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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.


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

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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 Freaks 365 Nov 21, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Game Over Online Nov 10, 2005 70 out of 100 70
GamePro (US) Nov 02, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Oct 24, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
Gamers' Temple, The Nov 08, 2005 66 out of 100 66
IGN Oct 25, 2005 6.2 out of 10 62
Video Game City 2005 6 out of 10 60 (UK) Mar 08, 2006 6 out of 10 60
The Next Level Dec 05, 2005 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30


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Big John WV (27239) added The Con (PSP) on Aug 18, 2008