Battle Chess



Read the review here.

“And that is the fate of Battle Chess – remembered as a clunky, clodsome game devoid of spark and pageantry.”
– from the full review, which you can read here.

Stick to Chessmaster if you want a chess game on the NES, in my opinion. Battle Chess is just too slow and ugly.

In fact, due to its notorious legacy, I created a television commercial for the game…

2 Responses to “ Battle Chess ”

  1. I was never good at actual chess. But I loved Archon, which actually has action sequences where this game would apparently only have cutscenes. I need to get a copy of that again…

  2. […] Another question: Is it just me, or does Data East has a weird fixation with slow pacing in their NES games? Rampage, Heavy Barrel, RoboCop… Battle Chess… […]

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