DescriptionPit-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.
- "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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The Press Says
|GamePro (US)||Genesis||Dec, 1991||5 out of 5||100|
|Sinclair User||ZX Spectrum||Mar, 1993||84 out of 100||84|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Genesis||Mar, 1992||82 out of 100||82|
|Mean Machines||Genesis||Jan, 1992||81 out of 100||81|
|Sega-16.com||Genesis||Apr 23, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
|Commodore Format||Commodore 64||1993||61 out of 100||61|
|Mega Fun||Lynx||May, 1993||38 out of 100||38|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Lynx||Sep 09, 2005||3 out of 10||30|
|The Video Game Critic||Lynx||Feb 26, 2004||D||25|
|The Video Game Critic||SNES||Jan 01, 2015||F||0|
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Cancelled Atari 7800 versionAtari had a 7800 port underway, outsourced to Imagitec Design, but abandoned it around 1992. You can read about it here.
DOS versionThe 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).
- Commodore Format
- July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Beat-'em-ups (Check 'em out)