Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance

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Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance
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Developer(s) Cavia
Publisher(s) Capcom
Platform(s) PlayStation 2
Release date(s)
  • NA August 23, 2005
  • PAL September 30, 2005
  • JP November 3, 2005
Genre(s) Action/fighting
Mode(s) Single-player

Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance is a 3rd person action/fighting video game for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. It was developed by Cavia and published by Capcom, and released on August 23, 2005. In it, the player takes the role of any of 5 gangsters, running from their boss. The player earns respect on the street by fighting enemies to take down a shadowy organization and become the city's ultimate fighter.


There are numerous moves that the player can use to beat their enemies including hand to hand combat, melee weapon combat and in the later stages of the game firearms such as pistols and shotguns. Super powerful combination moves are available in certain situations. During the course of the game players can buy clothes and plastic surgery to escape the police. All clothes are available to the player meaning you can dress a male character as female and a female character as male.


  • Raven
  • Gina
  • Jason G
  • Aaron
  • Lola

Game Modes[edit]

Story Mode, Vs Mode Normal, Vs Mode Custom.

Other Main Characters[edit]

Melvin, Tracy, Chester, Ignacy, Eugene, Quincy, Zanetti, Wallace, Gregorio, Fatima, Wendel.

Other information[edit]

In Both Vs modes you can watch battles, fight a CPU, and fight against a friend. The difference between Vs mode normal and custom mode is in custom mode you can chose between the characters you have recruited in your gang. In vs mode normal its only the main characters. You can have a max of 3 characters to both teams.


Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance received generally negative reviews from critics. The PlayStation 2 version currently has a 50% on Game Rankings and a 48 out of 100 on Metacritic, while the Xbox version has slightly higher scores of 54% and 51 out of 100 respectively.[1][2][3][4] IGN gave it a 4.6 out of 10.


  1. ^ "Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance for PlayStation 2 - GameRankings". Archived from the original on 17 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  2. ^ "Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance (ps2: 2005): Reviews". Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  3. ^ "Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance for Xbox - GameRankings". Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  4. ^ "Beat Down: Fists of Vengeance (xbox: 2005): Reviews". Retrieved 2009-04-07. 

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