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  • Fight Night Champion Demo Now Available
    Posted February 1st, 2011 at 2:20 am 46 Comments
    The demo for Fight Night Champion is now available in the XBL Marketplace for the Xbox 360 (can be queued for download here) and will be arriving on the PS3 later today. Typically PSN updates in the late afternoon/early evening. (Update: The demo is now out for the PS3 as well). The demo includes four fighters to choose from for three round bouts: Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Manny Pacquiao, and Miguel Cotto. It also includes online head-to-head play that will be active for the next two weeks...
  • First Fight Night Champion Demo Videos
    Posted January 28th, 2011 at 5:45 pm 20 Comments
    The Fight Night Champion demo is scheduled to release on Tuesday February 1st but it is already out for a few in the UK. That means videos of the demo, including head-to-head online bouts, are starting to arrive. Early response seems to be positive in terms of movement and graphics. Concern though is higher now regarding stamina which has been promoted as a big area of improvement for the series but wasn't immediately evident in the videos. Given that the fights are just three rounds the lo...
  • Fight Night Champion Features Video
    Posted January 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am 8 Comments
    Much of the marketing focus thus far for Fight Night Champion has understandably been on its M-rated nature and "Champion" story mode. However now EA Sports has released a new video that presents a more well-rounded look at features found in other areas of the game. Aspects such as damage effects, full-spectrum punch controls, a new blocking system, improved create boxer feature, and legacy mode are briefly discussed. Online play is also touched upon with glimpses of the "Gyms" and "Fight C...
  • Online Enabled Demo a Breakthrough for Sports Gaming
    Posted January 25th, 2011 at 5:45 pm 20 Comments
    Fight Night Champion is set to have a typically structured demo, four boxers in two different matchups, but EA Sports turned in a surprise with the announcement that it will be enabled for head-to-head online play for a limited time. With the demo arriving on XBL and PSN a full month before release this is an especially significant development that could influence the way demos are handled going forward. (more…)...
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