Pros: Nice cartoon graphics.
Cons: Bland fighting.
For the longest time I always thought the name was pronounced Kaw-raw-tuh-ka until John Romero corrected me one evening: "Did you know it is actually pronounced: Kara-Tea-Ka?" I've been a big fan of the original and always had a fascination learning all sorts of its secrets and trivia such as inserting the original floppy upside down and the game was flipped vertically. Before Jordan Mechner because famous with his Prince of Persia series, which eventually spawned an action movie, his original Karateka on the Apple ][ set the gold standard for interactive digital Art on the new medium of the day: 8-bit home computers. Karateka was one of the *first* games to * use cutscenes * use...(read more)