Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Beat ‘Em Up

E3 2012 – Atlus: Zeno Clash 2, Sherlock Holmes, Code of Princess

Zeno Clash 2 (360, PC, PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has announced that they have acquired the North American publishing rights to Zeno Clash II and The Testament of Sherlock Holmes. They also revealed additional details about their upcoming 3DS side-scrolling beat ’em up, with a slight RPG twist, Code of Princess.

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3DS, Convention, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Atlus picks up publishing rights to Vanillaware’s Dragon’s Crown

Dragon's Crown (PS3, PSVita) Atlus Pub Announcement - Screenshot 1

UTV Ignition Games, the studio behind the psychedelic action-platformer El Shaddai, has passed the publishing rights for Vanillaware’s upcoming 2D action-RPG Dragon’s Crown to Atlus. Vanillaware will continue to develop the title, currently scheduled to launch next year for the PS3 and PS Vita, in which players take on the role of one of six adventurers with up to three friends in a side-scrolling medieval brawler.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Streets of Rage 2 now on App Store, with bonus

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Sega’s classic Genesis beat ’em up Streets of Rage 2 is now available for the iPhone and iPod touch. The handheld re-release includes both multiplayer through Bluetooth and the original Japanese version, Bare Knuckle II.

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Apple Handheld