The Con (PSP)

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The Con is a fighting game featuring 20 different characters as well as the ability to create-a-fighter with the ability to use face-mapping from the players photo collection. The player competes in fights and tournaments to earn money and pay off debts to a lone shark, but not only can the player win fights to earn money, but they can take a dive in a fixed fight while trying not to show to the crowd that it was rigged. Players can also bet against their own matches.

Players can also customize their fighters, tweaking their fighting stats with upgrade points acquired through fights, they also can change their appearance with clothing unlocked through the course of the game. There are also fives modes to compete in, Story mode, Survival, Quick Fight, Time Attack mode and a Two-player mode.


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Alternate Titles

  • "L'Arnaqueur" -- French title
  • "Gamble Con Fight" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Playstation Illustrated Nov 22, 2005 82 out of 100 82
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Game Critics Mar 15, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Portable Review Nov 08, 2005 29 out of 40 72
GamePro (US) Nov 02, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
TotalPlayStation Nov 15, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
Da Gameboyz Nov 14, 2005 6.375 out of 10 64
Pocket Gamer UK Mar 30, 2007 5 out of 10 50
The Next Level Dec 05, 2005 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Gaming Age Dec 23, 2005 D 25


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Big John WV (25477) added The Con (PSP) on Aug 18, 2008