Close Button Get free games updates:  
Popular Games:    Viking Escape    ***   Blocktris    ***   Zombie Shooter    ***   Pacman    ***   Defender    ***   Jeep Ride    ***   Space Invaders    ***   Jewel Match    ***   Battleship    ***   Jewel Match    ***   Towers Of Hanoi    ***   Robbers In Town    ***   Dead City    ***   Going Nuts    ***   Defender    ***   Blackjack    ***   Pacman    ***   Goto Dot    ***   Ancient Blocks    ***   Frog Jumper    ***   Room Escape    ***   Shoot Angry Zombies    ***   Gomoku    ***   Asteroids Modern    ***   Action Reflex    ***   Space Invaders    ***   Zombies Buster    ***   UFO Raider    ***   DD Node    ***   Tank Arena    ***   100 Balls    ***   Soap Balls Puzzle    ***   Tripolygon    ***   American 2048    ***   Bubble Shooter    ***   Dead Land Adventure    ***   Backgammon    ***   Checkers    ***   Domino    ***   Angry Aliens    ***   Shadow Boy    ***   Freecell    ***   Gold Miner    ***   Angry Fish    ***   Plumber    ***   Connect4    ***   Candy Game    ***   Asteroids Classical    ***   Nugget Seaker    ***   Death Alley    ***   Super Kid Adventure    ***   Blackjack    ***   Cowgirl Shoot Zombies    ***   Breakout    ***   Sky War Mission    ***   Exolon    ***   Wothan Escape    ***   Angry Finches    ***   Breakout    ***   Slot Machine    ***   Bubble Shooter    ***   Dots Pong    ***   Tower Challenge    ***   Knights Diamond    ***   Chess    ***   Action Reflex    ***   Tower Platformer    ***   Greenman    ***   Boy Adventurer    ***   Candy Game    ***   Pinball    ***   Flies Killer    ***   Snake    ***   Dangerous Rescue    ***   Sudoku    ***   Monster Jump    ***   Hangman7    ***   3D Maze Ball    ***   Dead City    ***   Color Box    ***   Air Plane Battle    ***   TicTacToe    ***   Trouble Bubble    ***   Fast Knife    ***   Blocktris    ***   Exolon    ***   Snake    ***   Frog Jumper    ***   Asteroids Classical    ***   2048    ***   Gogi2    ***   










Airplane Battle - a challenging game of action, turn your airplane behind the enemy airplanes to take them down, but watch out! The other pilots can shoot you too.

Insights from the gaming industry

Beat 'em up Games

Beat 'em up (also known as brawler) is a video game genre featuring hand-to-hand combat between the protagonist and an improbably large number of opponents. Traditional beat 'em ups take place in scrolling, two-dimensional (2D) levels, though some later games feature more open three-dimensional (3D) environments with yet larger numbers of enemies. These games are noted for their simple gameplay, a source of both critical acclaim and derision. Two-player cooperative gameplay and multiple player characters are also hallmarks of the genre. Most of these games take place in urban settings and feature crime-fighting and revenge-based plots, though some games may employ historical, science fiction or fantasy themes.

The first beat 'em up was 1984's Kung-Fu Master, with 1986's Renegade introducing the urban settings and underworld revenge themes employed extensively by later games. The genre then saw a period of high popularity between the release of Double Dragon in 1987, which defined the two-player cooperative mode central to classic beat 'em ups, and 1991's Street Fighter II, which drew gamers towards one-on-one fighting games. Games such as Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Golden Axe and Battletoads are other classics to emerge from this period. The genre has been less popular since the emergence of 3D-based mass-market games, but still some beat 'em ups adapted the simple formula to utilize large-scale 3D environments.