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Karateka (DOS)

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Written by  :  Terrence Bosky (5234)
Written on  :  Feb 07, 2001
Platform  :  DOS

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Summary

Kickin' run to the right karate game

The Good

This game is part of that wonderful genre I call the run to the right game. As you run to the right, you will meet and battle various guards, a sinister bird, and the bad dude himself.

Cool music and cut scenes for such an early game. Also, liked the ability to run/walk and bow.

The Bad

If you aren't prepared, you can be killed with a single blow.

Also, remember that you have to be a gentleman to the ladies.

The Bottom Line

Very fun kung-fu game with realistic fighting. Not much of a story, but challenging gameplay. Later fights feel like duels.