The Nintendo Switch has quickly become one of the world’s most popular gaming consoles, and with it come an amazing selection of games. Beat-em-ups are a genre of games featuring classic beat ’em up gameplay and are perfect for short play sessions. Beat em ups often involve controlling a character as they fight against a selection of opponents in a side-scrolling environment. Today we’re rounding up some of the best Beat em up titles available for Nintendo Switch.
GALAK-Z: Variant S
GALAK-Z: Variant S is an intense, roguelike space shooter from developer 17 Bit Games. The game follows Ace pilot A-Tak, who is tasked with taking down the Imperial forces in his own customized mech suit. Players traverse through procedurally generated levels to battle waves of enemy spaceships and powerful bosses. With its thrilling action and vibrant visuals, GALAK-Z: Variant S is one of the best beat ’em ups on Nintendo Switch.
Each mission presents different objectives to complete, ranging from destroying enemy ships to collecting power cores and rescuing survivors. GALAK-Z: Variant S also features plenty replayability, since it’s filled with unlockable upgrades that give players more tools to master the game’s difficulty curve.
Streets Of Rage 4
Streets Of Rage 4 is a modern take on the classic side scrolling beat’em up franchise by Dotemu. Players control their favorite characters from the original trilogy as they hit the streets to take down Mr X and his Syndicate once again. Streets Of Rage 4 packs an exciting combo system that enables players to chain together devastating attacks.
The new Streets Of Rage also features a unique soundtrack where players get to choose between remixes