6 Best Beat ’em up Video Games Like Shank 2 For PC & MAC

Shank 2 like action games

Shank 2 like action games

Shank 2 is one of the most fun action games ever made. I remember when I was addicted to it since it was out back in February 2012.

The 2D side-scrolling game features a man called Shank who will do his best to protect the closest people to him. Shank will use whatever type of weapon in order to keep
his close ones safe including his handgun, shotgun, or even grenades.

If you’ve played the game and would like to find other similar games to Shank 2 that you can enjoy playing, Here is the list:

1Mark of the Ninja:

Mark of the Ninja is developed by the same team behind Shank 2 Klei Entertainment.

This 2D stealth game features a silent ninja who is agile and clever in making his kills.

The game features stunning visuals and cool animations that you will absolutely love.

Mark of the Ninja is available for PC, MAC, Linux, and XBOX 360.

2The Showdown Effect:

The Showdown Effect is a multiplayer game that is developed by Arrowhead Game Studios and published by Paradox Interactive.

This 2.5D game lets you play with other 7 friends each with a different character that has different skills and abilities which leads to epic combats.

This game can be played on both Windows and MAC.

3Not Dying Today:

Not Dying Today is a 2D side-scrolling game that is filled with action and zombies.

The game takes you to 2030 when zombies will try to take over the world. Captain Aiden the hero of the story will do his best to free the world from evil zombies.

You may play Not Dying Today on either Windows or MAC.


The METAL SLUG game series feature 2D run & gun action games where heroes fight against armed soldiers.

The game is similar to Shank 2 in terms of gameplay and controls. What also makes this game a very popular game series is that most METAL SLUG games support multiplayer mode.

There are many versions of METAL SLUG that you can play and most of them are available on PC, MAC, Linux, as well as mobile devices such as Android and iOS.

5Dusty Revenge:

Dusty Revenge is another shoot beat ’em up kind of a game that delivers high-intensity addictive gameplay for people into 2D side-scrolling video games.

The game lets you play as Dusty a courageous warrior who is ready to fight against herds of ruthless creatures.

Dusty Revenge: Co-Op Edition is available for Windows and MAC.

6Charlie Murder:

Charlie Murder is a 2D beat ’em up game that comes in the style of Rock n Roll and anarchy. Playing Charlie Murder lets you team up with your punk rock mates in order to rescue the planet from evil death metallers.

Charlie Murder can be played on PC, Mac, in addition to XBOX 360.

Are you satisfied with the games above? Which game did you like the most?

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