The Man makes his first appearance on one of the most popular boxing games of all time
Believe the hype, Fight Night Round 4 is one of the most anticipated games this year, with Australia’s own Anthony Mundine making an appearance in such auspicious company as Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Manny Pacquiao.
The game was named the Game Critic Awards “Best Sports Game of E3 2009”, and was designed with a revolutionary physics-based gameplay engine, which replicates the sweet science to a high degree of realism.
Witness gloves grazing off an opponent as he dodges at the last second, or watch as a vicious uppercut rips through the block of a boxer who turtles for too long. With realistic physics, height and reach become major factors in how each boxer approaches a fight.
Shorter fighters, like Mike Tyson, will look to weave inside and deliver punishing hooks to the head and body, while taller fighters, like Ali, will use their reach advantage to pump their jab while staying out of range of their opponent’s punches.
A new career mode, titled Legacy mode, challenges gamers to move up the ranks from an amateur to become the greatest of all time. Create a boxer from the incredibly robust create-boxer feature, or import your own face into the game using the Photo Game Face tool and bring your virtual self into the ring. Make rivals, challenge for and defend belts as you journey to cement your name among the greatest names in boxing.
Currently the game is only available for the PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles.