iPad Screenshots


The original arcade fighter from Data East comes to the iPad complete with 2 Player Modes (split screen and multi-device wifi/bluetooth). Karate Champ is the very first fighting game and spawned a thousand imitators. One of IGN's Top10 Most Influential Games of all time, and to many the game that embodies what a fighter should be.

Featured in iTunes must-have 'Retro Games' iPhone feature, included in Touch Arcades list of must have apps, and still the only 2 Player Fighter for iPad.

As featured by Apple, IGN, Touch Arcade, SlidetoPlay, CNET, FingerGaming and Pocket Gamer, Karate champ is more than a blast from the past and a must-have for your fighting game / retro collection, Karate Champ is unique for it's use of TWO STICKS NO BUTTONS, VERTICAL screen, and 2 player mode via wifi / bluetooth and NEW 2-Up Splitscreen mode!

This not only makes it unique among the fighting game fraternity but perfectly suited to the iPad from a control perspective, and one of the best 2 player experiences on iTunes.

Features include:

- Dual Arcade Stick Controls (no D-Pad or buttons).
- Vertical orientation (no thumbs covering the action :)
- Virtual arcade cabinet surround and facia
- 1 Player vs CPU over 12 environments
- 2 PLAYER Head to Head SplitScreen Mode
- 2 PLAYERS via Bluetooth and WIFI !!
- all the bonus rounds (including the rampaging bull :)
- all the classic 80's sounds
- Various New User Settings
Super large Character Option
Customise the arcade unit facia
Old school scanlines on/off
- and much much more.

This is no random button masher, it's about skillfully executing perfectly timed karate moves against ever more challenging opponents in your quest to become the one true Karate Champ!

Rebuilt from the ground up for the iPad from the team that bought you the highly acclaimed 'Gesundheit!' and the just released 'Flick Music', Karate Champ is a beloved retro classic without equal.

What's New

Version 2.0

Various Perfomance Improvements
Enhanced 2 Player Action
New Icon

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
11 Ratings
11 Ratings


Good controls, true to the original arcade game, one off the best fighting games ever made. The graphics are beautiful, they reek of retro. Like the old saying goes, they don't make them like this any more. Thank you developers, and God bless.



Brought back lots of memories when I seen this game on the App Store. Could be better but I love it, I will get my money's worth, Next I need it on my iPhone 5.



Great remake of classic arcade game! However lately one loss & game is over! You have to go undefeated to win game. I think there's a glitch? Time for an update perhaps. The rounds are suppose to be best 2 out of 3.


27.9 MB
Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
© Revolutionary Concepts


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

You May Also Like