(video games) A video game of the genre oriented around interpersonal combat (e.g. martial arts, street fighting, brawling, etc). Not a tournament fighting game.
Beat-em-up Sentence Examples
Two sequels emerged for the series and if you are looking for a quick beat-em-up, go with Streets of Rage.
The Double Dragon and Final Fight series of games are prime examples of a beat-em-up.
This is a clear departure from the standard fighting game dynamic, giving players the opportunity to try an action-packed beat-em-up reminiscent of classic video games like Final Fight and Double Dragon.
The people at Capcom may be very proud of Final Fight, but the Sega team had their take on the side-scrolling beat-em-up too.
This was a side-scrolling beat-em-up that featured the turtles fighting Shredder through various levels in New York and beyond.