Punch-Out!! floors critics, cracks Wii top ten

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Forget the split decision. Little Mac has knocked out the critics.

With an average review score of 8.9 out of 10 on Metacritic, Punch-Out!! has nudged the newly released Boom Blox Bash Party and cult classic Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure out of their spots among the Wii’s ten most critically acclaimed games of all-time.

Metacritic aggregates reviews from Web and print media for average scores. As of today, the Punch-Out!! rating is based on 23 reviews.

An overdue revival of Nintendo’s revered NES and SNES franchise, Punch-Out!! released to retail this week and we’ve absolutely loved it. Now we’re asking you—does Punch-Out!! belong among Wii’s elite?