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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.


The Con PSP Gamble Con Fight title screen
The Con PSP The Con title screen

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The Con Screenshot
The Con Screenshot
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The Con Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "L'Arnaqueur" -- French title
  • "Gamble Con Fight" -- Japanese title
  • "ギャンブル コンファイト" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Playstation Illustrated Nov 22, 2005 82 out of 100 82
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2005 7.75 out of 10 78
GameBump/Gaming Horizon Oct 22, 2005 7.7 out of 10 77
GameZone Oct 17, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Portable Review Nov 08, 2005 29 out of 40 72
Game Freaks 365 Nov 21, 2005 7 out of 10 70
PSX Extreme Dec 07, 2005 7 out of 10 70
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Apr 01, 2006 B- 67
Gamers' Temple, The Nov 08, 2005 66 out of 100 66 Mar 30, 2007 11 out of 20 55


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Big John WV (27218) added The Con (PSP) on Aug 18, 2008