3D World Boxing is an average boxing game that looks better than it plays. Choosing from dozens of boxers available, you can either play a single match or an entire championship. |
The graphics are definitely the highlight of this game. Each fight is introduced with great fanfare by a well-animated announcer (and the obligatory scantily clad females), and both boxers' moves are reasonably realistic. I like the fact that boxers are quite large on the screen - this makes it much easier to see whether the punches connect with their targets or not. Unfortunately, the gameplay is very simplistic - you can only press ENTER to punch, with no way of changing the weight of your punch, let alone a choice of hook, jab, etc. This makes the game a very repetitive affair of moving close to the opponent, press ENTER a few times, then move out. Although you can choose from many boxers, they all look very similar on screen, and there is no in-depth statistics to tell them apart. In short, this is an average game that boxing fans can safely miss, although it may entertain them for the first few bouts.
Reviewed by: Underdogs