Released on April 19 1987- Rocky
The video game adaptation of the popular movie Rocky was released April 19 for the Sega Master System in Japan.
One the best boxing games of the 8-Bit Generation, especially for a console that wasn’t nearly as popular as the NES system. The game sports “The most eye popping graphics”. According to
The game plays in the same order as the film. First, you fight Appolo, next is Creed, Clubber Lang and finally Ivan Drago.
A sequel to the game (or spiritual successor), was released in 1991 for the Sega Master System as well. Entitled Heavy Weight Champs, that allowed players to choose new boxers and enhanced the graphics.
Rocky really is a great looking game for the console. Making the NES look bad in comparison.