The Way of the Tiger

Critic Score User Score
Thomson TO
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Commodore 64
71
2.5
Commodore 16, Plus/4
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2.0
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Description

Three distinct side-scrolling beat 'em up game sections await in this title, licensed from a series of Fighting Fantasy-style books. As Avenger, you must clear the world of evil so as to protect the innocent, using your superior strength.

The combat is split into Hand-to-Hand, Pole Fighting and Samurai Sword fighting, each of which are loaded separately from across 2 cassettes - a novelty at the time. In each mode there are 16 moves available, varying depending on whether fire (or the space bar in keyboard mode) is pressed. The moves are arranged logically, and reverse depending on the character's facing direction, similarly to the Exploding Fist games.

Screenshots

The Way of the Tiger Amstrad CPC Prepare yourself for Unarmed Combat.
The Way of the Tiger MSX He's down for the count.
The Way of the Tiger Commodore 64 The cat jumps up to claw you
The Way of the Tiger MSX Ready for kendo.

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Critic Reviews

Crash! ZX Spectrum May, 1986 93 out of 100 93
Commodore User Commodore 64 Aug, 1986 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Jun, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jun, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Your Commodore Commodore 64 Dec, 1990 82 out of 100 82
64'er Commodore 64 Sep, 1986 11 out of 15 73
Zzap! Commodore 16, Plus/4 Aug, 1987 71 out of 100 71
Amstrad Action Amstrad CPC May, 1986 70 out of 100 70
Zzap! Commodore 64 Dec, 1988 43 out of 100 43
Commodore User Commodore 16, Plus/4 Mar, 1987 8 out of 10 22

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