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Fight Night Round 2 (GameCube)

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EA's Fight Night returns in its second installment. Once again, you can create a new boxer and start a career that begins as an amateur in a shady gym somewhere in Queens, NY and fight your way up to the top. Alternatively, you could relive the careers of some legendary boxers.

Of course, you could go for a simple match with either a computer or a live opponent.

Round 2 offers many new features, like fancy particle effects that show blood and sweat spraying into the camera in ultra slow-motion. The "Total Boxer Control", which lets you throw punches by making certain movements with the analog stick, has been improved. There are also many ways to customize the appearance of your character, up to the shaping of the cranium and ears.

The soundtrack consists of a dozen contemporary (but unfortunately edited) hip-hop tracks.

All the previous features are still there too: You can play online (now on Xbox too), and you can unlock more moves, clothes, and equipment as you proceed in career mode.

Also, included in the GameCube version is a port of the SNES game Super Punch-Out!!


There are no GameCube screenshots for this game.

There are 15 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.

Alternate Titles

  • "拳击之夜2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2005 9.25 out of 10 92
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Mar 01, 2005 A- 91
Cheat Code Central 2005 4.5 out of 5 90
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Game Over Online Mar 25, 2005 90 out of 100 90
GameSpot Mar 01, 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
Gamesmania.de Apr 04, 2005 87 out of 100 87
Fragland.net Apr 25, 2005 87 out of 100 87
GameSpy Mar 01, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxpo.com 2005 7.5 out of 10 75


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Server shutdown

In early August 2006, EA closed their servers for multiplayer games, for the PS2 and Xbox versions.

Version differences

The Gamecube version to make up for having no online play features two Nintendo related extras. The first is the unlockable boxer Little Mac from Punch-Out!! (NES) and the second is the complete game Super Punch-Out!! for the SNES.

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EboMike (3005) added Fight Night Round 2 (GameCube) on Mar 26, 2005
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