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5.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 131 ratings
  1. 10 (12)
  2. 9 (6)
  3. 8 (15)
  4. 7 (24)
  5. 6 (25)
  6. 5 (13)
  7. 4 (13)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (7)

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  • User Rating 8

    A port to the classic Karate game that was popular in the '80s…sweet!

    Rated on March 06, 2011 by 76850392

    I used to always watch my older cousins; Abram and Derek play this game on the Nintendo trying to best each other by hoping the other would make a mistake. They made the game like Paper, Rock, Scissor...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Beat your way to honor and victory.

    Rated on August 14, 2006 by Lokar

    This game was simple, and not just in the graphics. Your job was to carry out a mission similar to the Bruce Lee film 'Game of Death,' namely, to fight your way past deadly enemies in a castle and fin...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.3

    Worst Karate game ever.

    Rated on January 28, 2006 by packymaster

    Don't get this game. Please don't get this game. You will not like it at all, ad if you do, you bought the wrong game. This is one of my least favorite games ever made. There are two players and you a...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    KARATECHAMP is the best fighting game you've never heard of.

    Rated on February 16, 2013 by TiberiusJones

    In 1987, when arcades still dominated the videogame landscape, KARATE CHAMP could often be found standing next to Punchout. Chances are, you've heard of Punchout. Don't let the fact that you may ha...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    A true fighting game.

    Rated on March 07, 2008 by garey017

    Karate Champ was one of the first fighting games ever. And it's a true fighting game. No magical powers, metrosexual characters, and one good kick or punch will knock you on your ass. Karate Champ ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Fight!

    Rated on March 07, 2008 by garey017

    Karate Champ was one of the first fighting games ever. And it's a true fighting game. No magical powers, no metrosexual characters, and one good kick or punch will knock you on your ass. Karate Champ ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    An old school fighter.

    Rated on March 07, 2008 by garey017

    Karate Champ was one of the first fighting games ever. And it's a true fighting game. No magical powers, no metrosexual characters, and one good kick or punch will knock you on your ass. Karate Champ ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    This is garbage.

    Rated on November 16, 2006 by SnesNinja

    The game is entitled "Karate Champ" by no means does the game live up to such a title. First and foremost let me start with the graphics. It looks worse than ms paint quality. The environmen...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.