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Bazooka Bill

Bazooka Bill

Commodore 64 - Released - July 15, 1985

Bazooka Bill is on a mission to rescue General MacArthur who has been kidnapped by a nasty revolutionary faction, and to get to him, he must get through five levels shooting soldiers and choppers that drop bombs on him. He deals with them by mainly using his fists, although he can pick up a variety of weapons such as knives, machine guns, flamethrowers, and, of course, bazookas. All of these weapons have a limited supply of ammunition, so it is up to the player to use them wisely. Each level is completed when Bill finding the right position.

Bop'n Wrestle

Bop'n Wrestle

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

The company behind Way of the Exploding Fist and Fighting Warrior also tried its hand at wrestling, with this game claiming to be the first 3D combat sports game, in which you can avoid the opponent by moving up or down the screen as well as left or right. Like any fighting game worth its salt, the game can be played with one or two players. In one-player mode there are 10 opponents to take on in sequence.

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist

Commodore 64 - Released - July 15, 1985

This menacingly-titled beat 'em up was the first in many martial arts titles from Australia's Melbourne House. Sixteen different moves are on offer, ranging from standard kicks to jumps, somersaults and roundhouse kicks. The move executed each time is defined based on the character's direction, the joystick/keyboard positioning, and on whether the fire button is depressed, in a system which became standard on single-button control systems. To win each bout you must score 2 Yin-Yangs - a perfectly executed kick/punch scores a full one, whereas a less forceful contact offers half a point -...

Uchi Mata

Uchi Mata

Commodore 64 - Released - 1986

Uchi Mata is a very realistic and contemporary realisation of the Japanese fighting sport Judo, which nowaday serves for self-defence. Since the 20th century this sport has become known and famous world-wide, so that today many international sports Judo tournaments are carried out. Since 1956 there are Judo World Championships. Since 1964 Judo is an Olympic discipline (with disruption). A Judo match is carried out on a judo mat between 2 persons. Hereby blows and kicks are forbidden. It is allowed to use clever fighting techniques to hold the opponent at bay or throw him on the mat.

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