Exploding Fist

Also known as Way of the Exploding Fist. One of the earliest ever fighting games, newly cleaned up (mostly) from an incomplete NES port that never got released back in the day. Available as part of the Piko Interactive Collection 1 cartridge for the Evercade retro gaming system.


Developer: Beam Software
Publisher: Piko Interactive
Available on: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Commodore 64, Commodore 16, Amstrad CPC, NES, Evercade


Articles about Exploding Fist

Evercade A to Z: Exploding Fist - As a great man once said: kick, punch, it’s all in the mind. It’s also all within easy reach of two buttons and a directional pad, as Exploding Fist demonstrates. Originally released on 8-bit home computers and helping to birth the whole fighting game genre, Exploding Fist’s NES port never quite got finished and released back in … Continue reading Evercade A to Z: Exploding Fist
Exploding Fist: The Way Fightin’ Used To Be - Like most game genres, fighting games went through a period of experimentation and flux in their early days as developers and publishers attempted to figure out the “best” way to do things. In the days of 8-bit home computers and consoles, we saw a variety of different games attempting to simulate martial arts with varying … Continue reading Exploding Fist: The Way Fightin’ Used To Be

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