The official Def Jam Fight For New York
website is now live, offering info, streaming movies and a batch of new screenshots (available also in our gallery
) from this game previously known as Def Jam Vendetta II
). The game will feature an all-new fighting engine including weapons, interactive environments, and five unique fighting styles that can be combined to form dozens of customized hybrid fighting styles for the ultimate edge on the streets. Developed by EA Canada
in conjunction with Japan-based AKI Corporation
, Def Jam Fight For New York will also feature more than 40 of the most well known artists and personalities in hip-hop today, including Busta Rhymes, Carmen Electra, Lil' Kim, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Sean Paul, Slick Rick, Snoop Dogg. The release date is set for September 2004. Be sure to check this E3 2004 teaser
if you haven't done so already.
Battle for Control of Hip Hop’s Underworld
Survive the gritty reality of the urban underworld in Def Jam® Fight For NY™, the only fighting game featuring five intense fighting styles, hardcore hip hop music, more than 40 hip hop artists and celebrities, and seedy urban venues. Develop your fighting skills, get down with a crew, and battle for control of the underworld.
New Fighting Engine : A new fighting engine challenges you to master multiple fighting disciplines, take advantage of interactive environments, and utilize dozens of weapons to make a name for yourself.
Three Times the Length of the Original Def Jam VENDETTA™: It's going to take more than 90 fights in 20-plus venues to win control of the streets.
40 of the Biggest Hip Hop Artists and Celebrites: Starring and music by the hottest names in hip hop from Def Jam and beyond -- look for appearances by Busta Rhymes, Carmen Electra, Fat Joe, Flava Flav, Freeway, Ghostface, Ice T, Joe Budden, Kimora Lee Simmons, Lil' Kim, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Sean Paul, Slick Rick, Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, and many more.
Five Brutal Fighting Styles: Master each fighting style: street fighting, kickboxing, martial arts, wrestling, and submission fighting. Combine up to three styles to create devastating hybrid-styles, complete with new "blazin' moves" to finish off your opponent.
22 Interactive Venues : From destructible environmental objects to rowdy spectators who like to "get involved," the 22 venues are the ultimate weapon.
Create-A-Street Fighter: Build your own street-ready fighter and outfit him with thousands of pieces of unlockable licensed gear, tattoos, and even bling from the Jeweler to the stars, Jacob the Jeweler.