If you remember the 1980’s game of ‘Karate Champ; An Arcade fighting game that was released in the Arcades and later the Apple II, C64, NES, Virtual Console, iOS via Data East, then you might like this latest news story we’ve come across via the EAB forums. As Jotd is working on bringing the Arcade version of that classic game over to the Amiga as a new game called Karate Champ VS Amiga. To coincide with this latest update, Jotd has teased some early footage which can be viewed below.
Here is what the Wikipedia says about the game linked (here). Karate Champ is a 1984 arcade fighting game developed by Technōs Japan and released by Data East. A variety of moves can be performed using the dual-joystick controls using a best-of-three matches format like later fighting games. The game was a commercial blockbuster where it was the highest-grossing arcade game of 1985 and the best-selling home computer game up until 1989. An updated version that allows two players the option to compete against each other was released in 1984 under the title Karate Champ — Player vs Player. It featured a multiplayer mode and more varied gameplay. It was released for the arcades shortly after the original during the same year, also published by Data East.