After completing Def Jam Fight For NY I might as well try to play the first previous Def Jam video game title called Def Jam Vendetta. Unlike the second game, which has no character creation for the story mode I get to choose 4 protagonists in the story mode which are Briggs, Proof, Spider, and Tank. Each has its own look, fighting style, and backstory. But somehow despite having to pick any of the four characters. Their own story just completely remains the same. Meaning that it only shows nothing but copy-paste cut scenes instead of showing the proper perspective of any of the protagonist's side of the story. As for the gameplay, it is very difficult to control because it does not have the same controls as Def Jam Fight For NY. But thankfully there is a tutorial option in the monument I can understand the controls. When playing the game with multiple fights I have been I was unsure if it was either the controls of the game or just me. Because the more I proceed with the story the harder the fights that I have been. Turns out that I have only normal difficulty this whole time. So technically it's just me. Because my hands were very painful fighting every opponent I defeated which looks more like a workout. Either way, this is another one of those great Def Jam Games that I would recommend. It's best to play the first game before playing the second.
I remember when I first started to play videogames, thiswas one of the first games that I ever played, and I have to say, it is one of the most entertaining fighting games ever to come out for the PS2.
This hip hop-themed wrestling game from AKI was the only one I ever owned. While the 'T' rating and lack of content held it back from reaching its full potential, "Vendetta" still delivered great fun. One of the better fighting games on the PS2. I would rate this with an 8.4 out of 10.
I went in expecting something like Fight for NY (since it was part of my childhood), and I discovered one of the most button-mashing, controller-breaking, frustatingly difficult games I've ever played.
The controls are horrible;
The upgrades make no true changes to the game. Plus, they're not even explained; what the **** is charisma for??
The camera during tag team matches is horrible; a total clusterf*ck;
Lacks a decent tutorial;
The story is stupid, and nothing especial. Plus, it treats females like mindless, sex-driven, dirty little sluts who fight over men they haven't even seen before.
The graphics are really good, by the way, considering the year it came out, and props for even having a story mode to begin with; a really uncommon feature in fighting games back then. Plus, there's a big roster of wrestlers you can have fun with, in case you actually enjoy this game. And, of course, a good amount of modes and arenas, despite the fact you can't interact in a lot of different ways with them, as they're all just square WWE rings. You can, of course, do the usual: climb up the turnbuckle, use the ropes, etc.
I do know alot of people like this title, but my time in it was filled by frustration and the need to just get it done.
Despite it's many positive reviews, I believe this is an irritating experience.
I really wish I liked it, but due to it's absurd difficulty level (Medium), and frustrating controls, I couldn't.
A MEDIOCRE game at best.
SummaryIt's been three years since D-Mob chased you out of the New York fight circuit and you swore you'd never go back. Now your pal Manny is in trouble and he needs you to bail him out. The plan is simple: get in, win a few fights, pay off his debt, get out. No problem. Well, it turns out that things aren't as easy as they appear. Once in the...