FX Fighter (DOS)

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FX Fighter is a 3D fighting game similar to Virtua Fighter by SEGA. You choose one of the eight comic book style characters to become the greatest fighter in the universe.

Each character has its own special / hidden moves as well as a planet of their own housing the gruesome challenges with 3rd-person flying camera perspectives...


FX Fighter DOS Kiko's deadly star wasn't quick enough to nail Cyben
FX Fighter DOS Venam seems to be ready to show his next fatal move
FX Fighter DOS Ashraf seems to be having a fall very soon
FX Fighter DOS A VS. Screen

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PC Fighting games and their curse, despite good intentions. Zovni (9321) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars
My favorite fighting game along with OMF 2097... Accatone (5183) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Great engine wasted on a crap game. Tomer Gabel (4353) 2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars

Critic Reviews

PC Gamer Sep, 1995 94 out of 100 94
Entertainment Weekly Aug 18, 1995 A- 91
PC Games (Germany) Jul, 1995 87 out of 100 87
Gameplay (Benelux) Aug, 1995 86 out of 100 86
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
World Village (Gamer's Zone) 1995 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Joker Aug, 1995 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) Jul, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Power Play Jul, 1995 74 out of 100 74
GameSpot May 01, 1996 7.2 out of 10 72


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The artificial intelligence for the enemies is somehow wired to the speed of the machine (probably unintentionally). This has the bizarre and frustrating effect of making your enemies in the game play better the faster a machine you play on. On its target platform of a 486/66, the AI worked appropriately for its level. On a Pentium 120, the "easy" difficulty played like "hard". (On a Pentium 233, you can forget about winning unless you're an action fighter maniac and have the special moves of the characters memorized.)


FX Fighter is the most well-publicized game that uses the BRender engine. Rumor has it that FX Fighter started life as a demo of what BRender could do -- a technology demo -- then was gradually fleshed out into a game.


  • PC Player (Germany
    • Issue 01/1996 - Best Fighting Game in 1995

Accatone (5183) added FX Fighter (DOS) on Apr 22, 2001