Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc.
Developer: EA Canada/AKI Corporation
Partner: Def Jam
Ship Date: September 2004
Rating: Product Not Yet Rated
PlayStation ® 2, Xbox ® , Nintendo GameCube ™
Get ready to hit the streets of New York with EA GAMES™ and Def Jam
in the ultimate battle for control of the hip-hop underground in Def
Jam® Fight For NY™ .
The ruthless gangster D-Mob has escaped from police custody and returns
home to find his stranglehold on the New York underground fight club
circuit threatened by brutal newcomer Crow. As one of D-Mob's crew,
it's time to step up and take Crow down. Succeed and the world is yours.
Fail and… well, you don't want to fail.
Def Jam Fight For NY features a totally revamped fighting
engine challenging gamers to master multiple fighting styles, interact
with their environments, and get creative with dozens of weapons, like
bottles, tools, and two-by-fours.
Def Jam Fight For NY delivers the biggest stars and the
hottest music. Throughout the game's gritty Story Mode, players will
encounter more than 40 of today's most recognizable hip-hop artists
and personalities, from Ludacris and Busta Rhymes to Lil' Kim and Carmen
Electra. The game also includes an over-the-top soundtrack loaded with
hot new tracks and old school hits from Def Jam and beyond.
New Fighting Engine : A new fighting
engine challenges gamers to master multiple fighting disciplines, take
advantage of the interactive environments and utilize dozens of weapons
to make a name for themselves.
The Biggest Artists : Starring more
than 40 of the biggest names in hip hop, Def Jam Fight For NY features
a huge cast of more than 65 characters. Look for appearances by Busta
Rhymes, Carmen Electra, Flava Flav, Ghostface, Ice T, Kimora Lee Simmons,
Joe Budden, Lil' Kim, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Slick Rick, Snoop
Dogg, and many more.
Customizable Fighting Styles : Gamers
can master five unique fighting styles— street fighting, kickboxing,
martial arts, submission, and wrestling—and can combine up to three
styles to create devastating hybrid fighting styles, complete with
character-specific "blazin' moves" to finish off your opponents.
Weapons : Dozens of weapons up the ante—from
one-use environmental objects like bottles to persistent multi-use
equalizers including wrenches and two-by-fours.
Gameplay Modes : With 10 distinct match
types ranging from intense one-on-one combat to demolition matches
where destroying your opponent's ride is the name of the game, Def
Jam Fight For NY goes well beyond the ring.
Interactive Environments : From destructible
environmental objects to rowdy spectators who like to "get involved," the
20 venues in Def Jam Fight For NY are the player's ultimate
weapons. All-new "sticky points" allow gamers to set up the big take
down with style.
Create-a-Player : Build your own street-ready
fighter and outfit him with tattoos and thousands of pieces of unlockable
licensed gear from brands like Phat Farm™, Fila, Def Jam University
, Rocawear, Sean Jean and more. Gamers can even rock bling from the
Jeweler to the stars, Jacob the Jeweler.