Muhammad Ali Heavyweight Boxing
is a boxing
video game that was developed by Park Place Productions
and published by Virgin Interactive
in 1992. It was released for the Sega Mega Drive
The game features Muhammad Ali
, and 9 fictional heavyweight boxers. The game uses a mixture of 2D sprites and 3D ring to allow boxers to move 360 degrees about the ring.
In career mode, the player can choose to fight as any of the game's 10 boxers. They start at rank 10 in the heavyweight
division, and fight their way through all the others in order.
<!-- Deleted image removed: -->During fights, available punches to be throw include jabs
. In simulation mode it is possible to choose to throw any type of punch with either hand, whereas in arcade mode, the player chooses which type of punch to throw and the Mega Drive determines which of the boxer's fists is the most appropriate to throw it. Defensive manoeuvers include blocking and clinching. The more punches a boxer throws, the less damage their punches do.
The game can be played in either arcade or simulation mode. Many in-game features are customizeable, including ring length, number of rounds, and the length of time a boxer must be floored to be classed as knocked out.
The visuals of a fight are made up of 2D sprite-based boxers, and a simple 3D rendering of the ring. The boxers' sprites include views of them from a side-on position, and from... Read More