Episode 107 – Kung Fu (NES)

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In the NES black box classic, the players controls Thomas, the titular Kung-Fu Master, as he fights his way through the five levels of the Devil’s Temple in order to rescue his girlfriend Sylvia from the mysterious crime boss Mr. X. The game is credited for laying the foundations of the beat ’em up genre, combining side-scrolling platform and fighting game elements with multiple enemies. (Wikipedia)

Kick, punch, jump! The Lordz of the Game accept the Kung Fu challenge, featuring Young Will of Wolfanimal.com fame!

Kung Fu is an underrated gem and finally receives the acclaim it deserves, alongside other notable cultural touchstones like Lou Reed’s Mok performance, Blue Diamond Gusset Jeans ads, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the Buckner and Fuller classic, Ode to a Centipede!

As always, email us at: lordzofthegame@gmail.com

Intro music by Death Grips (thirdworlds.net)

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