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Edited by WonderboyCoz

Sweet! Hopefully this isn't absolutely terrible!

Edited by Cobbles

Yes! Been waiting for this.

Edit: Wow, so close @_@

Posted by Delegatorian


Posted by DazzHardy


Posted by MooseyMcMan

Oh, Karate Eagle!

Posted by vikingdeath1

how do you say that?

Posted by AlKusanagi

So I saw there's a "reimagined" Warlords now up on XBLA. There HAS to be a quicklook of this coming!

Posted by Waffley

I wish this game had FMV sequences and more collusions. THERE, I SAID IT. YOU MADE ME DO THIS.

Posted by Soap

.... That's a lot of dudes to kill

Edited by Porkellain

Um, this "roam around and fight only in duels" thing reminds me of the fourth Prince of Persia. Or maybe that Prince of Persia was inspired by the original Karateka, but can't tell because I never heard of it.

Posted by BeachThunder

Let's get a stream of C64 games...

Posted by CptBedlam

I don't think I need to play this.

Posted by Aishan

This looks really boring to play.

Posted by Brinty

Hell yeah, Bird punching time.

Edited by beeryayghost

@AlKusanagi: already quicklooked!

Posted by Young_Scott

@Porkellain: Inspired by? Karateka was made by the creator the of the original Prince of Persia, Jordan Mechner. It's quite the tale, if you have the time for it.

Posted by dezm0nd

So it's Killer7 but without the mental?

Posted by samsara
Edited by Kerned

@Young_Scott: Great recommendation, his journals about Prince of Persia are a very good read. It's a fascinating inside look at game development in the 80s.

This game, on the other hand, looks boring, generic and completely forgettable.

Posted by Drekly

Ryan and Vinny are best pony.

Edited by xite

The art style and character design just look dated. Doesn't seem really engaging for something that sums up to a rhythm game.

edit: If he's playing it on the iPad it's understandable.

Posted by MAJID

I'm pretty sure Vinny makes a Tony Shalhoub reference during this QL. Brilliant.

Posted by Residentrevil2

Okay... I'm out of here. *walks away*

*Hawk attacks*

*kicks Hawk out of the sky*

Posted by Droop

The looks like a tablet game in HD.

Posted by Emilbus

No footsies or zoning. I think I'll take the original.

Posted by RudeCubes

I don't know why but this reminds me a lot of Punch-Out Wii.

Posted by GeekDown

This just looks fucking boring. Run forward, fight a guy and repeat.

Posted by Grondoth

I wonder what the other endings are.

Posted by rebgav

@Droop said:

The looks like a tablet game in HD.

Yes it does. It also looks like a big waste of time and money. A shame.

Posted by Bedurndurn

It's a 33 minute game for $10? Where you do the same exact thing for probably 30 of those 33 minutes? Yeah no thanks.

Posted by VarkhanMB

The game looks pretty bland, but Vinny's comments were fucking great!

"Oooh, my Movember money..."

Posted by MEATBALL

This actually seems pretty damn cool. I might pick it up at some point.

Posted by Laini

Jeez this seems dull. Heck I'd rather play Thundercats than this.

Posted by Ghostiet

If it's an iPad/iPhone game, cool.

Posted by Porkellain

@Young_Scott: of course I know who Mechner is. But I personally never heard of Karateka (nor actually played the original PoP, i was 1 when they've been published). Thus, I cannot really tell what original-Karateka's mechanics were. Just pointed out that this one is similar to PoP reboot.

Posted by Anwar

This is part 2 of the Karateka ER. We'll never see part 1. Unfortunately we don't see the best ending.

Edited by Lurkero

I was hoping for a cool game with duels, but this seems much too simple. Took only 30 minutes for the whole thing too, not impressive for the current price of $10.

Posted by Foggen

So disappointed in what this turned out to be. Karateka was all about position, and this is practically a QTE.

Posted by Phatmac

Punch that eagle!

Posted by sandylockie

From playing it, it's basically a scaled back Infinity Blade for consoles with button inputs instead of gestures... which is fine if that's what you're looking for. Kinda therapeutic to play but so simple its almost unnerving.

Posted by Orange_Pork

I wish there was some kind of carryover from playthrough to playthrough to keep you interested. I'm on like my 30th 'rebirth' in Infinity Blade because you maintain your levels and equipment, and enemies get harder / more diverse every time you complete a playthrough. It's addictive, it's fun, and you feel like you're progressing through something.

Posted by ICantBeStopped

What is the point of this game?? Looks incredibly repetitive and boring.

Posted by Smokey_Earhole

This game looks insanely repetitive and tear-inducingly boring. No joke.

Posted by HowDire

I'm kinda digging this games art despite the gameplay itself looking repetitive.

Posted by Pudge

@AlKusanagi said:

So I saw there's a "reimagined" Warlords now up on XBLA. There HAS to be a quicklook of this coming!

They Quick Looked that game already the first time it came out. It was removed from XBLA and now is being re-released for some reason. http://www.giantbomb.com/quick-look-warlords/17-4527/

Posted by buhssuht

next Encyclopedia Bombastica should be Karateka

Posted by AlexanderSheen

Poor Princess.

Posted by Devise22

Game doesn't look terrible or anything. A good way to kill an hour (at best) and maybe some re-playability. However this is the type of game I expect on my phone, for like 2 dollars. Not very deep, easy to learn/use combat system with a little character/story variety. Don't know if this really is worth a 10 dollar release for PSN/XBLA.

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Posted by Autechresaint

So wouldn't this qualify as an Endurance Run? I mean the beat the game..