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  • Publisher: Kin Ng
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 18.2 MB
  • Version: 2.3
  • Price: Free
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App description: Do you want to be a Kung Fu Master? Do you want to test your reaction? Now, it's the time!!! Go test your Kung Fu and reaction by smashing wooden boxes! You can obtain high scores to unlock all characters.

Features:
-intensive gameplay
-easy controls
-unlock characters
-3 different levels
-leaderboard
05-23-2015, 08:32 PM
#2
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,006
As the author of "Karate Fighter" the first Kung Fu Master clone in the AppStore back in 2009, I've always been a huge fan of Kung Fu Master arcade, so I had to try this.

Kung Fu Smash's art style is an obvious homage to the NES/Famicon port, Kung Fu/Spartan X.

The first thing you'll notice is a catchy (original?) chiptunes music track that alone is aguably worth the download.

Gameplay is straightforward: an endless stream of crates flies towards the player character from the right side of the screen.
Three buttons on the bottom of the screen correspond to high, medium, and low attacks. Every box must be destroyed - you can't duck or leap over any of them, nor can you advance/retreat. Your kicks are super fast, so you can get away with constantly hitting the attack associated with the next incoming box - there's no penalty for missing. The three difficulty settings are aptly named. While in "normal" mode I was able to play almost indefinitely (I let myself die to try the other difficulties), in "hell" mode there's an almost back-to-back stream of boxes - blink and you'll die.

The trickiest thing to get used to is the button layout. Having to tap left, middle, and right side of screen to attack high, medium, and low is unintuitive until you get used to it. I suspect that the game would be a lot easier if instead you tapped on the actual crates, or had the attack buttons stacked vertically.
06-06-2015, 12:34 AM
#3
Joined: Jun 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 19
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added videos on the screenshot section, Impossible mode coming in the next update.