was a Super Nintendo Entertainment System video game
released in 1993
. It was also released for the Nintendo Game Boy
and Sega Game Gear
consoles. The game is virtually identical to Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing
, apart from the fighters included and the style of the graphics.
The game was released in Mexico as Chavez
and starred Julio César Chávez
instead of Riddick Bowe. It was identical except for the fact that the Spanish language is used instead of English.
Riddick Bowe Boxing
features gameplay that was practically identical to that featured in Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing
. The graphics are similar in function; however, they have been completely redrawn in a more cartoon-like style. As Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing, the visuals of a fight are made up of 2D sprite
-based boxers and a simple 3D boxing ring. A small overhead map of the ring featuring both fighters' positions is also visible during fights. The game features a career
mode in which the player fights their way through all the boxers in the game until facing Bowe himself. The game also features an exhibition
mode in which players can play as any boxer and put them in matches against any boxer in the game.
Using this as a navigation aid, it is possible to move boxers 360 degrees around the ring. However, due to all the boxers' sprites being drawn from one side-on point of view, their lateral movement appears somewhat......