Archive for the ‘Boxing’ Category
  • Fight Night Champion has been added to the EA Access Vault
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    Posted October 10th, 2018 at 7:00 pm No Comments ╗
    Fight Night Champion was added to the list of backwards compatible titles on Xbox One back in May. At the time it was unclear when, or even if, FNC would find itself available in the EA Access Vault for subscribers. While Skate 3 had done just that being moved into the Vault after several months had passed following its introduction to backwards compatibility, NBA Jam: On Fire Edition has never made its way to the subscription service making it seem that licensing may have led to complicatio...
  • Fight Night Champion is now backwards compatible on the Xbox One
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    Posted May 15th, 2018 at 3:45 pm No Comments ╗
    Last year prior to E3 a handful of titles were rumored to be getting backwards compatibility on the Xbox One, and while some of them did come about later it was a letdown when it became clear that Fight Night Round 4 had been either delayed or scrapped from those plans. Today though an even more recent boxing game - the last one to have released on consoles way back in 2011 - officially became backwards compatible. Fight Night Champion can now be played on Xbox One by those who already ow...
  • ARMS is a boxing-like game for Switch
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    Posted January 13th, 2017 at 12:00 pm 1 Comment ╗
    There will be a wait for for traditional sports games on the Nintendo Switch, with FIFA coming "later in the year" and NBA 2K18 in September, but the first game that could qualify for the genre┬áis an arcade take on boxing called ARMS. While it's being demonstrated as motion controlled using the Joy-Cons it'll also be playable with traditional controls. ARMS will┬árelease in spring meaning it'll be out before June 20 and sell at a premium $60 price.┬á (more…)...
  • Fight Night Round 4 among the next wave of backwards compatible games for Xbox One
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    Posted May 23rd, 2016 at 9:45 am 3 Comments ╗
    There hasn't been a boxing game available on the current generation of systems but it appears that's about to change based on info that has gone out early through Amazon's retail pages. Fight Night Round 4 will be made backwards compatible for the Xbox One along with Skate 2, Burnout Revenge, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and some others next month. The official announcement likely wouldn't happen until the Microsoft E3 press briefing on June 13. The backwards compatibility for new games co...
  • Real Boxing Headed to Vita
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    Posted May 28th, 2013 at 6:15 pm 3 Comments ╗
    VividGames today announced that they will be bringing Real Boxing to the PlayStation Vita with release set for August. ┬áReal Boxing first hit late last year for iOS devices and landed on Android a few months ago. Reviews have generally been good with four star ratings on both.┬á (more…)...
  • #9 of 2011: Fight Night Champion
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    Posted December 14th, 2011 at 2:45 pm 5 Comments ╗
    EA Sports took a risk with Fight Night Champion making it their first ever M-rated title. In a sense they had to do something creative as boxing games simply haven't been reaching the wide audience that they used to. The 'Champion' story mode was definitely intriguing but short - while other critical areas of the game ultimately failed to impress.┬á (more…)...
  • Fight Night Champion Arrives on PSN; New Pricing Model Offers Modes Separately
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    Posted November 8th, 2011 at 3:30 pm 13 Comments ╗
    In an interesting development that suggests EA Sports may experiment with a similar pricing model in the future, Fight Night Champion is available now as a download on PSN - but with the added option of certain portions of the game being made available for purchase individually. Over on the Xbox 360 currently only the full game can be bought ($30 on both consoles).┬á (more…)...
  • Fight Night Champion Second Patch Released
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    Posted June 28th, 2011 at 11:45 am 19 Comments ╗
    The second patch for Fight Night Champion which was detailed here last week has been pushed live for both the Xbox 360 and PS3. As seems to be the case with everything Fight Night related the initial response has been sharply mixed. Many of the adjustments that had been made through the 'Tuner Updates' had been rolled back and re-worked with the patch. Ironically what was at first said to be a return to original stamina levels is anything but as heavy drain - particularly the additional ...