Pit-Fighter (Atari ST)

Pit-Fighter Atari ST Company Logo

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Description

Pit-Fighter is a 3rd-person fight game that features digitized graphics of real fighters and zooming effects. Players select one of three fighters (Buzz, Ty or Kato) to take on anyone who dares. At the conclusion of a match, players are individually awarded a Knockout Bonus, Brutality Bonus, and a Fight Purse. Every third match is a Grudge Match where players test the skills of each other. The last man standing is the winner of this three-knockdown match. Players fight their way to the Elimination Match to decide who wins the opportunity to dethrone the champion, the Masked Warrior.

Screenshots

Pit-Fighter Atari ST Give Your Partner Some Assistance
Pit-Fighter Atari ST Here We Go!
Pit-Fighter Atari ST Knockdown
Pit-Fighter Atari ST Finish Her!!

Alternate Titles

  • "Pit-Fighter: The Ultimate Competition" -- Full title
  • "PitFighter: The Ultimate Challenge" -- SEGA Master System in-game title
  • "ピットファイター" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

Atari ST User Dec, 1991 89 out of 100 89
The One for ST Games Nov, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Power Play Feb, 1992 57 out of 100 57
Micro News Dec, 1991 11 out of 20 55
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1992 5 out of 12 42
Atari ST User Apr, 1993 40 out of 100 40

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Trivia

Cancelled Atari 7800 version

Atari had a 7800 port underway, outsourced to Imagitec Design, but abandoned it around 1992. You can read about it here.

DOS version

The DOS port of Pit-Fighter inexplicably uses a sprite resizing algorithm that stretches only vertically, not horizontally. This results in very odd-looking "skinny" fighters onscreen (as well as almost everything else).

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Beat-'em-ups (Check 'em out)
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Martin Smith (63071) added Pit-Fighter (Atari ST) on Jun 10, 2004
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