Clay Fighter 63 1/3 (Nintendo 64)

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Total! (Germany)
Mit Clayfighter 63 1/3 hat Interplay ein erfrischend witziges Prügelspiel abgeliefert, das sich vor seinesgleichen nicht verstecken muß. Die fünf unterschiedlichen Schwierigkeitsgrade geben Einsteigern die Chance, einige witzige Kämpfe siegreich zu bestehen und können gleichzeitig auch Fortgeschrittene länger an die Konsole fesseln.
This is a long-awaited sequel, but something tells me they should've waited even longer. As a one-player game, Clay Fighter feels bloated, the computer is too easily defeated and the cool phrases are wasted when your friends aren't around. But as for two-player action, CF63.3 is great for hours of laughs and intense, competitive fun. If you're a hardcore fighting game fan, you may not appreciate this light-hearted humorous spoof of the fighting genre. But if this is true, you should still check it out; who better to understand the jokes they're trying to make? Rent it or buy it, either way it's definitely worth a try if you want to challenge a friend to a good grudge match.
Game Play 64
Clayfighter est donc bon mais pas exceptionnel. Notamment à cause de son humour assez "gamin', son aspect répétitif et surtout sa faible difficulté. Également, une énorme bourde le sanctionne : les modes et les options sont quasiment inexistants. Dommage !
Nintendo Power Magazine
It would have been easy for Interplay to make a cute game without much meat, but the fighting engine is fairly beefy. Breakthroughs don't add much strategically to the game, but they add interest. With the lack of fighting games this fall, Clayfighter 63 1/3 turns out to be a winner.
Lucha pero con humor, realiza loscombos más desternillantes de la historia.
Mega Fun
Und schon wieder ein Prügler. Diesmal aus den Hause InterCLay, Entschuldigung, Interplay. Welcher durch abgefahrene Fighter und coole Grafik glänzt, aber ansonsten leider enttäuscht. Zum einen entnehme ich der Verpackung daß es sich um eine 3D-Klopperei handeln soll, aber man kann mit den Prügelschlammies nicht gezielt in die dritte Dimension ausweichen. Des weiteren verwundert es mich stark, daß keinerlei Specialmoves in der Anleitung aufgeführt werden. Auch scheint man vergessen zu haben, daß Nintendo endlich seine Speicherpacks auf den Markt gebracht bat, Aber Clayfighter 63 1/3 speichert hart erkämpfte zusätzliche Fighter nicht ab. Nicht gerade durchdacht, das Modul. Manchmal frage ich mich wirklich, wer die Spiele vor Fertigstellung austestet. Richtige Zocker können das allerdings nicht sein, weil ansonsten solche Schnitzer nicht stattfinden würden, Ansonsten wäre auch die Spielgeschwindigkeit ein wenig mehr über der Einschlafgrenze ausgefallen. Sorry, durchgefallen!
GamePro (US)
Slow action, forced humor, fuzzy speech, frustrating combos, cheesy A.I. - the game's practically a laundry list of what not to do without good gameplay. The Clay Fighter parody falls flat and the joke's on Interplay...or anyone who buy's this game.
Unfortunately, when it comes down to it Clayfighter doesn't excel in any category, and in fact actually manages to be exceedingly bad in more than a few. Animation is poor at best, play control isn't up to par and the 2D sprites look dated. The 3D backdrops, sadly one of the better aspects of the Clayfighter experience, suffer from foreground obstruction and horrendous animation transitions from level to level. In fact, the only quality of the game worth mentioning is its sound effects, which are humorous. Unless you're blind, though, or simply don't care about gameplay or small details like smooth animation, Clayfighter 63/13 isn't worth the hefty N64 price tag. Rent it. Better yet, have your friend rent it.
Digital Press - Classic Video Games
If this is how the first Clayfighter title played, then maybe they were on to something. With competition like Virtua Fighter 2, Killer Instinct, and the ever-evolving Street Fighter series, this game had no purpose no matter how funny it is. If you enjoy parodies, this might provide you with a few moments of laughter. After that, it's all dissapointment.