A sequel to a hit boxing game was released on this day in video game history.
Super Punch-Out!!, developed and published by Nintendo, was released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in North America on September 14th, 1994.
The game was a sequel to Punch-Out!! released on the Nintendo, which itself was inspired by a Nintendo arcade game from 1983.
Like other games in the series, the boxing action in the game focuses on patterns and finding the right time for the player, controlling the character Little Mac, to strike his opponents for damage and knock-outs.
The game featured an array of colorful characters for Little Mac to fight against. Although it wasn’t as widely-successful as the original home title in the series, Super Punch-Out!! did receive generally positive reviews. It was later released for the Wii and WiiU virtual consoles as a digital download.
The next true sequel in the Punch-Out!! series wouldn’t come until 2009 for the Nintendo Wii.