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

AceGamez May 01, 2007 10 out of 10 100
Cheat Code Central Dec 14, 2005 3.9 out of 5 78
Extreme Gamer Nov 09, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Yahoo! Games Oct 20, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PSX Extreme Dec 07, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Lawrence Oct 25, 2005 69 out of 100 69
Gaming Target Jan 16, 2006 6.8 out of 10 68
Gamers' Temple, The Nov 08, 2005 66 out of 100 66
TotalPlayStation Nov 15, 2005 6.5 out of 10 65
Video Game City 2005 6 out of 10 60


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Big John WV (25482) added The Con (PSP) on Aug 18, 2008