We love games where users get to beat the crap out of tons of enemies. We love 'em so much, we made a list of the 10 best retro beat 'em ups. 

The side-scrolling beat ‘em up genre has been a staple of gaming since it was first introduced with the Kung-Fu Master arcade game in the mid ‘80s. The rise in new classics, like Guacamelee! and Castle Crashers, is proof that side-scrolling beat 'em ups are here to stay.

So pick up the nearest melee weapon, keep an eye out for health-refilling pot roasts on the ground, and save up your special attacks, because in our list of the 10 best retro beat 'em ups, we take it to the streets.