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Boxing Legends of the Ring (SNES)

Boxing Legends of the Ring SNES Title screen

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Description

Boxing Legends of the Ring lets you take control of eight middleweight legends of boxing, Roberto Duran, Tommy "Hitman" Duran, Jake "Raging Bull" La Motta, Rocky Graziano, "Sugar" Ray Robinson, "Sugar" Ray Leonard, "Marveleous" Marvin Hagler and James Toney. You can either compete in an exhibition mode or play in career mode and become the greatest of all time.

The set of punches in the game is pretty much standard, jab, hook, uppercut, even the ever popular but illegal low blow. Also, for each round and every knockdown you score on an opponent, you get a super punch, a straight shot to the face and is almost unstoppable and connected right could knock out your opponent, but if you miss, you lose your punch for the round.

There are two main displays during a fight, a damage inflict meter in the form of two boxing gloves, one on each side and as a player connects a punch, the glove will show a black area of where the glove connected and a damage meter that show's the two fighters faces. As the round progresses, the fighter shows more bruises and cuts and starts to flash red when the fighter is getting tired and is the best time to land your super punch.

Another feature is from round to round, your view will alternate, from looking over your shoulder to the next round and looking at yourself over your opponents shoulder.

Screenshots

Boxing Legends of the Ring SNES Some of the legends of the ring
Boxing Legends of the Ring SNES Taking a punch.
Boxing Legends of the Ring SNES Pre-Match graphic
Boxing Legends of the Ring SNES Rankings Career Mode

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Oct, 1993 5 out of 5 100
Power Unlimited Feb, 1994 9 out of 10 90
Game Players Oct, 1993 87 out of 100 87
Just Games Retro Nov 20, 2013 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Total! (Germany) Jan, 1994 4.25 out of 6 35

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Big John WV (25282) added Boxing Legends of the Ring (SNES) on Feb 07, 2008
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