Fighting Warrior
By Mastertronic Plus
Amstrad CPC464

Published in Computer & Video Games #101

Fighting Warrior

The unofficial follow-up to the Exploding Fist series casts the player as an Egyptian hero, out to rescue the Princess from the clutches of an evil demon. Hike across the hot desert sands, knocking seven bells out of the mythological monsters which have been sent to stop you in your tracks, then enter the demon's pyramid and do exactly the same until you eventually reach the big baddy himself. Kick him in and the love of the fair maiden is yours!

As a beat-'em-up, Fighting Warrior isn't really much cop. The combat moves are limited, and the various opponents you come up against aren't that difficult to overcome. Graphics are well drawn and animated, but the backdrops are a bit bare. There are better beat-'em-ups than Fighting Warrior on the market at the same price.


Sparse playing area, lack of combat moves and simplistic gameplay make Fighting Warrior a bit of a no-no.