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Old 19 March 2009, 14:12   #99
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The only right definition of beat em up is "Beat em up is beat em up and stfu if you dont wanna be punched out." Thats it.

Originally Posted by StarEye View Post
I'd say hack'n'slash and beat'em up is equally high up in the genre hiearchy (uhm, spelling) of action games. You could flip things around and say beat'em up is a subgenre of hack'n'slash.
And no, I wouldn't say Golden Axe is a beat'em up either (that one is pure scrolling hack'n'slash).
Monkey Island is one of the best non-pure hack n slash game in my opinion

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