Prince of Persia and The Last Express creator Jordan Mechner’s remake of his ’80′s side-scrolling beat-’em-up Karateka is coming to the Xbox via XBLA, tomorrow, Wednesday 7th for 800 Microsoft Points , developer Liquid Entertainment has revealed.
In Karateka the player controls an unnamed protagonist who is attempting to rescue his beloved, the Princess Mariko, from Akuma’s castle fortress. As someone would expect the game features many one-on-one battles which become more challenging as the game progresses. Karateka is in development by Liquid Entertainment and will be published by D3Publisher, while the game’s music is being composed by Christopher Tin who won a Grammy Award for his work on Civilization 4.
The developer also confirmed that Karateka is “coming soon” to PSN, Steam and iOS, and is listed a general November release. The PSN and Steam versions are set to cost $9.99.