Def Jam: Fight for NY Image

Generally favorable reviews - based on 46 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 98 Ratings

Summary: The ultimate hip-hop-fueled fighting video game features more than 70 characters, including more than 35 of the most well-known artists and personalities in hip-hop today, including Busta Rhymes, Carmen Electra, Lil? Kim, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Sean Paul, Slick Rick, Snoop Dogg, and many more. Def Jam Vendetta II challenges players to step into the shoes of a ruthless NYC street fighter battling for control of the hip-hop underground. The game features an all-new fighting engine allowing gamers to customize multiple fighting styles as the deep new story mode takes the action well beyond the ring and into the streets. Master each fighting style: street fighting, kickboxing, martial arts, wrestling, and submission fighting. Combine up to three styles to create devastating hybrid-styles, complete with new "blazin' moves" to finish off your opponent. Build your own street-ready fighter and outfit him with thousands of pieces of unlockable licensed gear, tattoos, and even bling from the Jeweler to the stars, Jacob the Jeweler. [Electronic Arts]
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Rating: M
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Developer: Aki Corp.
Genre(s): Action, Fighting, Wrestling
Number of Players:1-4 Players
ESRB Descriptors:Blood Sexual Themes Strong Language Suggestive Themes Violence
Sound:Dolby Pro Logic II
Offline Modes:Competitive
Special Controllers:Multi-Tap
Customization:Editing Tools
Cast Credit
Josh Holmes Lead Designer / Producer
Daryl Anselmo Art Director
Daryl Mandryk Concept Artist
Jeremy Miller Sr. Character Modeler
Scott McNeil Voice Actor (Cocky Hero)
Jonathan Schwartz UI Lead
Mike Ferraro Cinematics Director
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Awards & Rankings

#20 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2004
#12 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2004