Tyson vs. Joe, Round 1 (Credit: Mike Tyson)Mike Tyson used to mash opponents. Now he’s mashing buttons.
A few months after dominating James ‘Bonecrusher’ Smith to unify the heavyweight title in 1987, Iron Mike starred in the beloved NES version of Nintendo’s boxing game Punch Out!!, which cranked the champ’s legendary speed and power up to 11. Beating Tyson has become a badge of honor for gamers, who can usually breeze through the game’s other oddball characters before getting stymied by the Baddest Video Game Boss on the Planet.
Amazingly, however, Tyson himself never actually played the game…until now.Read More »from Mike Tyson plays ‘Mike Tyson’s Punch Out!!’ for the first time