Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out Gets the Minecraft Treatment and It’s Insane

I’ve pretty much come to the conclusion that if there’s a will, there’s a way when it comes to paying homage to games of the past using the Minecraft engine.  The community over at minecrafta2z has painstakingly recreated the opening fight against Joe Glass using stop motion technology, and a whole lot of carefully placed blocks.  I sh*t you not, you’ll think you’re looking at old footage from the NES classic when you watch the video.  I actually thought it to be fake until I watched the making-of video, which I’ll also embed below.  That’s how faithful they remained to Punch-Out even though they only had the Minecraft engine and some blocks to work with.  Check it out below and tell me you’re not impressed!  You’ve been starting to realize the creative power of video games…

Minecraft Punch Out!! in Stop Motion

The Making Of Minecraft Punch Out!! in Stop Motion

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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.