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Yie Ar Kung-Fu (Amstrad CPC)

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Written by  :  Neville (1847)
Written on  :  Nov 16, 2007
Platform  :  Amstrad CPC
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Summary

One of the best fighting games of the 8-bit era.

The Good

- Colorful graphics.

- Wide variety of attacks.

- Very different opponents.

- Great music.

The Bad

- You only can play as Oolong.

- There are no special attacks or combos to speak of.

The Bottom Line

This game is the direct ancestor of one on one fighting games like "Street Fighter" or "Mortal Kombat". You play as Oolong, a young warrior who tests his skills against a series of opponents.

Every opponent is a master on a particular technique or weapon, and you must change your strategy accordingly.

The variety of attacks is surprisingly wide, the graphics basic but detailed and colorful, and the gameplay fast and furious.

This is easily the best fighting game I've ever played on a 8 bit computer.