Black & Bruised

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Black & Bruised
Black and Bruised.jpg
PAL region cover art for PlayStation 2
Developer(s)Digital Fiction
Publisher(s)Majesco Entertainment
Vivendi Universal Games (PAL)
Platform(s)GameCube
PlayStation 2
Release
  • NA: January 26, 2003
  • PAL: June 27, 2003
Genre(s)Fighting game, Sports game
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Black & Bruised is a boxing-based fighting video game developed by Digital Fiction and published by Majesco Entertainment in 2003 in North America; in the PAL regions such as Europe and Australia it was published by Vivendi Universal Games.[1][2]

Gameplay[edit]


Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
GCPS2
AllGame2.5/5 stars[3]N/A
EGMN/A5.5 / 10[4]
Game Informer7.5 / 10[5]7.5 / 10[6]
GamePro4/5 stars[7]4/5 stars[7]
GameSpot6.7 / 10[8]6.7 / 10[8]
GameSpy2/5 stars[9]2/5 stars[10]
GameZone6.9 / 10[11]6.5 / 10[12]
IGN6.1 / 10[13]6.3 / 10[14]
Nintendo Power3.7 / 5[15]N/A
OPM (US)N/A4/5 stars[16]
Aggregate score
Metacritic66 / 100[17]63 / 100[18]

The game received "mixed or average reviews" on both platforms according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[17][18]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Black & Bruised - GameCube". IGN. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  2. ^ Gibbs, Bill (2003). "Black & Bruised". Absolute PlayStation 2. Archived from the original on March 7, 2003. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  3. ^ Marriott, Scott Alan. "Black & Bruised (GC) - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  4. ^ EGM staff (April 2003). "Black & Bruised (PS2)". Electronic Gaming Monthly (165): 111. Archived from the original on May 25, 2004. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  5. ^ Leeper, Justin (March 2003). "Black & Bruised (GC)". Game Informer (119): 85. Archived from the original on November 13, 2004. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  6. ^ "Black & Bruised (PS2)". Game Informer (119): 83. March 2003.
  7. ^ a b Dan Elektro (February 11, 2003). "Black & Bruised". GamePro. Archived from the original on February 8, 2005. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  8. ^ a b MacDonald, Ryan (February 5, 2003). "Black & Bruised Review". GameSpot. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  9. ^ Gallant, Matthew (February 19, 2003). "GameSpy: Black & Bruised (GCN)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on February 20, 2006. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  10. ^ Gallant, Matthew (February 19, 2003). "GameSpy: Black & Bruised (PS2)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on November 7, 2005. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  11. ^ Hopper, Steven (February 9, 2003). "Black & Bruised - GC - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 4, 2008. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  12. ^ Romano, Natalie (February 6, 2003). "Black & Bruised - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  13. ^ Lewis, Cory D. (January 27, 2003). "Black & Bruised (GCN)". IGN. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  14. ^ Lewis, Cory D. (January 30, 2003). "Black & Bruised (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  15. ^ "Black & Bruised". Nintendo Power. 166: 136. March 2003.
  16. ^ "Black & Bruised". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 84. April 2003. Archived from the original on May 25, 2004. Retrieved January 21, 2016.
  17. ^ a b "Black & Bruised for GameCube Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  18. ^ a b "Black & Bruised for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved January 20, 2016.

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