Tag: Final Fight

Jun 06

A Way-Too-Detailed Analysis of Final Fight’s Continue Screen

Final Fight is a beat-em-up classic. It was one of the first games, possibly the first, to utilize your classic three-character strong-fast-balanced selectable character archetypes, and the huge sprites, fluid gameplay, and variety of moves helped take beat-em-ups to the next level.

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Dec 09

Emptyeye Plays Games for Charity. Again.

In a little under a month, I’ll be heading to Virginia to participate in the second annual Speed Demos Archive charity marathon. This time, we’re playing for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, which is dedicated to the eradication of cancer via its prevention. This is done through research, education, and community outreach. The marathon will be …

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Oct 16

When All You Have is a German Suplex…

Lately I’ve been repeatedly playing the classic beat ’em up game Final Fight. My ultimate goal is to speedrun it–considering that the version found in Capcom Classics Collection is pretty much arcade perfect, this is no easy feat. See, arcade games, especially in the late 80s, were fun, to be sure. They were also freaking …

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