Tag Archives: Fighting
3 Count Bout Review

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Brutal 2D arcade wrestling at its finest.

Story

This is hardcore no-rules wrestling where wrestlers don’t hesitate to fight dirty. In order to stay alive in this ring, you must use your wits, skills and whatever tools you can get your hands on.…

Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior Review

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Decapitate your foes in this violent fighting game in order to save the princess.

Story

The evil sorcerer Drax has taken princess Mariana captive. His ultimatum to the people is this; If anyone can defeat his minions, he will surrender the princess back to its people.…

Dead or Alive 2 Review

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Arcade fighting game with ninjas, wrestlers, hot chicks and ultra-fast action.

Story

Despite the death of the original sponsor of the legendary fighting tournament Dead or Alive World Combat Championship, a second tournament is starting up. Excited fighters from all over the world gather and engage in the fighting tournament, but it is soon reviled that the new sponsor is a corrupt one.…

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Review

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Relive the story and struggles of Bruce Lee in this mediocre fighting game.

Introduction

The Bruce Lee Story is the true story of the now legendary teacher, martial artist and film-star Bruce Lee. The story involves the many struggles and hardships of the young man which often led to fights and new enemies.…

Fatal Fury: First Contact Review

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Portable pushover arcade fighting featuring many renowned fighters from around the world.

Story

Once again it’s time to enter the ring to face fierce and brave fighters from all around the world. Who will stand victorious in this tournament? Is Wolfgang Krauser the strongest fighter of them all?…

Garou: Mark of the Wolves Review

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Excellent 2D arcade fighting in the classic Fatal Fury universe.

Story

Ten years have passed since the death of the crime lord Geese Howard. Southtown has since become a more peaceful place. But the peace is about to be broken as a man called Kain is striving to become the new top crime lord of Southtown.…

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes Review

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Over-the-top 2D arcade fighting featuring Capcom’s fighters and Marvel’s super-heroes in a mad crossover universe.

Story

The legendary evil only known as ”Armour of Erosion” has been awoken. Its ominous shadow is spreading fast, and if it is not soon returned to limbo the world is doomed to be consumed by it.…

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Review

The long awaited sequel to one of the most over-the-top fighting games ever returns with a bang.

Story

The worlds of Marvel and Capcom clash once again and a new threat is on the rise. With two entire universes on the brink of destruction it is time for the heroes of the universes to step up and fight, for the fate of two worlds rely on them.…

Mortal Kombat II Review

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Ninjas, demons, kung fu fighters, shaolin monks and assassins in the most brutal fighting tournament around.

Story

After his failure in the first Mortal Kombat tournament, Shang Tsung has plotted a new plan on how to bring the Earthrealm warriors to the Outworld to face impending doom.…

Naruto Uzumaki Chronicles 2 Review

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Ninja action adventure fighting game with tons of content and hours of entertainment.

Story

A mysterious puppet master and its puppet walkers have captured four of the five spirit orbs in the land. Now they are searching for the fifth one, killing and destroying everything in their way.…

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Review

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Frantic ninja fighting in the fantastic world of Naruto.

Story

The young ninja of the hidden leaf village face many challenges in their training. Naruto and his friends tackle many dangers on their Ninja Academy quests as they battle the best of the best.…

SoulCalibur Review

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Truly epic 3D fighting with brilliant graphics, awesome music and tons of replay value.

Story

The legendary evil sword known as Soul Edge has many myths and rumors around it. The owner of the cursed sword was the dreaded pirate Cervantes whose reign of terror ended after his defeat at the hands of Sophitia, the sacred warrior and Taki the demon huntress.…

Street Fighter IV Review

One of the best fighting games ever made – featuring both old and new characters.

Story

With the dictator M. Bison and the crime syndicate Shadaloo defeated, the world could finally breathe out. The second world warrior tournament had come to an end.…

Street Fighter Review

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An incredibly bad rendition of the arcade original 2D fighter.

Story

In order to put his fighting skills to the ultimate test, Ryu travels around the globe to combat all the best fighters in the world. Will he be able to beat them all and finally stand as the world champion?…

Street Fighter Review

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2D street fighting straight from the arcades to the home computer.

Story

In order to put his fighting skills to the ultimate test, Ryu travels around the globe to combat all the best fighters in the world. Will he be able to beat them all and finally stand as ”King of the Hill”?…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Tournament Fighters Review

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A fighting game featuring the famed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that fails in every aspect.

Story

Mystic clones of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kidnap Splinter – the Sensei of the turtles. Soon thereafter, the evil genius Krang sends a message to the hero turtles telling them that if they want to set Splinter free, they need to come to Dimension X to face certain doom.…

Tekken 6 Review

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All out brutal violence in one of the finest 3D fighting games around.

Story

Jin Kazama has taken charge of the Mishima Zaibatsu corporation and now holds tyrannical ambitions. Using his resources within the organization to become a global superpower, he severs the Mishima Zaibatsu’s national ties and openly declares war against all nations.…

The King of Fighters ’98: The Slugfest Review

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Intense action and deep strategy in a solid 2D arcade fighting experience!

Story

As the corruption of Orochi was defeated in The King Of Fighters Tournament ’97, everyone thought that the tournament was going to end once and for all. But as Rugal returns to arrange another tournament, suspicions start to arise among the fighters who have seen Rugal’s deeds in the past.…

The King of Fighters XII Review

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Flashy 2D HD arcade fighting with superior graphics and some crippled features.

Story

A new King of Fighters tournament is being arranged and 22 brave souls have gathered to prove their worth against the most powerful fighters in the world.

The Game

The King of Fighters XII is 2009’s mainline episode of the long running King of Fighters franchise.…

UFC Undisputed 2010 Review

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A seriously demanding mixed martial arts fighting game that offers lots of fan service.

Story

So… You want to be a fighter? Then you better have the skill, strength, technique and determination to last you through years of hard training and relentless competition.…

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