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Fist of Awesome punches bears on PC and Mac

The game best described as a "bear fighter," Fist of Awesome, is now available on PC and Mac. The game is currently discounted on the Humble Store to $3.99 (originally $7.99). Fist of Awesome is a beat-em-up in which players assume the role of a time-traveling lumberjack that must "punch bears to...

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Mother Russia Bleeds is an ultra-violent Soviet smackdown

Dear Video Games, It seems like just yesterday you were our sweet little hobby, all smiles and bright eyes. So cute and innocent, collecting coins and bananas. Now, though ... now we see there's a beat-em-up game coming out for PC, Mac and Linux in 2015 called Mother Russia Bleeds, and hoo...

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Foul Play to enter stage left on PS4, Vita

Mediatonic's theatrical side-scrolling brawler Foul Play is heading to PS4 and Vita, the developer announced in a recent post on PlayStation Blog. Players take on the role of Baron Dashforth, a mustachioed demon hunter who retells his tales in front of a live audience, defeating waves of extras in...

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Shazam: Shaq returns in Shaq Fu A Legend Reborn

As was foretold, Shaq is returning to the gaming world with a rebirth of one of the more infamous games in history, Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn. The flexible funding project is now live on Indiegogo, and is seeking $450,000 to make the beat-em-up game a reality. The funding page acknowledges the...

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Beat and shoot-em-up in former Titanfall, God of War devs' To The Death

Indie developers Scary Mostro and Section Studios launched their Kickstarter campaign for To The Death today. The game combines beat-em-up and arcade shooter elements together, as players control one of two warriors that are dashing towards one another, hacking away at everything in their path....

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Final Exam co-op trailer lacks actual exams, shows off monster-bashing with friends instead

You know, I don't think the characters in Final Exam, formerly known as Obscure, know much about exams. I mean, here's this new trailer showing off co-op for the game, and instead of having study group and pulling all-nighters together, they're shooting rocket launchers, turning an amusement...

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River City Ransom follow-up goes live on Kickstarter

River City Ransom: Underground is now on Kickstarter, seeking $180,000 (CAD) by October 9. Developed by Conatus Creative, the game is an officially-licensed follow-up to the original Technos Japan NES game. The developer acquired rights to the beat-em-up in April. River City Ransom:...

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7Sixty releasing Western version of HurricaneX2 on XBLA as Kung Fu Strike

Rumors of developer 7Sixty being hard at work on a kung fu project, based on the Chinese game HurricaneX2, are true. The game is coming to an Xbox Live Arcade near you as Kung Fu Strike: The Warrior's Rise. The teaser trailer above doesn't show much in terms of gameplay, but you can see the...

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Comic Jumper packs in free 'Splosion Man DLC (plus: new trailers!)

You know, we thought we couldn't want need Twisted Pixel's Comic Jumper any more than we already do, but the announcement that two new levels for 'Splosion Man will be included with the game offers almost too much value for us to handle. And that's not even taking into account the two new trailers...

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European PSN releases for May 5

Our world's been flipped, turned upside-down! Yes, European PSN updates are now going to take place on Wednesday, which means we're going to have to find something else in Thursday to get excited about. As we ponder this dilemma, check out some of the new stuff that drops this week, including...

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