Final Blow

aka: James 'Buster' Douglas Knockout Boxing
Moby ID: 21346
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Description

Final Blow is an action game based around the sport of boxing. You can play the fighters in a sequence of knock-out competitions, (the computer versions also include a round-robin league). Rounds last one minute, with a short break in between them. As in the real sport, your aim is to knock your opponent down for 10 seconds, by gradually weakening him with a series of punches. You can block punches, to avoid them inflicting damage onto you. The ring is of a limited size, so players can be cornered, although the referee will intervene to break the boxers up if they become entangled in a stalemate position.

The Genesis version is not to be confused with the Master System game of the same name, which is entirely different.

Spellings

  • ファイナル・ブロー - Japanese spelling

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Cabinet
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Sound
  • Zuntata Sound Team
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Version differences

The Genesis US and European versions, named James "Buster" Douglas Knockout Boxing, have The Detroit Kid's name and palette swapped to James Buster Douglas and also feature a new boxer, Iron Head.

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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Martin Smith.

Arcade added by Trypticon. FM Towns added by Sciere.

Additional contributors: chirinea, j.raido 【雷堂嬢太朗】, Patrick Bregger.

Game added February 22, 2006. Last modified January 27, 2024.