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Arcade: Solo beat-em-up
ZX Spectrum 48K/128K
Multiple schemes (see individual downloads)

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Richard Eddy, Robin Candy
Chris Bourne

92% Issue 25

RICKY: From Konami's coin-op game comes a Smashing conversion. As the right 'onerable Oolong, you've got to become a kung fu master - so it's just as well you have 16 moves at your disposal as you battle with nine opponents past the well-drawn backgrounds.

This is a good traditional karate game that stood up well when first released in early 1986. In light of more recent games, though, Yie Ar Kung Fu is going to have to be content with a right 'onerable...

ROBIN: Imagine's conversion of the hit arcade game is one of the most enjoyable beat-'em-ups. The background graphics are pretty, the animation is smooth, and Yie Ar Kung Fu really scores on playability, with the range of opponents offering some variety.

It's just a bit too easy - but it is a good game.