YMMV / Karateka

  • Awesome Music: The original. For something that uses only the PC speaker, it's very impressive that the music really sounds like it's being played using electric guitars.
  • Game-Breaker: In the remake, the Chi Attack is this during the latter part of a boss fight. As long as you're not wasting it on mooks (who, given the relative simplicity of the game, you shouldn't need it for) it gives the player a free block from any attack or group of attacks as well as a longer combo string.
  • Goddamned Bats: The falcon.
  • That One Puzzle: The infamous gate, known for an obtuse solution that changes between ports.