Conclusion: Finish with the option to inflict pain online to friends and random contenders and you’re looking at the most definitely Fight Night yet. Even if you’re not a fan of boxing, punching each other in the face appeals to the majority of gamers.
Conclusion: While there aren't enormous amounts of new modes or gimmicks to make Fight Night Champion bigger than Fight Night Round 4, EA did a great job in improving the gameplay. They've delivered a tougher, more accurate boxing experience that will test the fortitude of its players.
Summary: With sharp graphics, easy to learn controls, and realistic gameplay, Fight Night Champion delivers a knockout blow to the competition. Unfortunately, it is a little lacking beyond the stellar Champion Mode.
Pros: The compelling narrative, The sharp, brutal graphics, The revamped control scheme
Cons: The near-worthless Legacy Mode, The lack of things to do outside of Champion Mode, The boring training mini-games
Excerpt: You can't keep a good fighter down, and the Fight Night series has proven itself time and time again. Following up on the successful, game-changing Round 4, Fight Night Champion steps up with confidence.
Summary: The Fight Night franchise brings high expectations with every release, and Champion exemplifies how sports sequels should be done. Rather than trying to reinvent the wheel, it rounds out its edges -- it changes without changing.
Pros: Champion Mode's clever match variables, Simplified controls mean faster fights, Easy to pull off crushing, satisfying combos
Cons: Champion Mode's atrocious final boss, Disappointing multiplayer suite
Excerpt: Once again, the extraordinary developers of this addictively entertaining boxing game come to the rescue of virtual boxers in their latest boxing title entitled Fight Night Champion which pushes this medium to another enjoyable gaming level.