Mixed or average reviews- based on 105 Ratings
Oct 29, 2012If you consider yourself a fan of rap music, you're almost guaranteed to have a good time using your favorite artists to beat the snot out of your least favorites. Even if you're not a fan of the music, there's still a lot of fun to be had here due to a solid, albeit somewhat flawed fighting system. The story is excellent for a fighting game, and the voice acting performances are among the best I've seen, with every major character voiced by their real life counterpart. The graphics are great for the most part, although the color filters that flood the screen after the musical track is switched can be a bit jarring. The audio is outstanding, with the most impressive licensed track library I've ever seen and some phenomenal voice acting jobs done by the rap artists in the game. While there's a few issues that hinder the game, it's still a perfect addition to any fighting fan's library.… Full Review »
Apr 16, 2012I slowly died inside when i played this game. It's so slow and the animations are not what it was. Def Jam Fight For NY was a really great game and now they gave us this? Okay maybe the game is fun for an hour? The only thing i was happy about is that Lil John was in the game not more.… Full Review »
TedShawJul 17, 2009I picked this game up since I was a big fan of Fight for NY on the original xbox. Unfortuntly, this game has litterly no similarties with its predocessor. The gameplay is godawful, and the controls are no better.
Instead of the fun, fast gameplay from Fight for NY, Icon has slow, fight night style 2-on-2 fighting.
This game is unplayable. I litterly could not win a match because of how godawful the controls are.… Full Review »