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Kung-Fu Master (NES)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.2
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

A strange game that's probably valuable only to those who have nostalgic feelings for it Feem (45) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars
Judo Chop! Matt Neuteboom (941) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.4
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.2
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.4
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.9
Overall MobyScore (26 votes) 3.2


The Press Says

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80
Génération 4
Ce logiciel est la réplique exacte du jeu d'arcade « Kung Fu Master », et reste malgré son age l'un des meilleures de cette catégorie. Le scrolling est propre, les animations rapides et variées, que demander de plus si ce n'est une musique moins répétitive.
75
Jeuxvideo.com
Malgré les quelques petits points faibles du jeu et la simplicité des graphismes, celui-ci reste tout de même un des grands classiques de la NES que l'on aime retrouver de temps à autre.
73
Retroage
Kung Fu jest banalnie proste i po paru podejściach okazuje się, że praktycznie tylko bossowie na końcu każdej planszy stanowią jakiekolwiek realne zagrożenie. Do tego gra jest bardzo krótka i da się ja spokojnie ukończyć w mniej niż 10 minut, co nie jest oszałamiającym wynikiem. Mimo to jest w Kung Fu coś, co przyciąga jak magnes. Gra ma dość wysoką żywotność głównie za sprawą faktu, że często się do niej wraca, aby włączyć ją po prostu na parę minut. Osobiście odpalałem tą gierkę wręcz niezliczoną liczbę razy. Przyjemność z obicia mordy setce patałachów w ekspresowym tempie jest po prostu nie do opisania. Polecam każdemu, bo to bardzo miła pozycja nie tylko dla oka i ucha, ale również szybkie zajęcie dla rąk gracza.
60
Tilt
Correctement réalisé, ce jeu propose des graphismes fins et assez agréables. L'animation est de qualité mais on regrette le nombre restreint d'attitudes. De même le manque de diversité des décors s'avère peu encourageant. Cependant, le bilan est positif.
60
VideoGame
O objetivo é vencer todos os adversários para tornar-se um mestre do Kung Fu. Seja rápido nos controles: mais de um lutador o atacará de cada vez.
50
Digital Press - Classic Video Games
With other, more advanced beat-em-ups on the console (including Capcom's superb late release "Mighty Final Fight" and of course "Double Dragon"), Kung Fu only serves as a reminder to the rather archaic initial batch of games for the console. It's not a terrible game by any means, but unless you can place yourself back in that bygone era and relive some childhood memories, it's doubtful you will find enjoyment out of this title.
50
Just Games Retro
As far as classics go, Kung Fu is one high up there in terms of leaving an indelible impression. Even if you've never played the game itself, you've doubtlessly played a game inspired by its elementary concept - punch and kick through armies of martial arts foes, and fight a boss with a life bar at the end. "Hurt bad guys" is like the rice or wheat of the gaming industry, and this game first presented the idea of Hong Kong kung fu action flicks in videogame form.
45
Power Play
Obwohl Kung Fu schon einige Jahre auf dem Buckel hat (es ist mit „Kung Fu-Master“ identisch), wage ich ab und zu gerne mal ein Spielchen. Die Umsetzung des Automaten ist recht gut gelungen Aber Vorsicht: Kung Fu ist keine Sport-Simulation. Wer eine anspruchsvolle Karate-Klopperei will, kann mit Kung Fu nicht viel anfangen. Freunde von Geschicklichkeits-Spielen sollten dagegen ruhig mal einen Blick auf dieses Modul riskieren. Sowohl Grafik als auch Sound sind etwas besserer Durchschnitt, dafür spielt sich Kung Fu ganz gut. Leider hält sich die Abwechslung in Grenzen.
42
The Video Game Critic
Kung Fu may have set the world on fire in 1985, but those days are well done. Controlling a black belt warrior (who appears to be wearing high heels), you must dispatch an endless parade of enemies in a Japanese temple. You're limited to the standard punch, kick, and jump-kick moves. In the first stage, most foes are idiots easily dispatched with simple high kicks. The occasional weapon-trained ninja will require some strategy to defeat, but not much. The second stage incorporates a traps and tiny dragons, and the cheap hits come early and often. Kung Fu is not particularly fun to play. Its clean graphics and surprisingly good sound effects (including some voice clips) make it bearable, but its gameplay is dated and silly.