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11 Jan 2021

Punch-Out!: Mike Tyson confirms a new game is in the works!

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Logan Paul 'Impaulsive' Podcast

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Punch-Out!

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Punch-Out! on Switch?

Punch-Out! was an absolute hit in the 80's, due in no small part to the inclusion of Mike Tyson as the final boss.

This really helped fans connect with the game, and strive to defeat the formidable opponent to beat the game.

Now, however, it seems that a new game may be on the way. Let's jump in and take a look now!

Logan Paul 'Impaulsive' Podcast

This rumour, supposedly confirmed considering Tyson's wording, was first seen on Impaulsive.

FIGHT TIME: Mike Tyson first appeared in-game in the 80s!
FIGHT TIME: Mike Tyson first appeared in-game in the 80s!

This podcast, hosted by Logan Paul, has featured some huge names in the past, and Mike Tyson can now be added to that list.

When on the podcast, Tyson said that "we're gonna make another one". This was in reference to the original Punch-Out! game.

Punch-Out!

The original game on the NES was incredibly popular thanks to the likeness of Mike Tyson in the game. Outside of the game, it also had his endorsement across the world.

UPGRADE: The title made it's way on to the Nintendo Wii!
UPGRADE: The title made it's way on to the Nintendo Wii!

Tyson was a huge name in sports at the time, and it's easy to see how this helped boost the game's popularity.

Next Level Games continued to develop Punch-Out! titles, including this one for the Nintendo Wii. However, none since have included Mike Tyson.

Punch-Out! on Switch?

It is very possible that this new game would be released for the most recent iteration of Nintendo consoles. That means it could be on Nintendo Switch!

SPOILT FOR CHOICE: There were plenty of characters to beat!
SPOILT FOR CHOICE: There were plenty of characters to beat!

With Mike Tyson already saying that a new one is on the way, we can't see why he wouldn't be in the next title.

So, with Mr. Dream out of the picture, get your gloves back on and get ready for another bout with Mr Tyson soon!