Karateka Launches a Trailer

By Rebecca Smith, 4 years ago
Karateka is a welcome blast from the past for some gamers. The original game, which is as old as I am (I'll let you look up it's full age), originally appeared on the Apple II and was then ported to a number of home consoles. Jordan Mechner's classic saw players take control of an anonymous karateka who needed to rescue his beloved Princess Mariko from a castle fortress, where she is being held captive by the evil Akuma.

Now the princess is in trouble again and one of three new heroes has to save her. Will it be the brute, the monk or her True Love? Only you can decide. Their sensei brings us up to date with the story so far:



Karateka costs 800 MSP and can be downloaded from here.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.