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Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 19 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 17
  2. Negative: 15 out of 17
  1. The game does have its perks, and those would all belong to the graphics, which are very well done and match the TV's character design.
  2. Since the game does provide some laughs and is fun when a friend is over $20 isn't too bad for the game.
  3. Playing MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch is like watching a bad episode of the show and owning it is like watching that same episode over and over and over and over again. I think I’ll pass.
  4. But if you’re looking for a poorly-assembled gimmick of a game that serves as a friendly reminder of the good ol’ Celebrity Deathmatch days on MTV, all for a discounted price of $19.99, then CD just might be for you. If you’re not looking for authenticity, though, stay far, far away from this one.
  5. It's neither run nor funny - you're better off spending $20 on something else. [Jan 2004, p.125]
  6. Sarcasm aside, I wouldn't burn this game for warmth if a vat of dry ice got dumped on my head. [Jan 2004, p.135]
  7. Besides the two seconds of fatality joy, the only other redeeming quality of this game is its price. Major retail outlets tag it at about $20. That’s still about $19 overpriced, but at least they’re not trying to pretend this decorative coaster is anything else.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 13
  2. Negative: 9 out of 13
  1. MTVismywholelife
    Nov 4, 2003
    This game is what you've been waiting for since your dad's sperm entered your mom's egg and began your life. But up until now, your life has been complete crap, even if you don't know it. Enter MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch by the brilliant minds at Take 2 Interactive and Gotham Games. This game seemlessly blends the amazing feeling of trying cocaine for the first time with the triumphant joy that comes from having sex with a big-breasted pornstar into one amazing, effervescent gaming experience. Warning: side effects of this game include eternal happiness, lower levels of stress, constant euphoria, gas, and automatic entry into heaven. Expand
  2. MikeA.
    Nov 4, 2003
    The best ever i loved this game because u can beat on those celebs u hate.
  3. SeanMullen
    Dec 3, 2003
    This is the definitive title for X-Box. Whooping the crap out of that little girl Ving Rhames is fantastically well. With guest appearances by Jay-z and Rosario Dawson. Speakerboxx/TheLoveBelow is the greatest movie about sea adventures starring Russell Crowe, whose new self-titled album titled Blink 182 is blowing away the country music charts not to mention the depletion of ozone in the atmosphere. In other news, Iraq suffered a severe Ving Rhames attack today when he dressed up as a bear and punched people in the eyes while declaring that Celebrity Deathmatch is the best ownable title on the X-Box. Expand
  4. Werrew
    Nov 28, 2003
    This game is absolutley PANTS, DO NOT BUY IT!!!!!!
  5. Steveh.
    Nov 3, 2003
    If pressing the same button over and over again, and beating the game in 10 minutes, with no other options to do after is fun to you, id say go for it...its dreadful at best. Expand
  6. ChrisM.
    Feb 4, 2004
    This game blew worse ass then I do after eatting 2 bowls of chili, 5 bean burritos, 2 loaves of garlic bread, and 600 rotten eggs. I would actually have to say that I believe I am most likely 40% dumber now after playing it. Don't touch it...put your wallet back in your pocket and take your girlfriend or perhaps blow-up doll if you are like that...out to eat and dance. Expand
  7. AndrewJ.
    Apr 11, 2004
    Without doubt, one of the worst games I have ever played. I completed it fully in 33 minutes and the replay value was completely nil. And there are only about 12 celebrities that you can play, and most of them are B-grade celebrities anyway. Expand

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