I used to love my 2D beat em ups on the PSone, especially Tekken, but I haven’t played a single 2D/3D beat em up on my PS2 at all. This is strange because I love Martial Arts and I really enjoyed Tekken at the time aswell, but my interest in the genre just hasn’t been there. My head may have been turned back towards this genre after watching Virtua Fighter 5 in action.
They have done a good job differentiating between the various Martial Arts featured in the game and, quite frankly, it looks great! The Street Wrestling vid is quite cool with the rain soaked ground and bodies looking pretty nice. VF5 is also rumoured to be 1080p compatible, although this has not been officially confirmed.
I might be tempted to pick this up at some point, I just hope you are able to do submissions or a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu type fighter is in the game…
Written by: Gary
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