Digital Review

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story

It's hard to tell what inspired this fighting game — the Lee biopic or Rock'Em Sock'Em Robots. Distressingly, the programmers appear to have been more swayed by the latter; unless you believe Lee's life (as opposed to his movies) consisted of exclusively stiff, unimaginative set-tos with bulked-up henchmen, you might be better off rummaging through your attic for that classic toy. Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story does have one thing going for it: Its unusually high level of artificial intelligence guarantees that your battles against computer-controlled bad guys will stretch on for what seems like days, even if you give up (like I did) and let yourself get pummeled. C-

Originally posted Feb 03, 1995 Published in issue #260 Feb 03, 1995 Order article reprints