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By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Cartoony, retro brawler with humor, but too short.

Game Nintendo Wii 2009
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

better then the others

even if you do not like the others I would recommend this one. it is short, yes, but it has a charm and fun about it most other game don't. best game on the wii of '09 thus far. but it is very hard. there is, of course, punching, but no guns, knifes or any kind of weapon. there is also no blood.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (8 ):

Punch-Out!! is quite fun for both fans of the original as well as younger gamers, but it's not a perfect fighter. You can't play against a friend online (two players can only duke it out on the same television via split-screen) and its $50 price is too high for a game you could easily finish in a weekend (or less). That said, it's hard to resist the game's retro charm.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Release date: May 18, 2009
  • Genre: Fighting
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Cartoon Violence, Comic Mischief
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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