Last updated on September 20th, 2023 at 10:54 am
Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing is a British 1985 computer game for 8-bit home computers released by Activision and
later re-released by Mastertronic for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum.Designed by Doug Barnett and developed by Troy Lyndon.
In the game, the player’s objective is to defeat the world champion, Barry McGuigan, and ascend the throne of boxing themselves.
Players can create a boxer and customize their style, race, hair, and shorts, adding a personal touch to the gameplay. The ability to choose the next opponent, either at the same ranking, below, or above, adds a strategic element to the game.
The graphics in “Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing” are impressive, with detailed character sprites and well-designed boxing arenas.
The sound effects and music also contribute to the overall immersive experience, enhancing the gameplay and creating a realistic atmosphere.
The gameplay itself is the standout feature of this game, offering a challenging yet rewarding experience for players.
The controls are easy to learn, and the boxer’s movement is not too difficult to master, allowing for some excellent fights once players have familiarized themselves with the mechanics.
Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing is a highly accomplished boxing game and quite possibly the best on the Commodore 64. With its impressive graphics, sound, and gameplay, this game offers an engaging and immersive experience for fans of the sport and retro gaming enthusiasts alike. If you’re looking for a challenging and enjoyable boxing game, Barry McGuigan World Championship Boxing is definitely worth a try.
Train your fighter, choose his skin, hair color, and other custom sets.
Fight 20 matches for the supreme title.
Music is somehow intriguing and the public sound during the match well it’s stunning back in time.