Conclusion: Unlike in previous Fight Nights where you had to stun your opponent and then KO them, in this one you can flash KO them out the blue. Those of you who are wondering wether the achievements on this game are hard/ time consuming. Some are but some aren't. So it' 50/50.
Excerpt: The following is based on a true story... I was known as "The Warrior" and woe betide anyone stupid enough to step into the ring with me. My record was 7-0, all wins coming via knockout. I'd just been sponsored, money was coming in, and I was moving up the ladder... life was good.
Excerpt: Between the legendary bouts of Rocky, the bittersweet moments of Million Dollar Baby or the more recent Oscar bait The Fighter, it’s clear that there is always a cinematic audience for an underdog boxer.
Excerpt: Well, it only took a decade or so, but it seems that EA has been - like every other sports franchise under their greedy moniker - slowly creeping ever-so-closer to making Fight Night a yearly release.
Excerpt: To give a series a little time off can often be a very good thing. EA are ordinarily the king of the annual update, although following the release of the superb Fight Night Round 3 , it took them over three years to produce the next game in the series.
Conclusion: Fight Night Champion is a good example of a big gaming company taking some chances and succeeding in making a better game. I would have liked to have seen EA go a little further with the tweaks they made, such as a longer, more in-depth story and a more compelling training mode.
Excerpt: I was known as "The Warrior" and woe betide anyone stupid enough to step into the ring with me. My record was 7-0, all wins coming via knockout. I'd just been sponsored, money was coming in, and I was moving up the ladder... life was good. Then I ran into Fritz Perkins.
Excerpt: When Fight Night Round 3 arrived on the scene in 2006, many critics praised the game for its fantastic visuals and catchy tunes; some even considered it the most enjoyable, realistic boxing seen in a video game to date.