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The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games 

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Updated January 31, 2019 170 votes 39 voters 3.7k views 23 items

When it comes to good beat 'em up games for Xbox One, there is a pretty good amount of variety. For that reason, we're ranking the best Xbox One beat 'em up games, with the help of your votes. 

One of the newer Xbox One games that has you smashing faces is Coffee Crisis. Released in 2018, this is a modern side scroller from an indie developer is both satisfying and fun to play. If you never played Raging Justice, it's a must-play beat 'em up game for any Xbox One owner. Other options include 99Vidas, OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes, and Wulverblade.

Not every beat 'em up game on this list is a Xbox One original - take Castle Crashers Remastered for example, which came out in 2008. However, all these beat 'em up games are currently available on the Xbox Marketplace, regardless of release date. Vote up your favorite beat 'em up game for Xbox One, or simply use this list as a recommendation guide if you're looking for more titles to play.

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Castle Crashers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2008 (The Behemoth)

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up, RPG

Castle Crashers is a 2D beat 'em up video game independently developed by The Behemoth and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It features music created by members of Newgrounds. The Xbox 360 ...more
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Guacamelee! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2013 (Drinkbox Studios)

Genres (Video game): Metroidvania, Platform

Guacamelee! is a 2013 action platforming video game developed and published by DrinkBox Studios. The game was originally released for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in April 2013, and was ...more
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Dungeons & Dragons: ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2013 (Capcom (Japan))

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up, Action RPG

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara is a 2013 video game compilation by Capcom released as a digital download for the Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows (via Steam). ...more
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Double Dragon Neon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2012 (WayForward Technologies)

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up, Co-op

Double Dragon Neon is a 2012 video game in the Double Dragon series of beat 'em up games. It was developed by WayForward Technologies and published by Majesco Entertainment, and it is the reboot ...more
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Deadpool is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2013 (High Moon Studios)

Genres (Video game): Action, Beat 'em Up, Hack and Slash

Deadpool is an action beat 'em up video game based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The game was developed by High Moon Studios and published by Activision, and was released for ...more
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Raging Justice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up

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Foul Play is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2013 (Devolver Digital)

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up, Action-Adventure

Foul Play is a 2013 adventure-video game developed by Devolver Digital. It follows the daemon-hunter Baron Dashforth.
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Phantom Breaker: Battle ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up

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Wulverblade is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up

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Shank 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2012 (Klei)

Genres (Video game): Action, Beat 'em Up, Hack and Slash

Shank 2 is a sequel to a 2D side-scrolling action beat 'em up video game Shank by Klei Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. It was announced on September 27, 2011 and released on ...more
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Aztez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2017 (Team Colorblind)

Genres (Video game): Action, Turn-Based Strategy

Aztez is a side-scrolling brawler, turn-based strategy video game by Team Colorblind. The player fights through areas within the Aztec empire prior to the Spanish invasion. Team Colorblind, a ...more
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Dungeon Punks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Action, Beat 'em Up, Indie

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Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up, Anime

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Zombie Vikings is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up, Zombies

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99Vidas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2016 (QuByte Interactive)

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up

99Vidas (Portuguese for "99 Lives") is a retro-styled side-scrolling beat 'em up video game developed and published by QuByte Interactive. It was first released for Microsoft Windows, ...more
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Transformers: Devastatio... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2015 (Platinum Games)

Genres (Video game): Action, Hack and Slash

Transformers: Devastation is an action hack and slash video game based on the Transformers franchise developed by PlatinumGames and published by Activision. It was released on Microsoft Windows, ...more
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BUCK is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up

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Bloody Zombies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Gore, Zombies, Action, Beat 'em Up

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Deadbeat Heroes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Action, Beat 'em Up

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Coffee Crisis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Action, Beat 'em Up, Indie

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ZHEROS is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games

Genres (Video game): Action, Indie, Beat 'em Up

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Way of the Passive Fist ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2018 (Household Games Inc.)

Genres (Video game): Beat 'em Up, Pixel Graphics

Way of the Passive Fist is a fighting video game developed and published by Household Games Inc. for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. Way of the Passive Fist is a unique and colorful arcade ...more
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OK K.O.! Let's Play Hero... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Xbox One Beat Em Up Games
Released: 2018 (Capybara Games)

Genres (Video game): Action-Adventure, Beat 'em Up

OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes is an action-adventure beat 'em up video game developed by Capybara Games and published by Cartoon Network Games. It is based on the show OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes and ...more