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Def Jam: Fight For NY

published by Electronic Arts in 2004-09-20, developed by EA Canada / Aki Corporation, running on PlayStation 2
type: beat 'em up
4.3/5

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Official description
Def Jam returns, bigger and badder than ever! Fight your way through more than 70 characters, including more than 35 or the most well-known artists and personalities in hip-hop today. See if you have what it takes to overcome top artists like Busta Rhymes, Ludacris, Redman, Sean Paul and Slick Rick. Other's breaking onto the scene this year include Carmen Electra, Lil' Kim, and Snoop Dogg!
Features:
* New Fighting Engine -- A new fighting engine challenges you to master multiple fighting disciplines, take advantage of interactive environments, and utilize dozens of weapons to make a name for yourself.
* Three Times the Length of the Original Def Jam VENDETTA -- It's going to take more than 90 fights in 20-plus venues to win control of the streets.
* 40 of the Biggest Hip Hop Artists and Celebrites -- Starring and music by the hottest names in hip hop from Def Jam and beyond -- look for appearances by Busta Rhymes, Carmen Electra, Fat Joe, Flava Flav, Freeway, Ghostface, Ice T, Joe Budden, Kimora Lee Simmons, Lil' Kim, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Sean Paul, Slick Rick, Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, and many more.
* Five Brutal Fighting Styles -- Master each fighting style: street fighting, kickboxing, martial arts, wrestling, and submission fighting. Combine up to three styles to create devastating hybrid-styles, complete with new "blazin' moves" to finish off your opponent.
* 22 Interactive Venues -- From destructible environmental objects to rowdy spectators who like to "get involved," the 22 venues are the ultimate weapon.
R2D2-A - # 2007-04-12 04:16:29 - official description
Comment
Def Jam: Fight For New York features a totally revamped fighting engine challenging gamers to master multiple fighting styles, interact with their environments, and get creative with dozens of weapons, like bottles, tools, and two-by-fours.

Def Jam: Fight For New York delivers the biggest stars and the hottest music. Throughout the game's gritty story mode, players will encounter more than 40 of today's most recognizable hip-hop artists and personalities, from Ludacris and Busta Rhymes to Lil' Kim and Carmen Electra. The game also includes an over-the-top soundtrack loaded with hot new tracks and old school hits from Def Jam and beyond.
# 2004-10-10 19:11:51
Technical specs
display: textured polygons
External reviews (2) - average: 85%
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IGN2004*8.7/1087%
Metacritic2004*83/10083%
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