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Pit-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 Commodore 64 Credits
Pit-Fighter Commodore 64 A second player may still join in.
Pit-Fighter Commodore 64 Number of the match
Pit-Fighter Commodore 64 Title screen

Promo Images

Pit-Fighter Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "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
  • "피트 파이터" -- Korean spelling

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Dec, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Commodore Format Feb, 1993 61 out of 100 61
64'er Feb, 1992 6 out of 10 60
Power Play Feb, 1992 58 out of 100 58
Zzap! Dec, 1991 56 out of 100 56
Commodore Force Aug, 1993 35 out of 100 35
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1992 3 out of 12 25


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Cancelled Atari 7800 version

Atari had a 7800 port underway, outsourced to Imagitec Design, but abandoned it around 1992. You can read about it here.

DOS version

The 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)
Information also contributed by Игги Друге
festershinetop (9635) added Pit-Fighter (Commodore 64) on Mar 25, 2004
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