Karateka

Karateka

Released on Atari XE game cartridge in 1988, but originally created in 1984. A martial arts action game by Jordan Mechner, first released on the Apple II. The evil Akuma has destroyed the protagonist's homeland, killed many of his friends and...

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Name Karateka
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Platform Atari XEGS
Release Date 1988
Game Type Released
ESRB Not Rated
Developers Sculptured Software
Publishers Atari Corporation
Genres Fighting
Max Players 1
Cooperative No
Rating

Community Rating: 3.33
Total Votes: 3
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karateka_(video_game)
Video Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqDO-doNsxQ
Overview
Released on Atari XE game cartridge in 1988, but originally created in 1984. A martial arts action game by Jordan Mechner, first released on the Apple II. The evil Akuma has destroyed the protagonist's homeland, killed many of his friends and kidnapped the princess Mariko. Fortunately, the hero is skilled in martial arts, so his inevitable quest to reach Akuma's palace and rescue Mariko has a chance of success. Karateka is viewed from the side and features a succession of increasingly difficult opponents. Three types of punches and kicks are available to both the player character and his foes, differentiated by their height (low, medium, and high). The protagonist has a health bar, which refills itself gradually when he stands still.
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