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Urban Champion (NES)

Genre
Perspective
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Description

Two rival characters meet up one day on the city streets and arrange a fight. Both characters will start in the middle with two blocks on either side of them leading to an open manhole. The first person to knock the other into the open manhole is the winner. Only punches are allowed, although obstacles such as falling flower pots can occur and give one player the advantage. Also, everyone is to look innocent should the police drive by.

This is a very early and simplistic fighting game. As mentioned, each player can only punch the other, trying to knock them off the screen and towards one of the waiting manholes.

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Urban Champion NES Two fighters square off
Urban Champion NES Your goal is to knock your opponent into the open manhole
Urban Champion NES Sustaining injury but avoiding flower pots
Urban Champion NES Title Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Urban Champion-e" -- e-Reader title
  • "アーバンチャンピオン" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Tilt Dec, 1987 14 out of 20 70
HonestGamers Mar 03, 2013 3 out of 10 30
Génération 4 1987 25 out of 100 25
Defunct Games Aug 08, 2009 20 out of 100 20
Power Play Dec, 1987 1.5 out of 10 15
The Video Game Critic Jan 07, 2006 F 0

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WildKard (12149) added Urban Champion (NES) on Feb 07, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69578), Michael Cassidy (6282) and CrankyStorming (2679)