Edge: The Making of IK+

IK+'s addition of a third combatant was a masterstroke. The likes of Way Of The Exploding Fist and the C64 version of International Karate (but not the risible Spectrum release, with which Archer Maclean had no involvement) had already explored the possibilities inherent in one-on-one bouts on the hardware of the time. Maclean's third fighter gave IK+ an entirely different feel: chaotic, fraught, a pace that made its peers seem pedestrian by comparison.

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