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8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 84 ratings
  1. 10 (11)
  2. 9 (26)
  3. 8 (36)
  4. 7 (7)
  5. 6 (2)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (0)

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  • Review Score:7.8

    Karateka is a classic!

    This was my first game ever to play in a computer, Apple IIe it was awesome. I was at school by the time and the kids would go crazy with this game I would just wait in line jus to play, after a while I got my own comput... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    One of the best Apple II games ever. Crowning achievement of its time.

    Karateka is a crowning achievement of its time. The game is short, easy and repetitive. Basically one just controls the karate fighter and fights all the way until one reaches the princess and rescues her from the evil... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    Definitely a classic for the Apple IIe.....

    Karateka is one of the first real games that I really remember playing (besides what you would find in your local video arcades) on our Apple IIe computer way back then (which must've been at least 20 years ago, wow). ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Some of the best graphics of the era.

    If you liked the graphics and style of the old Prince of Persia games, you'll enjoy Karateka. Karateka is a karate style fighting game that takes place in a fortress. You play the protagonist, a white robe wearing kara... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful