Final Blow © 1989 Taito.
The game features a single season boxing championship run. You can select from a group of fictional fighters.
The game is essentially a side scrolling boxing game where the player moves left and right to control a boxer. With the right timing, the player can unleash a final blow punch that can KO the opponent in a single strike.
Runs on the "Taito F2 System" hardware.
Prom Stickers : B82
Control: 8-way joystick
Buttons: Buttons: 3 [Weak/Medium/Duck]
Final Blow was released in April 1989, even if the title screen says 1988.
The game has five boxers, each with a nickname :
Detroit Kid - The Invincible Black Panther
Dynamite Joe - The Miracle Fighter
Fernando Gomez - The South American Eagle
Kim Nang - The Korean Comet
King Jason - The Black King
Software : Ichiro Fujisue, Masaya Kinoshita, Yuichi Ohnogi, Takayuki Ishiwata
Character designers : Yukiwo Ishikawa, Kazuhiro Numata
Hardware : Katujiro Fujimoto, Minoru Yoshimura
Cabinet : Hisayuki Yamaguchi, Yoshihiro Akiyama
Art designer : Akio Nomura
Sound : Zuntata Sound Team
Game designers : Yukiwo Ishikawa, Kazuhiro Numata
[JP] Sega Mega Drive (mar.3, 1990) "Final Blow [Model T-11033]"
[US] Sega Genesis (june.1, 1990) "James 'Buster' Douglas Knockout Boxing"
[EU] Sega Mega Drive (1991) "James 'Buster' Douglas Knockout Boxing"
[JP] Sony PS2 (mar.29, 2007) "Taito Memories II Gekan [Model SLPM-66713 (TCPS-10183)]"
[JP] Sony PS2 (june.26, 2008) "Taito Memories II Gekan [Eternal Hits] [Model SLPM-55018]"
[JP] FM Towns PC (1990)
[US] Commodore C64 (1991)
[EU] Commodore C64 (1991)
[EU] Atari ST (1991)
[EU] Commodore Amiga (1991)
See goodies section.