Conclusion: THE VERDICT: With many new features, The Con will provide something for those looking for a different take on the beat-em-up genre. It doesn't quite reach the heights of the heavyweights, but it does provide a challenging and entertaining diversion which can be built upon and improved in any future...
Conclusion: is a fun game. It is easy to pick up and play, which is something I really enjoyed about it. The game's fast paced action with the shootdodge provides a game that is more than a mere button masher, although at times it feels like it as the missions have little variety in objective.
Excerpt: Date: 11/8/2005 The Con is not your typical fighting game. Sure, it has fighting styles, combos, and the like, but what makes it different is that it throws in a gambling element – and one in which you can try to cheat your way to riches.
Excerpt: It’s pretty apparent that Chuck Palahniuk’s seminal piece of work Fight Club has had a much larger impact on pop culture. Perhaps the most important standout of the piece is the club itself – that primal reconnection of two people pitting themselves against each other in brutal combat until one...
Summary: However, these problems are mitigated
somewhat by the extensive customization features and innovative gambling
aspect to the game, which definitely gives The Con a unique feel that
helps it stand out from the pack.
Excerpt: The graphics are cartoony, but dark in The Con - more of a graphic novel feel is conveyed than anything else. The amazing thing about the character graphics in The Con is really how customizable the characters are.
Excerpt: Much of the reasoning behind the Punch-Out comparison comes from the fact that both games share similar themes, viewpoints, and controls. Both games put players in control of up-and-coming fighters. Both games use a third-person viewpoint that puts the camera right behind the player's shoulder.