Some of the Best Boxing Video Games
Boxing is the biggest sports field that has encouraged movies, video games and clothing as well. The industry of video game specifically has gained from this wonderful sport. As video games were discovered, many companies have been making boxing video games and they are as follows:
1987 – Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out
Nintendo took complete opportunities from the stardom of Mike Tyson in 1987 by making a video game. The graphics were good and game sold pretty well. About two million copies were sold all together. They also rumored that they paid Tyson 50k for the game.
1985-1994 – Super Punch –Out
There are only some versions for this game for both Nintendo and arcade. The version of arcade included 5 champs to be beaten by the player. The player had to defend the game against the five fighters, to retain the title. Nintendo would made some different versions later on.
2001- Knockout Kings
Computer graphics picked up and new age of boxing games started to emerge in the year 2000. Knockout Kings became another successful story in boxing game industry in 2001. The game included 40 champions from past and present. The game also included some moves that were never seen before. Another big part of the success of the game is that players could have a career in the game now.
2004 – Fight Night
This is another wonderful boxing game. More than million copies of this game were sold and this game encouraged other titles of fight night that would sell some more copies. Fight night round 3 is another successful title from this franchise, which sold two million copies. EA sports followed its success of franchise with fight night champions, this was the first m rated game in the history of publisher.
2009 – Ready 2 Rumble: Revolution
It is the 3rd game in the franchise of boxing. It was developed by AKI Corporation. The game was created for all gaming consoles. Every game console had a unique fighter to them, combining an incentive purchase more than one version of the game for people with more than one game platform.