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Best of the Best: Championship Karate

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Best of the Best: Championship Karate
System(s): Sega Mega Drive
Publisher:
Developer:
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥8,500 T-49143
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? T-107016
Sega Mega Drive
KR
₩? GM8084JT



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Best of the Best: Championship Karate, called The Kick Boxing (ザ・キックボクシング) in Japan and South Korea, is a 1992 computer kickboxing game by Loriciel. It was ported by some unknown developers (likely Loriciel themselves) to the Sega Mega Drive in 1993.

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English (US) Best of the Best: Championship Karate Best of the Best: Championship Karate
Japanese ザ・キックボクシング The Kick Boxing

Magazine articles

Main article: Best of the Best: Championship Karate/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

GamePlayers US 0612.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Game Players (US) #0612: "Vol. 6 No. 12 December 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • GamePro (US) #54: "January 1994" (199x-xx-xx)More...[2]

BeepMD JP 1992-12.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1992-12: "December 1992" (1992-11-07)

BeepMD JP 1993-01.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1993-01: "January 1993" (1992-12-08)

BeepMD JP 1993-02.pdf

PDF
Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1993-02: "February 1993" (1993-01-08)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
60 More...[3]
46 More...[4]
50 №1993-02, p38
69 №17, p42
50 №24, p68
66 №50, p65
80 №28, p50
8 №15, p68
Sega Mega Drive
54
Based on
8 reviews

Mega Drive, US
BotB MD US Box.jpg
Cover
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Cart
Best Of The Best MD US Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, JP
BotB MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
TheKickboxing MD JP CartTop.jpg
TheKickBoxing MD JP Cart.jpg
Cart
TheKICKBOXING MD jp manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, KR
KickBoxing MD KR cover.jpg
Cover
KickBoxing MD KR carttop.jpg
KickBoxing MD KR cartback.jpgKickBoxing MD KR cart.jpg
Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 c3d6a5d4
MD5 6f94c4d0e8591f11f03fd8710124fbab
SHA-1 1fafc2d289215d0f835fa6c74a8bf68f8d36bcc8
1MB 1993-12 Cartridge (US)
Sega Mega Drive
CRC32 9bdc230c
MD5 bb98f63238f108c1aedda815493c44c6
SHA-1 c3f74c01e8124d5d08f817ff6e0c9416545b8302
1MB 1992-11 Cartridge (JP)
Sega Mega Drive
 ?
CRC32 f842240b
MD5 cf51fc9636aeef801b918f2d98831219
SHA-1 c7ffaa2af35d0365340075555b6a5c3f252d33b3
1MB 1992-11 Page

References

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