230) 1.126 307 74.92
I Am The Hero (EU) (Vita) I Am The Hero (EU) (Vita) 1,345 (1,230) 1.093 432 79.63
Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 1,720 (1,170) 1.470 592 40.03
Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle 445 (315) 1.414 1,181 22.69
Redeemer: Enhanced Edition Redeemer: Enhanced Edition 847 (315) 2.689 126 4.76
Iron Snout (EU) Iron Snout (EU) 1,250 (1,230) 1.016 1,302 94.70 0-1 hour
Iron Snout Iron Snout 1,242 (1,230) 1.010 908 95.93 0-1 hour
Iron Snout (Asia) Iron Snout (Asia) 1,236 (1,230) 1.005 404 98.27 0-1 hour
THE NINJA SAVIORS Return of the Warriors THE NINJA SAVIORS Return of the Warriors 1,020 (285) 3.580 82 2.44
River City Girls (JP) River City Girls (JP) 1,996 (1,230) 1.622 61 24.59
River City Girls River City Girls 2,669 (1,230) 2.170 287 12.54
River City Girls (Asia) River City Girls (Asia) 2,273 (1,230) 1.848 74 17.57
Arcade Archives VIGILANTE Arcade Archives VIGILANTE 311 (285) 1.089 13 76.92
Iron Snout (EU) (Vita) Iron Snout (EU) (Vita) 1,245 (1,230) 1.012 801 95.88 0-1 hour
Wulverblade Wulverblade 3,686 (1,230) 2.997 105 4.76
Zeno Clash 2 Zeno Clash 2 701 (315) 2.227 241 9.96
Strength of the Sword 3 Strength of the Sword 3 923 (285) 3.239 137 5.84
Double Dragon Neon Double Dragon Neon 888 (315) 2.820 2,420 5.04
BloodRayne: Betrayal BloodRayne: Betrayal 997 (315) 3.165 949 3.37
Draw Slasher (Vita) Draw Slasher (Vita) 1,110 (315) 3.523 1,898 2.48
Sumioni: Demon Arts (Vita) Sumioni: Demon Arts (Vita) 460 (300) 1.533 550 35.27
Revenge of the Wounded Dragons Revenge of the Wounded Dragons 632 (315) 2.006 738 9.62
Ben 10: Omniverse Ben 10: Omniverse 1,559 (1,215) 1.283 1,279 53.40
Anarchy Reigns Anarchy Reigns 2,728 (1,230) 2.218 1,965 10.43
Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (EU) Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (EU) 1,512 (1,230) 1.229 585 57.61
Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat Marvel Super Hero Squad: Comic Combat 1,376 (1,215) 1.133 672 73.21 3-4 hours
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions 2,350 (1,215) 1.934 6,723 12.05 20-25 hours
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 (PS3) Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 (PS3) 2,912 (1,410) 2.065 4,933 3.34
Sacred Citadel Sacred Citadel 797 (510) 1.563 478 19.87
Anarchy Reigns (JP) Anarchy Reigns (JP) 2,125 (1,230) 1.728 411 19.22
Spider-Man: Edge of Time Spider-Man: Edge of Time 2,258 (1,200) 1.882 2,660 15.56
Thor: God of Thunder Thor: God of Thunder 2,773 (1,170) 2.370 1,259 12.79
Final Exam Final Exam 1,038 (315) 3.296 381 3.15
Ben 10 Omniverse 2 Ben 10 Omniverse 2 1,506 (1,170) 1.287 787 53.37
Young Justice: Legacy Young Justice: Legacy 2,113 (1,185) 1.783 617 24.80
Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram (Vita) Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram (Vita) 1,871 (1,230) 1.521 245 33.47
Final Exam (JP) Final Exam (JP) 649 (315) 2.062 10 0
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds (Vita) Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds (Vita) 917 (585) 1.567 702 6.27
Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (PSN) Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL (PSN) 1,597 (1,230) 1.298 573 52.18
Arcade Archives: Rygar Arcade Archives: Rygar 291 (285) 1.020 741 90.69 0-1 hour
Arcade Archives: Renegade Arcade Archives: Renegade 320 (285) 1.122 820 70.12 0-1 hour
Kick-Ass 2 Kick-Ass 2 1,215 (1,170) 1.039 596 90.27 4-5 hours
Arcade Archives: Karate Champ Arcade Archives: Karate Champ 313 (285) 1.099 630 75.08 0-1 hour
Nidhogg Nidhogg 1,731 (315) 5.497 3,338 0.66
The Legend of Korra The Legend of Korra 1,721 (1,140) 1.509 3,446 32.30 10-12 hours
The Legend of Korra (PS3) The Legend of Korra (PS3) 1,463 (1,140) 1.283 658 49.24
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze 1,991 (1,170) 1.702 423 25.77
Digimon All-Star Rumble Digimon All-Star Rumble 3,481 (1,230) 2.830 647 4.48
Shake Spears! Shake Spears! 900 (315) 2.858 1,906 6.45
Arcade Archives: Double Dragon Arcade Archives: Double Dragon 312 (285) 1.094 1,400 75.64 0-1 hour
Splatterhouse Splatterhouse 2,053 (1,230) 1.669 4,317 20.71
Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL 1,506 (1,230) 1.224 498 58.03
Disney Universe Disney Universe 2,196 (1,185) 1.853 2,670 17.60
Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet 2,428 (1,590) 1.527 1,155 7.71
Kung Fu Panda 2 Kung Fu Panda 2 1,295 (1,185) 1.093 1,762 69.86 5-6 hours
Ben 10 UA: Cosmic Destruction Ben 10 UA: Cosmic Destruction 1,553 (1,230) 1.263 1,273 55.15
TMNT: Turtles In Time Re-Shelled TMNT: Turtles In Time Re-Shelled 590 (315) 1.874 4,117 8.26
X-Men Arcade X-Men Arcade 443 (315) 1.406 2,338 28.96 2-3 hours
Where the Wild Things Are Where the Wild Things Are 1,345 (1,230) 1.093 1,480 76.76
Watchmen: The End Is Nigh Watchmen: The End Is Nigh 624 (315) 1.980 1,786 6.16
Bakugan: Defenders of the Core Bakugan: Defenders of the Core 1,774 (1,200) 1.478 465 29.89
Fairytale Fights Fairytale Fights 3,104 (1,185) 2.620 1,537 7.29
Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao 823 (315) 2.613 462 4.11
Shank 2 Shank 2 901 (315) 2.861 5,908 3.23
Batman: Arkham Asylum (JP) (PS3) Batman: Arkham Asylum (JP) (PS3) 1,688 (1,230) 1.372 514 35.02
Shank (EU) Shank (EU) 613 (315) 1.946 1,559 7.38
Shank Shank 621 (315) 1.971 1,917 7.51
Castle Crashers Castle Crashers 900 (315) 2.858 7,256 3.27
Clan N Clan N Unreleased 1.000 0 0
One Finger Death Punch 2 One Finger Death Punch 2 Unreleased 1.000 0 0
Devil's Hunt Devil's Hunt Unreleased 1.000 0 0