Tagged: Boxing

Fight Night Round 4

Fight Night Round 4 review

Electronic Arts have done something rather brave for them, and that is take a game that’s very successful and completely change the control system. Luckily, it works very well and what we have here is probably the most complete boxing game ever made. First of all, there’s the rosta. There are tonnes of boxers in there from light, middle and heavy weight categories and for the first time since Punch Out – Mr Mike Tyson. They all look fantastic and you can even make your own characters using pictures or your webcam and take them online in a World Championship....


Facebreaker review

Right from the off you can tell Facebreaker keeps its tongue firmly in its rather swollen cheek. It’s a boxing game but, unlike the Fight Night games which attempt to accurately portray boxing as a sport, complete with both analogue controllers representing fists, Facebreaker does away with anything to do with boxing and is basically a fighting game set in a boxing world. Fighting is instead very simple. You can punch high or low, parry high or low or dodge high and low and come back with a power-punch. String together some hits and a meter fills up at the...

Fight Night Round 4 screenshot

EA Sports Fight Night Round 4 starring Mike Tyson

Legendary boxer Mike Tyson is set to appear in EA’s latest boxing game for the PS3 and X360; Sports Fight Night Round 4. Featuring a totally re-written game engine and an all new physics based animation system that promises to be the most realistic ever we can’t help but think this will be the ultimate boxing sim available. Well, until EA Sports Fight Night Round 5 that is. The only thing missing from this hit (get it?) sounding game is motion controls, will console boxing on the PS3 and 360 ever be as good as Wii Sports boxing on the...