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A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Violence & Scariness
Lots of punching and kicking. Some weapon play. No blood or gore.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
All characters are cartoons, but some are scantily clad, including a cat woman with large, barely covered breasts.
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Products & Purchases
The characters are from other Capcom titles, such as Street Fighter II.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that in this fighting game, players will use punches, kicks, grabs, throws, some swipes with weapons, and energy blasts in an attempt to bludgeon opponents into submission. All of the violence is cartoonish, and there is no blood or gore. The characters have superhero-style, impossibly proportioned bodies -- some scantily clad -- but there is no nudity. Parents should also be aware that the game has an online mode and that Common Sense does not recommend online play for anyone under 12.
Is It Any Good?
For players who spent time in arcades in the 1990s, this sort of action may bring back fond memories. Fighting Evolution looks a lot like the games it draws from. But Fighting Evolution doesn't offer much to please gamers who don't already have a fondness for 2-D arcade-style fighting. This is a pretty bare-bones game with limited appeal. The number of fighting modes is small; players have only a short arcade mode, a two-player versus mode (both off- and online), and a training mode to chose from.
Although the online community has some dedicated players, the overall population can be sparse and games hard to find. And it's hard to understand why Capcom didn't include more-familiar characters to broaden the game's appeal.
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