Karate style fighting game with a vast array of texture mapped polygon protagonists to choose from - including a martial artist sporting a very fetching afro. Also has events, wood breaking and training by the sea in true karate style.
Ichigeki: The Man of Steel was released sometime before the 99' WT (IKO-Matsui). Many top fighters like Filho, Kazumi, Pettas are in the game. Game modes include tournament, career mode (where you choose a japanese shihan and start training, belt grading and fighting in regional, national and world tournmanets. When you reach a certain level you will be asked by Kancho Matsui to fight in hyakunin kumite), tameshiwari, etc. There is also an information library about kyokushin history and also a fighter database.