Tag: Punch-Out

  • Random Boxing Legend Mike Tyson Seems To Think Nintendo Is Working On A New Punch-Out!!

    Seeing stars

    If you're familiar with the boxing legend Mike Tyson, you'll likely remember how his name was attached to Punch-Out!! on the NES. Due to licensing issues and Tyson's imprisonment in the '90s, the game was renamed and nowadays has 'Featuring Mr. Dream' in the title. Still, that's not enough for Mike to forget he was once affiliated with...

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    Switch eShop

    Review Arcade Archives Punch-Out!!

    Rumble, old man, rumble!

    Fisticuffs were always a perfect subject for video games. However how to properly deliver the experience was a technical challenge due to limited technology the 80’s, with previous efforts opting for a side or top view of the in-ring action. Nintendo tackled this issue in Punch-Out!! by allowing players to control their...

  • Weirdness ESPN's Michelle Beadle Gets Punch-Out!! Training

    Let's keep it clean! Now come out boxing!

    Unless you've been living under a rock, you are probably aware that Floyd Mayweather will be fighting Manny Pacquiao this Saturday in Las Vegas. The excitement in the air is palpable as the unbeaten 38 year old American Mayweather gets training like Rocky to take on The Filipino Slugger, in a bout expected...

  • Weirdness A Budding Little Mac Beats Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! While Blindfolded

    A knock out performance

    You may remember late last year that Mike Tyson himself showed off his own skills at Punch-Out!! on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. While this was an entertaining moment, it served to prove that this classic NES boxing game is no pushover. You'll need to train hard to beat Iron Mike (or indeed Mr Dream!)...

  • Weirdness Mike Tyson Fights Himself in Punch-Out!!

    K-Oh

    While the NES version of Punch-Out!! now has 'Featuring Mr. Dream' in the title, before licensing issues and imprisonment in the '90s it was branded with the Mike Tyson name, who was one of the most ferocious boxers in Heavyweight history at his peak. He's now a somewhat mellow middle-aged man, of course, releasing books and conducting speaking...

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    Wii

    Review Punch-Out!!

    Fighting fit

    It's hard to believe, but it's been 15 years since a Punch-Out!! game was released. Perhaps this is due to the fact that even though the games were made by Nintendo, naturally situated in Japan, they never really found an audience over there. When the Wii came out this was even more of a shame; a new instalment in the series would fit...