Parents' Guide to

Fight Night Champion

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Realistic pro boxing game with bloody violence, profanity.

Game PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360 2011
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 12+

No different from the T rated games

age 8+

Very Good

Come on common sence you do this all the time. Everytime there's a M rated game you always say 18 and up like if the violence was a 4 and the sex was a 0 and the language was a 3 you would just say 18.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (9 ):

It's a great experience -- assuming you enjoy fighting games and the sport of boxing. Along with quick modes to jump in and play as or against more than 50 of the world's greatest fighters (including the likes of Oscar De La Hoya, Evander Holyfield, Muhammad Ali, and Sugar Ray Leonard), you can tackle the single-player story-based "Champion" mode, which follows a fictional boxer as he rises to the top of his game. However, it's at its best when played against a friend beside you or online. With its realistic graphics and animations (EA Sports says every punch was captured fresh for this game, with more than 1000 animations in total), dramatic camera angles, and tight control, Fight Night Champion is the current king of the ring.

Online interaction: This game can be played online against other people. Open communication is supported via headset microphones, which means players could be exposed to inappropriate language and subjects of conversation.

Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: EA Sports
  • Release date: March 1, 2011
  • Genre: Fighting
  • ESRB rating: M for Blood, Strong Language, Suggestive Themes, Violence
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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