Martial Arts Classic Games and Abandonware

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat is a side-scrolling fighting game created in 1992 by the four person company Midway Games and released initially as an arcade. Thanks to its huge success, the game was ported to many other...

Year: 1993 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2017-01-22 Tags: fighting martial arts violence arcade

Karateka

Karateka is a martial arts fighting game and the first title created by the famous designer Jordan Mechner, author of Prince of Persia. Karateka was developed by Mechner for the Apple II and published...

Year: 1985 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2017-05-14 Tags: fighting martial arts beat-em-up brawler

The Last Ninja

The Last Ninja is an action adventure game developed and published by System 3 Software and released in 1987 for the Commodore 64. It was ported to several other systems in subsequent years. It is the...

Year: 1987 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-03-09 Tags: fighting martial arts japan beat-em-up commodore64 isometric

Street Fighter

Street Fighter is a fighting game created by Capcom and released initially as an arcade in 1987. It is the first chapter of the fighting series that became popular thanks to the sequel, Street Fighter...

Year: 1988 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2016-07-03 Tags: arcade fighting martial arts

Budokan: The Martial Spirit

Budokan: The Martial Spirit is a martial arts fighting game developed and published by Electronic Arts in 1989 for the Amiga and DOS. Since its release it has been ported to many other platforms. Starting...

Year: 1989 Genre: Simulation Updated: 2017-02-25 Tags: martial arts

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist

Kung-Fu: The Way of the Exploding Fist is one of the most popular fighting games of the 80s. It's a martial arts fighting game created by Gregg Barnett for the Beam Software and released in 1985. The...

Year: 1985 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2016-12-18 Tags: fighting martial arts

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance

Last Ninja 2: Back with a Vengeance is the sequel to the popular action adventure The Last Ninja. Released initally for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC in 1988, it was ported to Amiga, Atari...

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-05-01 Tags: fighting martial arts commodore 64 beat-em-up

Fightin' Spirit

Fightin' Spirit is a beat'em up created by the Italian studio Light Shock Software and released in 1996 for the Amiga ECS and AGA models and the CD32. This one-vs-one fighting game was featuring 10 different...

Year: 1996 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2016-10-05 Tags: martial arts fighting

Chambers of Shaolin

Chambers of Shaolin is a martial arts action game developed by the German company Thalion Software and published by Grandslam in 1989 for the Amiga, Commodore 64 and Atari ST. It was highly appreciated...

Year: 1989 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2016-03-02 Tags: fighting martial arts

The First Samurai

First Samurai is a side-scrolling platformer with an oriental/martial arts theme, developed by Vivid Image and released in 1991 for Amiga and Atari ST, one year later for Commodore 64, DOS and SNES.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-09 Tags: arcade fantasy fighting martial arts real-time