Not only are there new games being created for older platforms like the Commodore 64 all the time, but older obscure games are also constantly being rediscovered. Competition Karate is a case in point. Competition Karate is a relatively obscure game that was written in BASIC and released in 1984. It was recently re-released with a few bug fixes and enhancements.
Though relatively primitive for a Commodore 64 game, it isn’t terrible especially given that it was written in BASIC. There are better fighting games out there of course but this one offers surprising complexity for a BASIC game. It allows the creation of your own fighters with unique statistics and multi-match tournament simulation.
Obviously this isn’t a game you are likely ever to find as an official re-release but it can be downloaded for your Commodore 64 or emulator from here. It’s worth checking out even if only for the novelty factor.