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  • Summary: Learn the 8 Rules of Fight Club. In the underground world of Fight Club, the fight isn't over until someone goes limp, taps out, or is beaten. Immerse yourself in this gritty, visceral world of bare-knuckle fighting, with action, story elements and environments true to the Fight Club movie. The extreme realism of the game will make you feel every punch and kick by delivering shocking visuals, untraditional moves, and special effects in fully interactive environments. [Vivendi Universal] Expand
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 28
  2. Negative: 23 out of 28
  1. Plays surprisingly well on its foundation of three schools of combat: brawler, marial artist, and grappler. Place it next to Japan's best and the game gets pummeled. [Nov 2004, p.75]
  2. It's a flawed and shallow button masher (very few moves and no technique) but also visually alluring and reasonably entertaining for a second-tier fighting game.
  3. The fighting mechanics are highly outdated and just don't reach to the heights of something like "VF4."
  4. 40
    It's hard to figure how they could have got the story, characters, and point more wrong than this. Perhaps by replacing Tyler Durden with, say, Dick Cheney, things would have been worse.
  5. A resounding failure. Unless you're a masochistic Fight Club fan looking to purposely have your sensibilities offended, then you'd be well advised to stay far away from this game.
  6. The absence of Ed Norton's and Brad Pitt's likenesses makes the generic characters look like a pack of half-naked Ken dolls, excepting the one with man boobs. [Dec 2004, p.108]
  7. Sure, it's pretty generic underneath it all, but the layering of sheer badness elevates it to a certain legendary state. Give it a rent, and let the hilarity begin at the fact everything comes off as either a really clever parody of licensed games-or one of the worst things you've ever had to play.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 15
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 15
  3. Negative: 10 out of 15
  1. Mar 4, 2014
    Grimy little fighting game. Silly, trashy and short, the first game I've ever finished in one go. Good stuff if you enjoyed the movie and want to beat up a big chested Meatloaf . Expand
  2. Dec 8, 2013
    This is one of the worst games I have ever played, the game is a fighting game and in all regards a really horrible one at that. I couldn't get pass the forth level and to be honest I still would of hated it, graphics were very aged even by PS2 standards. The controls are be on worthless, the tutorial is down right worthless and I fell like the my time was wasted on this game forget about this game and watch the movie once because just like the game it only takes one viewing for you to forget about your experience. Expand
  3. Apr 13, 2012
    Awful. Missed the point of the book and movie by a **** mile and is a terrible cash-in with awful game mechanics and... just pleas don't buy this game. Go read the superior book and then watch the amazing movie and forget this ever existed. Expand

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