A Detailed Analysis of the Animation and Gameplay in the Video Game ‘Punch-Out!!’ for the Nintendo Wii

Daniel Floyd analyzes the animation and gameplay in the 2009 video game Punch-Out!! for the Nintendo Wii video game console. Floyd specifically points to the incredible feeling of playing as Little Mac versus the exaggerated expressions of his opponents.

How do you make a game character’s animation not only look good but feel responsive? Punch-Out!! for the Wii is a fantastic example of this done well.