Rocky: Legends Xbox

Metascore
67

Mixed or average reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 21
  2. Negative: 1 out of 21
Buy On
  1. The fights are well balanced and won’t feel too easy to complete but with the loss of LIVE, the game life itself has been severely dented.
  2. It has the great gameplay from the original, a new story more, and still looks great. But yanking out the big online feature that made me jump for joy, I can't give the game the same score.
  3. The original game was impressive and perhaps left little room for another but Venom has managed to produce a sequel that really packs a punch.
  4. 80
    Even without any appreciation of boxing, you can enjoy hours of sweat-laden, bloody-pulped frenzy and get sucked in and be amazed. Truly a wonderful creation, Rocky Legends is at the forefront of its genre.
  5. It’s quite “arcadey” but it also isn’t a simple button masher. It does rely on timing and strategy but its main sore point is that remembering a few killer combos is all it can take to beat the A.I over and over.
  6. I had a lot of fun with it, especially because I’m such a huge Rocky fan. Had this game been a little crisper visually and lit a little differently, and some serious time been spent on sound, it would have fetched a far better rating.
User Score
5.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 2 out of 3
  1. Chris
    May 8, 2005
    8
    This game has a lot more sim qualities than credited for... boxing fans will be surprised at the depth involved in the actual fighting, if This game has a lot more sim qualities than credited for... boxing fans will be surprised at the depth involved in the actual fighting, if you're playing against a human opponent... unlike the fight night series, you can effectively sidestep your opponent's attacks...you don't have the same fluid control over bobbing and weaving and leaning, but the blocking makes a lot more sense as the block button blocks both head and body blows, without having to ridiculously switch from a high and low guard, which resulted in a three-stooges-like sequences in fight night round 2, where you would fake a blow to the body, and once your opponent drops his guard to protect his body, you go for a head shot.. does that ever happen in real boxing? Full Review »
  2. BlueFalcon
    Nov 21, 2004
    4
    The graphics, sound, atmosphere, and game concept are all pretty good. The problem here, is with the gameplay. It's way too simple and The graphics, sound, atmosphere, and game concept are all pretty good. The problem here, is with the gameplay. It's way too simple and button mashy. It all but makes the great presentation pointless. Full Review »
  3. VickyJ.
    Nov 18, 2004
    3
    What a disappointment. Any boxing game with the rocky name to it you would expect to be half decent. Wrong. Maybe my opinion on this is a What a disappointment. Any boxing game with the rocky name to it you would expect to be half decent. Wrong. Maybe my opinion on this is a little harsh, after playing fight night 2004 you can hardly blame me. This game falls short on every aspect, and was it just me, did rocky seem to be graphically the worse looking character in the game ? Put it back on the shelf you can pick up fightnight 2004 for less which is the best boxing game available. Full Review »