Apple classic Karateka reborn for iOS — and how sweet it is
(Credit: Karateka LLC)
That was 28 years ago, heaven help me. The game’s creator, Jordan Mechner, went on to develop the better-known Prince of Persia, but I remember being totally entranced by Karateka’s then-amazing graphics and compelling damsel-in-distress storyline.
But would I want to play that same game today, even if it were perfectly emulated like that other ’80s classic, Karate Champ? Frankly, no. I’ve never been a fan of arcade or console emulators, because the controls usually don’t translate well and the graphics, well, suck by today’s standards.
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