Excerpt: Even though the game is over a year old, EA Sports still thought it was a good idea to release Fight Night Round 3 again on the PS3. Whether they did a rush job, or really tried to make this version something special, is up to us to find out.
Excerpt: Two combatants trading punches until one falls over whilst the crowd cries out for their blood, yes boxing is a funny old sport that is as strategic as it is barbaric. It’s obvious that leather gloves and collapsing faces make for some great gaming material, and EA have known that for some time with...
Excerpt: Fight Night: Round 3 had the honor of being one of the first PS3 games shown in real time. The game managed to wow just about everyone, but the 360 version came out first and stole much of the PS3 version’s thunder, showing that the two systems were closer in power than everyone originally thought.
Excerpt: As one of the first Xbox 360 games to truly demonstrate the power of the next-gen console, Fight Night Round 3 made quite an impact on its debut. Although being shown first on Sony's PlayStation 3, the system's delay meant we have only just received the game in Europe.
Excerpt: Fight Night Round 3 (FNR3) signals the return of the sweaty man mountain in shiny shorts x2 and the only real competitor to take to the PlayStation 3 ring. FNR3 hits the spot with some of the most visceral visuals we've seen in a one-on-one fighter.
Excerpt: Get in the Ring mode allows gamers to experience the fight through the eyes of the boxer. This is the closest a gamer will ever come to getting into the ring and trading blows with the greatest boxers of all time like Oscar De La Hoya, Muhammad Ali and many others.
Excerpt: was released to critical acclaim on the Xbox 360, so it's curious to me that EA would wait this long and then deliver the same game again. But here it is: it's got all the hard-hitting punches and great boxing action of the 360 version.
Excerpt: Nine months after the title was first launched on the Xbox 360, EA has re-released Fight Night Round 3 on the newest graphical behemoth to hit home theaters, the PlayStation 3. I�m sad to report that it�s almost a near identical port of the title, even this far after its initial release.
Excerpt: With its then-new Total Punch Control system, the original Fight Night became the best boxing game since Mike Tyson's Punch-Out. Fights were virtual chess matches (albeit with more face-punching), and the series featured some of the most detailed character models ever seen on a console.