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Go Straight: The Ultimate Guide to Side-Scrolling Beat-’Em-Ups

Go Straight: The Ultimate Guide to Side-Scrolling Beat-’Em-Ups

Bitmap Books

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Prepare for an epic brawl with "Go Straight: The Ultimate Guide to Side-Scrolling Beat-'Em-Ups," penned by award-winning author Dave Cook and featuring a foreword by the legendary Yoshihisa Kishimoto, creator of Double Dragon. This comprehensive guide spans over 37 years and showcases more than 200 games, from arcade classics like Kung-Fu Master to modern indie hits like Mother Russia Bleeds and Streets of Rage 4.

With over 450 pages of content, "Go Straight" explores beloved titles such as Double Dragon, Golden Axe, Final Fight, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, alongside hidden gems like Denjin Makai, Shadow Force, and Gaia Crusaders. Dive deep into each game with reviews, hints, tips, and guides to levels and enemies, all accompanied by a plethora of meticulously curated screenshots, sprites, and level maps.

Printed lithographically to ensure vibrant colors and luxurious feel, "Go Straight" comes in a hardback edition with a spot-varnished cover featuring artwork by acclaimed artist Jorge M. Velez. Whether you're reliving nostalgic couch co-op memories or discovering the genre for the first time, this guide is your essential companion to the world of side-scrolling beat-'em-ups.

Published by Bitmap Books, known for their commitment to visual quality and meticulous research, "Go Straight" sets the standard for retro gaming guides, offering an immersive journey through the history of side-scrolling beat-'em-ups that every gaming enthusiast will appreciate.

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