Choose from one of the three characters and defeat your opponents with your powerful punches and kicks in this action-packed beat 'em up video game for the NES - Battletoads! Battletoads is a popular beat 'em up video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) that was first released back in 1991. The game features three anthropomorphic toads named Rash, Pimple, and Zits. This game was known for its high difficulty ceiling that made it so popular. The game spawned a series of sequels and various crossovers with other similar series.