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Fight Club

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Fight Club is based on David Fincher's film adaption of Chuck Palahniuk's novel of the same name. Fed up with consumerist American culture, a fight club is founded as a new type of therapy through bare-knuckle fighting. The game focuses on the fights and uses many characters and environments from the original story. You can create a new fighter or clone one of the generated characters. There are three general fighting styles to choose from: grappling, kung fu or brawling. The moves range from basic punches to devastating moves with broken bones, ripped clothes and real-time facial deformation. After each successful fight, you earn Character Development Points (CDP's) which can be used to upgrade or heal your character.

Aside from the regular arcade, survival and training mode, there is a story mode in which you need to work your way up as a rookie to become a key player in Project Mayhem in a storyline very loosely based on the original plot. Both the PS2 and Xbox version have an online multiplayer mode as well.

The game music has tracks by famous bands such as The Dust Brothers, Limp Bizkit, Korn and Queens of the Stone Age.


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Alternate Titles

  • "搏击俱乐部" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Read the book. Watch the film. Don’t buy the game. Xbox Ciarán Lynch (76)

The Press Says

Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 Nov 19, 2004 48 out of 100 48
Game Chronicles PlayStation 2 Dec 11, 2004 4.2 out of 10 42
Armchair Empire, The PlayStation 2 Feb 05, 2005 4 out of 10 40
AceGamez Xbox 2004 4 out of 10 40
XBox Evolved Xbox Dec 30, 2004 3.5 out of 10 35
X-Power Xbox Jan 06, 2005 3 out of 10 30 PlayStation 2 Jan 08, 2005 27 out of 100 27 Xbox Jan 08, 2005 27 out of 100 27
JustPressPlay Xbox Mar 31, 2005 2 out of 10 20
Loadedinc. PlayStation 2 2004 2 out of 10 20


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On 14 December 2004, an official music pack was released over Xbox Live! There are four tracks in total, two of them by the band From Autumn to Ashes.

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