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Game #4736
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  Boxindanga   (a.k.a. Boxing)  View all Top Dogs in this genreCollection: Fanmade Remakes
Sport   Fighting

Rating: 8.58 (29 votes)

Boxindanga box cover

Boxindanga screenshot
Now this is what I call nostalgia! Boxindanga is an amazingly faithful remake of Boxing, a classic game from Activision that was released for Atari 2600 system over 20 years ago. Like the original classic, you will either love or hate this game. Basically this is a straightforward boxing game, which gives you an overhead view of a boxing ring. Your job: pound a friend or a computer-controlled boxer for two minutes to get more 'hits' than he does. Although it looks like a very superficial, simplistic arcade game, there is quite a lot of subtle strategy involved. For example, you can keep your distance with jabs, or chase your opponent to the ropes for a ferocious punching barrage. Close bouts are a lot of fun, although the outcome is often decided by whoever can punch buttons more rapidly ;) Graphics, sound effects, and gameplay of this fanmade freeware are all very faithful to the Atari 2600 original. Definitely one of the best "retro" remakes you'll ever come across, Boxindanga reminds me just how much fun - and blister-inducing - simple video games can get. Recommended!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Bob Whitehead
Developer: Activision
Publisher: Freeware
Year: 2004
Software Copyright: Anonymous
System Requirements: Windows XP
Where to get it:
Related Links: http://usuarios.lycos.es/exepotes/juegos/boxindanga/plantilla_ut.htm">Official site
If you like this game, try: 3D World Boxing, Star Rank Boxing 2, TV Sports Boxing

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