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Karate (Atari ST)

Karate Atari ST Title screen and menu


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Karate is a 2D one-on-one fighting game similar to World Karate Championship. The player controls a karate fighter through different stages that become more difficult over time. Fights take place against a single opponent and the health bars of the two are shown near the top of the screen. The character starts with three lives and additional ones can be gained by reaching certain scores.

When holding a button or key pressed the controls include moving backwards and forwards, jump, duck, high punch and mid punch, front somersault and block. When that button or key is released the controls offer turning, high kick, mid kick, low kick, high back kick, jump kick, foot kick and back somersault. Fights are fast-paced and require a lot of hit and run tactics.

On the Sinclair QL the game can be played with up to four players, taking turns.


Karate Atari ST Fighting in front of other background
Karate Atari ST Title screen and menu
Karate Atari ST Fight round 1
Karate Atari ST Little Shurikens may rob some energy if you cannot avoid them

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Alternate Titles

  • "ST Karate" -- Atari ST title
  • "Amiga Karate" -- Amiga title

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The determined man in the background on the ST Karate cover is in fact the controversial Japanese author Yukio Mishima.
Sciere (576195) added Karate (Atari ST) on Dec 29, 2013
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