Real Steel - Best Fighting Game Since Eternal Champions?

I just tried out the demo for Real Steel on PS3, a game about robots boxing each other. Robot boxing is pretty awesome.

I don't think I'll bother to get the game, since you can play most of it in the demo, but still, it's more fun than I expected. The robots are all pretty interesting. One guy has a sledgehammer for a hand, so, bonus there.

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It actually has most of the same gameplay mechanics as Fight Night, if you can believe that. You can bob and weave, side step or dash forward and backwards, there are 4 punch buttons and 4 super moves per character that I know of. You can also block high or low.

This game just takes me back to a time when fighting games were simpler, and dropped all pretense of being anything but silly fun. Eternal Champions, Primal Rage, these are games I miss today. Give it a shot if you're bored, and you just might enjoy it for 10 minutes.

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IGN gave the game a 3/10. Seems a little harsh if you ask me. The day I'm too cool for robot boxing is really going to be a sad day. Here's a video of some gameplay to check out.

P.S. I guess this is based on a movie? I didn't even know this movie existed. How come no one told me that Wolverine was teaching robots how to box!? This sounds AMAZING!

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