Next Level has taken one of my favorite NES titles and turned it up a notch, making it feel right at home on the current-gen hardware but still managing to capture everything that worked so well in the original. Wii owners owe it to themselves to pick this one up; it's not one to be missed.
Just for you, Metacritic! Punch-Out!! expertly walks the line between casual punchy-punchy and “serious gamer” depth. As with all the best fighting games, it’s not about seeing the end, it’s about how you get there.
The charming cel-shading look goes along with a nice mixture between action and strategy. Unfortunately the Nunchuk control is a little exhausting and there could also be more content. But in the end it's a well-made remake.
At their best, the fights in Punch-Out!!! are about finding the perfect counter to every attack and executing them to perfection. But too often the fights are either so easy you beat them on the first try or so hard that you have to memorize the exact sequence of their moves for the entire fight.
SummaryOne of the biggest names in boxing returns after a 15-year hiatus. Grab a Wii Remote controller in one hand and a Nunchuk controller in the other and step back into the ring with a modern update of the classic Punch-Out!! Little Mac is back! Everyone’s favorite underdog from the 1980s joins the best of the original Punch-Out!! cast in a ...