Released in 1984
Developer: Data East
Manufacturer: Data East
Distributor: Data East
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Karate Champ's players each had two joysticks, by using a reference chart just below the moniter you could make combinations in joystick movement for various moves (i.e. up with left and right the right joystick would make a jumping head kick). Karate Champ was well ahead of its time.
Next to the more simplistic fun other machines had to offer in the early-mid eighties arcade scene, it became a footnote instead of the innovator Street Fighter's similiar gamplay would in time become.
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