Tag Archives: Boxing

#733 – World Champ

                                                                                                                                               Tike Myson takes on Mittle Lac!                                                                                                                                                                        I just wanted it more.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Romstar DEVELOPER: Pixel GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: April 1991   I don’t expect much from boxing games that don’t have the words “Punch” … Continue reading #733 – World Champ

#524 – Ring King

                                                                      Ray Leonard Jr. approved Ring King as soon as the check cleared.                                                                                                     Great character animation for an early NES game.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Data East DEVELOPER: Namco GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: September 1987   There’s only one NES boxing game that matters: Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! (or, if you … Continue reading #524 – Ring King

#486 – Power Punch II

                                                                                                                                  The bout to knock the other alien out.                                                                                                                                                                                                     What?!   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: American Softworks DEVELOPER: Beam Software GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: June 1992   Three bizarre facts about Power Punch II:   Power Punch II was originally going to be called Mike Tyson’s Intergalactic Power Punch, but was changed … Continue reading #486 – Power Punch II

#253/351 – George Foreman’s K.O. Boxing

                                                 Sure, Foreman’s all smiles, until Eddy “The Pirate” Preston knocks his teeth out.                                                                                      So George… how ’bout that Punch-Out game, huh? Pretty neat.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Acclaim DEVELOPER: Beam Software GENRE: Sports RELEASE DATE: December 1992   I never expected a boxing game to be so depressing, but … Continue reading #253/351 – George Foreman’s K.O. Boxing