If you like the idea of robot ninjas kicking ass, The Ninja Saviors is what you’re looking for. It’s also one of the best beat’em ups on the system.
The leap to Golden Axe III is bigger than that of the first game to the second and it shows a lot of improvement in the gameplay category. The visuals are a different story.
Golden Axe II is a classic albeit stiff beat ’em up that more or less feels like a rehash of the first game. The refinements make it more enjoyable.
Golden Axe is a product of its time but it’s a classic and an inspiration for others of its kind.
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara is a compilation consisting of two arcade beat’em ups based on the D&D franchise and they’re a lot of fun.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time is a classic beat ’em up that is best enjoyed with friends and a pizza.
The Legend of the Mystical Ninja is a fun and challenging action adventure based on Japanese folklore.
Dragon’s Crown Pro is an enhanced version of a beat-em-up with RPG elements and addictive gameplay.
An extremely violent and vulgar game, MadWorld strives on its violent gameplay to create a unique and truly hilarious experience. It’s just a shame that the controls often hold it back from being even better.
Spawn for the Super Nintendo is pretty bad. It starts out well enough but quickly takes a nosedive into bullshit. There are far better beat ’em up games from the 16-bit era.