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Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings

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  • Summary: Finally take control of MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch and play as any one of over 20 celebrities to rumble in some of the greatest battles in the ring. Announcers Nick Diamond and Johnny Gomez provide color commentary as you rock in this first rate bloodbath coming to consoles this Spring. Episode Mode: Choose one of three different character match-ups. Nick and Johnny provide pre, post, and play-by-play commentary. Over 20 celebrities to choose from including, some never before seen in the TV show. Other characters are also available from show specials. Original show hosts Nick Diamond and Johnny Gomez provide color commentary while ref Mills Lane calls the shots. [Gotham Games] Expand
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 7
  2. Negative: 6 out of 7
  1. 50
    What I found most disappointing was the loss of the claymation feel and the sense of personality of each celebrity--in other words, the elements that make the TV show so memorable.
  2. Fans of the series will no doubt be disappointed with the lousy gameplay and short and shallow presentation.
  3. Celebrity Deathmatch's biggest problem isn't its timing, but, rather, it's the absolutely horrid gameplay and complete lack of any worthwhile features.
  4. Interesting for about 10 minutes. [Feb 2004, p.85]
  5. Save your money by just throwing beer cans at the television. [Feb 2004, p.77]
  6. Worst of all, this is a fighting game in which the fighting is neither exciting nor funny. The controls are a wreck, whether you're playing using a keyboard or a gamepad. [Jan 2004, p.119]
  7. The worst fighting game (and pretty much the worst game) I have ever insulted my hard drive with. [PC Zone]
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 2 out of 4
  1. Sep 19, 2011
    10
    I really do love this game, it's my favourite on ps2 :D I used to sit my ass in front of TV and play this until i had enough gore...................................................... Expand
  2. KavveenK.
    May 23, 2006
    10
    tHIS GAME is excellent who said this game sucks.Man this game is the best for knifing.To bad it is not suitable for children with all the gore. Go charlie its your birthday we going party like its your birthday Expand
  3. CalleW.
    Nov 11, 2003
    4
    Well , i think this game is for age 5-10 because you can finish this game in 1hour and you don't get that clay feeling. Another thing is that if you create-a-celebrity there are only 2 fight set to choose from....really bad.... Collapse
  4. Jok`RdeMo
    Nov 15, 2003
    1
    For year 2004 this game sucks... Even old Mortal Combat 3 is a LOT better than this one.