Meet Karateka, the Prince of Persia Creator's New Old Game

You may think you’ve been playing video games for a long time, but I can almost guarantee that Jordan Mechner has been making them even longer. The Prince of Persia creator got his start as a teenager, crafting the legendary beat-‘em-up Karateka (it’s pronounced “care-ah-tech-ah,” by the way) in 1984. Though eventually overshadowed by the game that would one day become a blockbuster Jerry Bruckheimer movie, Karateka earned a legendary reputation amongst veteran gamers as a challenging classic that wasn’t to be trifled with.

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