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Black & Bruised is a cartoonish take on boxing with 18 different boxers, each with their own personality and fighting style. There are five different modes including multi-player, exhibition and a story mode told with CG with each boxer's life story is played out in story mode. Each boxer has a different special attack and power-ups can be picked up to use in matches. There are 30 different facial expressions for each boxer reacting to punches and misses giving them a life-like appearance.


Black & Bruised PlayStation 2 Player Training is fighting against a robot
Black & Bruised PlayStation 2 From the main menu there's a Setup option which gives the player access to Sound, game configuration, player controls such as this, and Cheat codes can be entered there
Black & Bruised PlayStation 2 There's no title screen. After an animated introductory video the game goes straight to the menu
Black & Bruised PlayStation 2 Here the both players have power ups

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Game Informer Magazine GameCube Mar, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Mar, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
Worth Playing GameCube Jun 17, 2003 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy GameCube Feb 19, 2003 68 out of 100 68
GameSpot GameCube Feb 05, 2003 6.7 out of 10 67
IGN GameCube Jan 27, 2003 6.1 out of 10 61
GotNext GameCube Aug 04, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Armchair Empire, The PlayStation 2 Apr 05, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Gaming Target GameCube Feb 17, 2003 5.5 out of 10 55
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Feb 19, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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