Final Blow

A 30-year-old Arcade Video Game by Taito

Final Blow screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): finalb finalbj finalbu


Final Blow © 1988 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. When the timing is right, the player can unleash a final blow punch which can sometimes KO the opponent in a single strike.
Goodies for Final Blow
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Final Blow the Arcade Video Game
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Runs on the "Taito F2 System" hardware.

Prom Stickers : B82

Players: 2
Control: 8-way joystick
Buttons: Buttons: 3 [Weak/Medium/Duck]


Final Blow was released in April 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


[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)

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