HG101 Presents: The Guide to Beat-Em-Ups: Vol. 1


Cover artwork by Mike Morrocco

Cover artwork by Rusty Shackles

Now available!

Paperback (Rusty Cover – Color):

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Are you ready for hot-blooded fighting action? Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: The Guide to Beat-Em-Ups Vol. 1 covers the origins of the belt-scrolling brawler with Technos’ Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun (AKA Renegade) and the world-famous Double Dragon. Also covered are the works of Capcom (Final Fight, Captain Commando, Aliens vs. Predator, Dungeons & Dragons) and Konami (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Simpsons, Vendetta) as well as Sega’s Streets of Rage series!

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The covered games include:

Technos:
Renegade/Kunio-kun / River City
Double Dragon
Shadow Force

Capcom:
Final Fight
Captain Commando
Dynasty Wars / Warriors of Fate
Alien vs. Predator
Cadillacs and Dinosaurs
King of Dragons
Knights of the Round
Dungeons and Dragons: Tower of Doom & Shadow over Mystara
The Punisher
Armored Warriors / Powered Gear
Battle Circuit

Konami:
Crime Fighters
Vendetta / Crime Fighters 2
Violent Storm
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Asterix
Gaiapolis
Metamorphic Force
The Simpsons
X-Men
Batman Returns

Sega:
Streets of Rage

 





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