The 1984 cult-classic Karate Kid started the fire that is bright and burning till today. From several sequels to remakes, it’s a tree that just doesn’t stop giving. The more recent and extremely successful adaptation is the Netflix series- Cobra Kai. The beautifully written show with brilliant performances brought the franchise to the Gen-Z generation and how! With 4 seasons already on the platform, a fifth one is just about to drop. Moreover, for all you gamers out there, a new Cobra Kai game is going to hit your favorite consoles and PC just after the new season.
The Dojos rise with the new Cobra Kai game
September 2022 can officially be renamed Cobra Kai month! With the latest season of the show and the game, scheduled to release around the same month, fans are absolutely elated. The brainchild of developer Flux Game Studio and publisher GameMill Entertainment, Cobra Kai 2: Dojos Rising is a sequel to the 2020 game Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues.
The second rendition presents around 28 characters from the Netflix show’s roster. Equipped with mad skills and expertise, they can bring your gameplay right to the top. The players can take their pick of the Dojo from Cobra Kai, Eagle Fang, or Miyagi-Do dojos. Throughout the game, one can go on amassing chi and coins to elevate their powers.
The more players you draft, the stronger your dojo becomes. This is paramount to eventually transforming into the victor of the All Valley Tournament. The player even has the option to opt for story mode apart from online play to immerse themselves further in the show’s world. Cobra Kai 2: Dojos Rising will release for $49.99 in the fall. While the official site is still under construction, you have an option to pre-order.
Season 5 of the show is coming soon on Netflix
In May of this year, the creators of the series took to Twitter and declared that viewers now have a shorter wait time for the newest season. Daniel, Johnny, and the rest of the crew will grace our screens on September 9, 2022. Fans of the show are absolutely thrilled and the internet is overflowing with theories and speculations. Cobra Kai cast also described the latest season as being “on steroids“
For the unversed, the Netflix show takes place 34 years after the original Karate Kid, i.e. the 1984 All valley karate Tournament. Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) reopens the notorious Cobra Kai Dojo and attempts to vindicate his rival Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio), who is now the reigning champion. The first four seasons are streaming on Netflix.
The creators have still kept most of the subject matter of the new Cobra Kai game under wraps. All we can do is hope that it does justice to the visually stimulating and extremely enjoyable 2020 release and makes it better and keeps the flame bright. Let us know your thoughts in the comments.