(Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

Super Punch-Out!! (Wii Virtual Console / Super Nintendo)

Game Profile

Featuring the tight game play and humor the series is known for, this sequel to the NES™ classic sees Little Mac return to the ring with the World Video Boxing Association belt once again at stake.

Slug your way through the grueling, sweat-pounding matches of the Minor, Major and World Circuits as you face off against some of Little Mac's greatest rivals, such as Bear Hugger, Bald Bull and Super Macho Man. With a cast of new challengers waiting, do you have what it takes to identify their unique patterns and exploit their weaknesses? Go to your corner and come out fighting, but remember what Doc Louis would say: "It's not about brawling-it's about finesse!"

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Wii U eShop Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Jon Wahlgren

Brain over brawn

Whereas Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream is consistently considered to be one of the best games on the NES, console sequel Super Punch-Out!! seldom appears in the top 10 when recalling the best games on the SNES. Did the puzzle-fight formula not hold up as...

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Virtual Console Review

Europe PAL Version

Posted by Marcel van Duyn

Return of the Mac

Punch-Out!! on the NES has plenty of fans. For some reason, though, a lot of them seem to be completely unaware that there’s a second game in the series available on home consoles – this is rather strange, because Super Punch-Out!! is easily as good,...

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User Comments (32)

DrakeStaff

#1

Drake said:

I always preferred this one to the original. It's got way more character.

Ricardo91

#2

Ricardo91 said:

YEEESSS!! It about time this got ESRB-rated! I loved the NES Punch-Out and can't wait for this!

Terra

#5

Terra said:

They must be trying to get us ready for Punch Out!! Wii. Still, i won't buy it because i'm getting Fight Night Round 2 but i'd recommend a download of this to anyone who'd be interested.

KeeperBvK

#7

KeeperBvK said:

Never had a chance to play this sequel so I'm pretty excited about this announcement. :)

The_Fox

#8

The_Fox said:

This is much better than the original. (the original is still good, though). Yay!

ALDAWGZ

#9

ALDAWGZ said:

yes i cant wait 4 this 2 come out been waitin 4 awhile now i also cant wait 4 da new punch out 2 come out either

Chunky_Droid

#10

Chunky_Droid said:

HELL-FREAKIN-YEAH!!!! This one is easier than the original but that's more likely because it was easier to tell what was going on

angel_m_rivera_colla

#14

angel_m_rivera_colla said:

I have super punch out for the GCN.thanks EA for including it as a bonus in fight nights BH edition! sorry ,I don't remember the name of the game. 5 stars!

ViLLY83

#17

ViLLY83 said:

The NES one is a classic, and I like it best! Still, this sequel is pretty good, and its addition to the collection worth 800 points.

Segasonic

#20

Segasonic said:

Probrobly will come out when Punch out for the Wii comes out. Maybe I'll get this instead of the orignal Punch out.

Kid_A

#22

Kid_A said:

Oh man i can't wait. Punch-Out is my favorite VC game I've downloaded, and I've heard this one is even better! I'll get this to get myself all pumped up for Punch-Out Wii

Sauronmx

#24

Sauronmx said:

Just one word... Excelent. Hope for a soon release date for america
one of my all time favourites

Party_On_Dude

#25

Party_On_Dude said:

My guess is Super Punch-Out will come out somewhere in the month of April, (being April 27th is the PERFECT day for SSB64 to come out in NA... if NOA isn't STUPID); up until May 18th... which is a Monday after all, so maybe NOA will surprise us & release it then on that day along with Punch-Out Wii!!! ;)

Retrogamer88

#30

Retrogamer88 said:

i love this game because its like classic punch out but better,i can knock down rick brewser (the guy before the champ of the special circut) almost in two rounds, to get the better ending in this game you have to beat everybody without loseing a match includeing special circut and man was it hard on my first few trys and i wont lie because this game is trial and error to get good at it

Beau_Skunk

#31

Beau_Skunk said:

If you're like me, and lack a "Classic" controller, don't worry this game has customizable button controls, so you can easily use it with a GameCube controller if you want.

The NES one was great, but I actually kinda prefer this one over the NES one. (I still can't even beat the original one, and lucklly the final boss in this one is actually more "possible to beat," and isn't as "cheap.")
The opponents look much better, and their bigger sprites are easier on the eyes. They're also every bit as hilarious, and politically-incorrect (in a good way, even the cacasion/white ones are real goofy) as the NES ones were, and their facial expressions, and animations are quite funny, and seem inspired by both older Western, and Japanese cartoons.

I got this game for VC a year ago, and I played this game so much sense then, I can now beat all of the circuits without getting knocked out. Like the NES game, there's a li'l trial-and-error, and puzzle-ellements to it, but that just adds to the experience, and fun of the game.It feels really rewarding to figure out how to beat a boss, you previously had trouble with, and now I can't even imagine how I could lose to Glass Joe now that I can literally beat him in under 10 seconds.
There's so many different ways you can figure out how to beat your opponent, that the game feels like it has alot of depth to it, and I love dishing out super uppercuts, new multi-hit attacks, and star-bar system. (Wich seems like an improved system over the NES one.) There's even ways you can figure out how to render your opponents completely dizzy/disoriented, or nock them down with a single super-punch when dizzy.

Also, there's a time trial mode included, and it's just as fun as the main game, and is great for practicing beating your opponents, getting better at the game, and getting better times.

Don't let the $8 price-tag turn you off, (if you think it's to high for 16-bit games) it's worth every penny, I say.

thegreatboxcar

#32

thegreatboxcar said:

Great game. I never passed the 2nd guy on the special circuit in th 90's. I bought this a few months ago on vc and got back to the special. (with a little practice and relearning) It felt so good to fianally beat it all. Even now when i replay it I'll lose to nick once or twice sometimes. Great game! Will replay it for years to come.

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