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Bruce Lee (Atari 8-bit)

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Description

The late martial arts hero features in this platform game, with the aim of reaching a wizard in an underground lair, defeat of whom can offer him untold wealth.

In each area you must collect the many strategically-placed lanterns before exiting through the newly-revealed passageway. Some rooms also have escalator-type sections to run along, and the standard (although slightly illogical in this context) ladders.

On the way, you'll fight two enemies - a ninja and a green sumo warrior named Yamo. You can defeat them by punching, kicking, dropping on their heads or luring them into hazardous terrain, or even by making them accidentally hit each other. Even after they are killed, however, they keep coming back for more after a few seconds. Since they can move pretty intelligently (they even climb ladders), you should watch out for them.

There are lots of hazards to avoid by either walking round or jumping - walls of electrical charge and exploding bushes for example.

Screenshots

Bruce Lee Atari 8-bit The red dungeon
Bruce Lee Atari 8-bit Disappearing footbridges
Bruce Lee Atari 8-bit Opponent mode
Bruce Lee Atari 8-bit Third Room of the First Floor, note the statue it just might come alive

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A Martial Arts Multi-screen Platformer. gametrader (229) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Aug 23, 2006 A- 91
TeleMatch May, 1984 2 out of 6 80

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Trivia

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • January 1991 (Issue 4) - Listed in the 'A to Z of Classic Games' article (Great)
  • Retro Gamer
    • issue 37 – #18 in the "Top 25 Platformers of All Time" poll
  • Zzap!
    • May 1985 (Issue 1) - #15 'It's the Zzap! 64 Top 64!'

Related Web Sites

  • Mark Rosten's Bruce Lee Remake (written in Blitz Basic for Windows.)
  • The End Zone (Dedicated to end of game sequences with the objective of providing the most definitive and complete 'end of game' information ever assembled for the games featured. Includes video streaming of Bruce Lee from start to finish.)
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